Latest earthquakes near Egypt today

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List of latest earthquakes near Egypt.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Sep 20, 2023 03:33AM
(Cairo)
M 4.1 275 km WNW
from Mersa Matruh
Sep 17, 2023 02:22AM
(Cairo)
M 3.9 245 km N
from Port Said
Jun 7, 2023 04:11PM
(Cairo)
M 3.1 255 km NNE
from Arish
May 28, 2023 03:18PM
(Cairo)
M 2.6 248 km N
from Port Said
May 16, 2023 09:05PM
(Cairo)
M 4.3 193 km NNE
from Hurghada
May 13, 2023 09:12PM
(Cairo)
M 3.8 93 km NNW
from Hurghada
Apr 15, 2023 01:58AM
(Cairo)
M 4.2 31 km NE
from Hurghada
Mar 22, 2023 02:01AM
(Cairo)
M 4.0 49 km NE
from Aswan
Feb 24, 2023 12:25AM
(Cairo)
M 3.8 24 km NNW
from Suez
Feb 22, 2023 08:01AM
(Cairo)
M 4.4 289 km NNE
from Arish
Feb 7, 2023 11:14PM
(Cairo)
M 4.1 293 km ENE
from Port Said
Feb 6, 2023 03:17AM
(Cairo)
M 7.8 791 km NNE
from Port Said
Feb 3, 2023 01:41AM
(Cairo)
M 4.2 37 km NE
from Hurghada
Jan 12, 2023 06:52PM
(Cairo)
M 2.4 272 km N
from Port Said
Dec 29, 2022 04:54PM
(Cairo)
M 4.4 93 km NNW
from Hurghada
Dec 29, 2022 04:58AM
(Cairo)
M 3.9 92 km NNW
from Hurghada
Dec 29, 2022 01:19AM
(Cairo)
M 3.7 41 km SE
from Luxor
Dec 27, 2022 02:11AM
(Cairo)
M 4.7 105 km NNW
from Hurghada
Sep 3, 2022 03:21PM
(Cairo)
M 3.7 160 km WSW
from Alexandria
Jul 13, 2022 10:43AM
(Cairo)
M 3.4 269 km NE
from Arish
Jul 1, 2022 01:47AM
(Cairo)
M 2.0 294 km N
from Port Said
Jun 29, 2022 07:45PM
(Cairo)
M 3.6 218 km NE
from Arish
Jun 2, 2022 06:58AM
(Cairo)
M 4.1 283 km NNW
from Mersa Matruh
May 20, 2022 08:51PM
(Cairo)
M 3.4 285 km NNE
from Arish
Mar 15, 2022 03:01AM
(Cairo)
M 4.0 173 km WNW
from Aswan

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Egypt

Recent Egypt Earthquake News

These are the latest articles published related to earthquakes occurring near Egypt. Check our Earthquake News section for a complete overview of articles written on earthquakes near Egypt and elsewhere.

Egypt Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
5 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.1
Sep 20, 2023 03:33

Average

A total of 57 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Egypt in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 5 earthquakes per year

Yearly Earthquakes within 300 km (186 mi) of Egypt with a magnitude of 4 or above.

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Egypt in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Egypt during this time. Usually, higher magnitudes are less common than lower magnitudes. Small earthquakes with a magnitude below 4 on the Richter scale have been omitted from this overview.

Earthquakes by magnitude near Egypt (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 54 94.74%
Mag. 5 3 5.26%
Mag. 6 0 0.0%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Egypt

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5.5
On Jun 16, 2020 16:30.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.2
On Nov 22, 1995 06:15.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Egypt occurred on Jun 16, 2020 16:30 local time (Africa/Cairo timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.5 and struck 90 kilometers (56 mi) east of Hurghada, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Egypt in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.2 earthquake struck on Nov 22, 1995 06:15, 199 kilometers (124 mi) east of Hurghada. It is the strongest earthquake near Egypt in the past 123 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Egypt in the past 10 years. You can use the tabs to find the heaviest historic earthquakes since the year 1900 or within a specific year or distance from Egypt.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Egypt.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jun 16, 2020 04:30PM
(Cairo)
M 5.5 90 km E
from Hurghada
Jun 27, 2015 05:34PM
(Cairo)
M 5.5 232 km ESE
from Suez
May 16, 2016 03:46AM
(Cairo)
M 5.0 251 km SE
from Suez
May 15, 2019 06:53PM
(Cairo)
M 4.8 174 km N
from Port Said
Jul 4, 2018 09:45PM
(Cairo)
M 4.7 242 km NE
from Arish
Dec 27, 2022 02:11AM
(Cairo)
M 4.7 105 km NNW
from Hurghada
Sep 10, 2018 06:14PM
(Cairo)
M 4.5 230 km NNW
from Mersa Matruh
Sep 3, 2015 03:44AM
(Cairo)
M 4.5 148 km WSW
from Alexandria
Feb 6, 2020 06:53AM
(Cairo)
M 4.5 276 km NE
from Port Said
Jul 5, 2019 04:19PM
(Cairo)
M 4.4 144 km NNE
from Alexandria

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Earthquakes by region of Egypt

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Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Egypt.

When was the last earthquake in Egypt?

A 4.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Egypt on the night of September 20, 2023 at 03:33 local time (Africa/Cairo). The center of this earthquake was located 275km west-northwest of Mersa Matruh at a depth of 10km under water in the Mediterranean Sea, Eastern Basin. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Egypt in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Egypt?

A 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Egypt on the morning of November 22, 1995 at 06:15 local time (Africa/Cairo). The center of this earthquake was located 199km north-northeast of Hurghada at a depth of 10km under water in the Gulf Of Aqaba. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Egypt since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Egypt?

In the past 10 years, 57 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Egypt. This averages to 6 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 64 days.