Latest earthquakes near Iran today

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List of latest earthquakes near Iran.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 26, 2024 08:35
(Tehran)
M 2.2 219 km WNW
from Orūmīyeh
May 26, 2024 03:07
(Tehran)
M 2.4 148 km W
from Orūmīyeh
May 25, 2024 15:00
(Tehran)
M 3.8 202 km NW
from Pārsābād
May 25, 2024 09:47
(Tehran)
M 2.7 134 km WNW
from Khowy
May 24, 2024 15:03
(Tehran)
M 4.0 164 km ENE
from Bandar Abbas
May 23, 2024 21:37
(Tehran)
M 5.0 87 km ESE
from Mohr
May 23, 2024 02:21
(Tehran)
M 2.1 246 km WNW
from Khowy
May 22, 2024 14:32
(Tehran)
M 2.0 179 km W
from Khowy
May 22, 2024 07:12
(Tehran)
M 2.0 91 km W
from Khowy
May 21, 2024 21:11
(Tehran)
M 2.6 199 km WNW
from Orūmīyeh
May 20, 2024 18:16
(Tehran)
M 2.4 158 km W
from Khowy
May 19, 2024 19:07
(Tehran)
M 2.5 172 km NW
from Orūmīyeh
May 18, 2024 17:55
(Tehran)
M 2.6 145 km W
from Khowy
May 18, 2024 10:35
(Tehran)
M 2.1 236 km WNW
from Orūmīyeh
May 17, 2024 20:01
(Tehran)
M 3.5 234 km N
from Pārsābād
May 16, 2024 18:10
(Tehran)
M 2.2 270 km WNW
from Khowy
May 15, 2024 23:17
(Tehran)
M 2.0 186 km W
from Orūmīyeh
May 14, 2024 22:40
(Tehran)
M 2.6 281 km WNW
from Orūmīyeh
May 14, 2024 15:42
(Tehran)
M 2.2 170 km W
from Khowy
May 14, 2024 14:26
(Tehran)
M 3.0 288 km WNW
from Orūmīyeh
May 14, 2024 13:57
(Tehran)
M 2.6 283 km WNW
from Orūmīyeh
May 14, 2024 13:57
(Tehran)
M 2.6 287 km WNW
from Orūmīyeh
May 14, 2024 11:37
(Tehran)
M 3.2 289 km WNW
from Orūmīyeh
May 14, 2024 04:30
(Tehran)
M 4.0 73 km WSW
from Īlām
May 13, 2024 16:16
(Tehran)
M 2.2 66 km NW
from Khowy

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Iran

Recent Iran Earthquake News

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

Iran Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
284 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.2
May 26, 2024 08:35

Average

A total of 2841 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Iran in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 284 earthquakes per year, or 23 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Iran roughly every 1 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Iran in 2018. A total of 356 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Iran that year. The strongest had a 6.3 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Iran in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Iran 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 Iran (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 2614 92.01%
Mag. 5 208 7.32%
Mag. 6 18 0.63%
Mag. 7 1 0.04%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Iran

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.3
On Nov 12, 2017 21:48.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.7
On Apr 16, 2013 15:14.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Iran occurred on Nov 12, 2017 21:48 local time (Asia/Tehran timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.3 and struck 116 kilometers (72 mi) west-northwest of Kahrīz, at a depth of 19 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Iran in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.7 earthquake struck on Apr 16, 2013 15:14, 197 kilometers (122 mi) west-northwest of Zahedan. It is the strongest earthquake near Iran in the past 124 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Iran 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 Iran.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Iran.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Nov 12, 2017 21:48
(Tehran)
M 7.3 116 km WNW
from Kahrīz
Nov 14, 2021 15:38
(Tehran)
M 6.4 64 km NNW
from Bandar Abbas
Feb 8, 2017 01:33
(Tehran)
M 6.3 264 km E
from Chabahar
Nov 25, 2018 20:07
(Tehran)
M 6.3 120 km W
from Kahrīz
Oct 15, 2023 07:06
(Tehran)
M 6.3 293 km SE
from Mashhad
Oct 11, 2023 04:11
(Tehran)
M 6.3 296 km SE
from Mashhad
Oct 7, 2023 10:42
(Tehran)
M 6.3 284 km SE
from Mashhad
Oct 7, 2023 10:11
(Tehran)
M 6.3 283 km SE
from Mashhad
Aug 18, 2014 07:02
(Tehran)
M 6.2 93 km S
from Kūhdasht
Apr 5, 2017 10:39
(Tehran)
M 6.1 95 km SE
from Mashhad

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Iran

Earthquakes by region of Iran

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Iran?

A 2.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Iran on the morning of May 26, 2024 at 08:35 local time (Asia/Tehran). The center of this earthquake was located 219km west-northwest of Orūmīyeh at a depth of 5km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Iran in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Iran?

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Iran on the afternoon of April 16, 2013 at 15:14 local time (Asia/Tehran). The center of this earthquake was located 197km south-east of Zahedan at a depth of 80km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Iran since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Iran?

In the past 10 years, 2841 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Iran. This averages to 284 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 1 days.