Latest earthquakes near Iran today

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List of latest earthquakes near Iran.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jul 18, 2024 20:10
(Tehran)
M 3.4 168 km NNW
from Khowy
Jul 17, 2024 14:49
(Tehran)
M 3.9 255 km NW
from Pārsābād
Jul 17, 2024 07:59
(Tehran)
M 2.9 54 km WSW
from Khowy
Jul 17, 2024 06:39
(Tehran)
M 4.1 262 km NW
from Pārsābād
Jul 17, 2024 02:50
(Tehran)
M 3.2 167 km N
from Pārsābād
Jul 16, 2024 20:10
(Tehran)
M 4.6 73 km NNW
from Masjed Soleymān
Jul 16, 2024 07:12
(Tehran)
M 4.1 100 km ENE
from Ahvaz
Jul 16, 2024 05:49
(Tehran)
M 4.6 66 km ESE
from Kerman
Jul 15, 2024 11:22
(Tehran)
M 3.4 87 km NNE
from Marand
Jul 15, 2024 10:47
(Tehran)
M 2.0 162 km W
from Khowy
Jul 13, 2024 12:26
(Tehran)
M 2.1 160 km W
from Khowy
Jul 13, 2024 01:46
(Tehran)
M 2.0 159 km W
from Khowy
Jul 13, 2024 01:03
(Tehran)
M 2.3 157 km W
from Khowy
Jul 13, 2024 00:49
(Tehran)
M 4.3 200 km NW
from Orūmīyeh
Jul 12, 2024 19:32
(Tehran)
M 4.5 125 km S
from Kerman
Jul 11, 2024 19:45
(Tehran)
M 2.7 124 km W
from Orūmīyeh
Jul 11, 2024 12:17
(Tehran)
M 2.1 299 km NW
from Orūmīyeh
Jul 10, 2024 00:17
(Tehran)
M 2.1 261 km WNW
from Khowy
Jul 9, 2024 19:38
(Tehran)
M 2.6 268 km WNW
from Khowy
Jul 7, 2024 22:46
(Tehran)
M 3.2 300 km NNW
from Khowy
Jul 7, 2024 22:35
(Tehran)
M 3.6 300 km NNW
from Khowy
Jul 7, 2024 10:29
(Tehran)
M 2.0 254 km WNW
from Khowy
Jul 7, 2024 00:44
(Tehran)
M 3.1 101 km NE
from Pārsābād
Jul 3, 2024 23:42
(Tehran)
M 3.0 60 km S
from Orūmīyeh
Jul 3, 2024 21:07
(Tehran)
M 2.0 242 km WSW
from Orūmīyeh

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:
283 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.4
Jul 18, 2024 20:10

Average

A total of 2832 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 283 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 2608 92.09%
Mag. 5 205 7.24%
Mag. 6 18 0.64%
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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Historic M6+ since 1900
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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
Oct 15, 2023 07:06
(Tehran)
M 6.3 293 km SE
from Mashhad
Oct 7, 2023 10:11
(Tehran)
M 6.3 283 km SE
from Mashhad
Oct 7, 2023 10:42
(Tehran)
M 6.3 284 km SE
from Mashhad
Nov 25, 2018 20:07
(Tehran)
M 6.3 120 km W
from Kahrīz
Feb 8, 2017 01:33
(Tehran)
M 6.3 264 km E
from Chabahar
Oct 11, 2023 04:11
(Tehran)
M 6.3 296 km SE
from Mashhad
Aug 18, 2014 07:02
(Tehran)
M 6.2 93 km S
from Kūhdasht
Dec 1, 2017 06:02
(Tehran)
M 6.1 56 km NNE
from Kerman

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Iran

Earthquakes by region of Iran

Click the links below for earthquake reports for regions in Iran.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Iran?

A 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit near Iran on the evening of July 18, 2024 at 20:10 local time (Asia/Tehran). The center of this earthquake was located 168km north-northwest of Khowy at a depth of 10km 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, 2832 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Iran. This averages to 283 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 1 days.