Latest earthquakes near Shiraz, Fars today

Complete overview of the latest earthquakes near Shiraz, Fars, Iran, updated every minute. Did you feel an earthquake today in Shiraz? If an earthquake is happening right now near Shiraz (also known as شیراز), it will show up within minutes.

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List of latest earthquakes near Shiraz.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
May 23, 2024 21:37
(Tehran)
M 5.0 289 km SSE
from Shiraz
May 11, 2024 15:13
(Tehran)
M 4.4 259 km NNW
from Shiraz
May 11, 2024 14:56
(Tehran)
M 4.8 280 km SSE
from Shiraz
Apr 24, 2024 14:04
(Tehran)
M 4.2 224 km S
from Shiraz
Apr 11, 2024 10:20
(Tehran)
M 4.4 285 km SSE
from Shiraz
Apr 10, 2024 05:49
(Tehran)
M 3.2 255 km SE
from Shiraz
Apr 5, 2024 09:35
(Tehran)
M 4.2 250 km SE
from Shiraz
Apr 3, 2024 00:15
(Tehran)
M 3.3 137 km WSW
from Shiraz
Mar 31, 2024 08:15
(Tehran)
M 3.3 134 km WSW
from Shiraz
Mar 30, 2024 02:40
(Tehran)
M 4.1 283 km WNW
from Shiraz
Mar 24, 2024 00:27
(Tehran)
M 4.2 245 km SE
from Shiraz
Mar 18, 2024 00:33
(Tehran)
M 4.9 230 km SSE
from Shiraz
Mar 11, 2024 05:48
(Tehran)
M 4.0 287 km SSE
from Shiraz
Mar 9, 2024 21:37
(Tehran)
M 4.3 298 km SSE
from Shiraz
Mar 8, 2024 14:30
(Tehran)
M 4.2 287 km SSE
from Shiraz
Feb 19, 2024 21:27
(Tehran)
M 3.2 83 km S
from Shiraz
Jan 31, 2024 06:59
(Tehran)
M 3.3 5 km SSE
from Shiraz
Jan 29, 2024 11:57
(Tehran)
M 4.3 286 km WNW
from Shiraz
Dec 25, 2023 20:56
(Tehran)
M 4.2 97 km WNW
from Shiraz
Dec 21, 2023 11:50
(Tehran)
M 4.3 258 km SSE
from Shiraz
Dec 18, 2023 15:47
(Tehran)
M 3.9 13 km W
from Shiraz
Dec 17, 2023 16:29
(Tehran)
M 3.6 122 km S
from Shiraz
Dec 16, 2023 20:30
(Tehran)
M 3.6 132 km S
from Shiraz
Dec 16, 2023 18:39
(Tehran)
M 4.0 135 km WSW
from Shiraz
Nov 27, 2023 20:10
(Tehran)
M 3.4 223 km WNW
from Shiraz

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Shiraz

Shiraz Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
51 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 5
May 23, 2024 21:37

Average

A total of 510 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Shiraz, Fars in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 51 earthquakes per year, or 4 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Shiraz roughly every 7 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Shiraz in 2021. A total of 78 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Shiraz that year. The strongest had a 5.8 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Shiraz in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Shiraz 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 Shiraz (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 481 94.31%
Mag. 5 29 5.69%
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 Shiraz

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5.8
On Apr 18, 2021 11:11.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 6.6
On Apr 10, 1972 05:36.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Shiraz occurred on Apr 18, 2021 11:11 local time (Asia/Tehran timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.8 and struck 180 kilometers (112 mi) west of Shiraz, at a depth of 8 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Shiraz in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-6.6 earthquake struck on Apr 10, 1972 05:36, 135 kilometers (84 mi) west of Shiraz. It is the strongest earthquake near Shiraz 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 Shiraz, Fars 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 Shiraz.

Last 10 yrs All magnitudes
2023 All mag
Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Shiraz.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 18, 2021 11:11
(Tehran)
M 5.8 180 km W
from Shiraz
Jun 9, 2020 21:48
(Tehran)
M 5.7 227 km SSE
from Shiraz
Jun 9, 2020 20:38
(Tehran)
M 5.5 220 km SSE
from Shiraz
Apr 19, 2018 11:04
(Tehran)
M 5.5 168 km SSW
from Shiraz
Jun 22, 2022 01:39
(Tehran)
M 5.4 274 km SSE
from Shiraz
Jul 18, 2021 19:04
(Tehran)
M 5.4 136 km W
from Shiraz
Aug 5, 2019 00:21
(Tehran)
M 5.4 195 km WNW
from Shiraz
Feb 17, 2021 22:05
(Tehran)
M 5.4 177 km NW
from Shiraz
Dec 30, 2014 07:49
(Tehran)
M 5.3 146 km SSW
from Shiraz
May 2, 2018 08:38
(Tehran)
M 5.3 158 km NW
from Shiraz

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Shiraz

Nearest earthquakes from Shiraz

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to Shiraz, Fars. You can use the buttons to find nearby earthquakes for a specific year or with a specific magnitude.

List of nearest earthquakes from Shiraz.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Mar 11, 2020 13:54
(Tehran)
M 4.3 35 km WSW
from Shiraz
Aug 27, 2014 16:21
(Tehran)
M 4.2 37 km WSW
from Shiraz
Jan 28, 2020 18:54
(Tehran)
M 5.0 39 km W
from Shiraz
Sep 5, 2014 04:21
(Tehran)
M 4.3 38 km WSW
from Shiraz
Oct 20, 2023 02:13
(Tehran)
M 4.8 45 km W
from Shiraz
Feb 20, 2018 16:23
(Tehran)
M 4.4 47 km NW
from Shiraz
Jan 27, 2020 16:58
(Tehran)
M 5.3 47 km W
from Shiraz
May 18, 2019 12:18
(Tehran)
M 4.6 49 km W
from Shiraz
Sep 23, 2018 08:52
(Tehran)
M 4.7 50 km WSW
from Shiraz
Nov 13, 2019 14:58
(Tehran)
M 4.1 54 km W
from Shiraz

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Shiraz

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Shiraz, Fars?

A 5 magnitude earthquake hit near Shiraz on the evening of May 23, 2024 at 21:37 local time (Asia/Tehran). The center of this earthquake was located 289km south-southeast of Shiraz at a depth of 11km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Shiraz, Fars in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Shiraz, Fars?

A 6.6 magnitude earthquake hit near Shiraz on the night of April 10, 1972 at 05:36 local time (Asia/Tehran). The center of this earthquake was located 135km south of Shiraz at a depth of 10km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Shiraz since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Shiraz, Fars?

In the past 10 years, 510 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Shiraz. This averages to 51 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 7 days.