Latest earthquakes near Golestan, Iran today

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List of latest earthquakes near Golestan.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 3, 2024 16:37
(Tehran)
M 4.2 278 km E
from Gonbad-e Kāvūs
Apr 19, 2024 03:39
(Tehran)
M 4.4 289 km ESE
from Gorgān
Apr 19, 2024 03:39
(Tehran)
M 4.4 284 km SE
from Gonbad-e Kāvūs
Apr 19, 2024 03:02
(Tehran)
M 4.3 19 km SSW
from Gorgān
Apr 19, 2024 03:02
(Tehran)
M 4.3 64 km SSW
from Gorgān
Apr 16, 2024 08:32
(Tehran)
M 4.0 36 km ESE
from Gorgān
Mar 31, 2024 21:31
(Tehran)
M 3.2 289 km SE
from Gonbad-e Kāvūs
Mar 18, 2024 23:53
(Tehran)
M 4.3 252 km SSW
from Gorgān
Feb 18, 2024 07:54
(Tehran)
M 4.7 51 km ESE
from Gorgān
Feb 12, 2024 03:30
(Tehran)
M 3.1 20 km S
from Gonbad-e Kāvūs
Jan 29, 2024 04:40
(Tehran)
M 3.3 260 km SSW
from Gorgān
Dec 31, 2023 13:59
(Tehran)
M 3.3 26 km S
from Gonbad-e Kāvūs
Nov 30, 2023 14:24
(Tehran)
M 3.6 10 km SW
from Gorgān
Nov 21, 2023 14:26
(Tehran)
M 3.0 56 km E
from Gorgān
Nov 21, 2023 05:18
(Tehran)
M 3.0 38 km SSW
from Gonbad-e Kāvūs
Nov 21, 2023 05:07
(Tehran)
M 3.1 57 km E
from Gorgān
Nov 11, 2023 23:46
(Tehran)
M 4.1 3 km W
from Gonbad-e Kāvūs
Nov 6, 2023 16:13
(Tehran)
M 3.4 123 km E
from Gonbad-e Kāvūs
Nov 5, 2023 03:42
(Tehran)
M 3.2 55 km E
from Gorgān
Nov 4, 2023 17:37
(Tehran)
M 4.3 31 km SSW
from Gonbad-e Kāvūs
Sep 29, 2023 15:55
(Tehran)
M 4.4 149 km ENE
from Gonbad-e Kāvūs
Sep 9, 2023 04:23
(Tehran)
M 3.3 293 km E
from Gorgān
Sep 9, 2023 00:23
(Tehran)
M 3.1 86 km E
from Gonbad-e Kāvūs
Sep 8, 2023 06:23
(Tehran)
M 3.7 244 km S
from Gorgān
Sep 7, 2023 14:05
(Tehran)
M 3.7 51 km ESE
from Gorgān

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Golestan

Golestan Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
19 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.2
May 3, 2024 16:37

Average

A total of 196 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Golestan, Iran in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 19 earthquakes per year, or 1 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Golestan roughly every 18 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Golestan in 2017. A total of 31 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Golestan that year. The strongest had a 5.6 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Golestan in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Golestan 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 Golestan (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 184 93.88%
Mag. 5 12 6.12%
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 Golestan

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5.6
On May 13, 2017 22:31.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.2
On Oct 5, 1948 23:42.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Golestan occurred on May 13, 2017 22:31 local time (Asia/Tehran timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.6 and struck 189 kilometers (117 mi) east-northeast of Gonbad-e Kāvūs, at a depth of 8 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Golestan in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.2 earthquake struck on Oct 5, 1948 23:42, 296 kilometers (184 mi) east-northeast of Gonbad-e Kāvūs. It is the strongest earthquake near Golestan 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 Golestan, 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 Golestan.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Golestan.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 13, 2017 22:31
(Tehran)
M 5.6 189 km ENE
from Gonbad-e Kāvūs
Oct 26, 2016 17:45
(Tehran)
M 5.4 294 km N
from Gorgān
May 17, 2021 05:24
(Tehran)
M 5.4 136 km E
from Gonbad-e Kāvūs
Oct 13, 2015 01:07
(Tehran)
M 5.3 211 km NE
from Gonbad-e Kāvūs
Sep 7, 2020 02:04
(Tehran)
M 5.3 30 km S
from Gonbad-e Kāvūs
May 17, 2021 03:34
(Tehran)
M 5.3 140 km E
from Gonbad-e Kāvūs
Feb 5, 2017 17:16
(Tehran)
M 5.2 271 km N
from Gorgān
Sep 26, 2020 09:16
(Tehran)
M 5.2 131 km NE
from Gonbad-e Kāvūs
Mar 22, 2023 15:08
(Tehran)
M 5.0 34 km NNE
from Gorgān
May 31, 2023 08:34
(Tehran)
M 5.0 269 km N
from Gonbad-e Kāvūs

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Golestan

Earthquakes by city in Golestan

Click the links below for earthquake reports for major places in Golestan, Iran.

Use this regional Golestan earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Āzādshahr and Kalāleh.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Golestan, Iran?

A 4.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Golestan on the afternoon of May 3, 2024 at 16:37 local time (Asia/Tehran). The center of this earthquake was located 278km east of Gonbad-e Kāvūs at a depth of 12km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Golestan, Iran in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Golestan, Iran?

A 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Golestan on the evening of October 5, 1948 at 23:42 local time (Asia/Tehran). The center of this earthquake was located 296km east-northeast of Gonbad-e Kāvūs at a depth of 15km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Golestan since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Golestan, Iran?

In the past 10 years, 196 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Golestan. This averages to 20 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 19 days.