Latest earthquakes near South Khorasan Province, Iran today

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List of latest earthquakes near South Khorasan Province.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 30, 2024 05:37
(Tehran)
M 4.3 262 km SW
from Bīrjand
Apr 1, 2024 18:14
(Tehran)
M 3.3 194 km WNW
from Bīrjand
Mar 30, 2024 20:37
(Tehran)
M 3.8 299 km SW
from Bīrjand
Mar 5, 2024 14:53
(Tehran)
M 4.0 282 km N
from Bīrjand
Feb 28, 2024 21:19
(Tehran)
M 4.4 260 km NW
from Bīrjand
Feb 28, 2024 21:19
(Tehran)
M 4.0 217 km WNW
from Bīrjand
Feb 13, 2024 22:17
(Tehran)
M 3.2 293 km NE
from Bīrjand
Jan 31, 2024 02:27
(Tehran)
M 3.2 165 km NNW
from Bīrjand
Jan 30, 2024 23:30
(Tehran)
M 3.1 292 km NE
from Bīrjand
Jan 27, 2024 05:41
(Tehran)
M 3.1 153 km SSE
from Bīrjand
Jan 23, 2024 10:33
(Tehran)
M 4.3 97 km SSE
from Bīrjand
Dec 31, 2023 08:57
(Tehran)
M 3.3 233 km SW
from Bīrjand
Dec 18, 2023 05:53
(Tehran)
M 3.2 291 km NW
from Bīrjand
Dec 3, 2023 03:15
(Tehran)
M 3.5 254 km SW
from Bīrjand
Nov 28, 2023 18:59
(Tehran)
M 3.4 292 km NE
from Bīrjand
Nov 28, 2023 04:47
(Tehran)
M 3.4 228 km SE
from Bīrjand
Nov 26, 2023 14:00
(Tehran)
M 3.3 299 km WSW
from Bīrjand
Nov 9, 2023 08:23
(Tehran)
M 4.3 89 km SSE
from Bīrjand
Nov 1, 2023 14:09
(Tehran)
M 4.7 95 km SSE
from Bīrjand
Oct 31, 2023 22:50
(Tehran)
M 4.1 101 km SSE
from Bīrjand
Oct 31, 2023 12:43
(Tehran)
M 5.1 110 km SSE
from Bīrjand
Oct 28, 2023 22:57
(Tehran)
M 5.0 326 km NE
from Bīrjand
Oct 27, 2023 16:17
(Tehran)
M 4.2 99 km SE
from Bīrjand
Oct 27, 2023 01:27
(Tehran)
M 4.1 97 km SSE
from Bīrjand
Oct 27, 2023 00:04
(Tehran)
M 5.1 98 km SSE
from Bīrjand

Map of Latest Earthquakes near South Khorasan Province

Recent South Khorasan Province Earthquake News

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

South Khorasan Province Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
14 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.3
May 30, 2024 05:37

Average

A total of 143 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of South Khorasan Province, Iran in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 14 earthquakes per year, or 1 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near South Khorasan Province roughly every 25 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near South Khorasan Province in 2017. A total of 45 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of South Khorasan Province that year. The strongest had a 6.1 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of South Khorasan Province in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near South Khorasan Province 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 South Khorasan Province (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 126 88.11%
Mag. 5 14 9.79%
Mag. 6 3 2.1%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near South Khorasan Province

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.1
On Dec 1, 2017 06:02.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.4
On Sep 16, 1978 20:35.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near South Khorasan Province occurred on Dec 1, 2017 06:02 local time (Asia/Tehran timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.1 and struck 297 kilometers (185 mi) south-west of Bīrjand, at a depth of 9 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near South Khorasan Province in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.4 earthquake struck on Sep 16, 1978 20:35, 176 kilometers (109 mi) south-west of Bīrjand. It is the strongest earthquake near South Khorasan Province 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 South Khorasan Province, 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 South Khorasan Province.

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List of strongest earthquakes near South Khorasan Province.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Dec 1, 2017 06:02
(Tehran)
M 6.1 297 km SW
from Bīrjand
Dec 13, 2017 01:11
(Tehran)
M 6.0 290 km SW
from Bīrjand
Dec 12, 2017 12:13
(Tehran)
M 6.0 300 km SW
from Bīrjand
Jan 2, 2020 07:59
(Tehran)
M 5.5 171 km NE
from Bīrjand
Dec 1, 2017 07:05
(Tehran)
M 5.4 296 km SW
from Bīrjand
Dec 24, 2022 16:54
(Tehran)
M 5.3 231 km NW
from Bīrjand
Dec 13, 2022 17:44
(Tehran)
M 5.3 223 km NW
from Bīrjand
Dec 2, 2017 14:17
(Tehran)
M 5.2 296 km SW
from Bīrjand
Oct 27, 2023 00:04
(Tehran)
M 5.1 98 km SSE
from Bīrjand
Oct 31, 2023 12:43
(Tehran)
M 5.1 110 km SSE
from Bīrjand

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near South Khorasan Province

Earthquakes by city in South Khorasan Province

Click the links below for earthquake reports for major places in South Khorasan Province, Iran.

Use this regional South Khorasan Province earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Qā’en.

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near South Khorasan Province.

When was the last earthquake in South Khorasan Province, Iran?

A 4.3 magnitude earthquake hit near South Khorasan Province on the night of May 30, 2024 at 05:37 local time (Asia/Tehran). The center of this earthquake was located 262km southwest of Bīrjand at a depth of 35km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near South Khorasan Province, Iran in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near South Khorasan Province, Iran?

A 7.4 magnitude earthquake hit near South Khorasan Province on the evening of September 16, 1978 at 20:35 local time (Asia/Tehran). The center of this earthquake was located 176km west-northwest of Bīrjand at a depth of 33km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near South Khorasan Province since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near South Khorasan Province, Iran?

In the past 10 years, 143 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from South Khorasan Province. This averages to 14 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 26 days.