Latest earthquakes near West Azerbaijan, Iran today

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List of latest earthquakes near West Azerbaijan.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 30, 2024 01:35
(Tehran)
M 2.7 282 km W
from Khowy
May 29, 2024 13:00
(Tehran)
M 3.1 259 km W
from Orūmīyeh
May 29, 2024 08:12
(Tehran)
M 2.0 267 km NNW
from Khowy
May 29, 2024 04:52
(Tehran)
M 2.2 130 km WNW
from Khowy
May 27, 2024 07:50
(Tehran)
M 2.2 136 km WNW
from Khowy
May 27, 2024 02:39
(Tehran)
M 2.1 223 km WNW
from Orūmīyeh
May 26, 2024 08:35
(Tehran)
M 2.2 178 km W
from Khowy
May 26, 2024 03:07
(Tehran)
M 2.4 148 km W
from Orūmīyeh
May 25, 2024 09:47
(Tehran)
M 2.5 132 km WNW
from Khowy
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 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

Map of Latest Earthquakes near West Azerbaijan

West Azerbaijan Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
53 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.7
May 30, 2024 01:35

Average

A total of 536 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of West Azerbaijan, Iran in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 53 earthquakes per year, or 4 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near West Azerbaijan roughly every 6 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near West Azerbaijan in 2018. A total of 94 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of West Azerbaijan that year. The strongest had a 6.3 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of West Azerbaijan in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near West Azerbaijan 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 West Azerbaijan (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 497 92.72%
Mag. 5 35 6.53%
Mag. 6 3 0.56%
Mag. 7 1 0.19%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near West Azerbaijan

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.3
On Nov 12, 2017 21:48.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.4
On Jun 21, 1990 00:30.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near West Azerbaijan occurred on Nov 12, 2017 21:48 local time (Asia/Tehran timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.3 and struck 180 kilometers (112 mi) south of Būkān, at a depth of 19 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near West Azerbaijan in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.4 earthquake struck on Jun 21, 1990 00:30, 289 kilometers (180 mi) south of Būkān. It is the strongest earthquake near West Azerbaijan 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 West Azerbaijan, 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 West Azerbaijan.

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2023 All mag
Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near West Azerbaijan.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Nov 12, 2017 21:48
(Tehran)
M 7.3 180 km S
from Būkān
Nov 25, 2018 20:07
(Tehran)
M 6.3 244 km S
from Būkān
Feb 23, 2020 19:30
(Tehran)
M 6.0 51 km W
from Khowy
Aug 26, 2018 02:43
(Tehran)
M 6.0 212 km S
from Būkān
Jan 28, 2023 21:44
(Tehran)
M 5.9 15 km SSW
from Khowy
Nov 8, 2019 02:17
(Tehran)
M 5.9 187 km NE
from Būkān
Jul 22, 2018 14:37
(Tehran)
M 5.8 215 km S
from Būkān
Feb 23, 2020 09:23
(Tehran)
M 5.8 48 km WSW
from Khowy
Jan 18, 2023 13:38
(Tehran)
M 5.7 13 km S
from Khowy
Mar 24, 2023 07:46
(Tehran)
M 5.6 13 km SW
from Khowy

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near West Azerbaijan

Earthquakes by city in West Azerbaijan

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

Use this regional West Azerbaijan earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Salmās, Naqadeh, Piranshahr, Takāb, Oshnavīyeh, Shāhīn Dezh and Qarah Ẕīā’ od Dīn.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in West Azerbaijan, Iran?

A 2.7 magnitude earthquake hit near West Azerbaijan on the night of May 30, 2024 at 01:35 local time (Asia/Tehran). The center of this earthquake was located 282km west of Khowy at a depth of 13km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near West Azerbaijan, Iran in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near West Azerbaijan, Iran?

A 7.4 magnitude earthquake hit near West Azerbaijan on the night of June 21, 1990 at 00:30 local time (Asia/Tehran). The center of this earthquake was located 289km east of Būkān at a depth of 19km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near West Azerbaijan since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near West Azerbaijan, Iran?

In the past 10 years, 536 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from West Azerbaijan. This averages to 54 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 7 days.