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List of latest earthquakes near Orūmīyeh.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
May 29, 2024 13:00
(Tehran)
M 3.1 259 km W
from Orūmīyeh
May 29, 2024 04:52
(Tehran)
M 2.2 204 km NW
from Orūmīyeh
May 27, 2024 07:50
(Tehran)
M 2.2 208 km NW
from Orūmīyeh
May 27, 2024 02:39
(Tehran)
M 2.1 223 km WNW
from Orūmīyeh
May 26, 2024 08:35
(Tehran)
M 2.2 216 km WNW
from Orūmīyeh
May 26, 2024 03:07
(Tehran)
M 2.4 148 km W
from Orūmīyeh
May 25, 2024 09:47
(Tehran)
M 2.5 204 km NW
from Orūmīyeh
May 22, 2024 14:32
(Tehran)
M 2.0 217 km WNW
from Orūmīyeh
May 22, 2024 07:12
(Tehran)
M 2.0 141 km NW
from Orūmīyeh
May 21, 2024 21:11
(Tehran)
M 2.6 199 km WNW
from Orūmīyeh
May 20, 2024 18:16
(Tehran)
M 2.4 214 km NW
from Orūmīyeh
May 19, 2024 19:07
(Tehran)
M 2.5 172 km NW
from Orūmīyeh
May 18, 2024 17:55
(Tehran)
M 2.6 202 km NW
from Orūmīyeh
May 18, 2024 10:35
(Tehran)
M 2.1 236 km WNW
from Orūmīyeh
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 2.2 221 km NW
from Orūmīyeh
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
May 13, 2024 16:16
(Tehran)
M 2.2 172 km NNW
from Orūmīyeh
May 13, 2024 12:36
(Tehran)
M 2.8 181 km NNW
from Orūmīyeh
May 12, 2024 13:11
(Tehran)
M 2.3 291 km WNW
from Orūmīyeh
May 12, 2024 13:05
(Tehran)
M 3.0 292 km WNW
from Orūmīyeh

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Orūmīyeh

Orūmīyeh Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
25 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.1
May 29, 2024 13:00

Average

A total of 251 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Orūmīyeh, West Azerbaijan in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 25 earthquakes per year, or 2 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Orūmīyeh roughly every 14 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Orūmīyeh in 2020. A total of 52 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Orūmīyeh that year. The strongest had a 6 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Orūmīyeh in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Orūmīyeh 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 Orūmīyeh (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 231 92.03%
Mag. 5 19 7.57%
Mag. 6 1 0.4%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Orūmīyeh

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6
On Feb 23, 2020 19:30.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.3
On Nov 24, 1976 15:52.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Orūmīyeh occurred on Feb 23, 2020 19:30 local time (Asia/Tehran timezone). It had a magnitude of 6 and struck 122 kilometers (76 mi) north-northwest of Orūmīyeh, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Orūmīyeh in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.3 earthquake struck on Nov 24, 1976 15:52, 197 kilometers (122 mi) north-northwest of Orūmīyeh. It is the strongest earthquake near Orūmīyeh 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 Orūmīyeh, West Azerbaijan 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 Orūmīyeh.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Orūmīyeh.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Feb 23, 2020 19:30
(Tehran)
M 6.0 122 km NNW
from Orūmīyeh
Jan 28, 2023 21:44
(Tehran)
M 5.9 98 km N
from Orūmīyeh
Nov 8, 2019 02:17
(Tehran)
M 5.9 222 km E
from Orūmīyeh
Feb 23, 2020 09:23
(Tehran)
M 5.8 115 km NNW
from Orūmīyeh
Jan 18, 2023 13:38
(Tehran)
M 5.7 99 km N
from Orūmīyeh
Oct 5, 2022 03:51
(Tehran)
M 5.6 107 km N
from Orūmīyeh
Mar 24, 2023 07:46
(Tehran)
M 5.6 103 km NNW
from Orūmīyeh
Jun 25, 2020 14:33
(Tehran)
M 5.4 148 km NW
from Orūmīyeh
Dec 11, 2017 17:39
(Tehran)
M 5.4 282 km SSE
from Orūmīyeh
Nov 12, 2017 21:59
(Tehran)
M 5.3 296 km S
from Orūmīyeh

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Orūmīyeh

Nearest earthquakes from Orūmīyeh

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Orūmīyeh.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jul 29, 2017 04:20
(Tehran)
M 4.2 25 km S
from Orūmīyeh
Sep 1, 2015 07:03
(Tehran)
M 4.1 25 km WNW
from Orūmīyeh
Oct 18, 2020 20:54
(Tehran)
M 4.0 25 km SSW
from Orūmīyeh
Dec 2, 2017 15:28
(Tehran)
M 4.4 35 km WNW
from Orūmīyeh
Jan 29, 2020 21:37
(Tehran)
M 4.9 49 km SSW
from Orūmīyeh
Jan 15, 2022 16:33
(Tehran)
M 4.2 53 km NW
from Orūmīyeh
Jan 26, 2015 15:42
(Tehran)
M 4.0 53 km SSE
from Orūmīyeh
Jul 9, 2021 20:11
(Tehran)
M 4.9 78 km S
from Orūmīyeh
Jun 8, 2020 09:59
(Tehran)
M 4.0 79 km SSE
from Orūmīyeh
Jul 9, 2021 22:01
(Tehran)
M 4.2 82 km S
from Orūmīyeh

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Orūmīyeh

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Orūmīyeh, West Azerbaijan?

A 3.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Orūmīyeh on the afternoon of May 29, 2024 at 13:00 local time (Asia/Tehran). The center of this earthquake was located 259km west of Orūmīyeh at a depth of 5km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Orūmīyeh, West Azerbaijan in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Orūmīyeh, West Azerbaijan?

A 7.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Orūmīyeh on the afternoon of November 24, 1976 at 15:52 local time (Asia/Tehran). The center of this earthquake was located 197km north-northwest of Orūmīyeh at a depth of 36km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Orūmīyeh since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Orūmīyeh, West Azerbaijan?

In the past 10 years, 251 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Orūmīyeh. This averages to 25 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 15 days.