Latest earthquakes near Yazd, Iran today

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List of latest earthquakes near Yazd.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 30, 2024 05:37
(Tehran)
M 4.3 267 km ESE
from Yazd
Apr 19, 2024 03:39
(Tehran)
M 4.4 280 km N
from Tabas
Apr 19, 2024 03:39
(Tehran)
M 4.4 229 km NNE
from Tabas
Apr 11, 2024 23:34
(Tehran)
M 3.2 294 km ESE
from Yazd
Apr 2, 2024 05:58
(Tehran)
M 3.1 281 km NW
from Yazd
Apr 1, 2024 18:14
(Tehran)
M 3.3 44 km SE
from Tabas
Mar 31, 2024 21:31
(Tehran)
M 3.2 186 km N
from Tabas
Mar 5, 2024 14:53
(Tehran)
M 4.0 292 km NE
from Tabas
Feb 28, 2024 21:19
(Tehran)
M 4.4 91 km N
from Tabas
Feb 28, 2024 21:19
(Tehran)
M 4.0 50 km NE
from Tabas
Feb 19, 2024 20:02
(Tehran)
M 3.2 207 km NNW
from Yazd
Feb 13, 2024 11:52
(Tehran)
M 3.7 135 km ENE
from Yazd
Jan 31, 2024 02:27
(Tehran)
M 3.2 152 km ENE
from Tabas
Jan 22, 2024 02:34
(Tehran)
M 3.2 169 km ESE
from Yazd
Jan 8, 2024 23:03
(Tehran)
M 4.4 148 km ENE
from Yazd
Dec 31, 2023 08:57
(Tehran)
M 3.3 287 km E
from Yazd
Dec 18, 2023 05:53
(Tehran)
M 3.2 100 km N
from Tabas
Dec 3, 2023 03:15
(Tehran)
M 3.5 274 km S
from Tabas
Nov 26, 2023 14:00
(Tehran)
M 3.3 180 km E
from Yazd
Nov 22, 2023 05:41
(Tehran)
M 3.8 206 km ESE
from Yazd
Nov 15, 2023 12:08
(Tehran)
M 4.0 133 km E
from Yazd
Oct 31, 2023 12:43
(Tehran)
M 5.1 319 km SE
from Tabas
Oct 27, 2023 00:04
(Tehran)
M 5.1 311 km ESE
from Tabas
Oct 1, 2023 21:50
(Tehran)
M 3.2 124 km ENE
from Yazd
Sep 13, 2023 13:53
(Tehran)
M 3.1 275 km SW
from Yazd

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Yazd

Yazd Earthquake Statistics

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

Average

A total of 160 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Yazd, Iran in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 16 earthquakes per year, or 1 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Yazd roughly every 22 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Yazd in 2017. A total of 28 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Yazd that year. The strongest had a 5.2 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Yazd in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Yazd 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 Yazd (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 151 94.38%
Mag. 5 9 5.63%
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 Yazd

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5.3
On Dec 13, 2022 17:44.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.4
On Sep 16, 1978 20:35.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Yazd occurred on Dec 13, 2022 17:44 local time (Asia/Tehran timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.3 and struck 55 kilometers (34 mi) north-northeast of Tabas, at a depth of 2 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Yazd in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.4 earthquake struck on Sep 16, 1978 20:35, 53 kilometers (33 mi) north-northeast of Tabas. It is the strongest earthquake near Yazd 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 Yazd, 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 Yazd.

Last 10 yrs All magnitudes
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Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Yazd.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Dec 13, 2022 17:44
(Tehran)
M 5.3 55 km NNE
from Tabas
Dec 24, 2022 16:54
(Tehran)
M 5.3 53 km NNE
from Tabas
Dec 21, 2017 20:34
(Tehran)
M 5.2 188 km ESE
from Yazd
Dec 13, 2022 17:44
(Tehran)
M 5.1 47 km NNE
from Tabas
Dec 27, 2017 21:31
(Tehran)
M 5.0 299 km ESE
from Yazd
Oct 27, 2020 01:04
(Tehran)
M 5.0 159 km E
from Yazd
May 6, 2015 01:58
(Tehran)
M 5.0 235 km NE
from Tabas
Oct 18, 2017 18:07
(Tehran)
M 5.0 96 km SSE
from Yazd
Dec 13, 2017 01:19
(Tehran)
M 5.0 296 km ESE
from Yazd
Jun 26, 2022 17:37
(Tehran)
M 4.9 274 km E
from Yazd

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Yazd

Earthquakes by city in Yazd

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

Use this regional Yazd earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Ardakān, Meybod, Mahrīz, Bāfq and Taft.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Yazd, Iran?

A 4.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Yazd on the night of May 30, 2024 at 05:37 local time (Asia/Tehran). The center of this earthquake was located 267km east-southeast of Yazd at a depth of 35km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Yazd, Iran in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Yazd, Iran?

A 7.4 magnitude earthquake hit near Yazd on the evening of September 16, 1978 at 20:35 local time (Asia/Tehran). The center of this earthquake was located 53km east-southeast of Tabas at a depth of 33km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Yazd since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Yazd, Iran?

In the past 10 years, 160 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Yazd. This averages to 16 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 23 days.