Latest earthquakes near Zanjan, Iran today

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List of latest earthquakes near Zanjan.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 11, 2024 17:53
(Tehran)
M 4.4 237 km N
from Zanjān
May 11, 2024 17:51
(Tehran)
M 4.9 244 km N
from Zanjān
Apr 28, 2024 11:11
(Tehran)
M 3.5 298 km W
from Zanjān
Mar 30, 2024 20:03
(Tehran)
M 3.2 231 km WSW
from Zanjān
Feb 21, 2024 01:42
(Tehran)
M 3.3 293 km SSW
from Zanjān
Feb 18, 2024 18:19
(Tehran)
M 3.5 270 km NNE
from Zanjān
Feb 18, 2024 16:16
(Tehran)
M 3.2 260 km NNE
from Zanjān
Feb 14, 2024 08:07
(Tehran)
M 3.4 239 km WSW
from Zanjān
Feb 3, 2024 20:53
(Tehran)
M 3.7 248 km SE
from Zanjān
Feb 2, 2024 23:11
(Tehran)
M 3.3 155 km NNW
from Zanjān
Dec 23, 2023 05:57
(Tehran)
M 4.6 258 km NW
from Zanjān
Dec 14, 2023 14:30
(Tehran)
M 4.4 172 km NNE
from Zanjān
Dec 8, 2023 20:30
(Tehran)
M 3.1 198 km NNE
from Zanjān
Nov 29, 2023 04:40
(Tehran)
M 3.4 288 km W
from Zanjān
Nov 22, 2023 04:32
(Tehran)
M 3.1 117 km NNE
from Zanjān
Nov 15, 2023 01:37
(Tehran)
M 3.6 209 km NNW
from Zanjān
Nov 15, 2023 00:43
(Tehran)
M 4.3 199 km NNW
from Zanjān
Nov 10, 2023 17:18
(Tehran)
M 4.2 243 km SE
from Zanjān
Nov 8, 2023 10:39
(Tehran)
M 4.4 296 km N
from Zanjān
Nov 8, 2023 08:48
(Tehran)
M 4.9 297 km N
from Zanjān
Oct 22, 2023 00:28
(Tehran)
M 3.5 251 km N
from Zanjān
Oct 15, 2023 05:31
(Tehran)
M 3.6 223 km N
from Zanjān
Oct 12, 2023 19:24
(Tehran)
M 3.2 236 km N
from Zanjān
Oct 9, 2023 08:58
(Tehran)
M 4.1 247 km NW
from Zanjān
Oct 5, 2023 21:50
(Tehran)
M 3.4 246 km NW
from Zanjān

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Zanjan

Recent Zanjan Earthquake News

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

Zanjan Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
12 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.4
May 11, 2024 17:53

Average

A total of 123 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Zanjan, Iran in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 12 earthquakes per year, or 1 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Zanjan roughly every 29 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Zanjan in 2019. A total of 26 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Zanjan that year. The strongest had a 5.9 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Zanjan in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Zanjan 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 Zanjan (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 117 95.12%
Mag. 5 6 4.88%
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 Zanjan

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5.9
On Nov 8, 2019 02:17.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.4
On Jun 21, 1990 00:30.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Zanjan occurred on Nov 8, 2019 02:17 local time (Asia/Tehran timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.9 and struck 149 kilometers (93 mi) north-northwest of Zanjān, at a depth of 20 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Zanjan in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.4 earthquake struck on Jun 21, 1990 00:30, 87 kilometers (54 mi) north-northwest of Zanjān. It is the strongest earthquake near Zanjan 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 Zanjan, 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 Zanjan.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Zanjan.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Nov 8, 2019 02:17
(Tehran)
M 5.9 149 km NNW
from Zanjān
Apr 6, 2021 19:42
(Tehran)
M 5.2 251 km WSW
from Zanjān
Aug 28, 2017 03:44
(Tehran)
M 5.2 186 km NW
from Zanjān
Mar 16, 2023 22:02
(Tehran)
M 5.1 270 km SW
from Zanjān
Oct 24, 2020 15:04
(Tehran)
M 5.0 111 km SSE
from Zanjān
Aug 28, 2018 17:27
(Tehran)
M 5.0 240 km N
from Zanjān
Jul 9, 2021 20:11
(Tehran)
M 4.9 299 km W
from Zanjān
Nov 8, 2023 08:48
(Tehran)
M 4.9 297 km N
from Zanjān
Aug 23, 2023 01:53
(Tehran)
M 4.9 262 km N
from Zanjān
Dec 20, 2017 23:27
(Tehran)
M 4.9 249 km ESE
from Zanjān

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Zanjan

Earthquakes by city in Zanjan

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

Use this regional Zanjan earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Alvand, Abhar and Khorramdarreh.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Zanjan, Iran?

A 4.4 magnitude earthquake hit near Zanjan on the afternoon of May 11, 2024 at 17:53 local time (Asia/Tehran). The center of this earthquake was located 237km north of Zanjān at a depth of 13km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Zanjan, Iran in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Zanjan, Iran?

A 7.4 magnitude earthquake hit near Zanjan on the night of June 21, 1990 at 00:30 local time (Asia/Tehran). The center of this earthquake was located 87km east-northeast of Zanjān at a depth of 19km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Zanjan since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Zanjan, Iran?

In the past 10 years, 123 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Zanjan. This averages to 12 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 30 days.