Latest earthquakes near Basrah, Basra today

Complete overview of the latest earthquakes near Basrah, Basra, Iraq, updated every minute. Did you feel an earthquake today in Basrah? If an earthquake is happening right now near Basrah (also known as بصره), it will show up within minutes.

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List of latest earthquakes near Basrah.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
May 10, 2024 09:53AM
(Baghdad)
M 4.3 146 km ENE
from Basrah
May 3, 2024 04:39AM
(Baghdad)
M 3.5 248 km NE
from Basrah
Apr 10, 2024 08:43AM
(Baghdad)
M 3.4 177 km ENE
from Basrah
Apr 5, 2024 12:01PM
(Baghdad)
M 4.4 184 km ENE
from Basrah
Apr 5, 2024 11:58AM
(Baghdad)
M 4.2 173 km ENE
from Basrah
Apr 5, 2024 11:54AM
(Baghdad)
M 4.5 168 km ENE
from Basrah
Apr 5, 2024 11:45AM
(Baghdad)
M 4.7 167 km ENE
from Basrah
Mar 30, 2024 01:10AM
(Baghdad)
M 4.1 207 km E
from Basrah
Mar 26, 2024 11:58AM
(Baghdad)
M 4.5 241 km NNE
from Basrah
Feb 24, 2024 03:47AM
(Baghdad)
M 4.3 293 km NNW
from Basrah
Feb 11, 2024 06:02AM
(Baghdad)
M 3.1 204 km ENE
from Basrah
Feb 3, 2024 01:21PM
(Baghdad)
M 3.4 257 km N
from Basrah
Feb 2, 2024 12:03PM
(Baghdad)
M 3.3 269 km NNE
from Basrah
Jan 29, 2024 11:27AM
(Baghdad)
M 4.3 197 km E
from Basrah
Jan 28, 2024 12:58AM
(Baghdad)
M 3.2 297 km NNE
from Basrah
Jan 25, 2024 09:39AM
(Baghdad)
M 4.1 29 km WSW
from Basrah
Dec 22, 2023 08:48PM
(Baghdad)
M 4.6 228 km NE
from Basrah
Nov 27, 2023 07:40PM
(Baghdad)
M 3.4 252 km E
from Basrah
Nov 24, 2023 09:13AM
(Baghdad)
M 4.4 247 km N
from Basrah
Nov 10, 2023 06:36PM
(Baghdad)
M 4.8 254 km N
from Basrah
Nov 5, 2023 11:22PM
(Baghdad)
M 3.2 94 km NNE
from Basrah
Oct 29, 2023 04:36AM
(Baghdad)
M 4.3 236 km E
from Basrah
Oct 27, 2023 03:41PM
(Baghdad)
M 4.3 189 km NE
from Basrah
Oct 15, 2023 02:15PM
(Baghdad)
M 5.3 170 km ENE
from Basrah
Sep 21, 2023 07:02AM
(Baghdad)
M 4.4 276 km E
from Basrah

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Basrah Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
43 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.3
May 10, 2024 09:53

Average

A total of 439 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Basrah, Basra in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 43 earthquakes per year, or 3 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Basrah roughly every 8 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Basrah in 2014. A total of 139 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Basrah that year. The strongest had a 6.2 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Basrah in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Basrah 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 Basrah (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 414 94.31%
Mag. 5 23 5.24%
Mag. 6 2 0.46%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Basrah

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.2
On Aug 18, 2014 05:32.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 6.2
On Jul 15, 1929 10:44.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Basrah occurred on Aug 18, 2014 05:32 local time (Asia/Baghdad timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.2 and struck 244 kilometers (152 mi) north of Basrah, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Basrah in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-6.2 earthquake struck on Jul 15, 1929 10:44, 263 kilometers (163 mi) north of Basrah. It is the strongest earthquake near Basrah 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 Basrah, Basra 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 Basrah.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Basrah.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Aug 18, 2014 05:32AM
(Baghdad)
M 6.2 244 km N
from Basrah
Aug 18, 2014 09:08PM
(Baghdad)
M 6.0 231 km N
from Basrah
Apr 18, 2021 09:41AM
(Baghdad)
M 5.8 291 km ESE
from Basrah
Oct 15, 2014 04:35PM
(Baghdad)
M 5.7 224 km N
from Basrah
Jul 8, 2019 10:00AM
(Baghdad)
M 5.6 219 km NE
from Basrah
Aug 18, 2014 08:25AM
(Baghdad)
M 5.6 246 km N
from Basrah
Aug 20, 2014 01:14PM
(Baghdad)
M 5.6 237 km N
from Basrah
Oct 4, 2021 05:39AM
(Baghdad)
M 5.5 277 km NE
from Basrah
Aug 4, 2019 10:51PM
(Baghdad)
M 5.4 294 km E
from Basrah
Nov 26, 2015 12:17AM
(Baghdad)
M 5.4 227 km NE
from Basrah

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Nearest earthquakes from Basrah

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Basrah.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jan 25, 2024 09:39AM
(Baghdad)
M 4.1 29 km WSW
from Basrah
Jan 6, 2022 09:40PM
(Baghdad)
M 4.3 36 km WSW
from Basrah
Jul 25, 2023 12:22AM
(Baghdad)
M 4.1 39 km NNE
from Basrah
Jan 5, 2019 08:06AM
(Baghdad)
M 4.2 49 km ENE
from Basrah
Jul 12, 2018 02:35AM
(Baghdad)
M 4.1 48 km N
from Basrah
Apr 2, 2017 07:39AM
(Baghdad)
M 4.0 66 km SSE
from Basrah
Nov 15, 2019 11:49PM
(Baghdad)
M 4.1 66 km S
from Basrah
Nov 15, 2019 02:47PM
(Baghdad)
M 4.1 75 km S
from Basrah
Feb 11, 2016 06:14AM
(Baghdad)
M 4.0 90 km NNW
from Basrah
Dec 11, 2018 11:35AM
(Baghdad)
M 4.6 91 km NNE
from Basrah

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Basrah

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Basrah, Basra?

A 4.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Basrah on the morning of May 10, 2024 at 09:53 local time (Asia/Baghdad). The center of this earthquake was located 146km east-northeast of Basrah at a depth of 10km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Basrah, Basra in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Basrah, Basra?

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Basrah on the morning of July 15, 1929 at 10:44 local time (Asia/Baghdad). The center of this earthquake was located 263km north-east of Basrah at a depth of 15km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Basrah since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Basrah, Basra?

In the past 10 years, 439 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Basrah. This averages to 44 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 8 days.