Latest earthquakes near Israel today

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

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List of latest earthquakes near Israel.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 30, 2024 03:17
(Jerusalem)
M 2.2 298 km N
from Haifa
May 30, 2024 02:50
(Jerusalem)
M 2.2 282 km N
from Haifa
May 28, 2024 20:33
(Jerusalem)
M 2.9 243 km NNW
from Haifa
May 28, 2024 15:24
(Jerusalem)
M 2.2 254 km NW
from Haifa
May 10, 2024 06:47
(Jerusalem)
M 2.0 222 km NW
from Haifa
Apr 16, 2024 06:29
(Jerusalem)
M 2.3 254 km NW
from Haifa
Apr 5, 2024 15:14
(Jerusalem)
M 3.0 228 km NNW
from Haifa
Apr 1, 2024 07:53
(Jerusalem)
M 2.3 290 km NNW
from Tel Aviv
Mar 23, 2024 20:35
(Jerusalem)
M 2.8 37 km ENE
from Netanya
Mar 23, 2024 19:52
(Jerusalem)
M 2.1 281 km N
from Haifa
Mar 14, 2024 11:42
(Jerusalem)
M 2.7 282 km NNW
from Haifa
Mar 14, 2024 04:56
(Jerusalem)
M 2.3 259 km NW
from Haifa
Mar 13, 2024 12:50
(Jerusalem)
M 3.2 123 km N
from Haifa
Mar 9, 2024 03:40
(Jerusalem)
M 3.5 270 km NNW
from Haifa
Feb 25, 2024 19:09
(Jerusalem)
M 2.2 267 km NNW
from Haifa
Jan 31, 2024 07:51
(Jerusalem)
M 2.6 262 km NNW
from Haifa
Jan 21, 2024 05:48
(Jerusalem)
M 2.6 258 km NNW
from Haifa
Dec 27, 2023 09:26
(Jerusalem)
M 2.8 287 km NW
from Haifa
Dec 13, 2023 23:06
(Jerusalem)
M 2.8 296 km N
from Haifa
Dec 11, 2023 09:09
(Jerusalem)
M 2.4 277 km NNW
from Haifa
Dec 9, 2023 03:37
(Jerusalem)
M 2.8 223 km NNW
from Haifa
Dec 8, 2023 08:39
(Jerusalem)
M 2.0 236 km NNW
from Haifa
Nov 27, 2023 17:26
(Jerusalem)
M 3.1 297 km N
from Haifa
Nov 25, 2023 18:39
(Jerusalem)
M 3.6 170 km N
from Haifa
Nov 7, 2023 06:39
(Jerusalem)
M 2.4 261 km NW
from Haifa

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Israel

Israel Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
4 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.2
May 30, 2024 03:17

Average

A total of 47 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Israel in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 4 earthquakes per year

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Israel in 2014. A total of 11 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Israel that year. The strongest had a 4.4 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Israel in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Israel 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 Israel (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 43 91.49%
Mag. 5 4 8.51%
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 Israel

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5.5
On Jun 27, 2015 18:34.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.2
On Nov 22, 1995 06:15.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Israel occurred on Jun 27, 2015 18:34 local time (Asia/Jerusalem timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.5 and struck 246 kilometers (153 mi) south of Beersheba, at a depth of 22 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Israel in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.2 earthquake struck on Nov 22, 1995 06:15, 270 kilometers (168 mi) south of Beersheba. It is the strongest earthquake near Israel 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 Israel 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 Israel.

Last 10 yrs All magnitudes
2023 All mag
Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Israel.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jun 27, 2015 18:34
(Jerusalem)
M 5.5 246 km S
from Beersheba
Jun 10, 2022 04:40
(Jerusalem)
M 5.0 247 km NNW
from Haifa
May 16, 2016 04:46
(Jerusalem)
M 5.0 290 km S
from Beersheba
Jan 21, 2021 16:27
(Jerusalem)
M 5.0 274 km NNW
from Haifa
Oct 29, 2018 14:09
(Jerusalem)
M 4.9 292 km NNW
from Tel Aviv
May 15, 2019 19:53
(Jerusalem)
M 4.8 267 km WNW
from Jerusalem
Jul 30, 2015 18:04
(Jerusalem)
M 4.8 207 km NW
from Haifa
Jul 4, 2018 22:45
(Jerusalem)
M 4.7 17 km NE
from Nazareth
Feb 6, 2023 03:57
(Jerusalem)
M 4.7 260 km N
from Haifa
Feb 6, 2020 06:53
(Jerusalem)
M 4.5 32 km WSW
from Haifa

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Israel

Earthquakes by region of Israel

Click the links below for earthquake reports for regions in Israel.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Israel?

A 2.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Israel on the night of May 30, 2024 at 03:17 local time (Asia/Jerusalem). The center of this earthquake was located 298km north of Haifa at a depth of 10km under water in the Mediterranean Sea, Eastern Basin. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Israel in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Israel?

A 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Israel on the morning of November 22, 1995 at 06:15 local time (Asia/Jerusalem). The center of this earthquake was located 270km south of Beersheba at a depth of 10km under water in the Gulf Of Aqaba. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Israel since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Israel?

In the past 10 years, 47 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Israel. This averages to 5 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 78 days.