Latest earthquakes near Kazakhstan today

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List of latest earthquakes near Kazakhstan.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jun 18, 2024 02:12
(Almaty)
M 4.6 209 km SE
from Taraz
Jun 16, 2024 10:15
(Almaty)
M 4.4 298 km SE
from Taldykorgan
Jun 15, 2024 19:24
(Almaty)
M 4.3 55 km NNW
from Almaty
Jun 14, 2024 15:02
(Almaty)
M 2.1 77 km WSW
from Karagandy
Jun 13, 2024 23:25
(Almaty)
M 3.9 41 km SSE
from Almaty
Jun 12, 2024 17:24
(Almaty)
M 4.3 276 km SSE
from Almaty
Jun 7, 2024 06:18
(Almaty)
M 3.0 253 km SE
from Almaty
Jun 6, 2024 13:29
(Almaty)
M 2.8 158 km WSW
from Almaty
Jun 5, 2024 11:27
(Almaty)
M 3.3 286 km SSE
from Taraz
Jun 3, 2024 05:53
(Almaty)
M 2.3 295 km SSE
from Taraz
Jun 1, 2024 18:13
(Almaty)
M 2.8 141 km SSE
from Shymkent
May 31, 2024 11:13
(Almaty)
M 4.5 150 km W
from Almaty
May 30, 2024 21:58
(Almaty)
M 3.6 265 km SSE
from Almaty
May 30, 2024 17:47
(Almaty)
M 3.0 228 km SSE
from Almaty
May 29, 2024 00:20
(Almaty)
M 3.0 272 km SSE
from Almaty
May 28, 2024 02:29
(Almaty)
M 3.0 257 km SE
from Almaty
May 27, 2024 22:54
(Almaty)
M 2.6 246 km SE
from Almaty
May 27, 2024 13:57
(Almaty)
M 3.4 275 km SSE
from Almaty
May 27, 2024 13:11
(Almaty)
M 3.3 275 km SSE
from Almaty
May 27, 2024 12:12
(Almaty)
M 4.0 122 km NE
from Ust-Kamenogorsk
May 27, 2024 04:38
(Almaty)
M 3.6 282 km SSE
from Almaty
May 27, 2024 04:19
(Almaty)
M 4.1 279 km SSE
from Almaty
May 25, 2024 17:58
(Almaty)
M 2.5 134 km SE
from Almaty
May 24, 2024 03:39
(Almaty)
M 3.1 266 km SW
from Almaty
May 23, 2024 20:42
(Almaty)
M 3.5 257 km SSE
from Almaty

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Kazakhstan

Recent Kazakhstan Earthquake News

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

Kazakhstan Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
82 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.6
Jun 18, 2024 02:12

Average

A total of 827 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Kazakhstan in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 82 earthquakes per year, or 6 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Kazakhstan roughly every 4 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Kazakhstan in 2024. A total of 234 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Kazakhstan that year. The strongest had a 7 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Kazakhstan in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Kazakhstan 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 Kazakhstan (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 797 96.37%
Mag. 5 29 3.51%
Mag. 6 0 0.0%
Mag. 7 1 0.12%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Kazakhstan

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7
On Jan 23, 2024 00:09.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8
On Jan 4, 1911 04:33.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Kazakhstan occurred on Jan 23, 2024 00:09 local time (Asia/Almaty timezone). It had a magnitude of 7 and struck 263 kilometers (163 mi) south-southeast of Almaty, at a depth of 13 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Kazakhstan in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8 earthquake struck on Jan 4, 1911 04:33, 38 kilometers (24 mi) south-southeast of Almaty. It is the strongest earthquake near Kazakhstan 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 Kazakhstan 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 Kazakhstan.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Kazakhstan.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jan 23, 2024 00:09
(Almaty)
M 7.0 263 km SSE
from Almaty
Jan 23, 2024 00:14
(Almaty)
M 5.8 261 km SSE
from Almaty
Jan 30, 2024 04:27
(Almaty)
M 5.7 269 km SSE
from Almaty
Dec 28, 2022 23:16
(Almaty)
M 5.6 275 km SE
from Almaty
Jan 23, 2024 01:36
(Almaty)
M 5.5 268 km SSE
from Almaty
Dec 7, 2015 14:30
(Almaty)
M 5.5 254 km SW
from Almaty
Feb 25, 2024 10:15
(Almaty)
M 5.4 259 km SSE
from Almaty
Jan 23, 2024 00:42
(Almaty)
M 5.4 260 km SE
from Almaty
Jul 4, 2023 01:01
(Aqtau)
M 5.3 263 km SW
from Shevchenko
Jan 23, 2024 00:17
(Almaty)
M 5.3 261 km SSE
from Almaty

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Kazakhstan

Earthquakes by region of Kazakhstan

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Kazakhstan?

A 4.6 magnitude earthquake hit near Kazakhstan on the night of June 18, 2024 at 02:12 local time (Asia/Almaty). The center of this earthquake was located 209km south-east of Taraz at a depth of 10km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Kazakhstan in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Kazakhstan?

A 8 magnitude earthquake hit near Kazakhstan on the night of January 4, 1911 at 04:33 local time (Asia/Almaty). The center of this earthquake was located 38km south-southwest of Almaty at a depth of 20km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Kazakhstan since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Kazakhstan?

In the past 10 years, 827 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Kazakhstan. This averages to 83 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 4 days.