Latest earthquakes near Almaty today

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List of latest earthquakes near Almaty.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 14, 2024 19:51
(Almaty)
M 4.6 249 km SE
from Almaty
Apr 13, 2024 11:32
(Almaty)
M 4.1 264 km SE
from Almaty
Apr 12, 2024 14:13
(Almaty)
M 5.1 269 km SSE
from Almaty
Apr 4, 2024 09:52
(Almaty)
M 4.3 264 km SE
from Almaty
Apr 2, 2024 20:37
(Almaty)
M 4.1 253 km SE
from Almaty
Apr 2, 2024 09:56
(Almaty)
M 3.6 108 km E
from Almaty
Mar 30, 2024 21:21
(Almaty)
M 3.4 244 km SSE
from Almaty
Mar 29, 2024 01:45
(Almaty)
M 3.2 289 km SSE
from Almaty
Mar 28, 2024 19:09
(Almaty)
M 2.9 186 km SE
from Almaty
Mar 27, 2024 23:37
(Almaty)
M 3.4 244 km SE
from Almaty
Mar 23, 2024 09:45
(Almaty)
M 4.4 259 km SSE
from Almaty
Mar 23, 2024 07:41
(Almaty)
M 4.9 257 km SSE
from Almaty
Mar 23, 2024 03:03
(Almaty)
M 4.1 267 km SSE
from Almaty
Mar 19, 2024 21:05
(Almaty)
M 4.1 219 km WSW
from Almaty
Mar 15, 2024 08:47
(Almaty)
M 4.4 245 km SSE
from Almaty
Mar 11, 2024 19:35
(Almaty)
M 4.4 271 km SSE
from Almaty
Mar 11, 2024 12:53
(Almaty)
M 3.1 114 km ESE
from Almaty
Mar 10, 2024 15:39
(Almaty)
M 2.2 250 km SW
from Almaty
Mar 9, 2024 18:35
(Almaty)
M 4.3 272 km SE
from Almaty
Mar 6, 2024 16:17
(Almaty)
M 2.2 101 km SE
from Almaty
Mar 6, 2024 06:10
(Almaty)
M 5.1 262 km SE
from Almaty
Mar 5, 2024 17:18
(Almaty)
M 2.6 266 km SSE
from Almaty
Mar 5, 2024 15:09
(Almaty)
M 2.9 43 km SSE
from Almaty
Mar 5, 2024 07:29
(Almaty)
M 4.6 255 km SE
from Almaty
Mar 4, 2024 13:54
(Almaty)
M 4.5 267 km SSE
from Almaty

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Recent Almaty Earthquake News

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

Almaty Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
46 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.6
Apr 14, 2024 19:51

Average

A total of 463 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Almaty in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 46 earthquakes per year, or 3 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Almaty roughly every 7 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Almaty in 2024. A total of 202 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Almaty that year. The strongest had a 7 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Almaty in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Almaty 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 Almaty (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 436 94.17%
Mag. 5 26 5.62%
Mag. 6 0 0.0%
Mag. 7 1 0.22%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Almaty

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 Almaty 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 Almaty 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 Almaty 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 Almaty 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 Almaty.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Almaty.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
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
Dec 7, 2015 14:30
(Almaty)
M 5.5 254 km SW
from Almaty
Jan 23, 2024 01:36
(Almaty)
M 5.5 268 km SSE
from Almaty
Jan 23, 2024 00:42
(Almaty)
M 5.4 260 km SE
from Almaty
Feb 25, 2024 10:15
(Almaty)
M 5.4 259 km SSE
from Almaty
Jan 26, 2024 02:01
(Almaty)
M 5.3 273 km SE
from Almaty
Jan 23, 2024 00:17
(Almaty)
M 5.3 261 km SSE
from Almaty

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Nearest earthquakes from Almaty

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Almaty.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Mar 15, 2015 20:01
(Almaty)
M 4.8 20 km S
from Almaty
Mar 4, 2024 12:22
(Almaty)
M 5.3 39 km S
from Almaty
Dec 22, 2023 17:59
(Almaty)
M 4.0 45 km SW
from Almaty
Jul 12, 2016 13:02
(Almaty)
M 4.2 49 km ESE
from Almaty
Jul 5, 2017 12:55
(Almaty)
M 4.1 49 km S
from Almaty
Aug 16, 2014 03:42
(Almaty)
M 5.0 54 km SE
from Almaty
Oct 20, 2021 07:05
(Almaty)
M 4.0 54 km E
from Almaty
Apr 25, 2014 00:34
(Almaty)
M 4.3 61 km ESE
from Almaty
Jan 7, 2024 09:10
(Almaty)
M 4.0 63 km E
from Almaty
Jul 6, 2017 02:03
(Almaty)
M 4.5 67 km SW
from Almaty

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Almaty

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Almaty?

A 4.6 magnitude earthquake hit near Almaty on the evening of April 14, 2024 at 19:51 local time (Asia/Almaty). The center of this earthquake was located 249km south-east of Almaty at a depth of 10km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Almaty in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Almaty?

A 8 magnitude earthquake hit near Almaty 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 Almaty since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Almaty?

In the past 10 years, 463 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Almaty. This averages to 46 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 8 days.