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List of latest earthquakes near Shymkent.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 4, 2024 04:43
(Almaty)
M 4.3 222 km ESE
from Shymkent
Apr 1, 2024 12:14
(Almaty)
M 4.1 295 km E
from Shymkent
Mar 31, 2024 06:25
(Almaty)
M 5.0 378 km SSE
from Shymkent
Mar 30, 2024 01:24
(Almaty)
M 3.0 280 km SE
from Shymkent
Mar 28, 2024 16:25
(Almaty)
M 2.8 147 km SSE
from Shymkent
Mar 22, 2024 09:47
(Almaty)
M 5.1 376 km SSE
from Shymkent
Mar 14, 2024 17:15
(Almaty)
M 2.5 224 km ESE
from Shymkent
Mar 14, 2024 16:22
(Almaty)
M 2.5 144 km SSE
from Shymkent
Mar 14, 2024 10:49
(Almaty)
M 3.3 291 km SE
from Shymkent
Mar 13, 2024 15:46
(Almaty)
M 2.9 174 km S
from Shymkent
Mar 13, 2024 01:43
(Almaty)
M 2.4 211 km E
from Shymkent
Mar 12, 2024 17:12
(Almaty)
M 2.9 146 km SSE
from Shymkent
Mar 9, 2024 18:31
(Almaty)
M 2.7 145 km SSE
from Shymkent
Mar 6, 2024 15:52
(Almaty)
M 3.4 167 km S
from Shymkent
Mar 5, 2024 12:52
(Almaty)
M 4.0 77 km SE
from Shymkent
Mar 3, 2024 17:53
(Almaty)
M 2.9 137 km SSE
from Shymkent
Mar 3, 2024 00:21
(Almaty)
M 2.4 265 km SE
from Shymkent
Mar 1, 2024 16:54
(Almaty)
M 3.0 176 km S
from Shymkent
Mar 1, 2024 06:22
(Almaty)
M 3.7 291 km SE
from Shymkent
Feb 28, 2024 18:23
(Almaty)
M 2.8 141 km SSE
from Shymkent
Feb 25, 2024 20:31
(Almaty)
M 3.1 254 km ESE
from Shymkent
Feb 25, 2024 17:22
(Almaty)
M 2.4 254 km ESE
from Shymkent
Feb 24, 2024 18:41
(Almaty)
M 2.7 143 km SSE
from Shymkent
Feb 23, 2024 16:04
(Almaty)
M 2.8 141 km SSE
from Shymkent
Feb 21, 2024 22:59
(Almaty)
M 2.5 255 km E
from Shymkent

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Shymkent

Recent Shymkent Earthquake News

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Shymkent Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
13 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.3
Apr 4, 2024 04:43

Average

A total of 130 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Shymkent in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 13 earthquakes per year, or 1 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Shymkent roughly every 28 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Shymkent in 2016. A total of 22 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Shymkent that year. The strongest had a 4.8 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Shymkent in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 5 or above have occurred near Shymkent 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 Shymkent (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 129 99.23%
Mag. 5 1 0.77%
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 Shymkent

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5
On Jan 29, 2021 22:49.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.5
On Nov 3, 1946 00:28.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Shymkent occurred on Jan 29, 2021 22:49 local time (Asia/Almaty timezone). It had a magnitude of 5 and struck 127 kilometers (79 mi) south-east of Shymkent, at a depth of 1 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Shymkent in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.5 earthquake struck on Nov 3, 1946 00:28, 192 kilometers (119 mi) south-east of Shymkent. It is the strongest earthquake near Shymkent 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 Shymkent 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 Shymkent.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Shymkent.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jan 29, 2021 22:49
(Almaty)
M 5.0 127 km SE
from Shymkent
Aug 5, 2020 14:18
(Almaty)
M 4.9 258 km SSE
from Shymkent
Apr 16, 2016 08:39
(Almaty)
M 4.8 185 km SE
from Shymkent
Mar 14, 2019 03:32
(Almaty)
M 4.8 112 km SSW
from Shymkent
Dec 26, 2020 16:28
(Almaty)
M 4.8 294 km SE
from Shymkent
Dec 18, 2021 11:42
(Almaty)
M 4.7 244 km S
from Shymkent
May 26, 2016 06:30
(Almaty)
M 4.7 259 km ESE
from Shymkent
Nov 6, 2020 13:38
(Almaty)
M 4.7 296 km SE
from Shymkent
Feb 3, 2017 10:36
(Almaty)
M 4.7 257 km SSE
from Shymkent
Jun 23, 2014 21:30
(Almaty)
M 4.6 221 km SE
from Shymkent

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Shymkent

Nearest earthquakes from Shymkent

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Shymkent.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Mar 19, 2022 19:04
(Almaty)
M 4.3 59 km WSW
from Shymkent
Feb 5, 2018 07:56
(Almaty)
M 4.0 63 km SSE
from Shymkent
Oct 25, 2016 23:15
(Almaty)
M 4.1 64 km N
from Shymkent
Feb 6, 2023 19:02
(Almaty)
M 4.5 67 km NNW
from Shymkent
Jun 11, 2017 06:05
(Almaty)
M 4.0 68 km E
from Shymkent
Nov 28, 2022 02:34
(Almaty)
M 4.2 69 km E
from Shymkent
Mar 5, 2024 12:52
(Almaty)
M 4.0 77 km SE
from Shymkent
Jun 18, 2015 02:12
(Almaty)
M 4.3 91 km NNE
from Shymkent
Sep 11, 2021 12:51
(Almaty)
M 4.2 100 km SSW
from Shymkent
Oct 13, 2023 23:24
(Almaty)
M 4.3 102 km NNE
from Shymkent

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Shymkent

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Shymkent?

A 4.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Shymkent on the night of April 4, 2024 at 04:43 local time (Asia/Almaty). The center of this earthquake was located 222km east-southeast of Shymkent at a depth of 8km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Shymkent in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Shymkent?

A 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Shymkent on the night of November 3, 1946 at 00:28 local time (Asia/Almaty). The center of this earthquake was located 192km east-southeast of Shymkent at a depth of 25km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Shymkent since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Shymkent?

In the past 10 years, 130 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Shymkent. This averages to 13 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 28 days.