Latest earthquakes near Zhambyl, Kazakhstan today

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List of latest earthquakes near Zhambyl.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 4, 2024 04:43
(Almaty)
M 4.3 138 km SSE
from Taraz
Apr 1, 2024 12:14
(Almaty)
M 4.1 151 km ESE
from Taraz
Mar 30, 2024 01:24
(Almaty)
M 3.0 298 km S
from Taraz
Mar 28, 2024 16:25
(Almaty)
M 2.8 226 km SSW
from Taraz
Mar 22, 2024 09:47
(Almaty)
M 5.1 396 km S
from Taraz
Mar 19, 2024 21:05
(Almaty)
M 4.1 247 km E
from Taraz
Mar 14, 2024 17:15
(Almaty)
M 2.5 175 km SSE
from Taraz
Mar 14, 2024 16:22
(Almaty)
M 2.5 216 km SSW
from Taraz
Mar 14, 2024 10:49
(Almaty)
M 3.3 268 km SSE
from Taraz
Mar 13, 2024 15:46
(Almaty)
M 2.9 284 km SSW
from Taraz
Mar 13, 2024 01:43
(Almaty)
M 2.4 123 km SSE
from Taraz
Mar 12, 2024 17:12
(Almaty)
M 2.9 227 km SSW
from Taraz
Mar 9, 2024 18:31
(Almaty)
M 2.7 219 km SSW
from Taraz
Mar 6, 2024 15:52
(Almaty)
M 3.4 275 km SSW
from Taraz
Mar 6, 2024 06:06
(Almaty)
M 3.2 254 km SE
from Taraz
Mar 5, 2024 12:52
(Almaty)
M 4.0 153 km SW
from Taraz
Mar 5, 2024 09:14
(Almaty)
M 2.0 287 km SSE
from Taraz
Mar 3, 2024 17:53
(Almaty)
M 2.9 220 km SSW
from Taraz
Mar 3, 2024 00:21
(Almaty)
M 2.4 231 km SSE
from Taraz
Mar 1, 2024 16:54
(Almaty)
M 3.0 291 km SSW
from Taraz
Mar 1, 2024 10:30
(Almaty)
M 2.5 297 km SSE
from Taraz
Mar 1, 2024 06:22
(Almaty)
M 3.7 277 km SSE
from Taraz
Feb 28, 2024 19:15
(Almaty)
M 3.2 212 km E
from Taraz
Feb 28, 2024 18:23
(Almaty)
M 2.8 222 km SSW
from Taraz
Feb 25, 2024 20:31
(Almaty)
M 3.1 179 km SSE
from Taraz

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Zhambyl

Recent Zhambyl Earthquake News

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

Zhambyl Earthquake Statistics

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

Average

A total of 148 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Zhambyl, Kazakhstan in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 14 earthquakes per year, or 1 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Zhambyl roughly every 24 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Zhambyl in 2016. A total of 26 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Zhambyl that year. The strongest had a 4.8 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Zhambyl in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Zhambyl 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 Zhambyl (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 145 97.97%
Mag. 5 3 2.03%
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 Zhambyl

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5.5
On Dec 7, 2015 14:30.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.5
On Nov 3, 1946 00:28.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Zhambyl occurred on Dec 7, 2015 14:30 local time (Asia/Almaty timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.5 and struck 296 kilometers (184 mi) east-southeast of Taraz, at a depth of 22 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Zhambyl in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.5 earthquake struck on Nov 3, 1946 00:28, 128 kilometers (80 mi) east-southeast of Taraz. It is the strongest earthquake near Zhambyl 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 Zhambyl, 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 Zhambyl.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Zhambyl.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Dec 7, 2015 14:30
(Almaty)
M 5.5 296 km ESE
from Taraz
Dec 1, 2015 12:13
(Almaty)
M 5.1 230 km SE
from Taraz
Jan 29, 2021 22:49
(Almaty)
M 5.0 185 km SSW
from Taraz
Jan 22, 2015 21:52
(Almaty)
M 4.9 299 km E
from Taraz
Sep 25, 2014 23:59
(Almaty)
M 4.8 212 km E
from Taraz
Apr 16, 2016 08:39
(Almaty)
M 4.8 214 km S
from Taraz
Mar 14, 2019 03:32
(Almaty)
M 4.8 259 km SW
from Taraz
May 26, 2016 06:30
(Almaty)
M 4.7 192 km SSE
from Taraz
Jul 29, 2017 11:33
(Almaty)
M 4.6 292 km ESE
from Taraz
Mar 29, 2020 10:41
(Almaty)
M 4.6 230 km SE
from Taraz

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Zhambyl

Earthquakes by city in Zhambyl

Click the links below for earthquake reports for major places in Zhambyl, Kazakhstan.

Use this regional Zhambyl earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Chu, Karatau, Zhangatas, Merke and Sarykemer.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Zhambyl, Kazakhstan?

A 4.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Zhambyl on the night of April 4, 2024 at 04:43 local time (Asia/Almaty). The center of this earthquake was located 138km south-southeast of Taraz at a depth of 8km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Zhambyl, Kazakhstan in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Zhambyl, Kazakhstan?

A 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Zhambyl on the night of November 3, 1946 at 00:28 local time (Asia/Almaty). The center of this earthquake was located 128km south-southeast of Taraz at a depth of 25km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Zhambyl since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Zhambyl, Kazakhstan?

In the past 10 years, 148 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Zhambyl. This averages to 15 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 25 days.