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List of latest earthquakes near Issyk-Kul.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 17, 2024 10:22
(Bishkek)
M 5.1 345 km E
from Karakol
Apr 14, 2024 19:51
(Bishkek)
M 4.6 124 km S
from Karakol
Apr 13, 2024 11:32
(Bishkek)
M 4.1 134 km SSE
from Karakol
Apr 12, 2024 14:13
(Bishkek)
M 5.1 146 km S
from Karakol
Apr 10, 2024 20:56
(Bishkek)
M 5.4 354 km E
from Karakol
Apr 10, 2024 16:57
(Bishkek)
M 5.0 340 km E
from Karakol
Apr 8, 2024 02:47
(Bishkek)
M 5.0 317 km ESE
from Karakol
Apr 7, 2024 14:46
(Bishkek)
M 5.1 325 km E
from Karakol
Apr 4, 2024 09:52
(Bishkek)
M 4.3 135 km SSE
from Karakol
Apr 2, 2024 20:37
(Bishkek)
M 4.1 106 km SE
from Karakol
Apr 2, 2024 09:56
(Bishkek)
M 3.6 81 km N
from Karakol
Mar 30, 2024 21:21
(Bishkek)
M 3.4 123 km S
from Karakol
Mar 29, 2024 01:45
(Bishkek)
M 3.2 173 km S
from Karakol
Mar 28, 2024 19:09
(Bishkek)
M 2.9 74 km SSW
from Karakol
Mar 27, 2024 23:37
(Bishkek)
M 3.4 112 km SSE
from Karakol
Mar 26, 2024 20:25
(Bishkek)
M 2.6 251 km SSW
from Karakol
Mar 23, 2024 09:45
(Bishkek)
M 4.4 144 km S
from Karakol
Mar 23, 2024 07:41
(Bishkek)
M 4.9 140 km S
from Karakol
Mar 23, 2024 03:03
(Bishkek)
M 4.1 144 km S
from Karakol
Mar 15, 2024 08:47
(Bishkek)
M 4.4 130 km S
from Karakol
Mar 11, 2024 19:35
(Bishkek)
M 4.4 155 km S
from Karakol
Mar 11, 2024 12:53
(Bishkek)
M 3.1 42 km NNW
from Karakol
Mar 9, 2024 18:35
(Bishkek)
M 4.3 143 km SSE
from Karakol
Mar 6, 2024 16:17
(Bishkek)
M 2.2 46 km NW
from Karakol
Mar 6, 2024 06:10
(Bishkek)
M 5.1 134 km SSE
from Karakol

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Issyk-Kul

Recent Issyk-Kul Earthquake News

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Issyk-Kul Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
68 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 5.1
Apr 17, 2024 10:22

Average

A total of 681 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyzstan in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 68 earthquakes per year, or 5 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Issyk-Kul roughly every 5 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Issyk-Kul in 2024. A total of 207 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Issyk-Kul that year. The strongest had a 7 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Issyk-Kul in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Issyk-Kul 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 Issyk-Kul (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 644 94.57%
Mag. 5 36 5.29%
Mag. 6 0 0.0%
Mag. 7 1 0.15%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Issyk-Kul

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7
On Jan 23, 2024 00:09.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8
On Jan 4, 1911 04:24.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Issyk-Kul occurred on Jan 23, 2024 00:09 local time (Asia/Bishkek timezone). It had a magnitude of 7 and struck 138 kilometers (86 mi) south of Karakol, at a depth of 13 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Issyk-Kul in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8 earthquake struck on Jan 4, 1911 04:24, 138 kilometers (86 mi) south of Karakol. It is the strongest earthquake near Issyk-Kul 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 Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyzstan 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 Issyk-Kul.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Issyk-Kul.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jan 23, 2024 00:09
(Bishkek)
M 7.0 138 km S
from Karakol
Jan 23, 2024 00:14
(Bishkek)
M 5.8 137 km S
from Karakol
Jan 30, 2024 04:27
(Bishkek)
M 5.7 145 km S
from Karakol
Dec 28, 2022 23:16
(Bishkek)
M 5.6 128 km SE
from Karakol
Jan 23, 2024 01:36
(Bishkek)
M 5.5 144 km S
from Karakol
Feb 25, 2024 10:15
(Bishkek)
M 5.4 142 km S
from Karakol
Jan 23, 2024 00:42
(Bishkek)
M 5.4 131 km SSE
from Karakol
May 5, 2014 02:23
(Bishkek)
M 5.4 218 km SSW
from Karakol
Jan 23, 2024 07:18
(Bishkek)
M 5.3 143 km SSE
from Karakol
Mar 4, 2024 12:22
(Bishkek)
M 5.3 125 km WNW
from Karakol

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Issyk-Kul

Earthquakes by city in Issyk-Kul

Click the links below for earthquake reports for major places in Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyzstan.

Use this regional Issyk-Kul earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Balykchy, Cholpon-Ata and Kyzyl-Suu.

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Issyk-Kul.

When was the last earthquake in Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyzstan?

A 5.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Issyk-Kul on the morning of April 17, 2024 at 10:22 local time (Asia/Bishkek). The center of this earthquake was located 345km east of Karakol at a depth of 24km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyzstan in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyzstan?

A 8 magnitude earthquake hit near Issyk-Kul on the night of January 4, 1911 at 04:24 local time (Asia/Bishkek). The center of this earthquake was located 138km west-northwest of Karakol at a depth of 20km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Issyk-Kul since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyzstan?

In the past 10 years, 681 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Issyk-Kul. This averages to 68 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 5 days.