Latest earthquakes near Karakol, Issyk-Kul today

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List of latest earthquakes near Karakol.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
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 Karakol

Recent Karakol Earthquake News

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Karakol 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 Karakol, Issyk-Kul 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 Karakol roughly every 5 days.

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

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Karakol in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Karakol 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 Karakol (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 Karakol

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 Karakol 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 Karakol 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 Karakol 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 Karakol, Issyk-Kul 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 Karakol.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Karakol.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
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 Karakol

Nearest earthquakes from Karakol

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to Karakol, Issyk-Kul. You can use the buttons to find nearby earthquakes for a specific year or with a specific magnitude.

List of nearest earthquakes from Karakol.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Aug 26, 2016 19:04
(Bishkek)
M 4.0 12 km N
from Karakol
May 23, 2020 21:22
(Bishkek)
M 4.2 18 km W
from Karakol
Apr 11, 2023 23:08
(Bishkek)
M 4.3 18 km SSW
from Karakol
Oct 9, 2020 21:31
(Bishkek)
M 4.4 20 km SSE
from Karakol
Apr 8, 2018 22:13
(Bishkek)
M 4.4 31 km NE
from Karakol
Jul 16, 2019 15:36
(Bishkek)
M 4.0 39 km ESE
from Karakol
Jul 5, 2019 08:12
(Bishkek)
M 4.6 40 km SSE
from Karakol
Aug 21, 2014 00:35
(Bishkek)
M 4.1 42 km WSW
from Karakol
Nov 2, 2020 00:05
(Bishkek)
M 4.0 45 km SW
from Karakol
Oct 9, 2019 03:49
(Bishkek)
M 4.5 49 km NNE
from Karakol

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Karakol

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

A 5.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Karakol 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 Karakol, Issyk-Kul in the past hours.

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

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

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

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