Latest earthquakes near Lebanon today

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List of latest earthquakes near Lebanon.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 13, 2024 02:40PM
(Beirut)
M 2.1 287 km NNE
from Tripoli
Apr 12, 2024 02:47PM
(Beirut)
M 3.3 280 km NNE
from Ra’s Bayrūt
Apr 10, 2024 06:52PM
(Beirut)
M 2.0 300 km NE
from Tripoli
Apr 10, 2024 05:56AM
(Beirut)
M 2.3 258 km NNE
from Ra’s Bayrūt
Apr 8, 2024 09:29AM
(Beirut)
M 2.1 274 km NNE
from Ra’s Bayrūt
Apr 7, 2024 10:30AM
(Beirut)
M 2.0 252 km NNE
from Ra’s Bayrūt
Apr 6, 2024 10:00PM
(Beirut)
M 2.0 275 km N
from Tripoli
Apr 5, 2024 03:46PM
(Beirut)
M 2.2 282 km NNE
from Tripoli
Apr 5, 2024 03:14PM
(Beirut)
M 3.0 167 km WNW
from Ra’s Bayrūt
Apr 3, 2024 07:08PM
(Beirut)
M 2.4 241 km NNE
from Ra’s Bayrūt
Apr 1, 2024 07:53AM
(Beirut)
M 2.3 194 km WNW
from Ra’s Bayrūt
Apr 1, 2024 03:50AM
(Beirut)
M 2.8 253 km NNE
from Ra’s Bayrūt
Mar 31, 2024 04:53PM
(Beirut)
M 2.2 257 km N
from Tripoli
Mar 31, 2024 07:03AM
(Beirut)
M 2.0 248 km NNE
from Tripoli
Mar 30, 2024 09:16PM
(Beirut)
M 2.3 238 km N
from Tripoli
Mar 30, 2024 07:10PM
(Beirut)
M 2.2 272 km N
from Ra’s Bayrūt
Mar 30, 2024 07:09AM
(Beirut)
M 3.4 187 km N
from Ra’s Bayrūt
Mar 30, 2024 06:52AM
(Beirut)
M 2.4 200 km N
from Ra’s Bayrūt
Mar 30, 2024 06:50AM
(Beirut)
M 3.0 188 km N
from Ra’s Bayrūt
Mar 30, 2024 06:39AM
(Beirut)
M 2.2 218 km N
from Ra’s Bayrūt
Mar 29, 2024 04:51PM
(Beirut)
M 2.0 243 km N
from Tripoli
Mar 28, 2024 12:15PM
(Beirut)
M 2.1 253 km N
from Ra’s Bayrūt
Mar 27, 2024 12:53AM
(Beirut)
M 2.2 295 km N
from Tripoli
Mar 26, 2024 05:37PM
(Beirut)
M 2.2 246 km NNE
from Tripoli
Mar 26, 2024 02:49PM
(Beirut)
M 2.0 263 km N
from Ra’s Bayrūt

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Lebanon

Lebanon Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
19 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.1
Apr 13, 2024 14:40

Average

A total of 199 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Lebanon in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 19 earthquakes per year, or 1 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Lebanon roughly every 18 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Lebanon in 2023. A total of 137 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Lebanon that year. The strongest had a 6.3 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Lebanon in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Lebanon 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 Lebanon (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 191 95.98%
Mag. 5 7 3.52%
Mag. 6 1 0.5%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Lebanon

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.3
On Feb 20, 2023 19:04.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 6.4
On Sep 29, 1918 14:07.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Lebanon occurred on Feb 20, 2023 19:04 local time (Asia/Beirut timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.3 and struck 256 kilometers (159 mi) north of Ra’s Bayrūt, at a depth of 16 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Lebanon in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-6.4 earthquake struck on Sep 29, 1918 14:07, 79 kilometers (49 mi) north of Tripoli. It is the strongest earthquake near Lebanon 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 Lebanon 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 Lebanon.

Last 10 yrs All magnitudes
2023 All mag
Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Lebanon.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Feb 20, 2023 07:04PM
(Beirut)
M 6.3 256 km N
from Ra’s Bayrūt
Feb 6, 2023 03:36AM
(Beirut)
M 5.6 294 km NNE
from Tripoli
Feb 20, 2023 07:07PM
(Beirut)
M 5.5 254 km N
from Ra’s Bayrūt
Feb 16, 2023 09:47PM
(Beirut)
M 5.2 255 km N
from Ra’s Bayrūt
Feb 6, 2023 03:58AM
(Beirut)
M 5.1 297 km NNE
from Tripoli
Jan 21, 2021 04:27PM
(Beirut)
M 5.0 206 km NW
from Ra’s Bayrūt
Feb 6, 2023 08:26AM
(Beirut)
M 5.0 248 km N
from Tripoli
Jun 10, 2022 04:40AM
(Beirut)
M 5.0 181 km NW
from Ra’s Bayrūt
Oct 29, 2018 02:09PM
(Beirut)
M 4.9 193 km WNW
from Ra’s Bayrūt
Feb 6, 2023 06:32PM
(Beirut)
M 4.9 254 km NNE
from Tripoli

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Lebanon

Earthquakes by region of Lebanon

Click the links below for earthquake reports for regions in Lebanon.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Lebanon?

A 2.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Lebanon on the afternoon of April 13, 2024 at 14:40 local time (Asia/Beirut). The center of this earthquake was located 287km north-northeast of Tripoli at a depth of 10km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Lebanon in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Lebanon?

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit near Lebanon on the afternoon of September 29, 1918 at 14:07 local time (Asia/Beirut). The center of this earthquake was located 79km north-northwest of Tripoli at a depth of 15km under water in the Mediterranean Sea, Eastern Basin. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Lebanon since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Lebanon?

In the past 10 years, 199 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Lebanon. This averages to 20 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 18 days.