Latest earthquakes near Oman today

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List of latest earthquakes near Oman.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 24, 2024 02:33PM
(Muscat)
M 4.0 240 km NE
from Khasab
May 23, 2024 09:07PM
(Muscat)
M 5.0 392 km NNW
from Al Buraymī
May 11, 2024 02:26PM
(Muscat)
M 4.8 292 km WNW
from Khasab
May 5, 2024 09:53PM
(Muscat)
M 3.1 172 km N
from Khasab
May 5, 2024 03:34PM
(Muscat)
M 3.7 199 km W
from Khasab
May 2, 2024 08:23AM
(Muscat)
M 4.6 259 km NNE
from Khasab
Apr 29, 2024 12:34AM
(Muscat)
M 4.4 159 km SE
from Şalālah
Apr 22, 2024 05:11AM
(Muscat)
M 4.0 168 km N
from Khasab
Apr 20, 2024 04:08AM
(Muscat)
M 4.1 131 km WNW
from Khasab
Apr 17, 2024 02:29PM
(Muscat)
M 4.2 213 km N
from Khasab
Apr 11, 2024 09:50AM
(Muscat)
M 4.4 286 km WNW
from Khasab
Apr 10, 2024 05:19AM
(Muscat)
M 3.2 273 km NW
from Khasab
Apr 6, 2024 08:54AM
(Muscat)
M 4.3 206 km WNW
from Khasab
Apr 5, 2024 09:05AM
(Muscat)
M 4.2 278 km NW
from Khasab
Apr 3, 2024 10:56AM
(Muscat)
M 4.0 239 km WNW
from Khasab
Mar 24, 2024 04:12AM
(Muscat)
M 4.2 164 km NNW
from Khasab
Mar 23, 2024 11:57PM
(Muscat)
M 4.2 283 km NW
from Khasab
Mar 11, 2024 06:18AM
(Muscat)
M 4.0 265 km WNW
from Khasab
Mar 9, 2024 10:07PM
(Muscat)
M 4.3 262 km WNW
from Khasab
Mar 8, 2024 03:00PM
(Muscat)
M 4.2 267 km WNW
from Khasab
Mar 5, 2024 08:20AM
(Muscat)
M 5.1 398 km NNE
from Muscat
Mar 1, 2024 09:25PM
(Muscat)
M 4.6 110 km NNW
from Khasab
Feb 24, 2024 11:34AM
(Muscat)
M 5.0 168 km N
from Khasab
Feb 15, 2024 07:16PM
(Muscat)
M 3.6 265 km WNW
from Khasab
Feb 14, 2024 11:36PM
(Muscat)
M 4.2 165 km N
from Khasab

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Oman

Oman Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
64 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4
May 24, 2024 14:33

Average

A total of 649 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Oman in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 64 earthquakes per year, or 5 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Oman roughly every 5 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Oman in 2022. A total of 144 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Oman that year. The strongest had a 6 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Oman in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Oman 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 Oman (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 590 90.91%
Mag. 5 55 8.47%
Mag. 6 4 0.62%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Oman

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.4
On Nov 14, 2021 16:08.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 6.9
On Mar 22, 1977 01:18.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Oman occurred on Nov 14, 2021 16:08 local time (Asia/Muscat timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.4 and struck 173 kilometers (107 mi) north of Khasab, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Oman in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-6.9 earthquake struck on Mar 22, 1977 01:18, 160 kilometers (99 mi) north of Khasab. It is the strongest earthquake near Oman 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 Oman 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 Oman.

Last 10 yrs All magnitudes
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Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Oman.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Nov 14, 2021 04:08PM
(Muscat)
M 6.4 173 km N
from Khasab
Jul 2, 2022 03:25AM
(Muscat)
M 6.0 121 km NW
from Khasab
Jul 2, 2022 01:32AM
(Muscat)
M 6.0 129 km NW
from Khasab
Nov 14, 2021 04:07PM
(Muscat)
M 6.0 172 km N
from Khasab
Mar 17, 2022 03:15AM
(Muscat)
M 5.9 190 km WNW
from Khasab
Jul 2, 2022 03:24AM
(Muscat)
M 5.7 126 km NW
from Khasab
Nov 30, 2022 07:17PM
(Muscat)
M 5.7 128 km NW
from Khasab
Jun 25, 2022 07:37AM
(Muscat)
M 5.6 206 km WNW
from Khasab
Jul 23, 2022 08:09PM
(Muscat)
M 5.6 123 km NW
from Khasab
Jun 15, 2022 10:06AM
(Muscat)
M 5.5 210 km WNW
from Khasab

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Earthquakes by region of Oman

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Oman?

A 4 magnitude earthquake hit near Oman on the afternoon of May 24, 2024 at 14:33 local time (Asia/Muscat). The center of this earthquake was located 240km north-east of Khasab at a depth of 6km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Oman in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Oman?

A 6.9 magnitude earthquake hit near Oman on the night of March 22, 1977 at 01:18 local time (Asia/Muscat). The center of this earthquake was located 160km north of Khasab at a depth of 29km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Oman since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Oman?

In the past 10 years, 649 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Oman. This averages to 65 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 6 days.