Latest earthquakes near Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa today

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List of latest earthquakes near Peshawar.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
May 26, 2024 23:52
(Karachi)
M 4.2 292 km NNW
from Peshawar
May 22, 2024 18:19
(Karachi)
M 4.6 270 km N
from Peshawar
May 21, 2024 01:34
(Karachi)
M 4.5 298 km NNW
from Peshawar
May 20, 2024 05:19
(Karachi)
M 4.3 292 km ENE
from Peshawar
May 15, 2024 16:52
(Karachi)
M 4.2 291 km N
from Peshawar
May 15, 2024 07:56
(Karachi)
M 4.2 277 km N
from Peshawar
May 8, 2024 09:51
(Karachi)
M 4.1 273 km N
from Peshawar
May 3, 2024 10:53
(Karachi)
M 4.0 282 km NNW
from Peshawar
May 3, 2024 08:50
(Karachi)
M 4.2 266 km NNW
from Peshawar
May 1, 2024 15:33
(Karachi)
M 4.4 247 km WNW
from Peshawar
Apr 20, 2024 09:32
(Karachi)
M 4.1 276 km N
from Peshawar
Apr 17, 2024 13:14
(Karachi)
M 4.1 293 km N
from Peshawar
Apr 16, 2024 09:09
(Karachi)
M 4.0 281 km N
from Peshawar
Apr 10, 2024 07:28
(Karachi)
M 3.5 235 km SE
from Peshawar
Apr 8, 2024 13:41
(Karachi)
M 4.0 299 km N
from Peshawar
Apr 8, 2024 09:04
(Karachi)
M 4.4 245 km NNW
from Peshawar
Apr 7, 2024 01:56
(Karachi)
M 4.0 173 km NNW
from Peshawar
Apr 6, 2024 15:42
(Karachi)
M 4.4 235 km S
from Peshawar
Apr 6, 2024 03:50
(Karachi)
M 4.3 202 km W
from Peshawar
Mar 31, 2024 18:25
(Karachi)
M 4.4 299 km N
from Peshawar
Mar 29, 2024 04:41
(Karachi)
M 4.4 242 km N
from Peshawar
Mar 28, 2024 15:55
(Karachi)
M 5.0 252 km N
from Peshawar
Mar 26, 2024 13:02
(Karachi)
M 4.6 294 km N
from Peshawar
Mar 13, 2024 21:42
(Karachi)
M 4.3 281 km N
from Peshawar
Mar 13, 2024 20:24
(Karachi)
M 4.9 281 km NNW
from Peshawar

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Peshawar

Peshawar Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
133 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.2
May 26, 2024 23:52

Average

A total of 1331 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 133 earthquakes per year, or 11 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Peshawar roughly every 2 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Peshawar in 2016. A total of 170 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Peshawar that year. The strongest had a 6.6 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Peshawar in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Peshawar 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 Peshawar (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 1257 94.44%
Mag. 5 66 4.96%
Mag. 6 8 0.6%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Peshawar

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.6
On Apr 10, 2016 15:28.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.8
On Nov 16, 1921 02:06.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Peshawar occurred on Apr 10, 2016 15:28 local time (Asia/Karachi timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.6 and struck 277 kilometers (172 mi) north of Peshawar, at a depth of 212 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Peshawar in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.8 earthquake struck on Nov 16, 1921 02:06, 261 kilometers (162 mi) north of Peshawar. It is the strongest earthquake near Peshawar 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 Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 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 Peshawar.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Peshawar.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 10, 2016 15:28
(Karachi)
M 6.6 277 km N
from Peshawar
Mar 21, 2023 21:47
(Karachi)
M 6.5 285 km NNW
from Peshawar
Jan 11, 2024 14:20
(Karachi)
M 6.4 291 km NNW
from Peshawar
Dec 26, 2015 00:14
(Karachi)
M 6.3 279 km N
from Peshawar
Jan 31, 2018 12:07
(Karachi)
M 6.2 288 km NNW
from Peshawar
Dec 20, 2019 16:39
(Karachi)
M 6.1 299 km NNW
from Peshawar
Jun 22, 2022 01:54
(Karachi)
M 6.0 225 km WSW
from Peshawar
Jan 5, 2023 19:25
(Karachi)
M 6.0 284 km NNW
from Peshawar
Oct 26, 2015 14:09
(Karachi)
M 5.9 284 km NNW
from Peshawar
Aug 10, 2015 15:05
(Karachi)
M 5.9 283 km N
from Peshawar

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Peshawar

Nearest earthquakes from Peshawar

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. You can use the buttons to find nearby earthquakes for a specific year or with a specific magnitude.

List of nearest earthquakes from Peshawar.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jul 26, 2019 04:00
(Karachi)
M 4.2 16 km E
from Peshawar
Dec 18, 2019 19:09
(Karachi)
M 4.5 47 km S
from Peshawar
Jun 9, 2023 06:21
(Karachi)
M 4.4 52 km WSW
from Peshawar
Jun 23, 2021 06:09
(Karachi)
M 4.7 53 km S
from Peshawar
Apr 25, 2020 03:44
(Karachi)
M 4.2 57 km E
from Peshawar
Jun 24, 2020 18:49
(Karachi)
M 4.3 58 km S
from Peshawar
May 27, 2020 10:31
(Karachi)
M 4.2 59 km WNW
from Peshawar
Jul 22, 2020 11:19
(Karachi)
M 4.1 67 km ESE
from Peshawar
Jul 24, 2023 22:14
(Karachi)
M 4.0 76 km ENE
from Peshawar
Nov 8, 2023 19:24
(Karachi)
M 4.2 77 km SW
from Peshawar

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Peshawar

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa?

A 4.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Peshawar on the evening of May 26, 2024 at 23:52 local time (Asia/Karachi). The center of this earthquake was located 292km north-northwest of Peshawar at a depth of 174km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa?

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Peshawar on the night of November 16, 1921 at 02:06 local time (Asia/Karachi). The center of this earthquake was located 261km north-northwest of Peshawar at a depth of 240km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Peshawar since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa?

In the past 10 years, 1331 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Peshawar. This averages to 133 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 3 days.