Latest earthquakes near Qatar today

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List of latest earthquakes near Qatar.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 23, 2024 08:07PM
(Qatar)
M 5.0 302 km NE
from Doha
May 11, 2024 01:26PM
(Qatar)
M 4.8 299 km NE
from Doha
May 5, 2024 02:34PM
(Qatar)
M 3.7 293 km ENE
from Al Khawr
Apr 24, 2024 12:34PM
(Qatar)
M 4.2 270 km NNE
from Doha
Apr 11, 2024 08:50AM
(Qatar)
M 4.4 299 km NE
from Umm Şalāl Muḩammad
Apr 6, 2024 07:54AM
(Qatar)
M 4.3 293 km ENE
from Al Khawr
Apr 3, 2024 09:56AM
(Qatar)
M 4.0 289 km ENE
from Al Khawr
Mar 18, 2024 12:03AM
(Qatar)
M 4.9 299 km NE
from Al Khawr
Mar 15, 2024 01:03AM
(Qatar)
M 4.6 241 km NE
from Doha
Mar 9, 2024 09:07PM
(Qatar)
M 4.3 290 km NE
from Al Khawr
Mar 8, 2024 02:00PM
(Qatar)
M 4.2 298 km NE
from Al Khawr
Feb 15, 2024 06:16PM
(Qatar)
M 3.6 291 km NE
from Doha
Dec 27, 2023 03:37PM
(Qatar)
M 3.8 186 km NNE
from Doha
Dec 21, 2023 11:20AM
(Qatar)
M 4.3 281 km NE
from Al Khawr
Sep 27, 2023 11:10AM
(Qatar)
M 4.3 294 km ENE
from Al Khawr
Sep 12, 2023 08:44PM
(Qatar)
M 3.0 290 km NE
from Al Khawr
Sep 12, 2023 12:36PM
(Qatar)
M 3.8 270 km N
from Doha
Sep 9, 2023 05:26AM
(Qatar)
M 3.4 277 km N
from Al Khawr
Sep 8, 2023 06:40AM
(Qatar)
M 3.0 292 km N
from Doha
Sep 7, 2023 08:25PM
(Qatar)
M 3.2 294 km NNW
from Al Khawr
Sep 7, 2023 05:22PM
(Qatar)
M 3.0 287 km N
from Doha
Sep 7, 2023 05:16PM
(Qatar)
M 3.8 299 km N
from Doha
Sep 5, 2023 07:08AM
(Qatar)
M 3.3 283 km N
from Doha
Sep 5, 2023 12:09AM
(Qatar)
M 3.1 286 km N
from Doha
Sep 4, 2023 11:56PM
(Qatar)
M 3.4 291 km N
from Doha

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Qatar

Qatar Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
20 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 5
May 23, 2024 20:07

Average

A total of 204 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Qatar in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 20 earthquakes per year, or 1 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Qatar roughly every 17 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Qatar in 2022. A total of 58 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Qatar that year. The strongest had a 5.6 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Qatar in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Qatar 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 Qatar (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 194 95.1%
Mag. 5 10 4.9%
Mag. 6 0 0.0%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Qatar

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5.7
On Jun 9, 2020 20:18.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 6
On Mar 24, 1913 14:00.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Qatar occurred on Jun 9, 2020 20:18 local time (Asia/Qatar timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.7 and struck 296 kilometers (184 mi) north-east of Al Khawr, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Qatar in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-6 earthquake struck on Mar 24, 1913 14:00, 291 kilometers (181 mi) north-east of Doha. It is the strongest earthquake near Qatar 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 Qatar 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 Qatar.

Last 10 yrs All magnitudes
2023 All mag
Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Qatar.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jun 9, 2020 08:18PM
(Qatar)
M 5.7 296 km NE
from Al Khawr
Jun 25, 2022 06:37AM
(Qatar)
M 5.6 299 km ENE
from Al Khawr
Apr 19, 2018 09:34AM
(Qatar)
M 5.5 294 km N
from Al Khawr
Jun 15, 2022 09:06AM
(Qatar)
M 5.5 292 km ENE
from Al Khawr
Jun 9, 2020 07:08PM
(Qatar)
M 5.5 295 km NE
from Al Khawr
Jun 22, 2022 12:09AM
(Qatar)
M 5.4 279 km NE
from Doha
Jul 30, 2014 04:32AM
(Qatar)
M 5.3 233 km ENE
from Doha
Aug 31, 2020 06:36AM
(Qatar)
M 5.2 290 km NE
from Al Khawr
Jun 14, 2020 09:06PM
(Qatar)
M 5.2 298 km NE
from Al Khawr
Apr 1, 2023 06:57PM
(Qatar)
M 5.1 267 km NE
from Doha

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Qatar

Earthquakes by region of Qatar

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Qatar?

A 5 magnitude earthquake hit near Qatar on the evening of May 23, 2024 at 20:07 local time (Asia/Qatar). The center of this earthquake was located 302km north-east of Doha at a depth of 11km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Qatar in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Qatar?

A 6 magnitude earthquake hit near Qatar on the afternoon of March 24, 1913 at 14:00 local time (Asia/Qatar). The center of this earthquake was located 291km north-east of Doha at a depth of 15km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Qatar since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Qatar?

In the past 10 years, 204 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Qatar. This averages to 20 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 18 days.