Latest earthquakes near Ar-Raqqah, Syria today

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List of latest earthquakes near Ar-Raqqah.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jul 20, 2024 04:21PM
(Damascus)
M 2.1 297 km NNW
from Ar Raqqah
Jul 20, 2024 12:24PM
(Damascus)
M 2.9 289 km NW
from Ar Raqqah
Jul 20, 2024 09:19AM
(Damascus)
M 2.0 278 km NNW
from Ar Raqqah
Jul 19, 2024 01:25PM
(Damascus)
M 2.2 267 km N
from Ar Raqqah
Jul 19, 2024 12:57PM
(Damascus)
M 2.5 280 km NNW
from Ar Raqqah
Jul 19, 2024 12:44PM
(Damascus)
M 2.8 262 km NNW
from Ar Raqqah
Jul 19, 2024 11:28AM
(Damascus)
M 2.2 279 km NNW
from Ar Raqqah
Jul 19, 2024 11:08AM
(Damascus)
M 2.0 246 km NNW
from Ar Raqqah
Jul 19, 2024 08:44AM
(Damascus)
M 2.4 260 km NNW
from Ar Raqqah
Jul 19, 2024 12:04AM
(Damascus)
M 2.5 228 km NNW
from Ar Raqqah
Jul 18, 2024 11:12PM
(Damascus)
M 2.3 238 km NNW
from Ar Raqqah
Jul 18, 2024 04:19PM
(Damascus)
M 2.0 266 km WNW
from Ar Raqqah
Jul 18, 2024 12:48PM
(Damascus)
M 2.7 259 km N
from Ar Raqqah
Jul 18, 2024 10:26AM
(Damascus)
M 2.6 244 km NW
from Ar Raqqah
Jul 18, 2024 07:33AM
(Damascus)
M 2.3 253 km N
from Ar Raqqah
Jul 17, 2024 06:44PM
(Damascus)
M 2.0 293 km WNW
from Ar Raqqah
Jul 17, 2024 02:59PM
(Damascus)
M 2.4 258 km NNW
from Ar Raqqah
Jul 17, 2024 09:02AM
(Damascus)
M 3.1 256 km N
from Ar Raqqah
Jul 17, 2024 07:53AM
(Damascus)
M 2.6 239 km NW
from Ar Raqqah
Jul 16, 2024 06:53PM
(Damascus)
M 2.6 240 km NW
from Ar Raqqah
Jul 16, 2024 06:01PM
(Damascus)
M 2.2 250 km N
from Ar Raqqah
Jul 16, 2024 05:09PM
(Damascus)
M 2.7 248 km N
from Ar Raqqah
Jul 16, 2024 11:39AM
(Damascus)
M 2.3 277 km N
from Ar Raqqah
Jul 16, 2024 08:31AM
(Damascus)
M 2.2 297 km NNW
from Ar Raqqah
Jul 15, 2024 10:56PM
(Damascus)
M 2.0 235 km WNW
from Ar Raqqah

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Ar-Raqqah

Ar-Raqqah Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
66 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.1
Jul 20, 2024 16:21

Average

A total of 665 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Ar-Raqqah, Syria in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 66 earthquakes per year, or 5 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Ar-Raqqah roughly every 5 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Ar-Raqqah in 2023. A total of 514 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Ar-Raqqah that year. The strongest had a 7.8 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Ar-Raqqah in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Ar-Raqqah 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 Ar-Raqqah (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 616 92.63%
Mag. 5 43 6.47%
Mag. 6 4 0.6%
Mag. 7 2 0.3%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Ar-Raqqah

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.8
On Feb 6, 2023 03:17.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.8
On Feb 6, 2023 03:17.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Ar-Raqqah occurred on Feb 6, 2023 03:17 local time (Asia/Damascus timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.8 and struck 227 kilometers (141 mi) north-west of Ar Raqqah, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Ar-Raqqah in the list below.

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Ar-Raqqah, Syria 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 Ar-Raqqah.

Last 10 yrs All magnitudes
2023 All mag
Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Ar-Raqqah.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Feb 6, 2023 03:17AM
(Damascus)
M 7.8 227 km NW
from Ar Raqqah
Feb 6, 2023 12:24PM
(Damascus)
M 7.5 280 km NW
from Ar Raqqah
Feb 6, 2023 03:28AM
(Damascus)
M 6.7 234 km NW
from Ar Raqqah
Jan 24, 2020 07:55PM
(Damascus)
M 6.7 276 km N
from Ar Raqqah
Feb 20, 2023 07:04PM
(Damascus)
M 6.3 269 km W
from Ar Raqqah
Feb 6, 2023 12:26PM
(Damascus)
M 6.0 245 km NNW
from Ar Raqqah
Feb 6, 2023 12:35PM
(Damascus)
M 5.8 254 km NNW
from Ar Raqqah
Feb 6, 2023 12:51PM
(Damascus)
M 5.7 265 km NNW
from Ar Raqqah
Feb 6, 2023 03:26AM
(Damascus)
M 5.7 228 km NW
from Ar Raqqah
Feb 6, 2023 03:36AM
(Damascus)
M 5.6 238 km WNW
from Ar Raqqah

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Ar-Raqqah

Earthquakes by city in Ar-Raqqah

Click the links below for earthquake reports for major places in Ar-Raqqah, Syria.

Use this regional Ar-Raqqah earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Ath Thawrah.

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Ar-Raqqah.

When was the last earthquake in Ar-Raqqah, Syria?

A 2.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Ar-Raqqah on the afternoon of July 20, 2024 at 16:21 local time (Asia/Damascus). The center of this earthquake was located 297km north-northwest of Ar Raqqah at a depth of 7km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Ar-Raqqah, Syria in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Ar-Raqqah, Syria?

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Ar-Raqqah on the night of February 6, 2023 at 03:17 local time (Asia/Damascus). The center of this earthquake was located 227km northwest of Ar Raqqah at a depth of 10km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Ar-Raqqah since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Ar-Raqqah, Syria?

In the past 10 years, 665 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Ar-Raqqah. This averages to 67 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 5 days.