Latest earthquakes near Latakia, Latakia Governorate today

Complete overview of the latest earthquakes near Latakia, Latakia Governorate, Syria, updated every minute. Did you feel an earthquake today in Latakia? If an earthquake is happening right now near Latakia (also known as Λαττάκεια), it will show up within minutes.

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List of latest earthquakes near Latakia.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 18, 2024 04:18PM
(Damascus)
M 2.0 264 km N
from Latakia
Jun 18, 2024 12:21PM
(Damascus)
M 2.5 229 km NNE
from Latakia
Jun 18, 2024 01:01AM
(Damascus)
M 2.1 95 km NNE
from Latakia
Jun 17, 2024 09:32PM
(Damascus)
M 2.0 195 km NNE
from Latakia
Jun 17, 2024 01:00PM
(Damascus)
M 2.5 279 km N
from Latakia
Jun 16, 2024 04:59PM
(Damascus)
M 2.2 141 km NNE
from Latakia
Jun 16, 2024 12:12PM
(Damascus)
M 2.2 115 km NNE
from Latakia
Jun 15, 2024 07:41PM
(Damascus)
M 2.5 49 km N
from Latakia
Jun 15, 2024 12:52PM
(Damascus)
M 3.2 297 km NNE
from Latakia
Jun 14, 2024 09:08PM
(Damascus)
M 2.0 294 km NNE
from Latakia
Jun 14, 2024 07:29PM
(Damascus)
M 2.1 294 km NNE
from Latakia
Jun 14, 2024 12:50PM
(Damascus)
M 2.1 298 km NNE
from Latakia
Jun 13, 2024 06:07PM
(Damascus)
M 2.4 114 km NNE
from Latakia
Jun 13, 2024 04:55PM
(Damascus)
M 3.0 297 km NNE
from Latakia
Jun 13, 2024 10:10AM
(Damascus)
M 2.4 289 km NNE
from Latakia
Jun 12, 2024 11:50PM
(Damascus)
M 2.2 101 km NNE
from Latakia
Jun 11, 2024 02:51PM
(Damascus)
M 2.3 69 km NE
from Latakia
Jun 11, 2024 10:01AM
(Damascus)
M 2.8 186 km N
from Latakia
Jun 10, 2024 05:50PM
(Damascus)
M 2.3 263 km NNE
from Latakia
Jun 10, 2024 10:59AM
(Damascus)
M 2.3 218 km N
from Latakia
Jun 10, 2024 10:49AM
(Damascus)
M 2.3 281 km N
from Latakia
Jun 10, 2024 01:57AM
(Damascus)
M 2.3 275 km N
from Latakia
Jun 9, 2024 08:56AM
(Damascus)
M 2.4 248 km NNE
from Latakia
Jun 9, 2024 08:16AM
(Damascus)
M 2.6 262 km NNE
from Latakia
Jun 9, 2024 06:32AM
(Damascus)
M 4.3 285 km N
from Latakia

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Latakia

Latakia Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
50 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2
Jun 18, 2024 16:18

Average

A total of 509 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Latakia, Latakia Governorate in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 50 earthquakes per year, or 4 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Latakia roughly every 7 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Latakia in 2023. A total of 426 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Latakia that year. The strongest had a 7.8 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Latakia in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Latakia 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 Latakia (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 482 94.7%
Mag. 5 23 4.52%
Mag. 6 3 0.59%
Mag. 7 1 0.2%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Latakia

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 Latakia occurred on Feb 6, 2023 03:17 local time (Asia/Damascus timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.8 and struck 218 kilometers (135 mi) north-northeast of Latakia, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Latakia in the list below.

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Latakia, Latakia Governorate 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 Latakia.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Latakia.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Feb 6, 2023 03:17AM
(Damascus)
M 7.8 218 km NNE
from Latakia
Feb 6, 2023 03:28AM
(Damascus)
M 6.7 209 km NNE
from Latakia
Feb 20, 2023 07:04PM
(Damascus)
M 6.3 73 km NNE
from Latakia
Feb 6, 2023 02:02PM
(Damascus)
M 6.0 288 km NNE
from Latakia
Feb 6, 2023 03:26AM
(Damascus)
M 5.7 217 km NNE
from Latakia
Feb 6, 2023 03:36AM
(Damascus)
M 5.6 181 km NNE
from Latakia
Feb 20, 2023 07:07PM
(Damascus)
M 5.5 71 km N
from Latakia
Jul 25, 2023 08:44AM
(Damascus)
M 5.5 228 km N
from Latakia
Feb 7, 2023 08:10PM
(Damascus)
M 5.3 277 km NNE
from Latakia
Feb 6, 2023 04:23AM
(Damascus)
M 5.3 212 km NNE
from Latakia

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Latakia

Nearest earthquakes from Latakia

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Latakia.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Mar 18, 2023 02:43PM
(Damascus)
M 4.1 14 km SE
from Latakia
Feb 12, 2023 09:12AM
(Damascus)
M 4.1 16 km W
from Latakia
May 25, 2023 10:21AM
(Damascus)
M 4.1 21 km NW
from Latakia
Feb 6, 2023 09:54AM
(Damascus)
M 4.3 20 km WNW
from Latakia
Sep 22, 2014 10:25AM
(Damascus)
M 4.1 25 km SW
from Latakia
Jan 29, 2023 06:12PM
(Damascus)
M 4.3 27 km N
from Latakia
Feb 6, 2023 09:29AM
(Damascus)
M 4.5 29 km WNW
from Latakia
Feb 14, 2023 03:44PM
(Damascus)
M 4.3 35 km W
from Latakia
Feb 7, 2023 01:29AM
(Damascus)
M 4.5 40 km W
from Latakia
May 25, 2023 01:47PM
(Damascus)
M 4.2 40 km NNW
from Latakia

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Latakia

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Latakia, Latakia Governorate?

A 2 magnitude earthquake hit near Latakia on the afternoon of June 18, 2024 at 16:18 local time (Asia/Damascus). The center of this earthquake was located 264km north of Latakia at a depth of 10km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Latakia, Latakia Governorate in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Latakia, Latakia Governorate?

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Latakia on the night of February 6, 2023 at 03:17 local time (Asia/Damascus). The center of this earthquake was located 218km north-northeast of Latakia at a depth of 10km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Latakia since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Latakia, Latakia Governorate?

In the past 10 years, 509 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Latakia. This averages to 51 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 7 days.