Latest earthquakes near Türkiye today

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List of latest earthquakes near Türkiye.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Mar 3, 2024 20:26
(Istanbul)
M 2.2 73 km NNE
from Kahramanmaraş
Mar 3, 2024 19:53
(Istanbul)
M 2.2 56 km N
from Diyarbakır
Mar 3, 2024 19:11
(Istanbul)
M 2.8 41 km N
from Osmaniye
Mar 3, 2024 18:13
(Istanbul)
M 2.1 12 km SSE
from Kahramanmaraş
Mar 3, 2024 17:50
(Istanbul)
M 2.0 69 km WSW
from Malatya
Mar 3, 2024 17:43
(Istanbul)
M 4.2 97 km N
from Gaziantep
Mar 3, 2024 17:42
(Istanbul)
M 2.0 84 km W
from Malatya
Mar 3, 2024 17:11
(Istanbul)
M 2.0 63 km W
from Gaziantep
Mar 3, 2024 16:13
(Istanbul)
M 2.7 83 km NE
from Adana
Mar 3, 2024 15:26
(Istanbul)
M 2.2 82 km NNE
from Adana
Mar 3, 2024 15:23
(Istanbul)
M 2.2 32 km SSE
from Malatya
Mar 3, 2024 13:52
(Istanbul)
M 2.0 52 km SSW
from Çanakkale
Mar 3, 2024 13:48
(Istanbul)
M 2.2 83 km WSW
from Istanbul
Mar 3, 2024 13:46
(Istanbul)
M 2.2 28 km SSE
from Malatya
Mar 3, 2024 13:11
(Istanbul)
M 3.3 78 km NE
from Adana
Mar 3, 2024 12:30
(Istanbul)
M 2.5 140 km SW
from Mersin
Mar 3, 2024 11:54
(Istanbul)
M 2.3 70 km NW
from Van
Mar 3, 2024 11:47
(Istanbul)
M 2.1 68 km NW
from Kahramanmaraş
Mar 3, 2024 08:42
(Istanbul)
M 2.2 53 km ENE
from Çanakkale
Mar 3, 2024 08:14
(Istanbul)
M 2.0 168 km S
from İzmir
Mar 3, 2024 08:10
(Istanbul)
M 2.0 170 km S
from İzmir
Mar 3, 2024 08:05
(Istanbul)
M 3.5 60 km N
from Kahramanmaraş
Mar 3, 2024 08:00
(Istanbul)
M 2.2 171 km S
from İzmir
Mar 3, 2024 06:27
(Istanbul)
M 2.2 86 km SSE
from Aydın
Mar 3, 2024 06:20
(Istanbul)
M 3.5 32 km SE
from Malatya

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Türkiye

Recent Türkiye Earthquake News

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Türkiye Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
264 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.2
Mar 3, 2024 20:26

Average

A total of 2645 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Türkiye in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 264 earthquakes per year, or 22 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Türkiye roughly every 1 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Türkiye in 2023. A total of 877 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Türkiye that year. The strongest had a 7.8 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Türkiye in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Türkiye 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 Türkiye (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 2464 93.16%
Mag. 5 167 6.31%
Mag. 6 11 0.42%
Mag. 7 3 0.11%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Türkiye

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.8
On Feb 6, 2023 04:17.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.8
On Dec 27, 1939 01:57.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Türkiye occurred on Feb 6, 2023 04:17 local time (Europe/Istanbul timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.8 and struck 38 kilometers (24 mi) west-northwest of Gaziantep, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Türkiye in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.8 earthquake struck on Dec 27, 1939 01:57, 20 kilometers (12 mi) west-northwest of Erzincan. It is the strongest earthquake near Türkiye 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 Türkiye 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 Türkiye.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Türkiye.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Feb 6, 2023 04:17
(Istanbul)
M 7.8 38 km WNW
from Gaziantep
Feb 6, 2023 13:24
(Istanbul)
M 7.5 53 km NNE
from Kahramanmaraş
Oct 30, 2020 14:51
(Istanbul)
M 7.0 65 km SSW
from İzmir
May 24, 2014 12:25
(Istanbul)
M 6.9 88 km W
from Çanakkale
Feb 6, 2023 04:28
(Istanbul)
M 6.7 46 km WNW
from Gaziantep
Jan 24, 2020 20:55
(Istanbul)
M 6.7 31 km SSW
from Elazığ
Jul 21, 2017 01:31
(Istanbul)
M 6.6 167 km S
from İzmir
Jan 11, 2022 04:07
(Istanbul)
M 6.6 218 km SSE
from Antalya
Jun 12, 2017 15:28
(Istanbul)
M 6.3 88 km NW
from İzmir
Feb 20, 2023 20:04
(Istanbul)
M 6.3 13 km WSW
from Antakya

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Türkiye

Earthquakes by region of Türkiye

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Türkiye?

A 2.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Türkiye on the evening of March 3, 2024 at 20:26 local time (Europe/Istanbul). The center of this earthquake was located 73km north-northeast of Kahramanmaraş at a depth of 5km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Türkiye in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Türkiye?

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Türkiye on the night of December 27, 1939 at 01:57 local time (Europe/Istanbul). The center of this earthquake was located 20km north-northeast of Erzincan at a depth of 20km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Türkiye since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Türkiye?

In the past 10 years, 2645 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Türkiye. This averages to 265 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 1 days.