Latest earthquakes near Ankara, Türkiye today

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List of latest earthquakes near Ankara.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jul 19, 2024 14:51
(Istanbul)
M 2.3 72 km SE
from Ankara
Jul 19, 2024 13:34
(Istanbul)
M 2.1 90 km WNW
from Ankara
Jul 17, 2024 23:47
(Istanbul)
M 2.3 265 km SSE
from Ankara
Jul 17, 2024 23:13
(Istanbul)
M 2.3 163 km NW
from Ankara
Jul 17, 2024 19:47
(Istanbul)
M 2.5 98 km WNW
from Ankara
Jul 17, 2024 08:33
(Istanbul)
M 2.1 266 km E
from Ankara
Jul 15, 2024 18:40
(Istanbul)
M 2.3 117 km S
from Ankara
Jul 14, 2024 22:37
(Istanbul)
M 2.1 283 km SSE
from Ankara
Jul 14, 2024 22:22
(Istanbul)
M 2.8 205 km SSW
from Ankara
Jul 14, 2024 22:08
(Istanbul)
M 3.2 209 km SSW
from Ankara
Jul 14, 2024 16:34
(Istanbul)
M 2.4 208 km SSW
from Ankara
Jul 14, 2024 11:40
(Istanbul)
M 2.4 232 km E
from Ankara
Jul 13, 2024 14:33
(Istanbul)
M 3.7 271 km E
from Ankara
Jul 13, 2024 12:18
(Istanbul)
M 2.3 284 km WSW
from Ankara
Jul 12, 2024 20:27
(Istanbul)
M 2.2 145 km NE
from Ankara
Jul 12, 2024 19:30
(Istanbul)
M 2.0 271 km E
from Ankara
Jul 12, 2024 17:40
(Istanbul)
M 2.4 273 km E
from Ankara
Jul 12, 2024 16:02
(Istanbul)
M 2.0 100 km W
from Ankara
Jul 11, 2024 09:54
(Istanbul)
M 2.6 238 km SW
from Ankara
Jul 11, 2024 08:40
(Istanbul)
M 2.4 238 km SW
from Ankara
Jul 11, 2024 07:56
(Istanbul)
M 2.4 239 km SW
from Ankara
Jul 11, 2024 06:30
(Istanbul)
M 3.6 240 km SW
from Ankara
Jul 11, 2024 06:27
(Istanbul)
M 3.0 237 km SW
from Ankara
Jul 11, 2024 06:24
(Istanbul)
M 4.2 237 km SW
from Ankara
Jul 9, 2024 21:38
(Istanbul)
M 2.6 137 km NW
from Ankara

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Ankara

Ankara Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
10 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.3
Jul 19, 2024 14:51

Average

A total of 104 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Ankara, Türkiye in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 10 earthquakes per year

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Ankara in 2021. A total of 21 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Ankara that year. The strongest had a 5.1 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Ankara in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Ankara 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 Ankara (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 96 92.31%
Mag. 5 7 6.73%
Mag. 6 1 0.96%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Ankara

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.1
On Nov 23, 2022 04:08.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.6
On Aug 17, 1999 03:01.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Ankara occurred on Nov 23, 2022 04:08 local time (Europe/Istanbul timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.1 and struck 188 kilometers (117 mi) west-northwest of Ankara, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Ankara in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.6 earthquake struck on Aug 17, 1999 03:01, 270 kilometers (168 mi) west-northwest of Ankara. It is the strongest earthquake near Ankara 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 Ankara, 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 Ankara.

Last 10 yrs All magnitudes
2023 All mag
Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Ankara.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Nov 23, 2022 04:08
(Istanbul)
M 6.1 188 km WNW
from Ankara
Apr 18, 2024 18:11
(Istanbul)
M 5.6 264 km E
from Ankara
Feb 25, 2023 13:27
(Istanbul)
M 5.2 237 km SSE
from Ankara
Nov 8, 2021 20:43
(Istanbul)
M 5.1 238 km SSW
from Ankara
Sep 20, 2020 22:08
(Istanbul)
M 5.1 235 km SSE
from Ankara
Aug 31, 2021 14:04
(Istanbul)
M 5.1 249 km WSW
from Ankara
Feb 6, 2023 04:59
(Istanbul)
M 5.0 143 km SSW
from Ankara
Jan 10, 2016 19:40
(Istanbul)
M 5.0 133 km ESE
from Ankara
Jan 18, 2022 02:28
(Istanbul)
M 4.9 280 km ESE
from Ankara
Dec 27, 2023 16:04
(Istanbul)
M 4.9 149 km NNE
from Ankara

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Ankara

Earthquakes by city in Ankara

Click the links below for earthquake reports for major places in Ankara, Türkiye.

Use this regional Ankara earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Polatlı, Çubuk, Şereflikoçhisar, Beypazarı, Akyurt, Elmadağ, Kazan, Nallıhan and Kızılcahamam.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Ankara, Türkiye?

A 2.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Ankara on the afternoon of July 19, 2024 at 14:51 local time (Europe/Istanbul). The center of this earthquake was located 72km south-east of Ankara at a depth of 12km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Ankara, Türkiye in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Ankara, Türkiye?

A 7.6 magnitude earthquake hit near Ankara on the night of August 17, 1999 at 03:01 local time (Europe/Istanbul). The center of this earthquake was located 270km west-northwest of Ankara at a depth of 17km under water in the Sea Of Marchmara. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Ankara since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Ankara, Türkiye?

In the past 10 years, 104 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Ankara. This averages to 10 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 35 days.