Latest earthquakes near Balıkesir, Türkiye today

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List of latest earthquakes near Balıkesir.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 26, 2024 10:51
(Istanbul)
M 2.5 221 km SSW
from Balıkesir
May 26, 2024 10:32
(Istanbul)
M 2.4 198 km SSW
from Balıkesir
May 26, 2024 07:35
(Istanbul)
M 2.2 286 km S
from Balıkesir
May 25, 2024 18:36
(Istanbul)
M 2.8 61 km SE
from Balıkesir
May 25, 2024 03:02
(Istanbul)
M 2.4 56 km NW
from Bandırma
May 25, 2024 02:48
(Istanbul)
M 2.1 224 km SW
from Balıkesir
May 25, 2024 01:41
(Istanbul)
M 2.8 150 km SSE
from Balıkesir
May 24, 2024 14:55
(Istanbul)
M 2.3 165 km SSW
from Balıkesir
May 24, 2024 14:12
(Istanbul)
M 2.1 170 km WNW
from Balıkesir
May 24, 2024 13:11
(Istanbul)
M 2.2 216 km SSW
from Balıkesir
May 24, 2024 09:02
(Istanbul)
M 3.4 162 km SSW
from Balıkesir
May 24, 2024 09:00
(Istanbul)
M 2.0 173 km WNW
from Balıkesir
May 24, 2024 05:12
(Istanbul)
M 2.1 161 km W
from Balıkesir
May 23, 2024 23:51
(Istanbul)
M 2.2 197 km SSW
from Balıkesir
May 23, 2024 21:17
(Istanbul)
M 2.5 289 km W
from Balıkesir
May 23, 2024 14:07
(Istanbul)
M 2.3 39 km S
from Balıkesir
May 23, 2024 07:42
(Istanbul)
M 2.4 56 km NW
from Balıkesir
May 23, 2024 06:22
(Istanbul)
M 2.2 251 km WSW
from Balıkesir
May 23, 2024 05:35
(Istanbul)
M 2.2 224 km SSW
from Balıkesir
May 21, 2024 15:15
(Istanbul)
M 2.3 300 km S
from Balıkesir
May 21, 2024 10:24
(Istanbul)
M 2.0 286 km S
from Balıkesir
May 21, 2024 07:42
(Istanbul)
M 2.1 179 km WSW
from Balıkesir
May 21, 2024 05:11
(Istanbul)
M 2.3 231 km WSW
from Balıkesir
May 20, 2024 20:16
(Istanbul)
M 2.6 98 km NW
from Balıkesir
May 20, 2024 19:32
(Istanbul)
M 2.4 274 km WSW
from Balıkesir

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Balıkesir

Balıkesir Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
45 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.5
May 26, 2024 10:51

Average

A total of 457 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Balıkesir, Türkiye in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 45 earthquakes per year, or 3 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Balıkesir roughly every 7 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Balıkesir in 2020. A total of 95 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Balıkesir that year. The strongest had a 7 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Balıkesir in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Balıkesir 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 Balıkesir (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 426 93.22%
Mag. 5 28 6.13%
Mag. 6 2 0.44%
Mag. 7 1 0.22%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Balıkesir

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7
On Oct 30, 2020 14:51.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.6
On Aug 17, 1999 03:01.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Balıkesir occurred on Oct 30, 2020 14:51 local time (Europe/Istanbul timezone). It had a magnitude of 7 and struck 217 kilometers (135 mi) south-southwest of Balıkesir, at a depth of 21 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Balıkesir in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.6 earthquake struck on Aug 17, 1999 03:01, 165 kilometers (103 mi) south-southwest of Bandırma. It is the strongest earthquake near Balıkesir 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 Balıkesir, 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 Balıkesir.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Balıkesir.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Oct 30, 2020 14:51
(Istanbul)
M 7.0 217 km SSW
from Balıkesir
Jun 12, 2017 15:28
(Istanbul)
M 6.3 153 km WSW
from Balıkesir
Nov 23, 2022 04:08
(Istanbul)
M 6.1 294 km ENE
from Balıkesir
Aug 8, 2019 14:25
(Istanbul)
M 5.9 247 km SE
from Balıkesir
Sep 26, 2019 13:59
(Istanbul)
M 5.7 63 km NNE
from Bandırma
Mar 20, 2019 09:34
(Istanbul)
M 5.7 287 km SSE
from Balıkesir
Jan 22, 2020 22:22
(Istanbul)
M 5.6 64 km S
from Balıkesir
Aug 31, 2022 13:10
(Istanbul)
M 5.4 250 km SSW
from Balıkesir
Aug 8, 2017 10:42
(Istanbul)
M 5.3 300 km S
from Balıkesir
Feb 12, 2017 16:48
(Istanbul)
M 5.3 154 km W
from Balıkesir

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Balıkesir

Earthquakes by city in Balıkesir

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

Use this regional Balıkesir earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Ayvalık, Edremit, Gönen, Burhaniye, Susurluk, Erdek, Dursunbey and Bigadiç.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Balıkesir, Türkiye?

A 2.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Balıkesir on the morning of May 26, 2024 at 10:51 local time (Europe/Istanbul). The center of this earthquake was located 221km south-southwest of Balıkesir at a depth of 13km under water in the Aegean Sea. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Balıkesir, Türkiye in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Balıkesir, Türkiye?

A 7.6 magnitude earthquake hit near Balıkesir on the night of August 17, 1999 at 03:01 local time (Europe/Istanbul). The center of this earthquake was located 165km east-northeast of Bandırma at a depth of 17km under water in the Sea Of Marchmara. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Balıkesir since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Balıkesir, Türkiye?

In the past 10 years, 457 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Balıkesir. This averages to 46 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 8 days.