Latest earthquakes near Balıkesir today

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List of latest earthquakes near Balıkesir.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jul 20, 2024 03:36
(Istanbul)
M 2.0 105 km NE
from Balıkesir
Jul 19, 2024 22:26
(Istanbul)
M 4.2 117 km NNW
from Balıkesir
Jul 19, 2024 19:06
(Istanbul)
M 2.5 158 km SW
from Balıkesir
Jul 19, 2024 14:48
(Istanbul)
M 2.0 48 km S
from Balıkesir
Jul 18, 2024 23:18
(Istanbul)
M 2.0 279 km WSW
from Balıkesir
Jul 18, 2024 22:01
(Istanbul)
M 2.3 106 km NE
from Balıkesir
Jul 18, 2024 21:49
(Istanbul)
M 2.8 274 km WSW
from Balıkesir
Jul 18, 2024 20:29
(Istanbul)
M 3.1 104 km NE
from Balıkesir
Jul 18, 2024 18:41
(Istanbul)
M 3.1 77 km NW
from Balıkesir
Jul 18, 2024 14:03
(Istanbul)
M 3.0 152 km SW
from Balıkesir
Jul 18, 2024 12:52
(Istanbul)
M 2.0 45 km SSW
from Balıkesir
Jul 18, 2024 10:01
(Istanbul)
M 2.0 60 km SSW
from Balıkesir
Jul 18, 2024 09:31
(Istanbul)
M 2.0 102 km NW
from Balıkesir
Jul 18, 2024 07:12
(Istanbul)
M 2.6 154 km SW
from Balıkesir
Jul 18, 2024 05:44
(Istanbul)
M 2.4 174 km WSW
from Balıkesir
Jul 17, 2024 23:07
(Istanbul)
M 2.8 262 km SW
from Balıkesir
Jul 17, 2024 21:48
(Istanbul)
M 2.3 94 km ENE
from Balıkesir
Jul 17, 2024 21:04
(Istanbul)
M 2.2 14 km SE
from Balıkesir
Jul 17, 2024 07:23
(Istanbul)
M 2.2 198 km S
from Balıkesir
Jul 16, 2024 22:59
(Istanbul)
M 2.0 45 km SSE
from Balıkesir
Jul 16, 2024 17:10
(Istanbul)
M 2.2 108 km S
from Balıkesir
Jul 16, 2024 10:49
(Istanbul)
M 2.4 196 km SSW
from Balıkesir
Jul 16, 2024 08:54
(Istanbul)
M 2.7 130 km NNW
from Balıkesir
Jul 15, 2024 17:26
(Istanbul)
M 2.4 266 km SSW
from Balıkesir
Jul 15, 2024 13:54
(Istanbul)
M 2.3 161 km SW
from Balıkesir

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Balıkesir

Balıkesir Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
44 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2
Jul 20, 2024 03:36

Average

A total of 445 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Balıkesir in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 44 earthquakes per year, or 3 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Balıkesir roughly every 8 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. 4 414 93.03%
Mag. 5 28 6.29%
Mag. 6 2 0.45%
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, 208 kilometers (129 mi) south-southwest of Balıkesir. 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 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 Distance
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 5.7 141 km N
from Balıkesir
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
Feb 12, 2017 16:48
(Istanbul)
M 5.3 154 km W
from Balıkesir
Feb 7, 2017 05:24
(Istanbul)
M 5.3 154 km W
from Balıkesir

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Balıkesir

Nearest earthquakes from Balıkesir

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Balıkesir.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Dec 10, 2019 23:24
(Istanbul)
M 4.2 23 km SSE
from Balıkesir
Dec 10, 2019 23:14
(Istanbul)
M 4.6 22 km S
from Balıkesir
Dec 10, 2019 23:46
(Istanbul)
M 4.4 22 km S
from Balıkesir
Jun 4, 2022 01:58
(Istanbul)
M 4.3 23 km NNE
from Balıkesir
Jun 4, 2022 01:13
(Istanbul)
M 4.0 26 km NNE
from Balıkesir
Oct 26, 2022 13:27
(Istanbul)
M 4.2 29 km ESE
from Balıkesir
Jan 4, 2018 07:53
(Istanbul)
M 4.0 34 km SSE
from Balıkesir
May 13, 2019 01:23
(Istanbul)
M 4.1 37 km S
from Balıkesir
Aug 9, 2017 23:14
(Istanbul)
M 4.0 38 km S
from Balıkesir
Jul 12, 2023 20:37
(Istanbul)
M 4.2 40 km NNE
from Balıkesir

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Balıkesir

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Balıkesir?

A 2 magnitude earthquake hit near Balıkesir on the night of July 20, 2024 at 03:36 local time (Europe/Istanbul). The center of this earthquake was located 105km north-east of Balıkesir at a depth of 9km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Balıkesir in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Balıkesir?

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 208km north-east of Balıkesir 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?

In the past 10 years, 445 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Balıkesir. This averages to 45 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 8 days.