Latest earthquakes near Bitlis, Türkiye today

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List of latest earthquakes near Bitlis.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 15, 2024 14:29
(Istanbul)
M 3.0 223 km E
from Tatvan
Apr 15, 2024 03:34
(Istanbul)
M 3.1 286 km W
from Tatvan
Apr 14, 2024 03:05
(Istanbul)
M 2.1 264 km W
from Tatvan
Apr 14, 2024 01:19
(Istanbul)
M 2.1 272 km W
from Tatvan
Apr 13, 2024 22:33
(Istanbul)
M 2.2 224 km WNW
from Tatvan
Apr 13, 2024 18:48
(Istanbul)
M 3.8 286 km W
from Tatvan
Apr 13, 2024 16:50
(Istanbul)
M 3.6 286 km W
from Tatvan
Apr 13, 2024 12:35
(Istanbul)
M 2.4 262 km W
from Tatvan
Apr 13, 2024 09:15
(Istanbul)
M 2.0 204 km W
from Tatvan
Apr 12, 2024 07:56
(Istanbul)
M 2.2 291 km W
from Tatvan
Apr 11, 2024 18:34
(Istanbul)
M 2.8 80 km SE
from Tatvan
Apr 11, 2024 17:15
(Istanbul)
M 2.3 252 km W
from Tatvan
Apr 11, 2024 11:14
(Istanbul)
M 2.1 256 km W
from Tatvan
Apr 11, 2024 01:28
(Istanbul)
M 2.2 249 km W
from Tatvan
Apr 10, 2024 12:58
(Istanbul)
M 2.7 248 km W
from Tatvan
Apr 10, 2024 11:23
(Istanbul)
M 2.4 247 km W
from Tatvan
Apr 9, 2024 06:32
(Istanbul)
M 2.6 184 km WNW
from Tatvan
Apr 8, 2024 12:48
(Istanbul)
M 2.1 50 km NE
from Tatvan
Apr 8, 2024 06:07
(Istanbul)
M 2.1 273 km NW
from Tatvan
Apr 7, 2024 21:21
(Istanbul)
M 2.0 78 km WSW
from Tatvan
Apr 7, 2024 13:44
(Istanbul)
M 2.5 93 km SE
from Tatvan
Apr 7, 2024 12:20
(Istanbul)
M 2.2 252 km N
from Tatvan
Apr 7, 2024 10:19
(Istanbul)
M 2.8 279 km NW
from Tatvan
Apr 7, 2024 07:54
(Istanbul)
M 2.6 66 km SE
from Tatvan
Apr 6, 2024 16:22
(Istanbul)
M 2.1 256 km W
from Tatvan

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Bitlis

Bitlis Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
34 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3
Apr 15, 2024 14:29

Average

A total of 341 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Bitlis, Türkiye in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 34 earthquakes per year, or 2 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Bitlis roughly every 10 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Bitlis in 2020. A total of 91 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Bitlis that year. The strongest had a 6.7 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Bitlis in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Bitlis 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 Bitlis (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 316 92.67%
Mag. 5 23 6.74%
Mag. 6 2 0.59%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Bitlis

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.7
On Jan 24, 2020 20:55.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.8
On Dec 27, 1939 01:57.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Bitlis occurred on Jan 24, 2020 20:55 local time (Europe/Istanbul timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.7 and struck 281 kilometers (175 mi) west of Tatvan, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Bitlis in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.8 earthquake struck on Dec 27, 1939 01:57, 281 kilometers (175 mi) west of Tatvan. It is the strongest earthquake near Bitlis 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 Bitlis, 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 Bitlis.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Bitlis.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jan 24, 2020 20:55
(Istanbul)
M 6.7 281 km W
from Tatvan
Feb 23, 2020 19:00
(Istanbul)
M 6.0 182 km E
from Tatvan
Jun 14, 2020 17:24
(Istanbul)
M 5.9 171 km NW
from Tatvan
Jan 28, 2023 21:14
(Istanbul)
M 5.9 229 km E
from Tatvan
Feb 23, 2020 08:53
(Istanbul)
M 5.8 186 km E
from Tatvan
Jan 18, 2023 13:08
(Istanbul)
M 5.7 232 km E
from Tatvan
Mar 24, 2023 06:16
(Istanbul)
M 5.6 224 km E
from Tatvan
Oct 5, 2022 03:21
(Istanbul)
M 5.6 239 km E
from Tatvan
Jun 15, 2020 09:51
(Istanbul)
M 5.5 168 km NW
from Tatvan
Dec 27, 2020 09:37
(Istanbul)
M 5.5 266 km W
from Tatvan

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Bitlis

Earthquakes by city in Bitlis

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

Use this regional Bitlis earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Ahlat, Adilcevaz, Bitlis, Güroymak and Hizan.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Bitlis, Türkiye?

A 3 magnitude earthquake hit near Bitlis on the afternoon of April 15, 2024 at 14:29 local time (Europe/Istanbul). The center of this earthquake was located 223km east of Tatvan at a depth of 9km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Bitlis, Türkiye in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Bitlis, Türkiye?

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Bitlis on the night of December 27, 1939 at 01:57 local time (Europe/Istanbul). The center of this earthquake was located 281km northwest of Tatvan at a depth of 20km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Bitlis since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Bitlis, Türkiye?

In the past 10 years, 341 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Bitlis. This averages to 34 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 11 days.