Latest earthquakes near İzmir, Türkiye today

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List of latest earthquakes near İzmir.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 27, 2024 00:38
(Istanbul)
M 3.8 287 km NNE
from İzmir
May 27, 2024 00:23
(Istanbul)
M 2.3 152 km WNW
from İzmir
May 26, 2024 22:03
(Istanbul)
M 2.0 151 km NE
from İzmir
May 26, 2024 18:15
(Istanbul)
M 4.5 179 km S
from İzmir
May 26, 2024 16:58
(Istanbul)
M 2.2 227 km NE
from İzmir
May 26, 2024 12:53
(Istanbul)
M 2.2 64 km SSW
from İzmir
May 26, 2024 10:51
(Istanbul)
M 2.5 69 km SSW
from İzmir
May 26, 2024 10:32
(Istanbul)
M 2.3 51 km S
from İzmir
May 26, 2024 07:35
(Istanbul)
M 2.2 159 km SSE
from İzmir
May 26, 2024 04:08
(Istanbul)
M 2.8 237 km S
from İzmir
May 26, 2024 01:10
(Istanbul)
M 2.2 289 km SSE
from İzmir
May 26, 2024 00:14
(Istanbul)
M 2.3 161 km S
from İzmir
May 25, 2024 18:36
(Istanbul)
M 2.8 134 km NE
from İzmir
May 25, 2024 03:02
(Istanbul)
M 2.4 256 km N
from İzmir
May 25, 2024 02:48
(Istanbul)
M 2.1 125 km W
from İzmir
May 25, 2024 01:41
(Istanbul)
M 2.8 111 km E
from İzmir
May 24, 2024 14:55
(Istanbul)
M 2.3 19 km SSE
from İzmir
May 24, 2024 14:12
(Istanbul)
M 2.1 242 km NNW
from İzmir
May 24, 2024 13:11
(Istanbul)
M 2.2 65 km SSW
from İzmir
May 24, 2024 09:02
(Istanbul)
M 3.4 16 km SSE
from İzmir
May 24, 2024 09:00
(Istanbul)
M 2.0 239 km NNW
from İzmir
May 24, 2024 05:12
(Istanbul)
M 2.1 162 km NW
from İzmir
May 23, 2024 23:51
(Istanbul)
M 2.2 48 km S
from İzmir
May 23, 2024 21:17
(Istanbul)
M 2.5 288 km NW
from İzmir
May 23, 2024 19:02
(Istanbul)
M 2.6 250 km W
from İzmir

Map of Latest Earthquakes near İzmir

İzmir Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
74 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.8
May 27, 2024 00:38

Average

A total of 746 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of İzmir, Türkiye in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 74 earthquakes per year, or 6 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near İzmir roughly every 4 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near İzmir in 2017. A total of 157 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of İzmir that year. The strongest had a 6.6 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of İzmir in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near İzmir 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 İzmir (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 693 92.9%
Mag. 5 50 6.7%
Mag. 6 2 0.27%
Mag. 7 1 0.13%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near İzmir

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7
On Oct 30, 2020 14:51.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.7
On Jul 9, 1956 05:11.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near İzmir occurred on Oct 30, 2020 14:51 local time (Europe/Istanbul timezone). It had a magnitude of 7 and struck 65 kilometers (40 mi) south-southwest of İzmir, at a depth of 21 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near İzmir in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.7 earthquake struck on Jul 9, 1956 05:11, 221 kilometers (137 mi) south-southwest of İzmir. It is the strongest earthquake near İzmir 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 İzmir, 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 İzmir.

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List of strongest earthquakes near İzmir.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Oct 30, 2020 14:51
(Istanbul)
M 7.0 65 km SSW
from İzmir
Jul 21, 2017 01:31
(Istanbul)
M 6.6 167 km S
from İzmir
Jun 12, 2017 15:28
(Istanbul)
M 6.3 88 km NW
from İzmir
Aug 8, 2019 14:25
(Istanbul)
M 5.9 230 km ESE
from İzmir
Mar 20, 2019 09:34
(Istanbul)
M 5.7 238 km ESE
from İzmir
Sep 26, 2019 13:59
(Istanbul)
M 5.7 290 km NNE
from İzmir
Jan 22, 2020 22:22
(Istanbul)
M 5.6 95 km NE
from İzmir
Aug 1, 2021 07:31
(Istanbul)
M 5.6 225 km S
from İzmir
Jun 22, 2021 01:14
(Istanbul)
M 5.5 220 km S
from İzmir
Nov 21, 2022 02:24
(Istanbul)
M 5.5 293 km SSW
from İzmir

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near İzmir

Earthquakes by city in İzmir

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

Use this regional İzmir earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Ödemiş, Bergama, Menemen, Torbalı, Tire, Urla, Aliağa, Kemalpaşa, Selçuk, Menderes, Çeşme, Seferihisar, Bayındır and Foça.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in İzmir, Türkiye?

A 3.8 magnitude earthquake hit near İzmir on the night of May 27, 2024 at 00:38 local time (Europe/Istanbul). The center of this earthquake was located 287km north-northeast of İzmir at a depth of 7km under water in the Sea Of Marchmara. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near İzmir, Türkiye in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near İzmir, Türkiye?

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit near İzmir on the night of July 9, 1956 at 05:11 local time (Europe/Istanbul). The center of this earthquake was located 221km south-southwest of İzmir at a depth of 20km under water in the Aegean Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near İzmir since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near İzmir, Türkiye?

In the past 10 years, 746 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from İzmir. This averages to 75 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 5 days.