Latest earthquakes near Kocaeli, Türkiye today

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List of latest earthquakes near Kocaeli.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 15, 2024 22:58
(Istanbul)
M 2.3 153 km E
from İzmit
Apr 13, 2024 23:49
(Istanbul)
M 3.2 143 km SSW
from Gebze
Apr 13, 2024 15:45
(Istanbul)
M 2.1 290 km WSW
from Gebze
Apr 13, 2024 06:31
(Istanbul)
M 2.1 63 km SW
from Gebze
Apr 13, 2024 00:59
(Istanbul)
M 2.3 223 km SW
from Gebze
Apr 12, 2024 13:20
(Istanbul)
M 2.3 92 km E
from İzmit
Apr 12, 2024 05:53
(Istanbul)
M 2.2 277 km ENE
from Gebze
Apr 11, 2024 21:32
(Istanbul)
M 2.0 200 km S
from Gebze
Apr 11, 2024 16:56
(Istanbul)
M 2.2 74 km WSW
from Gebze
Apr 11, 2024 16:29
(Istanbul)
M 2.6 206 km WSW
from Gebze
Apr 11, 2024 14:45
(Istanbul)
M 2.0 272 km SW
from Gebze
Apr 11, 2024 12:18
(Istanbul)
M 2.5 235 km SSW
from Gebze
Apr 9, 2024 23:43
(Istanbul)
M 2.5 94 km E
from İzmit
Apr 9, 2024 21:03
(Istanbul)
M 2.4 167 km ESE
from İzmit
Apr 9, 2024 19:44
(Istanbul)
M 2.4 211 km SSE
from Gebze
Apr 9, 2024 15:24
(Istanbul)
M 2.4 44 km SSW
from Gebze
Apr 9, 2024 01:10
(Istanbul)
M 2.2 180 km S
from Gebze
Apr 7, 2024 16:07
(Istanbul)
M 2.3 214 km SW
from Gebze
Apr 7, 2024 12:03
(Istanbul)
M 2.3 213 km WSW
from Gebze
Apr 7, 2024 10:14
(Istanbul)
M 2.0 182 km S
from Gebze
Apr 7, 2024 07:22
(Istanbul)
M 3.0 211 km WSW
from Gebze
Apr 6, 2024 22:24
(Istanbul)
M 2.2 162 km ESE
from İzmit
Apr 6, 2024 04:07
(Istanbul)
M 2.1 289 km SW
from Gebze
Apr 5, 2024 19:38
(Istanbul)
M 2.1 260 km W
from Gebze
Apr 5, 2024 17:15
(Istanbul)
M 2.2 169 km ESE
from İzmit

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Kocaeli

Kocaeli Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
20 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.3
Apr 15, 2024 22:58

Average

A total of 208 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Kocaeli, Türkiye in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 20 earthquakes per year, or 1 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Kocaeli roughly every 17 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Kocaeli in 2020. A total of 41 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Kocaeli that year. The strongest had a 5.6 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Kocaeli in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Kocaeli 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 Kocaeli (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 195 93.75%
Mag. 5 12 5.77%
Mag. 6 1 0.48%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Kocaeli

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 Kocaeli occurred on Nov 23, 2022 04:08 local time (Europe/Istanbul timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.1 and struck 89 kilometers (55 mi) east of İzmit, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Kocaeli in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.6 earthquake struck on Aug 17, 1999 03:01, 4 kilometers (2 mi) east of Derince. It is the strongest earthquake near Kocaeli 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 Kocaeli, 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 Kocaeli.

Last 10 yrs All magnitudes
2023 All mag
Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Kocaeli.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Nov 23, 2022 04:08
(Istanbul)
M 6.1 89 km E
from İzmit
Sep 26, 2019 13:59
(Istanbul)
M 5.7 108 km W
from Gebze
Jan 22, 2020 22:22
(Istanbul)
M 5.6 235 km SW
from Gebze
Jun 26, 2020 10:21
(Istanbul)
M 5.2 264 km SSW
from Gebze
Aug 31, 2021 14:04
(Istanbul)
M 5.1 206 km SSE
from Gebze
May 27, 2017 18:53
(Istanbul)
M 5.1 264 km SSW
from Gebze
Dec 4, 2023 10:42
(Istanbul)
M 5.1 64 km SW
from Gebze
Oct 15, 2016 11:18
(Istanbul)
M 5.1 190 km NE
from Gebze
Feb 20, 2019 21:23
(Istanbul)
M 5.1 285 km WSW
from Gebze
Feb 6, 2023 04:59
(Istanbul)
M 5.0 285 km SE
from İzmit

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Kocaeli

Earthquakes by city in Kocaeli

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

Use this regional Kocaeli earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Körfez, Gölcük and Karamürsel.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Kocaeli, Türkiye?

A 2.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Kocaeli on the evening of April 15, 2024 at 22:58 local time (Europe/Istanbul). The center of this earthquake was located 153km east of İzmit at a depth of 6km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Kocaeli, Türkiye in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Kocaeli, Türkiye?

A 7.6 magnitude earthquake hit near Kocaeli on the night of August 17, 1999 at 03:01 local time (Europe/Istanbul). The center of this earthquake was located 4km east-southeast of Derince at a depth of 17km under water in the Sea Of Marchmara. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Kocaeli since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Kocaeli, Türkiye?

In the past 10 years, 208 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Kocaeli. This averages to 21 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 18 days.