Latest earthquakes near İzmit, Kocaeli today

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List of latest earthquakes near İzmit.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 12, 2024 19:42
(Istanbul)
M 2.0 203 km WSW
from İzmit
Jun 12, 2024 03:46
(Istanbul)
M 2.0 168 km ESE
from İzmit
Jun 11, 2024 18:40
(Istanbul)
M 2.3 176 km S
from İzmit
Jun 11, 2024 12:01
(Istanbul)
M 2.3 197 km WSW
from İzmit
Jun 11, 2024 09:52
(Istanbul)
M 2.0 277 km SW
from İzmit
Jun 10, 2024 19:11
(Istanbul)
M 2.8 291 km ESE
from İzmit
Jun 10, 2024 19:04
(Istanbul)
M 3.7 292 km ESE
from İzmit
Jun 10, 2024 08:32
(Istanbul)
M 2.0 202 km WSW
from İzmit
Jun 10, 2024 04:39
(Istanbul)
M 2.1 236 km SW
from İzmit
Jun 10, 2024 02:13
(Istanbul)
M 3.0 261 km SW
from İzmit
Jun 10, 2024 02:12
(Istanbul)
M 2.3 105 km W
from İzmit
Jun 9, 2024 08:27
(Istanbul)
M 2.0 97 km WSW
from İzmit
Jun 9, 2024 07:36
(Istanbul)
M 2.2 159 km ESE
from İzmit
Jun 9, 2024 01:51
(Istanbul)
M 2.8 98 km WSW
from İzmit
Jun 7, 2024 12:41
(Istanbul)
M 2.3 96 km WSW
from İzmit
Jun 7, 2024 09:28
(Istanbul)
M 2.0 262 km SW
from İzmit
Jun 7, 2024 09:25
(Istanbul)
M 2.0 170 km SW
from İzmit
Jun 7, 2024 00:54
(Istanbul)
M 2.6 163 km WSW
from İzmit
Jun 5, 2024 20:05
(Istanbul)
M 2.0 161 km SW
from İzmit
Jun 5, 2024 04:10
(Istanbul)
M 2.1 204 km W
from İzmit
Jun 4, 2024 19:13
(Istanbul)
M 2.5 249 km SW
from İzmit
Jun 4, 2024 13:29
(Istanbul)
M 2.4 163 km ESE
from İzmit
Jun 4, 2024 12:50
(Istanbul)
M 2.0 108 km SE
from İzmit
Jun 4, 2024 09:54
(Istanbul)
M 2.0 276 km SW
from İzmit
Jun 4, 2024 08:38
(Istanbul)
M 2.4 104 km WSW
from İzmit

Map of Latest Earthquakes near İzmit

İzmit Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
17 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2
Jun 12, 2024 19:42

Average

A total of 176 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of İzmit, Kocaeli in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 17 earthquakes per year, or 1 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near İzmit roughly every 20 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near İzmit in 2020. A total of 40 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of İzmit that year. The strongest had a 5.6 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of İzmit in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near İzmit 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 İzmit (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 165 93.75%
Mag. 5 10 5.68%
Mag. 6 1 0.57%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near İzmit

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.1
On Nov 23, 2022 04:08.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.6
On Feb 1, 1944 06:22.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near İzmit 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 İzmit in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.6 earthquake struck on Feb 1, 1944 06:22, 259 kilometers (161 mi) east of İzmit. It is the strongest earthquake near İzmit 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 İzmit, Kocaeli 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 İzmit.

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List of strongest earthquakes near İzmit.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Nov 23, 2022 04:08
(Istanbul)
M 6.1 89 km E
from İzmit
Sep 26, 2019 13:59
(Istanbul)
M 5.7 150 km W
from İzmit
Jan 22, 2020 22:22
(Istanbul)
M 5.6 259 km SW
from İzmit
Jun 26, 2020 10:21
(Istanbul)
M 5.2 286 km SW
from İzmit
May 27, 2017 18:53
(Istanbul)
M 5.1 285 km SW
from İzmit
Aug 31, 2021 14:04
(Istanbul)
M 5.1 193 km S
from İzmit
Oct 15, 2016 11:18
(Istanbul)
M 5.1 174 km NNE
from İzmit
Dec 4, 2023 10:42
(Istanbul)
M 5.1 98 km WSW
from İzmit
Apr 21, 2017 16:09
(Istanbul)
M 5.0 234 km SSW
from İzmit
Jan 28, 2020 14:26
(Istanbul)
M 5.0 254 km SW
from İzmit

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near İzmit

Nearest earthquakes from İzmit

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

List of nearest earthquakes from İzmit.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Oct 22, 2014 20:11
(Istanbul)
M 4.3 43 km SSE
from İzmit
Mar 8, 2020 07:21
(Istanbul)
M 4.4 59 km W
from İzmit
Jun 25, 2016 08:40
(Istanbul)
M 4.1 61 km W
from İzmit
Oct 10, 2019 19:52
(Istanbul)
M 4.3 61 km W
from İzmit
Apr 12, 2019 16:03
(Istanbul)
M 4.4 60 km E
from İzmit
Aug 4, 2014 01:22
(Istanbul)
M 4.0 63 km WSW
from İzmit
Jul 17, 2016 11:55
(Istanbul)
M 4.2 63 km W
from İzmit
Jun 2, 2019 16:08
(Istanbul)
M 4.5 72 km E
from İzmit
Dec 17, 2023 23:53
(Istanbul)
M 4.2 73 km W
from İzmit
Feb 23, 2024 15:14
(Istanbul)
M 4.0 75 km WSW
from İzmit

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from İzmit

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in İzmit, Kocaeli?

A 2 magnitude earthquake hit near İzmit on the evening of June 12, 2024 at 19:42 local time (Europe/Istanbul). The center of this earthquake was located 203km west-southwest of İzmit at a depth of 8km under water in the Sea Of Marchmara. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near İzmit, Kocaeli in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near İzmit, Kocaeli?

A 7.6 magnitude earthquake hit near İzmit on the morning of February 1, 1944 at 06:22 local time (Europe/Istanbul). The center of this earthquake was located 259km east of İzmit at a depth of 30km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near İzmit since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near İzmit, Kocaeli?

In the past 10 years, 176 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from İzmit. This averages to 18 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 21 days.