Latest earthquakes near Mersin, Türkiye today

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List of latest earthquakes near Mersin.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 26, 2024 20:57
(Istanbul)
M 2.8 289 km ENE
from Mersin
May 26, 2024 16:09
(Istanbul)
M 2.6 177 km NE
from Mersin
May 26, 2024 11:46
(Istanbul)
M 2.6 190 km ENE
from Mersin
May 26, 2024 10:56
(Istanbul)
M 2.8 187 km NE
from Tarsus
May 26, 2024 08:40
(Istanbul)
M 2.5 134 km ESE
from Mersin
May 26, 2024 04:30
(Istanbul)
M 2.1 188 km NE
from Tarsus
May 26, 2024 03:16
(Istanbul)
M 2.1 291 km ENE
from Mersin
May 26, 2024 02:30
(Istanbul)
M 2.2 292 km WNW
from Mersin
May 26, 2024 01:33
(Istanbul)
M 2.2 189 km NE
from Tarsus
May 26, 2024 01:00
(Istanbul)
M 2.4 187 km NE
from Tarsus
May 26, 2024 00:02
(Istanbul)
M 2.0 296 km NE
from Mersin
May 25, 2024 23:28
(Istanbul)
M 2.3 262 km NE
from Mersin
May 25, 2024 18:41
(Istanbul)
M 2.3 286 km NE
from Tarsus
May 24, 2024 10:27
(Istanbul)
M 2.2 197 km NE
from Mersin
May 24, 2024 05:47
(Istanbul)
M 2.0 282 km NE
from Tarsus
May 24, 2024 05:01
(Istanbul)
M 2.3 188 km NE
from Tarsus
May 24, 2024 03:22
(Istanbul)
M 2.4 193 km NE
from Mersin
May 24, 2024 00:02
(Istanbul)
M 2.4 249 km NE
from Mersin
May 23, 2024 23:24
(Istanbul)
M 2.0 289 km NNW
from Mersin
May 23, 2024 22:12
(Istanbul)
M 2.5 288 km N
from Mersin
May 23, 2024 07:38
(Istanbul)
M 2.2 157 km ESE
from Mersin
May 23, 2024 05:17
(Istanbul)
M 2.2 285 km ENE
from Mersin
May 22, 2024 23:35
(Istanbul)
M 3.0 281 km ENE
from Mersin
May 22, 2024 17:50
(Istanbul)
M 2.6 252 km NE
from Mersin
May 22, 2024 15:16
(Istanbul)
M 2.5 286 km NE
from Tarsus

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Mersin

Mersin Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
68 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.8
May 26, 2024 20:57

Average

A total of 687 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Mersin, Türkiye in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 68 earthquakes per year, or 5 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Mersin roughly every 5 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Mersin in 2023. A total of 570 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Mersin that year. The strongest had a 7.8 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Mersin in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Mersin 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 Mersin (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 644 93.74%
Mag. 5 37 5.39%
Mag. 6 4 0.58%
Mag. 7 2 0.29%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Mersin

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.8
On Feb 6, 2023 04:17.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.8
On Feb 6, 2023 04:17.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Mersin occurred on Feb 6, 2023 04:17 local time (Europe/Istanbul timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.8 and struck 191 kilometers (119 mi) east of Tarsus, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Mersin in the list below.

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Mersin, 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 Mersin.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Mersin.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Feb 6, 2023 04:17
(Istanbul)
M 7.8 191 km E
from Tarsus
Feb 6, 2023 13:24
(Istanbul)
M 7.5 262 km ENE
from Mersin
Feb 6, 2023 04:28
(Istanbul)
M 6.7 180 km E
from Tarsus
Jan 11, 2022 04:07
(Istanbul)
M 6.6 300 km SW
from Mersin
Feb 20, 2023 20:04
(Istanbul)
M 6.3 143 km ESE
from Mersin
Feb 6, 2023 15:02
(Istanbul)
M 6.0 191 km NE
from Tarsus
Feb 6, 2023 04:26
(Istanbul)
M 5.7 190 km E
from Tarsus
Feb 6, 2023 04:36
(Istanbul)
M 5.6 183 km E
from Mersin
Feb 7, 2023 06:13
(Istanbul)
M 5.5 293 km ENE
from Mersin
Feb 20, 2023 20:07
(Istanbul)
M 5.5 137 km ESE
from Mersin

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Mersin

Earthquakes by city in Mersin

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

Use this regional Mersin earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Silifke, Anamur, Mut, Erdemli and Bozyazı.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Mersin, Türkiye?

A 2.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Mersin on the evening of May 26, 2024 at 20:57 local time (Europe/Istanbul). The center of this earthquake was located 289km east-northeast of Mersin at a depth of 5km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Mersin, Türkiye in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Mersin, Türkiye?

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Mersin on the night of February 6, 2023 at 04:17 local time (Europe/Istanbul). The center of this earthquake was located 191km east of Tarsus at a depth of 10km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Mersin since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Mersin, Türkiye?

In the past 10 years, 687 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Mersin. This averages to 69 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 5 days.