Latest earthquakes near United Arab Emirates today

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List of latest earthquakes near United Arab Emirates.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 6, 2024 08:54AM
(Dubai)
M 4.3 187 km NW
from Sharjah
Apr 5, 2024 09:05AM
(Dubai)
M 4.2 294 km NW
from Ras Al Khaimah City
Mar 24, 2024 04:12AM
(Dubai)
M 4.2 198 km N
from Ras Al Khaimah City
Mar 23, 2024 11:57PM
(Dubai)
M 4.2 300 km NNW
from Ras Al Khaimah City
Mar 15, 2024 02:03AM
(Dubai)
M 4.6 275 km NW
from Sharjah
Mar 11, 2024 06:18AM
(Dubai)
M 4.0 267 km NW
from Sharjah
Mar 9, 2024 10:07PM
(Dubai)
M 4.3 258 km NW
from Sharjah
Mar 8, 2024 03:00PM
(Dubai)
M 4.2 268 km NW
from Sharjah
Mar 5, 2024 08:20AM
(Dubai)
M 5.1 368 km ENE
from Ras Al Khaimah City
Mar 1, 2024 09:25PM
(Dubai)
M 4.6 150 km N
from Ras Al Khaimah City
Feb 24, 2024 11:34AM
(Dubai)
M 5.0 271 km NNE
from Sharjah
Feb 15, 2024 07:16PM
(Dubai)
M 3.6 248 km NW
from Sharjah
Feb 14, 2024 11:36PM
(Dubai)
M 4.2 268 km NNE
from Sharjah
Feb 12, 2024 12:57AM
(Dubai)
M 3.1 141 km N
from Sharjah
Feb 5, 2024 07:54PM
(Dubai)
M 3.1 185 km NNW
from Ras Al Khaimah City
Feb 4, 2024 05:52AM
(Dubai)
M 3.3 196 km NNW
from Ajman City
Jan 31, 2024 11:08AM
(Dubai)
M 3.0 173 km N
from Sharjah
Dec 27, 2023 04:37PM
(Dubai)
M 3.8 290 km N
from Ar Ruways
Dec 21, 2023 12:20PM
(Dubai)
M 4.3 292 km NW
from Umm Al Quwain City
Dec 13, 2023 11:33AM
(Dubai)
M 4.3 175 km N
from Sharjah
Dec 7, 2023 01:56PM
(Dubai)
M 4.0 187 km NNW
from Sharjah
Nov 26, 2023 04:39PM
(Dubai)
M 3.3 147 km N
from Sharjah
Nov 26, 2023 02:45PM
(Dubai)
M 4.5 152 km N
from Ras Al Khaimah City
Nov 25, 2023 10:08PM
(Dubai)
M 4.2 184 km NNE
from Sharjah
Nov 24, 2023 08:34AM
(Dubai)
M 4.3 298 km N
from Sharjah

Map of Latest Earthquakes near United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
54 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.3
Apr 6, 2024 08:54

Average

A total of 543 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of United Arab Emirates in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 54 earthquakes per year, or 4 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near United Arab Emirates roughly every 6 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near United Arab Emirates in 2022. A total of 144 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of United Arab Emirates that year. The strongest had a 6 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of United Arab Emirates in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near United Arab Emirates 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 United Arab Emirates (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 491 90.42%
Mag. 5 48 8.84%
Mag. 6 4 0.74%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near United Arab Emirates

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.4
On Nov 14, 2021 16:08.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 6.9
On Mar 22, 1977 01:18.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near United Arab Emirates occurred on Nov 14, 2021 16:08 local time (Asia/Dubai timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.4 and struck 274 kilometers (170 mi) north-northeast of Sharjah, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near United Arab Emirates in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-6.9 earthquake struck on Mar 22, 1977 01:18, 271 kilometers (168 mi) north-northeast of Sharjah. It is the strongest earthquake near United Arab Emirates 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 United Arab Emirates 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 United Arab Emirates.

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List of strongest earthquakes near United Arab Emirates.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Nov 14, 2021 04:08PM
(Dubai)
M 6.4 274 km NNE
from Sharjah
Jul 2, 2022 01:32AM
(Dubai)
M 6.0 175 km N
from Sharjah
Jul 2, 2022 03:25AM
(Dubai)
M 6.0 173 km N
from Sharjah
Nov 14, 2021 04:07PM
(Dubai)
M 6.0 273 km NNE
from Sharjah
Mar 17, 2022 03:15AM
(Dubai)
M 5.9 205 km NNW
from Sharjah
Nov 30, 2022 07:17PM
(Dubai)
M 5.7 172 km N
from Sharjah
Jul 2, 2022 03:24AM
(Dubai)
M 5.7 173 km N
from Sharjah
Jul 23, 2022 08:09PM
(Dubai)
M 5.6 182 km N
from Sharjah
Jun 25, 2022 07:37AM
(Dubai)
M 5.6 193 km NW
from Sharjah
Oct 17, 2023 09:10AM
(Dubai)
M 5.5 273 km NNE
from Sharjah

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near United Arab Emirates

Earthquakes by region of United Arab Emirates

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Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near United Arab Emirates.

When was the last earthquake in United Arab Emirates?

A 4.3 magnitude earthquake hit near United Arab Emirates on the morning of April 6, 2024 at 08:54 local time (Asia/Dubai). The center of this earthquake was located 187km northwest of Sharjah at a depth of 10km under water in the Persian Gulf. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near United Arab Emirates in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near United Arab Emirates?

A 6.9 magnitude earthquake hit near United Arab Emirates on the night of March 22, 1977 at 01:18 local time (Asia/Dubai). The center of this earthquake was located 271km north-northeast of Sharjah at a depth of 29km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near United Arab Emirates since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near United Arab Emirates?

In the past 10 years, 543 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from United Arab Emirates. This averages to 54 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 7 days.