The Middle East has had: (M1.5 or greater)

  • 2 earthquakes in the past 24 hours
  • 16 earthquakes in the past 7 days
  • 46 earthquakes in the past 30 days
  • 496 earthquakes in the past 365 days

The largest earthquake in The Middle East:


A

7.3 magnitude earthquake

1948-02-09 12:58:18 UTC at 12:58
February 09, 1948 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 35.631, 27.153
14.2 km from Kárpathos (9.2 miles)

Dodecanese Islands, Greece

Depth: 15 km

B
1953-03-18 19:06:17 UTC 7.3 magnitude, 10 km depth
Gönen, Balıkesir, Turkey

7.3 magnitude earthquake

1953-03-18 19:06:17 UTC at 19:06
March 18, 1953 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 40.175, 27.648
7.2 km from Gönen (4.2 miles)

Western Turkey

Depth: 10 km

C
1909-01-23 02:48:28 UTC 7.3 magnitude, 15 km depth
Delījān, Markazi, Iran

7.3 magnitude earthquake

1909-01-23 02:48:28 UTC at 02:48
January 23, 1909 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 34.248, 50.41
38.2 km from Delījān (23.2 miles)

Western Iran

Depth: 15 km

D

7.3 magnitude earthquake

1911-02-18 18:41:09 UTC at 18:41
February 18, 1911 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 38.331, 72.628
118.2 km from Murghob (73.2 miles)

Hindu Kush, Afghanistan

Depth: 15 km

E

7.3 magnitude earthquake

2017-11-12 18:18:17 UTC at 18:18
November 12, 2017 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 34.905, 45.956
32.2 km from Ḩalabjah (20.2 miles)

Iran Iraq Border

Depth: 19 km

F

7.2 magnitude earthquake

2015-12-07 07:50:07 UTC at 07:50
December 07, 2015 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 38.227, 72.752
106.2 km from Murghob (66.2 miles)

Hindu Kush, Afghanistan

Depth: 33 km

G

7.2 magnitude earthquake

2011-01-18 20:23:23 UTC at 20:23
January 18, 2011 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 28.777, 63.951
46.2 km from Dālbandīn (28.2 miles)

Southwestern Pakistan

Depth: 68 km

H

7.2 magnitude earthquake

1995-11-22 04:15:11 UTC at 04:15
November 22, 1995 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 28.826, 34.799
27.2 km from Nuwaybi‘a (17.2 miles)

Depth: 10 km

I
1999-11-12 16:57:19 UTC 7.2 magnitude, 10 km depth
Düzce, Düzce, Turkey

7.2 magnitude earthquake

1999-11-12 16:57:19 UTC at 16:57
November 12, 1999 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 40.758, 31.161
8.2 km from Düzce (5.2 miles)

Western Turkey

Depth: 10 km

J

7.2 magnitude earthquake

1929-05-01 15:37:36 UTC at 15:37
May 01, 1929 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 38.117, 57.736
38.2 km from Arçabil (23.2 miles)

Northeastern Iran

Depth: 10 km



A

7.2 magnitude earthquake

1931-08-27 15:27:21 UTC at 15:27
August 27, 1931 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 29.784, 67.365
9.2 km from Mach (5.2 miles)

Depth: 10 km

B
2011-10-23 10:41:23 UTC 7.1 magnitude, 18 km depth
Van, Van, Turkey

7.1 magnitude earthquake

2011-10-23 10:41:23 UTC at 10:41
October 23, 2011 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 38.721, 43.508
27.2 km from Van (17.2 miles)

Eastern Turkey

Depth: 18 km

C

7.1 magnitude earthquake

1997-02-27 21:08:02 UTC at 21:08
February 27, 1997 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 29.976, 68.208
29.2 km from Harnai (18.2 miles)

Depth: 33 km

D
1981-07-28 17:22:24 UTC 7.1 magnitude, 33 km depth
Kerman, Kerman, Iran

7.1 magnitude earthquake

1981-07-28 17:22:24 UTC at 17:22
July 28, 1981 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 30.013, 57.794
75.2 km from Kerman (46.2 miles)

Eastern Iran

Depth: 33 km

E

7.1 magnitude earthquake

1979-11-27 17:10:32 UTC at 17:10
November 27, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 33.962, 59.726
56.2 km from Qā’en (35.2 miles)

Eastern Iran

Depth: 10 km

F
1957-04-24 19:10:13 UTC 7.1 magnitude, 35 km depth
Sarigerme, Muğla, Turkey

7.1 magnitude earthquake

1957-04-24 19:10:13 UTC at 19:10
April 24, 1957 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 36.493, 28.829
27.2 km from Sarigerme (16.2 miles)

Dodecanese Islands, Greece

Depth: 35 km

G
1957-05-26 06:33:37 UTC 7.1 magnitude, 25 km depth
Düzce, Düzce, Turkey

7.1 magnitude earthquake

1957-05-26 06:33:37 UTC at 06:33
May 26, 1957 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 40.73, 31.09
13.2 km from Düzce (8.2 miles)

Western Turkey

Depth: 25 km

H

7.1 magnitude earthquake

1930-05-06 22:34:26 UTC at 22:34
May 06, 1930 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 38.087, 44.781
12.2 km from Salmās (7.2 miles)

Turkey Iran Border

Depth: 15 km

I
1912-08-09 01:29:03 UTC 7.1 magnitude, 15 km depth
Malkara, Tekirdağ, Turkey

7.1 magnitude earthquake

1912-08-09 01:29:03 UTC at 01:29
August 09, 1912 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 40.638, 27.023
29.2 km from Malkara (18.2 miles)

Western Turkey

Depth: 15 km

J

7.0 magnitude earthquake

2000-12-06 17:11:06 UTC at 17:11
December 06, 2000 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 39.566, 54.799
37.2 km from Balkanabat (23.2 miles)

Depth: 30 km



A

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1991-04-29 09:12:48 UTC at 09:12
April 29, 1991 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 42.453, 43.673
22.2 km from Java (13.2 miles)

Georgia (Sak'art'velo)

Depth: 17 km

B

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1993-08-09 12:42:48 UTC at 12:42
August 09, 1993 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 36.379, 70.868
53.2 km from Jurm (33.2 miles)

Hindu Kush, Afghanistan

Depth: 214 km

C

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1983-04-18 10:58:51 UTC at 10:58
April 18, 1983 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 27.793, 62.054
95.2 km from Khāsh (59.2 miles)

Iran Pakistan Border

Depth: 64 km

D
1984-03-19 20:28:38 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 14 km depth
Gazli, Bukhara, Uzbekistan

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1984-03-19 20:28:38 UTC at 20:28
March 19, 1984 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 40.32, 63.35
22.2 km from Gazli (13.2 miles)

Western Uzbekistan

Depth: 14 km

E
1976-04-08 02:40:27 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 33 km depth
Gazli, Bukhara, Uzbekistan

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1976-04-08 02:40:27 UTC at 02:40
April 08, 1976 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 40.311, 63.773
33.2 km from Gazli (21.2 miles)

Western Uzbekistan

Depth: 33 km

F
1976-05-17 02:58:40 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 10 km depth
Gazli, Bukhara, Uzbekistan

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1976-05-17 02:58:40 UTC at 02:58
May 17, 1976 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 40.381, 63.472
27.2 km from Gazli (17.2 miles)

Western Uzbekistan

Depth: 10 km

G
1962-09-01 19:20:41 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 15 km depth
Tākestān, Qazvīn, Iran

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1962-09-01 19:20:41 UTC at 19:20
September 01, 1962 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 35.656, 49.843
47.2 km from Tākestān (29.2 miles)

Northern Iran

Depth: 15 km

H
1951-08-13 18:33:38 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 25 km depth
Eflani, Karabük, Turkey

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1951-08-13 18:33:38 UTC at 18:33
August 13, 1951 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 41.289, 32.96
14.2 km from Eflani (9.2 miles)

Central Turkey

Depth: 25 km

I
1942-12-20 14:03:09 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 10 km depth
Ayvacık, Samsun, Turkey

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1942-12-20 14:03:09 UTC at 14:03
December 20, 1942 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 40.87, 36.732
15.2 km from Ayvacık (9.2 miles)

Central Turkey

Depth: 10 km

J
1909-10-20 23:41:22 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 35 km depth
Ghotki, Sindh, Pakistan

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1909-10-20 23:41:22 UTC at 23:41
October 20, 1909 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 28.074, 69.333
7.2 km from Ghotki (4.2 miles)

India Pakistan Border

Depth: 35 km