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Latest quakes in or near Bushehr, Iran - list, stats and map

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Mag. 2.7 earthquake 12 km southeast of Aghajari, Khuzestan, Iran - Feb 26, 2024 -
Strongest since 1970Mag. 6.6 51 km south of Fīrūzābād, Fars, Iran - Apr 10, 1972 -
Updated: Mar 3, 2024 13:00 GMT -
Find all latest earthquakes in or near Bushehr, Iran, in our list below, updated every minute! Events are often reported within minutes. If you just felt a quake near Bushehr, find out which quakes are happening right now!
There were no significant confirmed earthquakes in or near Bushehr in the past 24 hours.
Since 1970, Bushehr has had 1,338 quakes of magnitudes up to 6.6 within up to 100 km (63 mi) distance:
  • 2 quakes above magnitude 6
  • 24 quakes between magnitude 5 and 6
  • 320 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
  • 514 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 477 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 1 quake below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
Strongest: Mag. 6.6 Earthquake 51 km S of Fīrūzābād, Fars, Iran -

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Showing all recent or significant quakes since 1970, magnitude 4.8 or higher, within up to 300 km (186 mi) distance (177 out of 1,338 quakes, show more):
Date and TimeMag
Depth
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Feb 26, 01:42 pm (Tehran)
Feb 26, 10:12 GMT
2.7

19 km
203 km (126 mi) to the NW 12 km southeast of Aghajari, Khuzestan, Iran Info
Feb 26, 10:05 am (Tehran)
Feb 26, 06:35 GMT
2.8

11 km
80 km (50 mi) to the SE 80 km southeast of Bushehr, Bushehr, Iran Info
Sunday, February 25, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Feb 25, 03:53 am (Tehran)
Feb 25, 00:23 GMT
2.6

8 km
194 km (121 mi) to the N 10.6 km south of Dehdasht, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad, Iran Info
Tuesday, February 20, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Feb 20, 07:25 am (Tehran)
Feb 20, 03:55 GMT
2.8

7 km
141 km (88 mi) to the N 13 km south of Dogonbadan, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad, Iran Info
Monday, February 19, 2024 GMT (2 quakes)
Feb 19, 10:05 pm (Tehran)
Feb 19, 18:35 GMT
2.9

5 km
175 km (109 mi) to the NE 12 km northwest of Shiraz, Fars, Iran 2 reportsInfo
Feb 19, 09:27 pm (Tehran)
Feb 19, 17:57 GMT
3.2

17 km
166 km (103 mi) to the E 3.5 km northwest of Fīrūzābād, Fars, Iran Info
Monday, February 12, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Feb 12, 06:54 pm (Tehran)
Feb 12, 15:24 GMT
2.5

10 km
84 km (52 mi) to the NE 43 km north of Borazjan, Bushehr, Iran Info
Sunday, February 11, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Feb 11, 06:32 am (Tehran)
Feb 11, 03:02 GMT
3.1

10 km
296 km (184 mi) to the NW 16 km north of Rāmhormoz, Khuzestan, Iran Info
Thursday, February 1, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Feb 2, 01:54 am (Tehran)
Feb 1, 22:24 GMT
2.8

10 km
255 km (159 mi) to the E 81 km south of Fasa, Fars, Iran Info
Wednesday, January 31, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Jan 31, 06:59 am (Tehran)
Jan 31, 03:29 GMT
3.1

5 km
178 km (111 mi) to the E 7 km south of Shiraz, Fars, Iran 5 reportsInfo
Tuesday, January 30, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Jan 30, 05:38 pm (Tehran)
Jan 30, 14:08 GMT
2.6

10 km
108 km (67 mi) to the E 60 km southeast of Kāzerūn, Fars, Iran Info
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.8 x 1015 joules (509 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4.4 x 105 tons of TNT or 27.4 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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Average number of earthquakes

Based on data from the past 10 years and our earthquake archive back to 1900, there are about 806 quakes on average per year in or near Bushehr, Iran:
  • Mag. 6 or higher: 0.02 quakes per year (or 1 quake every 62.5 years)
  • Mag. 5 or higher: 0.46 quakes per year (or 1 quake every 2.2 years)
  • Mag. 4 or higher: 6.4 quakes per year
  • Mag. 3 or higher: 35.3 quakes per year
  • Mag. 2 or higher: 77 quakes per year
Bushehr has a high level of seismic activity. Bushehr has had at least 2 quakes above magnitude 6 since 1900, which suggests that larger earthquakes of this size occur infrequently, probably on average approximately every 60 to 65 years.

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Bushehr Earthquake FAQ

How frequent are earthquakes in or near Bushehr, Iran?

Bushehr has a high level of seismic activity. Based on data from the past 10 years and our earthquake archive back to 1900, there are about 806 quakes on average per year in or near Bushehr, Iran. Bushehr has had at least 2 quakes above magnitude 6 since 1900, which suggests that larger earthquakes of this size occur infrequently, probably on average approximately every 60 to 65 years.

When was the latest earthquake in Bushehr?

The last earthquake in Bushehr occurred 6 days ago and had a magnitude of 2.7:

Mag. 2.7 earthquake 12 km southeast of Aghajari, Khuzestan, Iran - Feb 26, 2024 -

A light magnitude 2.7 earthquake hit 12.1 km (8 mi) away from Aghajari, Khuzestan,  Iran, around noon of Monday, Feb 26, 2024 at 1.42 pm local time (Asia/Tehran GMT +3:30). The quake had a very shallow depth of 19 km (12 mi) and was not felt (or at least not reported so).

How many quakes were there in Bushehr since 1970?

Since 1970, Bushehr has had 2 quakes of magnitude 6.0 or above, 24 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0, 320 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, 514 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 477 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.

What was the strongest quake in Bushehr since 1970?

The strongest earthquake in Bushehr since 1970 had a magnitude of 6.6 and occurred 52 years ago:

Mag. 6.6 earthquake 51 km south of Fīrūzābād, Fars, Iran - Apr 10, 1972 -

A very strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake hit 51 km (32 mi) away from Fīrūzābād, Fars,  Iran, in the early morning of Monday, Apr 10, 1972 at 5.36 am local time (Asia/Tehran GMT +3:30). The quake had a very shallow depth of 10 km (6 mi) .

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