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Largest earthquakes in or near Manama, Bahrain, on record since 1900 - list, stats and map

Updated: Mar 20, 2023 17:11 GMT -
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Quakes since 1900:

  • 4 quakes above magnitude 3
  • 1 quake between magnitude 2 and 3
Since 1900, Manama has had 4 quakes of magnitude 3.0 or above and 1 quake of magnitude 2.9.

Latest quake: Mag. 2.9 | 71 km W of Mohr, Fars, Iran -

Strongest quake: Mag. 3.8 | 32 km SE of Jazīreh-ye Garam Island, Bushehr, Iran -

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Showing quakes since 1900, magnitude 2.9 or higher (5 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
May 28, 2021 19:04 GMT

16 km
544 km (338 mi)71 km west of Mohr, Fars, Iran More
Mar 9, 2020 03:06 GMT

18 km
369 km (229 mi)10.4 km east of Al Muharraq, Muharraq Governorate, Bahrain 210 reportsMore
Dec 5, 2017 07:42 GMT

20 km
543 km (337 mi)32 km southeast of Jazīreh-ye Garam Island, Bushehr, Iran More
Sun, 14 Apr 2013 15:32 (Apr 14, 2013 12:32 GMT)

333 km
530 km (329 mi)35 km south of Jazīreh-ye Garam Island, Bushehr, Iran More
Sep 14, 2000 21:36 GMT

33 km
30 km southeast of Jazīreh-ye Garam Island, Bushehr, Iran More
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 6.5 x 1010 joules (18 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.5 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Seismic station: GEOFON Station Eilat, Israel (EIL/GE network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station GEOFON Station Eilat, Israel: seismogram of vertical movement last 60 minutes (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) last 60 minutes. Source: IRIS query builder webtool
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Manama Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Manama?

The last earthquake in Manama occurred 1 year 44 weeks ago: Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - 71 km west of Mohr, Fars, Iran, on Friday, May 28, 2021 at 19:04 GMT.

How many quakes were there in Manama since 1900?

Since 1900, Manama, Bahrain had 5 quakes up to magnitude 3.8.

What was the strongest quake in Manama since 1900?

The strongest earthquake in Manama since 1900 occurred 5 years ago: Light mag. 3.8 earthquake - 32 km southeast of Jazīreh-ye Garam Island, Bushehr, Iran, on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 07:42 GMT.

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