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Largest earthquakes in or near Damavand, Tehran, Iran, on record since 1900 - list, stats and map

Updated: Oct 2, 2022 06:52 GMT -
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Quakes since 1900:

  • 4 quakes above magnitude 6
  • 18 quakes between magnitude 5 and 6
  • 141 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
Since 1900, Damavand has had 4 quakes of magnitude 6.0 or above, 18 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0, and 141 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 4.0 | 42 km SW of Varāmīn, Tehran, Iran -

Strongest quake: Mag. 6.6 | 32 km S of Babol, Māzandarān, Iran -

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Showing quakes since 1900, magnitude 4 or higher (163 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
May 27, 2022 4:33 pm (GMT +4:30) (May 27, 2022 12:03 GMT)
4.0

2 km
122 km (76 mi)42 km southwest of Varāmīn, Tehran, Iran 1 reportMore
Mar 18, 2022 7:47 pm (GMT +3:30) (Mar 18, 2022 16:17 GMT)
4.0

8 km
133 km (83 mi)51 km north of Semnan, Iran More
Mar 10, 2022 6:28 am (GMT +3:30) (Mar 10, 2022 02:58 GMT)
4.1

10 km
123 km (76 mi)39 km north of Semnan, Iran More
Jan 14, 2021 2:50 pm (GMT +3:30) (Jan 14, 2021 11:20 GMT)
4.0

21 km
109 km (68 mi)1.7 km southeast of Sari, Māzandarān, Iran 3 reportsMore
Dec 19, 2020 3:05 am (GMT +3:30) (Dec 18, 2020 23:35 GMT)
4.0

8 km
19 km (12 mi)8.7 km northwest of Damāvand, Tehrān, Iran 30 reportsMore
3 Oct 6:45 pm (GMT +4) (Oct 3, 2020 15:15 GMT)
4.1

21 km
104 km (65 mi)25 km west of Semnān, Semnan, Semnan Province, Iran More
Sep 13, 2020 03:04 GMT
4.3

10 km
119 km (74 mi)185 km east of Tehran, Iran More
Jul 12, 2020 07:19 GMT
4.0

7 km
58 km (36 mi)108 km east of Tehran, Iran More
May 27, 2020 09:11 GMT
4.0

12 km
20 km (12 mi)57 km east of Tehran, Iran 165 reportsMore
May 7, 2020 20:18 GMT
4.9

10 km
42 km (26 mi)70 km east of Tehran, Iran 967 reportsMore
Mar 14, 2020 20:41 GMT
4.0

10 km
199 km (124 mi)16 km southwest of Qom, Qom Province, Iran 19 reportsMore
Nov 22, 2019 21:06 GMT
4.0

8 km
108 km (67 mi)27 km north of Mahdishahr, Mahdi Shahr, Semnan, Iran More
Oct 31, 2019 14:58 GMT
4.5

10 km
145 km (90 mi)40 km south of Semnan, Iran 6 reportsMore
Sep 27, 2018 09:25 GMT
4.2

18 km
111 km (69 mi)6.1 km northeast of Jūybār, Juybar, Māzandarān, Iran 12 reportsMore
Sep 22, 2018 22:34 GMT
4.5

10 km
118 km (73 mi)13 km east of Sari, Māzandarān, Iran 76 reportsMore
Apr 1, 2018 18:26 GMT
4.2

10 km
50 km (31 mi)Tehran, 38 km north of Īstgāh-e Rāh Āhan-e Garmsār, Semnan, Iran 9 reportsMore
Mar 20, 2018 02:40 GMT
4.4

8 km
115 km (71 mi)26 km north of Mahdishahr, Mahdi Shahr, Semnan, Iran 1 reportMore
Jan 27, 2018 12:40 GMT
4.1

10 km
92 km (57 mi)57 km south of Sari, Māzandarān, Iran More
Jan 15, 2018 13:50 GMT
4.3

13 km
54 km (34 mi)Tehran, 69 km west of Semnan, Iran 27 reportsMore
Dec 26, 2017 21:24 GMT
4.2

12 km
111 km (69 mi)4.5 km west of Malārd, Tehran, Iran 242 reportsMore
Dec 20, 2017 19:57 GMT
4.8

10 km
104 km (65 mi)3.2 km southwest of Karadj, Alborz Province, Iran 310 reportsMore
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.2 x 1015 joules (330 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2.8 x 105 tons of TNT or 17.7 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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Damavand Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Damavand?

The last earthquake in Damavand occurred 19 weeks ago: Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 42 km southwest of Varāmīn, Tehran, Iran, on Friday, May 27, 2022 at 4:33 pm (GMT +4:30).

How many quakes were there in Damavand since 1900?

Since 1900, Damavand, Tehran, Iran had 163 quakes up to magnitude 6.6.

What was the strongest quake in Damavand since 1900?

The strongest earthquake in Damavand since 1900 occurred 65 years ago: Very strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - 32 km south of Babol, Māzandarān, Iran, on Tuesday, July 2, 1957 at 00:42 GMT.

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