Latest earthquakes in Western Asia

Last update: March 6, 2013 at 11:28 pm by By

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The list below shows the last 150 earthquakes >M3.5 in Western Asia as reported by the most important seismological agencies.
Western Asia = Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Cyprus, Georgia, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestinian territories (West Bank and Gaza Strip), Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates and Yemen
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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
EMSC Southern Iran Mar 03 15:09 3.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Northwestern Iran Mar 02 19:09 3.7 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Northern Iran Mar 02 06:53 3.8 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Western Iran Mar 02 06:08 4.3 2 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Western Iran Mar 02 06:08 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Abhar, Iran Mar 02 06:08 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Northern Iran Mar 02 04:12 4.2 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Western Iran Mar 01 23:26 3.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Eastern Mediterranean Sea Mar 01 12:10 4.0 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Jerusalem - No property damage, worried there will be more.
  • EMSC Northern Iran Feb 28 10:26 3.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Aegean Sea Feb 27 22:25 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Near The Coast Of Western Turkey Feb 27 22:25 4.1 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Al Hamul, Egypt Feb 27 12:53 4.3 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Egypt Feb 27 12:53 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Egypt Feb 27 12:53 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Crete, Greece Feb 27 10:45 3.7 8 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Afghanistan Feb 27 06:25 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Kushk, Afghanistan Feb 27 02:24 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Eastern Iran Feb 27 02:24 4.5 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Central Iran Feb 26 15:04 3.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Eastern Turkey Feb 26 10:06 3.7 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Caspian Sea Feb 26 09:24 3.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Georgia (sak'art'velo) Feb 26 03:25 3.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Central Iran Feb 25 08:42 3.8 11 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Northern And Central Iran Feb 25 08:35 4.6 9 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Central Iran Feb 25 08:34 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Borujen, Iran Feb 25 08:34 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Gulf Of Aden Feb 24 13:11 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Bereeda, Somalia Feb 24 13:11 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Eastern Gulf Of Aden Feb 24 13:11 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Bereeda, Somalia Feb 24 10:23 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Eastern Gulf Of Aden Feb 24 10:23 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Caucasus Region, Russia Feb 23 16:00 3.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Bereeda, Somalia Feb 23 12:42 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Eastern Gulf Of Aden Feb 23 12:42 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Gulf Of Aden Feb 23 12:42 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Azerbaijan Feb 23 08:04 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Caspian Sea, Offshr Turkmenistan Feb 23 04:00 3.7 52 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Turkey Feb 23 00:53 3.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Caucasus Region, Russia Feb 22 09:46 3.7 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Crete, Greece Feb 22 09:08 3.9 26 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Iran Feb 22 08:18 3.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Dodecanese Islands, Greece Feb 22 04:39 3.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Caucasus Region, Russia Feb 21 21:28 3.7 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Bandar-e Lengeh, Iran Feb 20 18:16 4.5 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Iran Feb 20 18:16 4.5 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Azerbaijan Feb 19 20:25 3.7 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Azerbaijan Feb 19 12:57 3.8 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Firuzabad, Iran Feb 19 05:35 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Iran Feb 19 05:35 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Iran Feb 18 17:28 3.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Central Turkey Feb 18 12:39 3.6 31 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Iran Feb 18 04:24 3.8 16 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Eastern Iran Feb 17 13:41 4.5 2 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Northern And Central Iran Feb 17 13:41 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Kerman, Iran Feb 17 13:41 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Central Iran Feb 17 07:42 3.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Turkey Feb 16 11:52 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Antalya / Muratpasa - No as far as I know
  • EMSC Western Turkey Feb 16 11:52 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Kemer, Turkey Feb 16 11:52 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Caucasus Region, Russia Feb 15 22:11 4.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Iran-iraq Border Region Feb 15 08:04 4.7 49 MAP I Felt It
    USGS `ali Al Gharbi, Iraq Feb 15 08:04 4.7 43 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Iran-iraq Border Region Feb 15 08:04 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Dodecanese Islands, Greece Feb 14 19:49 3.9 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Eastern Mediterranean Sea Feb 14 11:50 4.0 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Iran Feb 14 07:19 3.8 7 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Crete, Greece Feb 13 14:26 3.6 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Crete, Greece Feb 13 13:18 3.8 4 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Kerman, Iran Feb 13 01:00 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Eastern Iran Feb 13 01:00 4.3 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Eastern Turkey Feb 12 18:52 3.8 7 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Malatya - The shaking lasted only five to ten seconds. Was noticeable enough I looked it up online and found your website!
  • EMSC Crete, Greece Feb 12 13:30 3.8 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Cyprus Region Feb 11 22:42 3.6 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Central Iran Feb 11 16:48 3.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Turkey Feb 10 08:56 4.8 28 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Turkey Feb 10 08:56 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Eastern Mediterranean Sea Feb 10 05:31 4.4 60 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Eastern Mediterranean Sea Feb 10 05:31 4.4 30 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Kassab, Syria Feb 10 04:01 4.4 19 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Turkey-syria Border Region Feb 10 04:01 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Jordan/syria Region Feb 10 04:01 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Syria Feb 10 03:25 4.4 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Turkey Feb 09 22:52 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Yedisu, Turkey Feb 09 22:52 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Eastern Turkey Feb 09 22:52 4.1 15 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Eastern Turkey Feb 09 21:58 3.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Iran Feb 09 16:40 3.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Azerbaijan Feb 09 01:12 4.0 46 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Iran Feb 08 19:50 3.7 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Iran Feb 08 19:41 3.8 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Turkey Feb 08 09:36 3.7 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Iran Feb 05 17:02 3.8 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Crete, Greece Feb 05 16:17 4.6 2 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Pirgos, Greece Feb 05 16:17 4.4 11 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Crete, Greece Feb 05 16:17 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Crete, Greece Feb 05 16:17 4.5 2 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Bulgaria Feb 05 06:16 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Polski Trambesh - No damage, only noise from shaking objects
  • USGS Sliven, Bulgaria Feb 05 06:16 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Bulgaria Feb 05 06:16 4.4 4 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Caspian Sea, Offshr Turkmenistan Feb 05 03:36 4.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Iran Feb 04 06:46 4.0 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Iran Feb 04 04:21 4.2 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Begendik, Turkey Feb 04 02:48 4.0 6 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Eastern Turkey Feb 04 02:48 4.1 8 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Iran Feb 03 07:52 4.3 17 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Iran Feb 03 07:05 4.2 19 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Iran Feb 02 18:12 3.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Iran Feb 02 14:07 3.9 7 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Gokceada, Turkey Feb 02 04:41 4.3 25 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Aegean Sea Feb 02 04:41 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Turkey Feb 02 04:41 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Southern Iran Feb 02 00:59 3.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Iran Jan 31 20:12 4.0 18 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Iran Jan 31 18:06 4.1 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Dodecanese Is.-turkey Border Reg Jan 30 14:46 3.6 80 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Iran Jan 30 14:32 3.6 8 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Al Hufuf, Saudi Arabia Jan 29 19:12 4.2 14 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Eastern Arabian Peninsula Jan 29 19:12 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Eastern Saudi Arabia Jan 29 19:12 4.3 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Crete, Greece Jan 28 23:19 3.7 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Crete, Greece Jan 28 18:46 3.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Pirgos, Greece Jan 28 15:54 5.3 30 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Crete, Greece Jan 28 15:54 5.0 30 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Crete, Greece Jan 28 15:54 5.1 17 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Eastern Turkey Jan 28 14:25 3.6 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Iran Jan 28 06:52 4.0 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Central Turkey Jan 28 03:38 3.7 6 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Iran-iraq Border Region Jan 28 03:29 3.7 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Iran Jan 27 21:07 4.3 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Iran-iraq Border Region Jan 26 12:12 4.0 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Xacmaz, Azerbaijan Jan 26 03:30 4.7 44 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Caspian Sea, Offshore Azerbaijan Jan 26 03:30 4.9 49 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Eastern Caucasus Jan 26 03:30 5.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Iran Jan 25 21:45 3.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Bandar 'abbas, Iran Jan 25 20:11 4.8 39 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Southern Iran Jan 25 20:11 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Southern Iran Jan 25 20:11 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Crete, Greece Jan 25 07:56 3.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Iran Jan 24 01:59 3.6 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northwestern Iran Jan 24 01:17 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Northwestern Iran Jan 24 01:17 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Ahar, Iran Jan 24 01:17 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Turkey Jan 23 15:10 3.8 87 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Karacabey, Turkey Jan 23 10:19 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Turkey Jan 23 10:19 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Turkey Jan 23 10:19 4.6 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Caucasus Region, Russia Jan 22 23:27 3.8 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Caucasus Region, Russia Jan 22 23:19 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Iran-iraq Border Region Jan 22 20:29 3.7 9 MAP I Felt It INFO

    Data sources courtesy : USGSEMSCGFZGEONET


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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
    MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
    Fittings :
    Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
    Structures :
    Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
    Fittings :
    Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
    Structures :
    Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
    MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
    People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
    Fittings :
    Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
    Structures :
    Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
    Environment :
    Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
    MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
    People
    General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
    Fittings :
    Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
    Structures :
    Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
    Environment :
    Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
    MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
    People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
    MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
    Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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