Latest Earthquakes in ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผ Kuwait

Latest Earthquakes in Kuwait

An overview of the latest earthquakes near the Kuwait. Each event is recorded as they happend updated every minute, the first event recorded was in 1950.

Earthquakes are recorded and updated every minute.
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(Currently displaying 20 out of 20 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
1 year ago
On 2022-06-04 01:28:03
28.9103, 47.972
225 km (140 mi) โ†’ E of Kuwait
M 4.4
10 km
2 years ago
On 2021-08-02 08:31:37
29.0413, 47.5342
180 km (112 mi) โ†’ E of Kuwait
M 4.3
10 km
3 years ago
On 2020-12-21 03:04:48
28.9624, 47.5725
186 km (116 mi) โ†’ E of Kuwait
M 4.3
10 km
3 years ago
On 2020-11-11 14:56:23
28.92, 47.6967
199 km (124 mi) โ†’ E of Kuwait
M 4.7
10 km
4 years ago
On 2019-11-15 20:49:20
29.9164, 47.8006
203 km (126 mi) โ†— NE of Kuwait
M 4.1
10 km
4 years ago
On 2019-11-15 11:47:38
29.8401, 47.683
190 km (118 mi) โ†— NE of Kuwait
M 4.1
10 km
7 years ago
On 2017-04-02 04:39:18
29.978, 48.081
231 km (143 mi) โ†— NE of Kuwait
M 4
10 km
8 years ago
On 2015-08-18 11:26:20
29.666, 47.6767
187 km (116 mi) โ†— NE of Kuwait
M 4.4
15.07 km
9 years ago
On 2015-03-21 11:23:35
28.9932, 47.475
176 km (109 mi) โ†’ E of Kuwait
M 4.3
14.95 km
11 years ago
On 2012-11-12 03:46:03
28.988, 47.555
184 km (114 mi) โ†’ E of Kuwait
M 4.2
17.6 km
11 years ago
On 2012-08-02 16:47:59
29.717, 47.822
201 km (125 mi) โ†— NE of Kuwait
M 4.2
11.4 km
11 years ago
On 2012-08-02 04:32:37
29.76, 47.821
202 km (125 mi) โ†— NE of Kuwait
M 4.2
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-19 10:28:57
28.968, 47.624
191 km (118 mi) โ†’ E of Kuwait
M 4.3
10 km
16 years ago
On 2007-08-17 22:46:15
28.745, 47.569
195 km (121 mi) โ†’ E of Kuwait
M 4
10 km
17 years ago
On 2006-12-29 10:22:31
28.937, 47.496
180 km (112 mi) โ†’ E of Kuwait
M 4.6
10 km
26 years ago
On 1997-12-30 18:18:31
28.779, 47.502
188 km (116 mi) โ†’ E of Kuwait
M 4.4
10 km
26 years ago
On 1997-09-18 20:24:46
28.991, 47.438
173 km (107 mi) โ†’ E of Kuwait
M 4.6
10 km
31 years ago
On 1993-06-02 22:01:48
28.94, 47.606
190 km (118 mi) โ†’ E of Kuwait
M 4.7
10 km
47 years ago
On 1976-09-27 02:23:56
28.877, 48.191
246 km (153 mi) โ†’ E of Kuwait
M 3.8
33 km
47 years ago
On 1976-09-26 00:12:39
29.543, 46.758
97 km (60 mi) โ†— NE of Kuwait
M 3.2
33 km

Earthquake Statistics in ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผ Kuwait

Kuwait is a country in Western Asia that has experienced a total of 20 earthquakes since the 1950's.

Number of Earthquakes per Year in Kuwait 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Kuwait was last updated at 2023-11-16 22:42:12.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 3 2 10.0%
M 4 18 90.0%

Magnitude distribution for Kuwait was last updated at 2024-05-12 07:00:11.

When was the last earthquake in Kuwait?

The last earthquake in Kuwait was 1 year ago and struck 225 km (140 mi) โ†’ E from the center of the country. The earthquake had a magnitude 4.40 on the richter scale and a depth of 10.0 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Kuwait?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Kuwait was a 4.70 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 10.0 kilometers. It struck 44 km S of Al Jahr?โ€™, Kuwait or 190 km (118 mi) โ†’ E from the center of Kuwait, 31 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur in Kuwait?

In 2024, Kuwait has experienced 0 earthquakes thus far, which is lower than the average of 0.27 earthquakes per year in the country. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that Kuwait is struck by 0.02 earthquakes per month.

Earthquakes By Region in Kuwait

Data Information

Information found on this page is a derivative set, based on sources mentioned below.

Data Sources

We aggregate and combine data from USGS (United States Geographical Survey) and the EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre). This allow us to get near real-time and historical earthquake data dating back to the year 1950.

Disclaimer

Information or data found on this page should not be used for, or as an early warning system. It is intended as an historical reference or near real-time complementary information to offical and governmental sources. In an event of an emergency it is important closely monitor and follow advice from national, state and local authorities.