Latest Earthquakes in ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Saudi Arabia

Latest Earthquakes in Saudi Arabia

An overview of the latest earthquakes near the Saudi Arabia. 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 50 out of 232 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
3 years ago
On 2020-12-21 03:04:48
28.9624, 47.5725
508 km (316 mi) โ†‘ N of Saudi Arabia
M 4.3
10 km
3 years ago
On 2020-11-11 14:56:23
28.92, 47.6967
511 km (317 mi) โ†‘ N of Saudi Arabia
M 4.7
10 km
7 years ago
On 2016-11-29 17:01:13
28.5557, 34.458
1118 km (694 mi) โ† W of Saudi Arabia
M 4.4
14.26 km
8 years ago
On 2016-05-16 01:45:59
28.6516, 34.6194
1106 km (687 mi) โ† W of Saudi Arabia
M 5
10 km
8 years ago
On 2015-07-08 02:15:28
28.7532, 34.7315
1100 km (683 mi) โ† W of Saudi Arabia
M 3.7
14.17 km
9 years ago
On 2015-03-21 11:23:35
28.9932, 47.475
507 km (315 mi) โ†‘ N of Saudi Arabia
M 4.3
14.95 km
9 years ago
On 2015-01-29 19:12:25
23.6431, 49.1942
450 km (280 mi) โ†’ E of Saudi Arabia
M 4.2
14.17 km
10 years ago
On 2014-01-23 15:00:41
17.315, 42.8044
884 km (549 mi) โ†“ S of Saudi Arabia
M 4.5
17.55 km
11 years ago
On 2012-11-12 03:46:03
28.988, 47.555
510 km (317 mi) โ†‘ N of Saudi Arabia
M 4.2
17.6 km
13 years ago
On 2010-08-22 15:48:27
23.706, 49.156
444 km (276 mi) โ†’ E of Saudi Arabia
M 4
10 km
14 years ago
On 2009-08-27 20:22:29
24.173, 38.778
635 km (395 mi) โ†™ SW of Saudi Arabia
M 4.7
10 km
15 years ago
On 2009-05-19 20:35:40
25.233, 37.702
735 km (456 mi) โ† W of Saudi Arabia
M 4.6
10 km
15 years ago
On 2009-05-19 19:57:18
25.243, 37.745
730 km (454 mi) โ† W of Saudi Arabia
M 4.8
10 km
15 years ago
On 2009-05-19 17:35:01
25.291, 37.74
731 km (454 mi) โ† W of Saudi Arabia
M 5.7
5 km
15 years ago
On 2009-05-19 17:13:28
25.203, 37.774
727 km (452 mi) โ† W of Saudi Arabia
M 4.2
10 km
15 years ago
On 2009-05-19 16:54:31
25.248, 37.703
735 km (456 mi) โ† W of Saudi Arabia
M 5
10 km
15 years ago
On 2009-05-19 06:38:32
25.207, 37.768
728 km (452 mi) โ† W of Saudi Arabia
M 4.9
10 km
15 years ago
On 2009-05-19 01:51:33
25.305, 37.726
732 km (455 mi) โ† W of Saudi Arabia
M 4.3
10 km
15 years ago
On 2009-05-18 07:47:55
25.394, 37.593
746 km (463 mi) โ† W of Saudi Arabia
M 4.4
10 km
15 years ago
On 2009-05-18 07:41:06
25.451, 37.799
726 km (451 mi) โ† W of Saudi Arabia
M 4.1
10 km
15 years ago
On 2009-05-17 20:21:07
25.338, 37.724
733 km (455 mi) โ† W of Saudi Arabia
M 4
10 km
15 years ago
On 2009-05-17 19:50:06
25.212, 37.597
745 km (463 mi) โ† W of Saudi Arabia
M 4.6
10 km
15 years ago
On 2009-05-17 19:20:08
25.378, 37.745
731 km (454 mi) โ† W of Saudi Arabia
M 4
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-04-04 14:05:17
28.72, 35.07
1067 km (663 mi) โ† W of Saudi Arabia
M 4.4
1 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-19 10:28:57
28.968, 47.624
512 km (318 mi) โ†‘ N of Saudi Arabia
M 4.3
10 km
16 years ago
On 2007-12-11 08:38:08
28.84, 34.87
1090 km (677 mi) โ† W of Saudi Arabia
M 4
1 km
16 years ago
On 2007-08-17 22:46:15
28.745, 47.569
488 km (303 mi) โ†‘ N of Saudi Arabia
M 4
10 km
17 years ago
On 2006-12-29 10:22:31
28.937, 47.496
502 km (312 mi) โ†‘ N of Saudi Arabia
M 4.6
10 km
17 years ago
On 2006-06-02 20:33:14
24.208, 49.032
417 km (259 mi) โ†’ E of Saudi Arabia
M 4.2
10 km
19 years ago
On 2005-02-26 22:57:29
29.054, 35.221
1067 km (663 mi) โ† W of Saudi Arabia
M 4.1
10 km
19 years ago
On 2004-06-23 03:04:44
27.864, 36.91
865 km (538 mi) โ† W of Saudi Arabia
M 3.9
10 km
19 years ago
On 2004-06-22 14:38:58
27.835, 36.966
859 km (534 mi) โ† W of Saudi Arabia
M 4.7
10 km
19 years ago
On 2004-06-09 11:41:16
27.836, 36.905
865 km (537 mi) โ† W of Saudi Arabia
M 4.6
10 km
21 years ago
On 2002-11-19 05:16:40
28.05, 34.782
1071 km (665 mi) โ† W of Saudi Arabia
M 0
10 km
23 years ago
On 2001-02-07 03:39:00
29.26, 35.01
1095 km (680 mi) โ† W of Saudi Arabia
M 4
9 km
23 years ago
On 2000-12-25 01:58:58
28.612, 35.009
1069 km (664 mi) โ† W of Saudi Arabia
M 4.5
10 km
23 years ago
On 2000-10-28 21:02:35
28.7, 34.5
1119 km (695 mi) โ† W of Saudi Arabia
M 3.4
18 km
24 years ago
On 2000-04-06 06:37:34
28.819, 34.633
1111 km (690 mi) โ† W of Saudi Arabia
M 4.2
10 km
24 years ago
On 1999-10-05 05:44:33
29.35, 35.936
1018 km (632 mi) โ† W of Saudi Arabia
M 4.1
10 km
24 years ago
On 1999-08-07 20:19:43
28.9, 34.88
1092 km (678 mi) โ† W of Saudi Arabia
M 3.7
14 km
24 years ago
On 1999-06-17 14:23:01
27.996, 34.487
1097 km (681 mi) โ† W of Saudi Arabia
M 4.3
10 km
24 years ago
On 1999-06-13 04:20:09
28.157, 34.907
1062 km (660 mi) โ† W of Saudi Arabia
M 4.2
10 km
26 years ago
On 1997-12-30 18:18:31
28.779, 47.502
487 km (303 mi) โ†‘ N of Saudi Arabia
M 4.4
10 km
26 years ago
On 1997-09-18 20:24:46
28.991, 47.438
505 km (313 mi) โ†‘ N of Saudi Arabia
M 4.6
10 km
27 years ago
On 1997-05-10 23:01:46
28.213, 34.82
1072 km (666 mi) โ† W of Saudi Arabia
M 4.7
10 km
27 years ago
On 1996-09-15 02:21:10
29.038, 34.999
1087 km (675 mi) โ† W of Saudi Arabia
M 4.2
10 km
27 years ago
On 1996-06-25 10:45:58
29.195, 34.825
1109 km (689 mi) โ† W of Saudi Arabia
M 3.5
10 km
27 years ago
On 1996-06-01 16:06:56
28.645, 34.634
1105 km (686 mi) โ† W of Saudi Arabia
M 3.7
10 km
28 years ago
On 1996-04-13 16:50:40
28.851, 34.9
1088 km (676 mi) โ† W of Saudi Arabia
M 0
10 km
28 years ago
On 1996-04-13 04:09:20
28.866, 34.855
1093 km (679 mi) โ† W of Saudi Arabia
M 2.8
10 km

Earthquake Statistics in ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is a country in Western Asia that has experienced a total of 232 earthquakes since the 1950's.

Number of Earthquakes per Year in Saudi Arabia 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Saudi Arabia was last updated at 2023-11-16 22:42:17.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 1 3 0.98%
M 2 37 12.13%
M 3 71 23.28%
M 4 107 35.08%
M 5 12 3.93%
M 6 1 0.33%
M 7 1 0.33%

Magnitude distribution for Saudi Arabia was last updated at 2024-05-12 07:00:18.

When was the last earthquake in Saudi Arabia?

The last earthquake in Saudi Arabia was 3 years ago and struck 508 km (316 mi) โ†‘ N from the center of the country. The earthquake had a magnitude 4.30 on the richter scale and a depth of 10.0 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Saudi Arabia?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Saudi Arabia was a 7.20 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 10.0 kilometers. It struck 27 km SSE of Nuwaybiโ€˜a, Egypt or 1096 km (681 mi) โ† W from the center of Saudi Arabia, 28 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur in Saudi Arabia?

In 2024, Saudi Arabia has experienced 0 earthquakes thus far, which is lower than the average of 3.09 earthquakes per year in the country. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that Saudi Arabia is struck by 0.26 earthquakes per month.

Earthquakes By Region in Saudi Arabia

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.