Earthquakes in KazakhstanIn Kazakhstan, there are partly large earthquakes with strengths of more than 7.0, which cause damages within a radius of over 100 kilometers. Measured against the size of the country, earthquakes occur very rarely.
2 people died since 1950 by direct consequences of earthquakes.
› The most severe natural disasters worldwide
Back to overview: Kazakhstan
Earthquakes in Kazakhstan since 1950The strongest earthquake in Kazakhstan happened on 03/24/1978 in the Alma-Ata region with a magnitude of 7.1 on the Richter scale.
|08/03/1990||Akkal, Ust||6 km||6.1||0|
|06/14/1990||Ust, Zaysan||28 km||6.8||1|
These statistics are based on datas from the National Geophysical Data Center / World Data Service (NGDC/WDS): Significant Earthquake Database. doi:10.7289/V5TD9V7K. Data have been summarized and translated.