Latest earthquakes near French Polynesia today
Complete overview of the latest earthquakes near the country French Polynesia, updated every minute. Did you feel an earthquake today in French Polynesia? If an earthquake is happening right now near French Polynesia, it will show up within minutes.
French Polynesia Earthquake Statistics
A total of 1 earthquake with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of French Polynesia in the past 10 years.
The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of French Polynesia in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 5 or above have occurred near French Polynesia during this time. Usually, higher magnitudes are less common than lower magnitudes. Small earthquakes with a magnitude below 4 on the Richter scale have been omitted from this overview.
Strongest earthquakes near French Polynesia
The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near French Polynesia occurred on Oct 14, 2014 08:43 local time (Pacific/Tahiti timezone). It had a magnitude of 4.4 and struck 201 kilometers (125 mi) east of Faaa, at a depth of 12 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near French Polynesia in the list below.
In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near French Polynesia in the past 10 years. You can use the tabs to find the heaviest historic earthquakes since the year 1900 or within a specific year or distance from French Polynesia.
Earthquakes by region of French Polynesia
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Frequently Asked Questions
These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near French Polynesia.
When was the last earthquake in French Polynesia?
A 4.4 magnitude earthquake hit near French Polynesia on the morning of October 14, 2014 at 08:43 local time (Pacific/Tahiti). The center of this earthquake was located 201km east of Faaa at a depth of 12km under water in the South Pacific Ocean. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near French Polynesia in the past hours.
What was the strongest earthquake near French Polynesia?
A 4.4 magnitude earthquake hit near French Polynesia on the morning of October 14, 2014 at 08:43 local time (Pacific/Tahiti). The center of this earthquake was located 201km east of Faaa at a depth of 12km under water in the South Pacific Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near French Polynesia since the year 1900.
How often do earthquakes occur near French Polynesia?
In the past 10 years, 1 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from French Polynesia. This averages to 0 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 3650 days.