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List of latest earthquakes near Indonesia.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jul 20, 2024 21:20
(Jakarta)
M 3.8 30 km SSW
from Pematangsiantar
Jul 20, 2024 21:51
(Jayapura)
M 3.6 9 km NW
from Nabire
Jul 20, 2024 19:05
(Jakarta)
M 5.4 283 km SSW
from Singkil
Jul 20, 2024 17:55
(Makassar)
M 4.4 105 km WSW
from Manado
Jul 20, 2024 16:11
(Jakarta)
M 3.4 51 km SE
from Padangsidempuan
Jul 20, 2024 16:02
(Makassar)
M 4.0 155 km NE
from Ende
Jul 20, 2024 14:35
(Makassar)
M 2.9 111 km NNW
from Labuan Bajo
Jul 20, 2024 12:39
(Makassar)
M 3.1 78 km NNE
from Labuan Bajo
Jul 20, 2024 11:50
(Jayapura)
M 3.5 99 km NNE
from Ternate
Jul 20, 2024 09:30
(Jakarta)
M 3.6 135 km SW
from Bogor
Jul 20, 2024 08:05
(Jakarta)
M 2.9 110 km SW
from Padangsidempuan
Jul 20, 2024 05:09
(Jayapura)
M 4.1 273 km WNW
from Jayapura
Jul 20, 2024 03:48
(Jayapura)
M 4.3 142 km N
from Ternate
Jul 20, 2024 02:58
(Jayapura)
M 4.0 226 km SE
from Jayapura
Jul 20, 2024 00:22
(Jakarta)
M 3.2 81 km SW
from Padangsidempuan
Jul 19, 2024 23:45
(Makassar)
M 3.9 74 km SSE
from Gorontalo
Jul 20, 2024 00:24
(Jayapura)
M 3.7 96 km NNE
from Ternate
Jul 20, 2024 00:04
(Jayapura)
M 3.1 91 km NNE
from Ternate
Jul 19, 2024 23:58
(Jayapura)
M 4.1 98 km NNE
from Ternate
Jul 19, 2024 23:47
(Jayapura)
M 3.3 96 km NNE
from Ternate
Jul 19, 2024 23:36
(Jayapura)
M 5.1 92 km NNE
from Ternate
Jul 19, 2024 23:31
(Jayapura)
M 5.0 92 km NNE
from Ternate
Jul 19, 2024 22:26
(Makassar)
M 3.3 126 km W
from Gorontalo
Jul 19, 2024 21:36
(Makassar)
M 5.0 159 km ESE
from Manado
Jul 19, 2024 22:31
(Jayapura)
M 3.2 98 km NNE
from Ternate

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Recent Indonesia Earthquake News

These are the latest articles published related to earthquakes occurring near Indonesia. Check our Earthquake News section for a complete overview of articles written on earthquakes near Indonesia and elsewhere.

Indonesia Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
2059 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.8
Jul 20, 2024 21:20

Average

A total of 20592 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Indonesia in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 2059 earthquakes per year, or 171 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Indonesia roughly every 4 hours.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Indonesia in 2019. A total of 2907 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Indonesia that year. The strongest had a 7.2 magnitude.

Yearly Earthquakes within 300 km (186 mi) of Indonesia with a magnitude of 4 or above.

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Indonesia in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Indonesia 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.

Earthquakes by magnitude near Indonesia (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 18834 91.46%
Mag. 5 1642 7.97%
Mag. 6 105 0.51%
Mag. 7 11 0.05%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Indonesia

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.5
On Sep 28, 2018 18:02.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 9.3
On Dec 26, 2004 07:58.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Indonesia occurred on Sep 28, 2018 18:02 local time (Asia/Makassar timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.5 and struck 73 kilometers (45 mi) north of Palu, at a depth of 20 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Indonesia in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-9.3 earthquake struck on Dec 26, 2004 07:58, 85 kilometers (53 mi) north of Meulaboh. It is the strongest earthquake near Indonesia in the past 124 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Indonesia 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 Indonesia.

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Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Indonesia.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Sep 28, 2018 18:02
(Makassar)
M 7.5 73 km N
from Palu
Dec 14, 2021 11:20
(Makassar)
M 7.3 151 km NNE
from Ende
Jul 14, 2019 18:10
(Jayapura)
M 7.2 169 km SSE
from Ternate
Nov 15, 2014 10:31
(Makassar)
M 7.1 191 km ENE
from Manado
Nov 15, 2019 00:17
(Makassar)
M 7.1 175 km E
from Manado
Apr 25, 2023 03:00
(Jakarta)
M 7.1 206 km W
from Padang
Aug 29, 2023 03:55
(Makassar)
M 7.1 252 km NE
from Denpasar
Jan 18, 2023 14:06
(Makassar)
M 7.0 279 km ENE
from Manado
Apr 14, 2023 16:55
(Jakarta)
M 7.0 155 km NNW
from Surabaya
Feb 27, 2015 21:45
(Makassar)
M 7.0 197 km NNE
from Ende

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Earthquakes by region of Indonesia

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Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Indonesia.

When was the last earthquake in Indonesia?

A 3.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Indonesia on the evening of July 20, 2024 at 21:20 local time (Asia/Jakarta). The center of this earthquake was located 30km south-southwest of Pematangsiantar at a depth of 156km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Indonesia in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Indonesia?

A 9.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Indonesia on the morning of December 26, 2004 at 07:58 local time (Asia/Jakarta). The center of this earthquake was located 85km south-southwest of Meulaboh at a depth of 10km under water in the Indian Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Indonesia since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Indonesia?

In the past 10 years, 20592 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Indonesia. This averages to 2059 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 4 hours.