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List of latest earthquakes near Indonesia.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 17, 2024 12:55
(Jayapura)
M 4.8 131 km S
from Manokwari
Apr 17, 2024 10:27
(Makassar)
M 4.0 114 km S
from Luwuk
Apr 17, 2024 09:23
(Makassar)
M 4.3 124 km SE
from Gorontalo
Apr 17, 2024 08:22
(Jayapura)
M 3.1 213 km NNE
from Ternate
Apr 17, 2024 01:03
(Makassar)
M 3.1 116 km NE
from Ende
Apr 17, 2024 00:55
(Makassar)
M 3.0 122 km NE
from Ende
Apr 16, 2024 21:59
(Makassar)
M 3.4 86 km SSW
from Gorontalo
Apr 16, 2024 20:40
(Jayapura)
M 3.7 84 km SSE
from Manokwari
Apr 16, 2024 12:37
(Jakarta)
M 3.1 40 km N
from Padangsidempuan
Apr 16, 2024 13:03
(Makassar)
M 3.4 149 km NE
from Kendari
Apr 16, 2024 10:18
(Jakarta)
M 4.8 117 km SW
from Bogor
Apr 16, 2024 10:17
(Jakarta)
M 3.2 117 km SW
from Bogor
Apr 16, 2024 10:13
(Jakarta)
M 3.2 121 km SW
from Bogor
Apr 16, 2024 10:43
(Makassar)
M 2.8 42 km E
from Denpasar
Apr 16, 2024 09:45
(Makassar)
M 3.1 31 km WNW
from Denpasar
Apr 16, 2024 09:11
(Jayapura)
M 4.0 185 km W
from Sorong
Apr 16, 2024 07:12
(Makassar)
M 3.1 72 km SSW
from Gorontalo
Apr 16, 2024 06:52
(Makassar)
M 3.0 190 km ENE
from Mataram
Apr 16, 2024 05:25
(Jakarta)
M 3.1 64 km S
from Yogyakarta
Apr 16, 2024 02:48
(Makassar)
M 2.5 121 km ENE
from Palopo
Apr 16, 2024 02:40
(Makassar)
M 2.6 118 km ENE
from Palopo
Apr 16, 2024 01:31
(Makassar)
M 2.8 131 km SSW
from Labuan Bajo
Apr 16, 2024 00:59
(Makassar)
M 3.0 88 km WNW
from Dompu
Apr 15, 2024 20:49
(Jakarta)
M 2.6 103 km SSW
from Bandung
Apr 15, 2024 21:48
(Makassar)
M 2.7 172 km ENE
from Kupang

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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:
2060 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.8
Apr 17, 2024 12:55

Average

A total of 20604 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 2060 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 18836 91.42%
Mag. 5 1650 8.01%
Mag. 6 107 0.52%
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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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
Apr 25, 2023 03:00
(Jakarta)
M 7.1 206 km W
from Padang
Nov 15, 2019 00:17
(Makassar)
M 7.1 175 km E
from Manado
Aug 29, 2023 03:55
(Makassar)
M 7.1 252 km NE
from Denpasar
Nov 15, 2014 10:31
(Makassar)
M 7.1 191 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
Jul 28, 2015 06:41
(Jayapura)
M 7.0 244 km W
from Jayapura

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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 4.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Indonesia on the afternoon of April 17, 2024 at 12:55 local time (Asia/Jayapura). The center of this earthquake was located 131km south of Manokwari at a depth of 10km 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, 20604 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Indonesia. This averages to 2060 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 4 hours.