Latest earthquakes near Aceh, Indonesia today

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List of latest earthquakes near Aceh.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jul 20, 2024 21:20
(Jakarta)
M 3.8 142 km ENE
from Singkil
Jul 20, 2024 19:05
(Jakarta)
M 5.4 283 km SSW
from Singkil
Jul 20, 2024 16:11
(Jakarta)
M 3.4 241 km SE
from Singkil
Jul 20, 2024 08:05
(Jakarta)
M 2.9 191 km SSE
from Singkil
Jul 20, 2024 00:22
(Jakarta)
M 3.2 175 km SE
from Singkil
Jul 17, 2024 10:00
(Jakarta)
M 3.0 297 km SE
from Singkil
Jul 16, 2024 23:40
(Jakarta)
M 4.0 77 km WSW
from Meulaboh
Jul 15, 2024 04:06
(Jakarta)
M 2.6 163 km ESE
from Singkil
Jul 13, 2024 06:06
(Jakarta)
M 4.8 178 km SSW
from Meulaboh
Jul 12, 2024 20:57
(Jakarta)
M 2.9 99 km SE
from Meulaboh
Jul 12, 2024 11:52
(Jakarta)
M 3.2 41 km N
from Singkil
Jul 10, 2024 01:59
(Jakarta)
M 2.5 107 km NE
from Singkil
Jul 9, 2024 10:06
(Jakarta)
M 4.3 293 km NNW
from Banda Aceh
Jul 9, 2024 09:10
(Jakarta)
M 4.4 293 km NNW
from Banda Aceh
Jul 8, 2024 08:31
(Jakarta)
M 3.1 143 km E
from Singkil
Jul 8, 2024 02:05
(Jakarta)
M 3.0 181 km S
from Lhokseumawe
Jul 7, 2024 21:58
(Jakarta)
M 4.2 254 km SSW
from Singkil
Jul 6, 2024 06:22
(Jakarta)
M 3.2 163 km SE
from Singkil
Jul 6, 2024 04:51
(Jakarta)
M 4.6 231 km S
from Banda Aceh
Jul 5, 2024 15:14
(Jakarta)
M 4.8 182 km W
from Singkil
Jul 5, 2024 14:27
(Jakarta)
M 3.4 224 km SSE
from Singkil
Jul 4, 2024 15:54
(Jakarta)
M 3.4 37 km NW
from Singkil
Jul 3, 2024 07:33
(Jakarta)
M 3.9 70 km N
from Meulaboh
Jun 26, 2024 23:33
(Jakarta)
M 3.2 99 km ESE
from Meulaboh
Jun 23, 2024 18:57
(Jakarta)
M 3.5 183 km SE
from Singkil

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Aceh

Recent Aceh Earthquake News

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

Aceh Earthquake Statistics

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

Average

A total of 1939 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Aceh, Indonesia in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 193 earthquakes per year, or 16 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Aceh roughly every 1 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Aceh in 2014. A total of 355 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Aceh that year. The strongest had a 6.4 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Aceh in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Aceh 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 Aceh (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 1750 90.25%
Mag. 5 180 9.28%
Mag. 6 9 0.46%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Aceh

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.7
On May 14, 2021 13:33.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 9.3
On Dec 26, 2004 07:58.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Aceh occurred on May 14, 2021 13:33 local time (Asia/Jakarta timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.7 and struck 271 kilometers (168 mi) south-southwest of Singkil, at a depth of 11 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Aceh in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-9.3 earthquake struck on Dec 26, 2004 07:58, 85 kilometers (53 mi) south-southwest of Meulaboh. It is the strongest earthquake near Aceh 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 Aceh, 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 Aceh.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Aceh.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 14, 2021 13:33
(Jakarta)
M 6.7 271 km SSW
from Singkil
Nov 8, 2015 23:47
(Jakarta)
M 6.6 163 km NNW
from Banda Aceh
Dec 7, 2016 05:03
(Jakarta)
M 6.5 97 km ESE
from Banda Aceh
Jan 7, 2020 13:05
(Jakarta)
M 6.3 159 km W
from Singkil
Sep 24, 2022 03:52
(Jakarta)
M 6.2 38 km SSW
from Meulaboh
Apr 3, 2023 21:59
(Jakarta)
M 6.1 199 km SE
from Singkil
Jan 16, 2023 05:29
(Jakarta)
M 6.1 41 km SE
from Singkil
Apr 20, 2021 06:58
(Jakarta)
M 6.1 271 km SSW
from Singkil
Nov 2, 2021 00:04
(Jakarta)
M 6.0 260 km SSW
from Singkil
Oct 1, 2022 02:28
(Jakarta)
M 5.9 125 km E
from Singkil

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Aceh

Earthquakes by city in Aceh

Click the links below for earthquake reports for major places in Aceh, Indonesia.

Use this regional Aceh earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Langsa, Reuleuet, Bireun, Sabang and Sigli.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Aceh, Indonesia?

A 3.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Aceh on the evening of July 20, 2024 at 21:20 local time (Asia/Jakarta). The center of this earthquake was located 142km east-northeast of Singkil at a depth of 156km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Aceh, Indonesia in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Aceh, Indonesia?

A 9.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Aceh 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 Aceh since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Aceh, Indonesia?

In the past 10 years, 1939 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Aceh. This averages to 194 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 2 days.