Latest earthquakes near Central Java, Indonesia today

Complete overview of the latest earthquakes near Central Java, Indonesia, updated every minute. Did you feel an earthquake today in Central Java? If an earthquake is happening right now near Central Java (also known as Jawa Tengah), it will show up within minutes.

All earthquakes Any magnitude
Major only Magnitude 4+
Custom  
In 1 sec.
Earthquakes appear here a few minutes after occurring.
List of latest earthquakes near Central Java.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 26, 2024 03:50
(Jakarta)
M 2.5 225 km W
from Tegal
May 26, 2024 03:42
(Jakarta)
M 3.7 83 km SSE
from Purwokerto
May 24, 2024 23:38
(Jakarta)
M 2.8 231 km W
from Tegal
May 24, 2024 18:06
(Jakarta)
M 3.5 173 km SSE
from Surakarta
May 24, 2024 17:00
(Jakarta)
M 3.9 172 km WSW
from Purwokerto
May 24, 2024 11:36
(Jakarta)
M 3.4 268 km ENE
from Semarang
May 24, 2024 11:32
(Jakarta)
M 3.8 271 km ENE
from Semarang
May 23, 2024 23:46
(Jakarta)
M 3.9 248 km NE
from Semarang
May 23, 2024 15:27
(Jakarta)
M 2.8 132 km W
from Tegal
May 21, 2024 05:18
(Jakarta)
M 4.0 90 km SSE
from Klaten
May 21, 2024 02:42
(Jakarta)
M 5.2 250 km SE
from Surakarta
May 21, 2024 00:49
(Jakarta)
M 2.5 279 km W
from Tegal
May 20, 2024 20:42
(Jakarta)
M 4.8 277 km W
from Tegal
May 19, 2024 22:48
(Jakarta)
M 4.4 252 km SE
from Surakarta
May 18, 2024 02:54
(Jakarta)
M 3.4 133 km W
from Tegal
May 15, 2024 20:06
(Jakarta)
M 2.6 224 km W
from Tegal
May 13, 2024 13:42
(Jakarta)
M 4.8 267 km ENE
from Semarang
May 12, 2024 21:33
(Jakarta)
M 4.2 265 km ENE
from Semarang
May 12, 2024 21:12
(Jakarta)
M 3.2 284 km W
from Tegal
May 12, 2024 21:00
(Jakarta)
M 3.3 268 km ENE
from Semarang
May 12, 2024 02:31
(Jakarta)
M 3.3 234 km WSW
from Purwokerto
May 11, 2024 18:43
(Jakarta)
M 3.7 257 km ENE
from Semarang
May 11, 2024 05:37
(Jakarta)
M 3.9 292 km SE
from Surakarta
May 11, 2024 02:34
(Jakarta)
M 4.9 293 km SE
from Surakarta
May 10, 2024 14:29
(Jakarta)
M 2.5 96 km SSE
from Klaten

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Central Java

Recent Central Java Earthquake News

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

Central Java Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
105 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.5
May 26, 2024 03:50

Average

A total of 1056 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Central Java, Indonesia in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 105 earthquakes per year, or 8 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Central Java roughly every 3 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Central Java in 2014. A total of 129 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Central Java that year. The strongest had a 6.1 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Central Java in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Central Java 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 Central Java (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 958 90.72%
Mag. 5 89 8.43%
Mag. 6 8 0.76%
Mag. 7 1 0.09%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Central Java

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7
On Apr 14, 2023 16:55.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.7
On Jul 17, 2006 15:19.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Central Java occurred on Apr 14, 2023 16:55 local time (Asia/Jakarta timezone). It had a magnitude of 7 and struck 209 kilometers (130 mi) east-northeast of Semarang, at a depth of 597 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Central Java in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.7 earthquake struck on Jul 17, 2006 15:19, 288 kilometers (179 mi) east-northeast of Purwokerto. It is the strongest earthquake near Central Java 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 Central Java, 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 Central Java.

Last 10 yrs All magnitudes
2023 All mag
Historic M6+ since 1900
Custom
List of strongest earthquakes near Central Java.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 14, 2023 16:55
(Jakarta)
M 7.0 209 km ENE
from Semarang
Jul 7, 2020 05:54
(Jakarta)
M 6.6 98 km N
from Batang
Dec 15, 2017 23:47
(Jakarta)
M 6.5 117 km W
from Purwokerto
Mar 22, 2024 15:52
(Jakarta)
M 6.4 248 km ENE
from Semarang
Feb 6, 2020 01:12
(Jakarta)
M 6.2 297 km NE
from Surakarta
Sep 19, 2019 14:06
(Jakarta)
M 6.1 188 km NE
from Semarang
Apr 6, 2016 21:45
(Jakarta)
M 6.1 221 km WSW
from Purwokerto
Apr 27, 2024 23:29
(Jakarta)
M 6.1 223 km WSW
from Purwokerto
Apr 10, 2021 14:00
(Jakarta)
M 6.0 216 km ESE
from Surakarta
Jun 30, 2023 19:57
(Jakarta)
M 5.9 189 km SSW
from Semarang

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Central Java

Earthquakes by city in Central Java

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

Use this regional Central Java earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Dukuhturi, Wonosobo, Kudus, Kartasura, Ambarawa, Tarub, Sragen, Mertoyudan, Sokaraja, Slawi, Pecangaan, Boyolali, Baki, Weleri, Baekrajan, Purbalingga, Wedi, Cepu, Blora, Comal and Karanganom.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Central Java, Indonesia?

A 2.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Central Java on the night of May 26, 2024 at 03:50 local time (Asia/Jakarta). The center of this earthquake was located 225km west of Tegal at a depth of 10km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Central Java, Indonesia in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Central Java, Indonesia?

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Central Java on the afternoon of July 17, 2006 at 15:19 local time (Asia/Jakarta). The center of this earthquake was located 288km southwest of Purwokerto at a depth of 20km under water in the Indian Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Central Java since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Central Java, Indonesia?

In the past 10 years, 1056 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Central Java. This averages to 106 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 3 days.