Latest earthquakes near Central Sulawesi, Indonesia today

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List of latest earthquakes near Central Sulawesi.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jun 18, 2024 20:35
(Makassar)
M 3.4 66 km NNE
from Luwuk
Jun 18, 2024 18:29
(Makassar)
M 4.1 184 km ENE
from Luwuk
Jun 18, 2024 13:08
(Makassar)
M 3.2 217 km SE
from Palu
Jun 18, 2024 03:01
(Makassar)
M 3.5 290 km ENE
from Luwuk
Jun 16, 2024 21:13
(Makassar)
M 3.6 102 km NNE
from Luwuk
Jun 16, 2024 00:41
(Makassar)
M 4.4 203 km ESE
from Luwuk
Jun 15, 2024 09:55
(Makassar)
M 4.2 194 km ENE
from Luwuk
Jun 15, 2024 05:53
(Makassar)
M 3.2 111 km NE
from Luwuk
Jun 14, 2024 13:03
(Makassar)
M 3.2 192 km SE
from Palu
Jun 13, 2024 14:52
(Makassar)
M 3.6 161 km ESE
from Palu
Jun 12, 2024 21:14
(Makassar)
M 2.7 63 km E
from Palu
Jun 12, 2024 04:11
(Makassar)
M 2.8 136 km NW
from Luwuk
Jun 12, 2024 02:29
(Makassar)
M 3.5 203 km SW
from Palu
Jun 12, 2024 00:05
(Makassar)
M 3.1 201 km SE
from Palu
Jun 11, 2024 21:43
(Makassar)
M 3.0 205 km SE
from Palu
Jun 11, 2024 00:02
(Makassar)
M 4.3 264 km NNW
from Luwuk
Jun 10, 2024 21:30
(Makassar)
M 2.6 207 km SSE
from Palu
Jun 10, 2024 16:03
(Makassar)
M 4.1 260 km N
from Luwuk
Jun 10, 2024 14:02
(Makassar)
M 4.6 271 km ENE
from Luwuk
Jun 10, 2024 11:35
(Makassar)
M 3.7 212 km SSW
from Luwuk
Jun 9, 2024 13:19
(Makassar)
M 2.6 222 km SE
from Palu
Jun 9, 2024 12:46
(Makassar)
M 4.1 97 km NNE
from Luwuk
Jun 9, 2024 11:43
(Makassar)
M 2.5 194 km SSE
from Palu
Jun 7, 2024 13:34
(Makassar)
M 2.6 65 km SW
from Palu
Jun 7, 2024 12:54
(Makassar)
M 3.7 185 km ESE
from Luwuk

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Central Sulawesi

Recent Central Sulawesi Earthquake News

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Central Sulawesi Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
215 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.4
Jun 18, 2024 20:35

Average

A total of 2154 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Central Sulawesi, Indonesia in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 215 earthquakes per year, or 17 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Central Sulawesi roughly every 1 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Central Sulawesi in 2019. A total of 315 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Central Sulawesi that year. The strongest had a 6.8 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Central Sulawesi in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Central Sulawesi 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 Sulawesi (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 1963 91.13%
Mag. 5 177 8.22%
Mag. 6 13 0.6%
Mag. 7 1 0.05%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Central Sulawesi

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.5
On Sep 28, 2018 18:02.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8.1
On Dec 22, 1939 05:00.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Central Sulawesi 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 Central Sulawesi in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.1 earthquake struck on Dec 22, 1939 05:00, 104 kilometers (65 mi) north of Luwuk. It is the strongest earthquake near Central Sulawesi 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 Sulawesi, 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 Sulawesi.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Central Sulawesi.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Sep 28, 2018 18:02
(Makassar)
M 7.5 73 km N
from Palu
Apr 12, 2019 19:40
(Makassar)
M 6.8 99 km SSW
from Luwuk
May 29, 2017 22:35
(Makassar)
M 6.6 76 km SE
from Palu
Jul 26, 2021 20:09
(Makassar)
M 6.3 100 km W
from Luwuk
Jan 15, 2021 02:28
(Makassar)
M 6.2 254 km SSW
from Palu
Sep 10, 2014 10:46
(Makassar)
M 6.2 269 km ENE
from Luwuk
Jan 7, 2021 04:59
(Makassar)
M 6.1 115 km N
from Luwuk
Jan 20, 2020 00:58
(Makassar)
M 6.1 147 km NE
from Luwuk
Sep 28, 2018 15:00
(Makassar)
M 6.1 58 km NNW
from Palu
Mar 16, 2015 07:17
(Makassar)
M 6.1 70 km NW
from Luwuk

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Central Sulawesi

Earthquakes by city in Central Sulawesi

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

Use this regional Central Sulawesi earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Poso.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia?

A 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit near Central Sulawesi on the evening of June 18, 2024 at 20:35 local time (Asia/Makassar). The center of this earthquake was located 66km north-northeast of Luwuk at a depth of 49km under water in the Gulf Of Tomini. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Central Sulawesi, Indonesia in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Central Sulawesi, Indonesia?

A 8.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Central Sulawesi on the night of December 22, 1939 at 05:00 local time (Asia/Makassar). The center of this earthquake was located 104km north of Luwuk at a depth of 150km under water in the Gulf Of Tomini. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Central Sulawesi since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Central Sulawesi, Indonesia?

In the past 10 years, 2154 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Central Sulawesi. This averages to 215 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 2 days.