Latest earthquakes near East Kalimantan, Indonesia today

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List of latest earthquakes near East Kalimantan.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 26, 2024 05:45
(Makassar)
M 2.5 288 km ESE
from Samarinda
May 6, 2024 04:18
(Makassar)
M 2.5 276 km E
from Samarinda
May 5, 2024 01:53
(Makassar)
M 2.5 282 km ESE
from Balikpapan
Apr 18, 2024 21:32
(Makassar)
M 3.0 291 km NE
from Samarinda
Apr 12, 2024 20:04
(Makassar)
M 2.6 263 km E
from Bontang
Apr 11, 2024 04:48
(Makassar)
M 2.9 139 km NNW
from Samarinda
Apr 8, 2024 03:30
(Makassar)
M 3.3 287 km ESE
from Balikpapan
Apr 1, 2024 03:46
(Makassar)
M 2.7 281 km ESE
from Samarinda
Mar 28, 2024 10:28
(Makassar)
M 2.5 269 km SSW
from Balikpapan
Mar 15, 2024 07:22
(Makassar)
M 3.4 296 km ENE
from Samarinda
Mar 11, 2024 14:18
(Makassar)
M 2.6 295 km E
from Samarinda
Mar 10, 2024 07:27
(Makassar)
M 3.5 296 km NE
from Samarinda
Mar 2, 2024 15:02
(Makassar)
M 3.0 265 km E
from Samarinda
Feb 29, 2024 23:34
(Makassar)
M 4.3 283 km E
from Bontang
Feb 26, 2024 19:30
(Makassar)
M 3.8 270 km SW
from Balikpapan
Feb 23, 2024 21:16
(Makassar)
M 3.3 243 km N
from Bontang
Feb 22, 2024 23:56
(Makassar)
M 3.4 274 km ENE
from Bontang
Feb 21, 2024 06:01
(Makassar)
M 2.7 278 km ENE
from Samarinda
Feb 20, 2024 02:31
(Makassar)
M 3.4 263 km E
from Samarinda
Feb 17, 2024 16:22
(Makassar)
M 3.3 297 km NE
from Samarinda
Feb 15, 2024 23:53
(Makassar)
M 3.5 284 km ENE
from Samarinda
Feb 15, 2024 23:51
(Makassar)
M 3.1 285 km NE
from Samarinda
Feb 15, 2024 06:09
(Makassar)
M 2.8 297 km E
from Samarinda
Feb 14, 2024 02:32
(Makassar)
M 4.0 292 km SW
from Balikpapan
Feb 13, 2024 09:22
(Makassar)
M 4.9 297 km SW
from Balikpapan

Map of Latest Earthquakes near East Kalimantan

East Kalimantan Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
19 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.5
May 26, 2024 05:45

Average

A total of 191 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of East Kalimantan, Indonesia in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 19 earthquakes per year, or 1 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near East Kalimantan roughly every 19 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near East Kalimantan in 2018. A total of 77 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of East Kalimantan that year. The strongest had a 6.1 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of East Kalimantan in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near East Kalimantan 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 East Kalimantan (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 166 86.91%
Mag. 5 22 11.52%
Mag. 6 3 1.57%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near East Kalimantan

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.2
On Jan 15, 2021 02:28.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.9
On Jan 1, 1996 16:05.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near East Kalimantan occurred on Jan 15, 2021 02:28 local time (Asia/Makassar timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.2 and struck 297 kilometers (185 mi) south-east of Balikpapan, at a depth of 18 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near East Kalimantan in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.9 earthquake struck on Jan 1, 1996 16:05, 280 kilometers (174 mi) south-east of Bontang. It is the strongest earthquake near East Kalimantan 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 East Kalimantan, 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 East Kalimantan.

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List of strongest earthquakes near East Kalimantan.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jan 15, 2021 02:28
(Makassar)
M 6.2 297 km SE
from Balikpapan
Sep 28, 2018 15:00
(Makassar)
M 6.1 292 km E
from Samarinda
Sep 9, 2023 22:43
(Makassar)
M 6.0 297 km E
from Samarinda
Sep 28, 2018 18:14
(Makassar)
M 5.8 295 km E
from Samarinda
Jun 8, 2022 13:32
(Makassar)
M 5.8 253 km SE
from Balikpapan
Jan 14, 2021 14:35
(Makassar)
M 5.7 298 km SE
from Balikpapan
Sep 28, 2018 21:35
(Makassar)
M 5.7 289 km ENE
from Samarinda
Sep 28, 2018 18:50
(Makassar)
M 5.6 289 km ESE
from Bontang
Oct 28, 2020 03:43
(Makassar)
M 5.4 272 km ESE
from Balikpapan
Sep 28, 2018 22:26
(Makassar)
M 5.4 275 km ENE
from Samarinda

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near East Kalimantan

Earthquakes by city in East Kalimantan

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

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in East Kalimantan, Indonesia?

A 2.5 magnitude earthquake hit near East Kalimantan on the night of May 26, 2024 at 05:45 local time (Asia/Makassar). The center of this earthquake was located 288km east-southeast of Samarinda at a depth of 10km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near East Kalimantan, Indonesia in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near East Kalimantan, Indonesia?

A 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit near East Kalimantan on the afternoon of January 1, 1996 at 16:05 local time (Asia/Makassar). The center of this earthquake was located 280km east-northeast of Bontang at a depth of 24km under water in the Makassar Strait. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near East Kalimantan since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near East Kalimantan, Indonesia?

In the past 10 years, 191 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from East Kalimantan. This averages to 19 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 19 days.