Latest earthquakes near Ambon, Maluku today

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List of latest earthquakes near Ambon.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 14, 2024 21:31
(Jayapura)
M 3.7 40 km SE
from Ambon
Apr 14, 2024 08:46
(Jayapura)
M 4.1 173 km NE
from Ambon
Apr 14, 2024 06:45
(Jayapura)
M 3.5 172 km NE
from Ambon
Apr 14, 2024 06:30
(Jayapura)
M 3.5 169 km NE
from Ambon
Apr 14, 2024 02:20
(Jayapura)
M 4.3 128 km NE
from Ambon
Apr 13, 2024 11:20
(Jayapura)
M 3.2 170 km NE
from Ambon
Apr 13, 2024 10:51
(Jayapura)
M 3.5 171 km NE
from Ambon
Apr 13, 2024 10:49
(Jayapura)
M 3.7 174 km NE
from Ambon
Apr 13, 2024 10:37
(Jayapura)
M 3.0 170 km NE
from Ambon
Apr 13, 2024 09:24
(Jayapura)
M 4.4 186 km NE
from Ambon
Apr 13, 2024 06:54
(Jayapura)
M 3.6 172 km NE
from Ambon
Apr 13, 2024 02:09
(Jayapura)
M 3.8 40 km SE
from Ambon
Apr 12, 2024 20:22
(Jayapura)
M 3.6 169 km NE
from Ambon
Apr 12, 2024 03:15
(Jayapura)
M 2.6 168 km NE
from Ambon
Apr 12, 2024 03:02
(Jayapura)
M 2.8 169 km NE
from Ambon
Apr 12, 2024 02:08
(Jayapura)
M 3.3 175 km NE
from Ambon
Apr 12, 2024 02:04
(Jayapura)
M 3.5 173 km NE
from Ambon
Apr 12, 2024 02:02
(Jayapura)
M 2.8 164 km ENE
from Ambon
Apr 12, 2024 01:46
(Jayapura)
M 4.1 170 km NE
from Ambon
Apr 12, 2024 01:26
(Jayapura)
M 2.8 168 km NE
from Ambon
Apr 12, 2024 01:18
(Jayapura)
M 3.6 171 km NE
from Ambon
Apr 12, 2024 01:00
(Jayapura)
M 3.1 170 km NE
from Ambon
Apr 12, 2024 00:50
(Jayapura)
M 4.9 169 km NE
from Ambon
Apr 11, 2024 19:39
(Jayapura)
M 2.7 170 km NE
from Ambon
Apr 11, 2024 19:29
(Jayapura)
M 4.1 174 km NE
from Ambon

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Ambon Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
155 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.7
Apr 14, 2024 21:31

Average

A total of 1550 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Ambon, Maluku in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 155 earthquakes per year, or 12 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Ambon roughly every 2 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Ambon in 2015. A total of 197 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Ambon that year. The strongest had a 6.9 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Ambon in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Ambon 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 Ambon (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 1449 93.48%
Mag. 5 97 6.26%
Mag. 6 4 0.26%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Ambon

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.9
On Dec 9, 2015 19:21.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8.2
On Jan 24, 1965 09:11.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Ambon occurred on Dec 9, 2015 19:21 local time (Asia/Jayapura timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.9 and struck 154 kilometers (96 mi) east-southeast of Ambon, at a depth of 21 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Ambon in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.2 earthquake struck on Jan 24, 1965 09:11, 276 kilometers (171 mi) east-southeast of Ambon. It is the strongest earthquake near Ambon 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 Ambon, Maluku 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 Ambon.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Ambon.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Dec 9, 2015 19:21
(Jayapura)
M 6.9 154 km ESE
from Ambon
Sep 26, 2019 08:46
(Jayapura)
M 6.5 34 km NE
from Ambon
Oct 31, 2017 20:50
(Jayapura)
M 6.1 48 km W
from Ambon
Feb 26, 2018 22:34
(Jayapura)
M 6.1 195 km WNW
from Ambon
Jun 16, 2021 13:43
(Jayapura)
M 5.9 150 km E
from Ambon
Apr 4, 2021 03:42
(Jayapura)
M 5.9 159 km S
from Ambon
Sep 8, 2020 09:45
(Jayapura)
M 5.9 218 km SE
from Ambon
Aug 29, 2023 13:34
(Jayapura)
M 5.9 285 km SE
from Ambon
Oct 31, 2017 20:31
(Jayapura)
M 5.8 53 km WSW
from Ambon
Jul 27, 2017 21:08
(Jayapura)
M 5.8 233 km W
from Ambon

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Nearest earthquakes from Ambon

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to Ambon, Maluku. You can use the buttons to find nearby earthquakes for a specific year or with a specific magnitude.

List of nearest earthquakes from Ambon.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Sep 27, 2019 18:09
(Jayapura)
M 4.1 7 km SW
from Ambon
Oct 31, 2017 21:41
(Jayapura)
M 5.1 8 km WNW
from Ambon
Jun 1, 2023 06:56
(Jayapura)
M 5.2 11 km NE
from Ambon
Oct 19, 2019 04:44
(Jayapura)
M 4.1 12 km ENE
from Ambon
Sep 28, 2019 02:26
(Jayapura)
M 4.0 14 km NE
from Ambon
Oct 10, 2019 13:39
(Jayapura)
M 5.2 13 km NNE
from Ambon
Jan 6, 2019 15:16
(Jayapura)
M 4.2 13 km NE
from Ambon
Aug 25, 2022 14:19
(Jayapura)
M 4.1 13 km ENE
from Ambon
Nov 23, 2022 04:53
(Jayapura)
M 4.2 12 km NE
from Ambon
May 25, 2021 18:23
(Jayapura)
M 4.0 15 km NW
from Ambon

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Ambon

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Ambon, Maluku?

A 3.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Ambon on the evening of April 14, 2024 at 21:31 local time (Asia/Jayapura). The center of this earthquake was located 40km south-east of Ambon at a depth of 10km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Ambon, Maluku in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Ambon, Maluku?

A 8.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Ambon on the morning of January 24, 1965 at 09:11 local time (Asia/Jayapura). The center of this earthquake was located 276km west-northwest of Ambon at a depth of 20km under water in the Banda Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Ambon since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Ambon, Maluku?

In the past 10 years, 1550 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Ambon. This averages to 155 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 2 days.