Latest earthquakes near Tual, Maluku today

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List of latest earthquakes near Tual.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
May 25, 2024 20:52
(Jayapura)
M 4.6 157 km NE
from Tual
May 20, 2024 07:32
(Jayapura)
M 4.3 288 km W
from Tual
May 19, 2024 09:49
(Jayapura)
M 4.2 149 km WSW
from Tual
May 17, 2024 06:18
(Jayapura)
M 3.8 296 km WSW
from Tual
May 9, 2024 22:14
(Jayapura)
M 4.4 286 km NW
from Tual
May 6, 2024 21:12
(Jayapura)
M 4.3 144 km E
from Tual
May 6, 2024 10:45
(Jayapura)
M 4.4 276 km WSW
from Tual
May 6, 2024 05:37
(Jayapura)
M 5.5 328 km NW
from Tual
May 6, 2024 03:33
(Jayapura)
M 6.1 325 km NW
from Tual
May 6, 2024 03:18
(Jayapura)
M 3.6 249 km W
from Tual
May 5, 2024 09:38
(Jayapura)
M 3.6 145 km N
from Tual
May 5, 2024 06:13
(Jayapura)
M 3.9 106 km N
from Tual
May 4, 2024 15:38
(Jayapura)
M 4.7 265 km NW
from Tual
May 2, 2024 00:21
(Jayapura)
M 3.3 213 km NNE
from Tual
May 1, 2024 13:00
(Jayapura)
M 4.4 254 km WSW
from Tual
Apr 30, 2024 21:37
(Jayapura)
M 3.5 273 km NNE
from Tual
Apr 29, 2024 16:37
(Jayapura)
M 4.1 118 km SW
from Tual
Apr 24, 2024 17:59
(Jayapura)
M 4.3 204 km W
from Tual
Apr 22, 2024 14:34
(Jayapura)
M 4.6 237 km WSW
from Tual
Apr 18, 2024 00:26
(Jayapura)
M 3.7 152 km WSW
from Tual
Apr 18, 2024 00:26
(Jayapura)
M 4.2 163 km SW
from Tual
Apr 17, 2024 01:10
(Jayapura)
M 4.3 274 km ENE
from Tual
Apr 10, 2024 14:50
(Jayapura)
M 2.9 244 km NNE
from Tual
Apr 8, 2024 03:28
(Jayapura)
M 4.4 277 km WSW
from Tual
Apr 7, 2024 06:00
(Jayapura)
M 3.7 222 km NNE
from Tual

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Tual

Recent Tual Earthquake News

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

Tual Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
140 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.6
May 25, 2024 20:52

Average

A total of 1408 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Tual, Maluku in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 140 earthquakes per year, or 11 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Tual roughly every 2 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Tual in 2023. A total of 232 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Tual that year. The strongest had a 6.1 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Tual in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Tual 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 Tual (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 1300 92.33%
Mag. 5 103 7.32%
Mag. 6 5 0.36%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Tual

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.1
On Feb 17, 2023 18:37.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8.5
On Feb 2, 1938 04:04.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Tual occurred on Feb 17, 2023 18:37 local time (Asia/Jayapura timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.1 and struck 131 kilometers (81 mi) south-southwest of Tual, at a depth of 40 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Tual in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.5 earthquake struck on Feb 2, 1938 04:04, 142 kilometers (88 mi) south-southwest of Tual. It is the strongest earthquake near Tual 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 Tual, 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 Tual.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Tual.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Feb 17, 2023 18:37
(Jayapura)
M 6.1 131 km SSW
from Tual
Nov 11, 2021 02:46
(Jayapura)
M 6.0 215 km NE
from Tual
Feb 26, 2020 16:33
(Jayapura)
M 6.0 274 km SW
from Tual
Aug 2, 2021 14:01
(Jayapura)
M 6.0 183 km NE
from Tual
Dec 7, 2014 07:05
(Jayapura)
M 6.0 257 km WSW
from Tual
Jan 26, 2019 17:12
(Jayapura)
M 5.9 113 km E
from Tual
Mar 2, 2018 11:20
(Jayapura)
M 5.9 279 km WSW
from Tual
Nov 10, 2023 12:50
(Jayapura)
M 5.9 284 km W
from Tual
Nov 3, 2021 01:43
(Jayapura)
M 5.9 285 km WSW
from Tual
Sep 22, 2019 04:53
(Jayapura)
M 5.9 273 km WSW
from Tual

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Nearest earthquakes from Tual

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Tual.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Mar 29, 2022 17:24
(Jayapura)
M 4.5 8 km SW
from Tual
Mar 16, 2023 06:08
(Jayapura)
M 4.0 22 km NW
from Tual
Jun 8, 2023 01:31
(Jayapura)
M 4.6 36 km WNW
from Tual
Feb 23, 2015 01:37
(Jayapura)
M 4.0 40 km NE
from Tual
Sep 11, 2022 14:44
(Jayapura)
M 4.5 49 km NW
from Tual
Jul 16, 2015 20:04
(Jayapura)
M 4.2 48 km NNW
from Tual
Apr 18, 2019 19:20
(Jayapura)
M 4.1 54 km NW
from Tual
Jan 2, 2020 08:50
(Jayapura)
M 4.1 56 km S
from Tual
Mar 5, 2019 23:45
(Jayapura)
M 4.2 57 km WSW
from Tual
Jun 1, 2018 16:16
(Jayapura)
M 4.7 58 km NW
from Tual

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Tual

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Tual, Maluku?

A 4.6 magnitude earthquake hit near Tual on the evening of May 25, 2024 at 20:52 local time (Asia/Jayapura). The center of this earthquake was located 157km north-east of Tual at a depth of 10km under water in the Aru Sea. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Tual, Maluku in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Tual, Maluku?

A 8.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Tual on the night of February 2, 1938 at 04:04 local time (Asia/Jayapura). The center of this earthquake was located 142km west-northwest of Tual at a depth of 25km under water in the Banda Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Tual since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Tual, Maluku?

In the past 10 years, 1408 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Tual. This averages to 141 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 3 days.