Latest earthquakes near North Maluku, Indonesia today

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List of latest earthquakes near North Maluku.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 15, 2024 12:07
(Jayapura)
M 3.4 144 km WNW
from Ternate
Apr 15, 2024 09:21
(Jayapura)
M 3.4 258 km NE
from Ternate
Apr 15, 2024 00:06
(Jayapura)
M 4.1 87 km WSW
from Ternate
Apr 14, 2024 19:22
(Jayapura)
M 3.6 278 km N
from Ternate
Apr 14, 2024 05:22
(Jayapura)
M 3.0 140 km W
from Ternate
Apr 14, 2024 02:47
(Jayapura)
M 4.6 197 km NNW
from Ternate
Apr 14, 2024 02:07
(Jayapura)
M 3.3 143 km NNW
from Ternate
Apr 14, 2024 01:52
(Jayapura)
M 3.1 172 km NNW
from Ternate
Apr 14, 2024 01:40
(Jayapura)
M 5.3 170 km NNW
from Ternate
Apr 14, 2024 01:01
(Jayapura)
M 3.5 134 km NW
from Ternate
Apr 14, 2024 00:50
(Jayapura)
M 4.6 145 km WNW
from Ternate
Apr 13, 2024 15:26
(Jayapura)
M 5.2 177 km NNW
from Ternate
Apr 13, 2024 10:34
(Jayapura)
M 3.2 131 km NNW
from Ternate
Apr 13, 2024 06:58
(Jayapura)
M 3.2 223 km N
from Ternate
Apr 12, 2024 13:37
(Jayapura)
M 3.2 217 km N
from Ternate
Apr 12, 2024 08:05
(Jayapura)
M 3.5 119 km W
from Ternate
Apr 12, 2024 04:06
(Jayapura)
M 2.9 99 km NNE
from Ternate
Apr 12, 2024 02:34
(Jayapura)
M 5.0 333 km NNW
from Ternate
Apr 12, 2024 02:01
(Jayapura)
M 3.1 82 km NW
from Ternate
Apr 11, 2024 22:06
(Jayapura)
M 4.5 210 km N
from Ternate
Apr 11, 2024 11:07
(Jayapura)
M 3.9 238 km N
from Ternate
Apr 11, 2024 11:07
(Jayapura)
M 4.4 283 km N
from Ternate
Apr 11, 2024 07:54
(Jayapura)
M 3.0 119 km N
from Ternate
Apr 11, 2024 03:42
(Jayapura)
M 3.3 241 km NE
from Ternate
Apr 11, 2024 00:34
(Jayapura)
M 3.9 285 km W
from Ternate

Map of Latest Earthquakes near North Maluku

Recent North Maluku Earthquake News

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

North Maluku Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
466 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.4
Apr 15, 2024 12:07

Average

A total of 4661 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of North Maluku, Indonesia in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 466 earthquakes per year, or 38 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near North Maluku roughly every 0 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near North Maluku in 2019. A total of 896 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of North Maluku that year. The strongest had a 7.2 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of North Maluku in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near North Maluku 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 North Maluku (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 4272 91.65%
Mag. 5 364 7.81%
Mag. 6 21 0.45%
Mag. 7 4 0.09%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near North Maluku

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.2
On Jul 14, 2019 18:10.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.7
On May 14, 1932 22:33.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near North Maluku occurred on Jul 14, 2019 18:10 local time (Asia/Jayapura timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.2 and struck 169 kilometers (105 mi) south-southeast of Ternate, at a depth of 19 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near North Maluku in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.7 earthquake struck on May 14, 1932 22:33, 173 kilometers (107 mi) south-southeast of Ternate. It is the strongest earthquake near North Maluku 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 North Maluku, 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 North Maluku.

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List of strongest earthquakes near North Maluku.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jul 14, 2019 18:10
(Jayapura)
M 7.2 169 km SSE
from Ternate
Nov 15, 2014 11:31
(Jayapura)
M 7.1 156 km NW
from Ternate
Nov 15, 2019 01:17
(Jayapura)
M 7.1 142 km NW
from Ternate
Jan 18, 2023 15:06
(Jayapura)
M 7.0 219 km N
from Ternate
Jul 8, 2019 00:08
(Jayapura)
M 6.9 136 km WSW
from Ternate
Nov 26, 2014 23:33
(Jayapura)
M 6.8 158 km NW
from Ternate
Jan 7, 2019 02:27
(Jayapura)
M 6.6 177 km NNW
from Ternate
Apr 9, 2024 18:48
(Jayapura)
M 6.6 216 km N
from Ternate
Nov 21, 2014 19:10
(Jayapura)
M 6.5 172 km NNW
from Ternate
Jun 4, 2020 17:49
(Jayapura)
M 6.4 255 km NNE
from Ternate

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near North Maluku

Earthquakes by city in North Maluku

Click the links below for earthquake reports for major places in North Maluku, Indonesia.

Use this regional North Maluku earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Sofifi.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in North Maluku, Indonesia?

A 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit near North Maluku on the afternoon of April 15, 2024 at 12:07 local time (Asia/Jayapura). The center of this earthquake was located 144km west-northwest of Ternate at a depth of 10km under water in the Maluku Sea. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near North Maluku, Indonesia in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near North Maluku, Indonesia?

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit near North Maluku on the evening of May 14, 1932 at 22:33 local time (Asia/Jayapura). The center of this earthquake was located 173km west-southwest of Ternate at a depth of 15km under water in the Maluku Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near North Maluku since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near North Maluku, Indonesia?

In the past 10 years, 4661 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from North Maluku. This averages to 466 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 1 days.