Latest earthquakes near North Sulawesi, Indonesia today

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List of latest earthquakes near North Sulawesi.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jun 18, 2024 18:29
(Makassar)
M 4.1 205 km SSW
from Manado
Jun 18, 2024 11:24
(Makassar)
M 3.6 288 km NE
from Manado
Jun 18, 2024 03:01
(Makassar)
M 3.5 191 km SSE
from Manado
Jun 18, 2024 00:14
(Makassar)
M 3.1 289 km NE
from Manado
Jun 17, 2024 09:23
(Makassar)
M 3.4 149 km NNE
from Manado
Jun 17, 2024 02:47
(Makassar)
M 3.2 272 km NNE
from Manado
Jun 16, 2024 21:13
(Makassar)
M 3.6 256 km SW
from Manado
Jun 16, 2024 12:35
(Makassar)
M 3.7 258 km NE
from Manado
Jun 16, 2024 02:37
(Makassar)
M 3.4 277 km NE
from Manado
Jun 15, 2024 21:08
(Makassar)
M 5.6 330 km NE
from Manado
Jun 15, 2024 09:55
(Makassar)
M 4.2 190 km SSW
from Manado
Jun 15, 2024 08:03
(Makassar)
M 3.7 146 km E
from Manado
Jun 15, 2024 05:53
(Makassar)
M 3.2 244 km SW
from Manado
Jun 14, 2024 23:34
(Makassar)
M 3.6 176 km SSE
from Manado
Jun 13, 2024 01:01
(Makassar)
M 5.8 371 km NNE
from Manado
Jun 12, 2024 15:26
(Makassar)
M 4.5 255 km E
from Manado
Jun 11, 2024 03:53
(Makassar)
M 3.9 277 km NE
from Manado
Jun 11, 2024 03:26
(Makassar)
M 3.7 281 km NE
from Manado
Jun 10, 2024 18:41
(Makassar)
M 4.4 164 km ESE
from Manado
Jun 10, 2024 16:03
(Makassar)
M 4.1 177 km W
from Manado
Jun 10, 2024 14:02
(Makassar)
M 4.6 136 km S
from Manado
Jun 9, 2024 12:46
(Makassar)
M 4.1 260 km SW
from Manado
Jun 8, 2024 19:03
(Makassar)
M 4.5 261 km E
from Manado
Jun 8, 2024 11:09
(Makassar)
M 4.3 181 km E
from Manado
Jun 7, 2024 15:18
(Makassar)
M 3.5 149 km NNE
from Manado

Map of Latest Earthquakes near North Sulawesi

Recent North Sulawesi Earthquake News

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North Sulawesi Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
433 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.1
Jun 18, 2024 18:29

Average

A total of 4337 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of North Sulawesi, Indonesia in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 433 earthquakes per year, or 36 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near North Sulawesi roughly every 0 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near North Sulawesi in 2019. A total of 738 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of North Sulawesi that year. The strongest had a 7.1 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of North Sulawesi in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near North 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 North Sulawesi (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 3974 91.63%
Mag. 5 336 7.75%
Mag. 6 24 0.55%
Mag. 7 3 0.07%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near North Sulawesi

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.1
On Nov 15, 2014 10:31.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8.1
On Dec 22, 1939 05:00.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near North Sulawesi occurred on Nov 15, 2014 10:31 local time (Asia/Makassar timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.1 and struck 191 kilometers (119 mi) east-northeast of Manado, at a depth of 45 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near North Sulawesi in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.1 earthquake struck on Dec 22, 1939 05:00, 283 kilometers (176 mi) east-northeast of Manado. It is the strongest earthquake near North 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 North 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 North Sulawesi.

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List of strongest earthquakes near North Sulawesi.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Nov 15, 2014 10:31
(Makassar)
M 7.1 191 km ENE
from Manado
Nov 15, 2019 00:17
(Makassar)
M 7.1 175 km E
from Manado
Jan 18, 2023 14:06
(Makassar)
M 7.0 279 km ENE
from Manado
Jul 7, 2019 23:08
(Makassar)
M 6.9 184 km SE
from Manado
Nov 26, 2014 22:33
(Makassar)
M 6.8 199 km ENE
from Manado
Jan 7, 2019 01:27
(Makassar)
M 6.6 229 km ENE
from Manado
Nov 21, 2014 18:10
(Makassar)
M 6.5 262 km ENE
from Manado
Apr 9, 2024 17:48
(Makassar)
M 6.4 281 km ENE
from Manado
Dec 21, 2014 19:34
(Makassar)
M 6.3 211 km ENE
from Manado
Sep 16, 2015 15:40
(Makassar)
M 6.3 181 km ENE
from Manado

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near North Sulawesi

Earthquakes by city in North Sulawesi

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

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

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in North Sulawesi, Indonesia?

A 4.1 magnitude earthquake hit near North Sulawesi on the evening of June 18, 2024 at 18:29 local time (Asia/Makassar). The center of this earthquake was located 205km south-southwest of Manado at a depth of 18km under water in the Maluku Sea. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near North Sulawesi, Indonesia in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near North Sulawesi, Indonesia?

A 8.1 magnitude earthquake hit near North Sulawesi on the night of December 22, 1939 at 05:00 local time (Asia/Makassar). The center of this earthquake was located 283km southwest of Manado at a depth of 150km under water in the Gulf Of Tomini. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near North Sulawesi since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near North Sulawesi, Indonesia?

In the past 10 years, 4337 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from North Sulawesi. This averages to 434 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 1 days.