Latest earthquakes near Jayapura, Papua today

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List of latest earthquakes near Jayapura.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Nov 29, 2023 13:02
(Jayapura)
M 4.5 150 km SW
from Jayapura
Nov 28, 2023 06:46
(Jayapura)
M 6.5 387 km ESE
from Jayapura
Nov 27, 2023 06:24
(Jayapura)
M 2.9 175 km W
from Jayapura
Nov 27, 2023 05:06
(Jayapura)
M 4.5 180 km W
from Jayapura
Nov 27, 2023 05:06
(Jayapura)
M 4.5 202 km WNW
from Jayapura
Nov 26, 2023 17:13
(Jayapura)
M 2.7 130 km W
from Jayapura
Nov 26, 2023 04:15
(Jayapura)
M 2.8 47 km WNW
from Jayapura
Nov 26, 2023 02:45
(Jayapura)
M 2.9 178 km NW
from Jayapura
Nov 26, 2023 01:42
(Jayapura)
M 2.6 112 km SW
from Jayapura
Nov 26, 2023 01:21
(Jayapura)
M 3.1 178 km NW
from Jayapura
Nov 25, 2023 19:13
(Jayapura)
M 3.2 124 km SW
from Jayapura
Nov 25, 2023 01:42
(Jayapura)
M 3.3 124 km SSE
from Jayapura
Nov 24, 2023 04:55
(Jayapura)
M 4.0 194 km WNW
from Jayapura
Nov 24, 2023 00:08
(Jayapura)
M 3.2 159 km S
from Jayapura
Nov 23, 2023 03:14
(Jayapura)
M 3.6 218 km WNW
from Jayapura
Nov 23, 2023 02:47
(Jayapura)
M 2.9 73 km SE
from Jayapura
Nov 21, 2023 19:50
(Jayapura)
M 3.2 149 km W
from Jayapura
Nov 21, 2023 19:22
(Jayapura)
M 3.4 186 km W
from Jayapura
Nov 21, 2023 14:44
(Jayapura)
M 2.8 39 km WSW
from Jayapura
Nov 21, 2023 13:41
(Jayapura)
M 3.3 32 km W
from Jayapura
Nov 18, 2023 03:38
(Jayapura)
M 3.3 126 km SSW
from Jayapura
Nov 17, 2023 12:02
(Jayapura)
M 5.3 206 km W
from Jayapura
Nov 17, 2023 02:05
(Jayapura)
M 3.4 97 km SSW
from Jayapura
Nov 16, 2023 11:21
(Jayapura)
M 5.0 262 km WSW
from Jayapura
Nov 15, 2023 03:41
(Jayapura)
M 5.1 341 km SE
from Jayapura

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Jayapura

Recent Jayapura Earthquake News

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

Jayapura Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
143 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.5
Nov 29, 2023 13:02

Average

A total of 1435 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Jayapura, Papua in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 143 earthquakes per year, or 11 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Jayapura roughly every 2 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Jayapura in 2019. A total of 269 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Jayapura that year. The strongest had a 6.3 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Jayapura in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Jayapura 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 Jayapura (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 1293 90.1%
Mag. 5 134 9.34%
Mag. 6 7 0.49%
Mag. 7 1 0.07%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Jayapura

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7
On Jul 28, 2015 06:41.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.8
On Jun 1, 1906 13:53.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Jayapura occurred on Jul 28, 2015 06:41 local time (Asia/Jayapura timezone). It had a magnitude of 7 and struck 244 kilometers (152 mi) west of Jayapura, at a depth of 48 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Jayapura in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.8 earthquake struck on Jun 1, 1906 13:53, 240 kilometers (149 mi) west of Jayapura. It is the strongest earthquake near Jayapura in the past 123 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Jayapura, Papua 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 Jayapura.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Jayapura.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jul 28, 2015 06:41
(Jayapura)
M 7.0 244 km W
from Jayapura
Jun 20, 2019 02:24
(Jayapura)
M 6.3 253 km W
from Jayapura
Sep 10, 2022 09:05
(Jayapura)
M 6.2 284 km W
from Jayapura
Sep 10, 2022 08:31
(Jayapura)
M 6.2 282 km W
from Jayapura
Jun 24, 2019 10:05
(Jayapura)
M 6.1 240 km W
from Jayapura
Dec 16, 2018 18:42
(Jayapura)
M 6.1 164 km SSW
from Jayapura
Jan 19, 2020 01:38
(Jayapura)
M 6.0 157 km WSW
from Jayapura
Sep 17, 2016 10:20
(Jayapura)
M 6.0 53 km NNW
from Jayapura
Sep 24, 2016 20:04
(Jayapura)
M 5.9 66 km NNW
from Jayapura
Sep 10, 2022 08:44
(Jayapura)
M 5.9 284 km W
from Jayapura

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Jayapura

Nearest earthquakes from Jayapura

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Jayapura.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jan 4, 2023 02:11
(Jayapura)
M 4.1 3 km NNW
from Jayapura
Jan 4, 2023 18:10
(Jayapura)
M 4.2 3 km WSW
from Jayapura
Jan 4, 2023 21:16
(Jayapura)
M 5.1 5 km NNE
from Jayapura
Feb 4, 2023 11:48
(Jayapura)
M 4.9 4 km WSW
from Jayapura
Jan 2, 2023 08:59
(Jayapura)
M 4.2 5 km NNE
from Jayapura
Feb 9, 2023 00:51
(Jayapura)
M 4.1 6 km WNW
from Jayapura
Jan 5, 2023 07:15
(Jayapura)
M 4.4 5 km ENE
from Jayapura
Jan 4, 2023 22:54
(Jayapura)
M 4.2 7 km NE
from Jayapura
Feb 9, 2023 02:48
(Jayapura)
M 4.6 7 km SW
from Jayapura
Jan 4, 2023 10:39
(Jayapura)
M 4.9 7 km N
from Jayapura

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Jayapura

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Jayapura, Papua?

A 4.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Jayapura on the afternoon of November 29, 2023 at 13:02 local time (Asia/Jayapura). The center of this earthquake was located 150km southwest of Jayapura at a depth of 19km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Jayapura, Papua in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Jayapura, Papua?

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Jayapura on the afternoon of June 1, 1906 at 13:53 local time (Asia/Jayapura). The center of this earthquake was located 240km west of Jayapura at a depth of 35km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Jayapura since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Jayapura, Papua?

In the past 10 years, 1435 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Jayapura. This averages to 144 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 3 days.