Latest earthquakes near Jayapura, Papua today

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List of latest earthquakes near Jayapura.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 15, 2024 22:14
(Jayapura)
M 4.0 187 km SE
from Jayapura
Apr 13, 2024 16:02
(Jayapura)
M 3.6 82 km WNW
from Jayapura
Apr 12, 2024 03:08
(Jayapura)
M 2.7 163 km W
from Jayapura
Apr 7, 2024 23:36
(Jayapura)
M 4.0 260 km WNW
from Jayapura
Apr 6, 2024 23:58
(Jayapura)
M 3.3 144 km SW
from Jayapura
Apr 6, 2024 21:25
(Jayapura)
M 5.1 294 km SE
from Jayapura
Apr 6, 2024 17:24
(Jayapura)
M 5.0 283 km WSW
from Jayapura
Apr 1, 2024 00:08
(Jayapura)
M 4.5 271 km W
from Jayapura
Mar 30, 2024 21:07
(Jayapura)
M 4.4 294 km SE
from Jayapura
Mar 30, 2024 04:55
(Jayapura)
M 3.9 186 km W
from Jayapura
Mar 30, 2024 00:09
(Jayapura)
M 3.6 39 km NW
from Jayapura
Mar 26, 2024 15:35
(Jayapura)
M 4.4 297 km ESE
from Jayapura
Mar 24, 2024 12:26
(Jayapura)
M 5.2 317 km ESE
from Jayapura
Mar 24, 2024 09:17
(Jayapura)
M 4.6 291 km ESE
from Jayapura
Mar 24, 2024 07:50
(Jayapura)
M 5.2 316 km SE
from Jayapura
Mar 24, 2024 07:49
(Jayapura)
M 5.2 317 km ESE
from Jayapura
Mar 24, 2024 05:40
(Jayapura)
M 5.0 342 km ESE
from Jayapura
Mar 24, 2024 05:32
(Jayapura)
M 5.1 319 km ESE
from Jayapura
Mar 24, 2024 05:22
(Jayapura)
M 6.9 324 km ESE
from Jayapura
Mar 21, 2024 09:19
(Jayapura)
M 5.1 367 km W
from Jayapura
Mar 20, 2024 14:09
(Jayapura)
M 2.5 79 km W
from Jayapura
Mar 20, 2024 00:21
(Jayapura)
M 3.7 75 km WNW
from Jayapura
Mar 18, 2024 04:16
(Jayapura)
M 3.7 137 km WNW
from Jayapura
Mar 12, 2024 00:39
(Jayapura)
M 3.9 110 km W
from Jayapura
Mar 10, 2024 17:42
(Jayapura)
M 3.6 109 km WSW
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:
144 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4
Apr 15, 2024 22:14

Average

A total of 1442 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 144 earthquakes per year, or 12 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 1294 89.74%
Mag. 5 138 9.57%
Mag. 6 9 0.62%
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 124 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
Dec 31, 2023 02:16
(Jayapura)
M 6.5 175 km WSW
from Jayapura
Jun 20, 2019 02:24
(Jayapura)
M 6.3 253 km W
from Jayapura
Dec 31, 2023 02:16
(Jayapura)
M 6.3 158 km WSW
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
Dec 16, 2018 18:42
(Jayapura)
M 6.1 164 km SSW
from Jayapura
Jun 24, 2019 10:05
(Jayapura)
M 6.1 240 km W
from Jayapura
Sep 17, 2016 10:20
(Jayapura)
M 6.0 53 km NNW
from Jayapura
Jan 19, 2020 01:38
(Jayapura)
M 6.0 157 km WSW
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 5, 2023 07:15
(Jayapura)
M 4.4 5 km ENE
from Jayapura
Jan 2, 2023 08:59
(Jayapura)
M 4.2 5 km NNE
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 4, 2023 10:39
(Jayapura)
M 4.9 7 km N
from Jayapura
Feb 9, 2023 00:51
(Jayapura)
M 4.1 6 km WNW
from Jayapura
Feb 11, 2023 02:39
(Jayapura)
M 4.3 7 km NE
from Jayapura
Jan 4, 2023 22:54
(Jayapura)
M 4.2 7 km NE
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 magnitude earthquake hit near Jayapura on the evening of April 15, 2024 at 22:14 local time (Asia/Jayapura). The center of this earthquake was located 187km south-east of Jayapura at a depth of 102km 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, 1442 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.