Latest earthquakes near Jayapura, Papua today

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List of latest earthquakes near Jayapura.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jul 20, 2024 05:09
(Jayapura)
M 4.1 273 km WNW
from Jayapura
Jul 20, 2024 02:58
(Jayapura)
M 4.0 226 km SE
from Jayapura
Jul 19, 2024 15:49
(Jayapura)
M 4.4 196 km WSW
from Jayapura
Jul 19, 2024 02:35
(Jayapura)
M 3.4 237 km SSW
from Jayapura
Jul 15, 2024 17:15
(Jayapura)
M 5.2 302 km ESE
from Jayapura
Jul 14, 2024 11:38
(Jayapura)
M 2.6 20 km WSW
from Jayapura
Jul 12, 2024 13:35
(Jayapura)
M 3.4 174 km SW
from Jayapura
Jul 8, 2024 07:49
(Jayapura)
M 3.9 286 km WNW
from Jayapura
Jul 8, 2024 04:16
(Jayapura)
M 3.6 171 km W
from Jayapura
Jul 7, 2024 17:12
(Jayapura)
M 3.5 92 km SSW
from Jayapura
Jul 6, 2024 22:31
(Jayapura)
M 3.4 257 km SSW
from Jayapura
Jul 6, 2024 22:12
(Jayapura)
M 3.6 261 km SSW
from Jayapura
Jul 4, 2024 21:54
(Jayapura)
M 4.0 275 km SSW
from Jayapura
Jun 28, 2024 11:24
(Jayapura)
M 3.6 128 km WSW
from Jayapura
Jun 28, 2024 04:03
(Jayapura)
M 2.6 12 km N
from Jayapura
Jun 28, 2024 00:15
(Jayapura)
M 4.1 67 km S
from Jayapura
Jun 27, 2024 23:17
(Jayapura)
M 3.7 64 km SSE
from Jayapura
Jun 27, 2024 07:16
(Jayapura)
M 3.1 17 km WNW
from Jayapura
Jun 27, 2024 04:11
(Jayapura)
M 2.7 126 km SW
from Jayapura
Jun 25, 2024 11:20
(Jayapura)
M 4.3 250 km SSW
from Jayapura
Jun 23, 2024 07:38
(Jayapura)
M 4.1 67 km ESE
from Jayapura
Jun 23, 2024 01:56
(Jayapura)
M 3.7 78 km WNW
from Jayapura
Jun 22, 2024 22:21
(Jayapura)
M 3.3 80 km NW
from Jayapura
Jun 21, 2024 15:48
(Jayapura)
M 2.9 28 km W
from Jayapura
Jun 21, 2024 09:11
(Jayapura)
M 5.0 146 km SW
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 4.1
Jul 20, 2024 05:09

Average

A total of 1447 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 1302 89.98%
Mag. 5 136 9.4%
Mag. 6 8 0.55%
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 Sep 20, 1935 10:46.

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 Sep 20, 1935 10:46, 166 kilometers (103 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
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
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 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
Feb 9, 2023 00:51
(Jayapura)
M 4.1 6 km WNW
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 5, 2023 07:15
(Jayapura)
M 4.4 5 km ENE
from Jayapura
Feb 9, 2023 02:48
(Jayapura)
M 4.6 7 km SW
from Jayapura
Jan 4, 2023 22:54
(Jayapura)
M 4.2 7 km NE
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 4.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Jayapura on the night of July 20, 2024 at 05:09 local time (Asia/Jayapura). The center of this earthquake was located 273km west-northwest of Jayapura at a depth of 15km 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 morning of September 20, 1935 at 10:46 local time (Asia/Jayapura). The center of this earthquake was located 166km south-southeast of Jayapura at a depth of 30km 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, 1447 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Jayapura. This averages to 145 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 3 days.