Latest earthquakes near Provinsi Sulawesi Barat, Indonesia today

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List of latest earthquakes near Provinsi Sulawesi Barat.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 27, 2024 03:31
(Makassar)
M 3.1 216 km NE
from Polewali
May 26, 2024 23:32
(Makassar)
M 4.2 214 km NE
from Polewali
May 26, 2024 05:45
(Makassar)
M 2.5 241 km N
from Polewali
May 22, 2024 02:50
(Makassar)
M 2.7 241 km NNE
from Polewali
May 20, 2024 23:39
(Makassar)
M 2.6 235 km ENE
from Polewali
May 19, 2024 04:26
(Makassar)
M 3.2 288 km ENE
from Polewali
May 17, 2024 15:54
(Makassar)
M 2.5 223 km ENE
from Polewali
May 17, 2024 10:00
(Makassar)
M 3.3 284 km NNE
from Polewali
May 16, 2024 23:14
(Makassar)
M 2.7 233 km ENE
from Polewali
May 16, 2024 01:40
(Makassar)
M 2.7 56 km N
from Polewali
May 15, 2024 19:28
(Makassar)
M 2.9 233 km ENE
from Polewali
May 15, 2024 17:11
(Makassar)
M 3.2 54 km N
from Polewali
May 15, 2024 15:38
(Makassar)
M 2.7 58 km N
from Polewali
May 15, 2024 15:32
(Makassar)
M 2.9 61 km N
from Polewali
May 14, 2024 21:41
(Makassar)
M 4.3 298 km ENE
from Polewali
May 9, 2024 20:12
(Makassar)
M 3.4 253 km ENE
from Polewali
May 7, 2024 20:43
(Makassar)
M 3.1 274 km NNE
from Polewali
May 7, 2024 20:02
(Makassar)
M 2.7 261 km NNE
from Polewali
May 7, 2024 18:16
(Makassar)
M 3.2 268 km NNE
from Polewali
May 7, 2024 16:31
(Makassar)
M 2.9 279 km NNE
from Polewali
May 7, 2024 07:33
(Makassar)
M 4.5 298 km NNE
from Polewali
May 6, 2024 02:52
(Makassar)
M 2.9 67 km SW
from Polewali
May 5, 2024 09:25
(Makassar)
M 2.7 56 km N
from Polewali
May 5, 2024 01:53
(Makassar)
M 2.5 167 km N
from Polewali
May 3, 2024 23:08
(Makassar)
M 2.6 284 km NNE
from Polewali

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Provinsi Sulawesi Barat

Recent Provinsi Sulawesi Barat Earthquake News

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Provinsi Sulawesi Barat Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
46 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.1
May 27, 2024 03:31

Average

A total of 460 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Provinsi Sulawesi Barat, Indonesia in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 46 earthquakes per year, or 3 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Provinsi Sulawesi Barat roughly every 7 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Provinsi Sulawesi Barat in 2018. A total of 142 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Provinsi Sulawesi Barat that year. The strongest had a 5.8 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Provinsi Sulawesi Barat in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Provinsi Sulawesi Barat 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 Provinsi Sulawesi Barat (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 421 91.52%
Mag. 5 37 8.04%
Mag. 6 2 0.43%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Provinsi Sulawesi Barat

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.6
On May 29, 2017 22:35.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7
On Jan 8, 1984 23:24.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Provinsi Sulawesi Barat occurred on May 29, 2017 22:35 local time (Asia/Makassar timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.6 and struck 267 kilometers (166 mi) north-northeast of Polewali, at a depth of 12 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Provinsi Sulawesi Barat in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7 earthquake struck on Jan 8, 1984 23:24, 90 kilometers (56 mi) north-northeast of Polewali. It is the strongest earthquake near Provinsi Sulawesi Barat 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 Provinsi Sulawesi Barat, 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 Provinsi Sulawesi Barat.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Provinsi Sulawesi Barat.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 29, 2017 22:35
(Makassar)
M 6.6 267 km NNE
from Polewali
Jan 15, 2021 02:28
(Makassar)
M 6.2 72 km NW
from Polewali
Mar 28, 2020 23:43
(Makassar)
M 5.9 212 km NNE
from Polewali
Sep 28, 2018 18:25
(Makassar)
M 5.8 273 km NNE
from Polewali
Jun 8, 2022 13:32
(Makassar)
M 5.8 116 km NW
from Polewali
Jan 14, 2021 14:35
(Makassar)
M 5.7 71 km NW
from Polewali
Sep 28, 2018 18:16
(Makassar)
M 5.7 295 km NNE
from Polewali
Feb 8, 2015 23:09
(Makassar)
M 5.6 111 km N
from Polewali
Nov 15, 2018 07:01
(Makassar)
M 5.5 59 km N
from Polewali
Feb 27, 2023 09:26
(Makassar)
M 5.5 226 km NNE
from Polewali

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Provinsi Sulawesi Barat

Earthquakes by city in Provinsi Sulawesi Barat

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

Use this regional Provinsi Sulawesi Barat earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Majene.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Provinsi Sulawesi Barat, Indonesia?

A 3.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Provinsi Sulawesi Barat on the night of May 27, 2024 at 03:31 local time (Asia/Makassar). The center of this earthquake was located 216km north-east of Polewali at a depth of 10km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Provinsi Sulawesi Barat, Indonesia in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Provinsi Sulawesi Barat, Indonesia?

A 7 magnitude earthquake hit near Provinsi Sulawesi Barat on the evening of January 8, 1984 at 23:24 local time (Asia/Makassar). The center of this earthquake was located 90km northwest of Polewali at a depth of 33km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Provinsi Sulawesi Barat since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Provinsi Sulawesi Barat, Indonesia?

In the past 10 years, 460 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Provinsi Sulawesi Barat. This averages to 46 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 8 days.