Latest earthquakes near Riau, Indonesia today

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List of latest earthquakes near Riau.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 14, 2024 03:16
(Jakarta)
M 3.2 272 km SSW
from Pekanbaru
Apr 12, 2024 15:10
(Jakarta)
M 3.4 259 km WNW
from Pekanbaru
Apr 11, 2024 02:42
(Jakarta)
M 2.7 252 km SSW
from Pekanbaru
Apr 11, 2024 00:20
(Jakarta)
M 2.7 285 km NW
from Pekanbaru
Apr 10, 2024 15:52
(Jakarta)
M 3.0 239 km WNW
from Pekanbaru
Apr 9, 2024 09:14
(Jakarta)
M 3.6 297 km WNW
from Pekanbaru
Apr 7, 2024 16:11
(Jakarta)
M 2.9 269 km WNW
from Pekanbaru
Apr 7, 2024 03:17
(Jakarta)
M 2.6 238 km SW
from Pekanbaru
Apr 5, 2024 06:07
(Jakarta)
M 2.7 179 km SW
from Pekanbaru
Apr 4, 2024 15:08
(Jakarta)
M 3.1 251 km SW
from Pekanbaru
Apr 2, 2024 09:21
(Jakarta)
M 4.5 278 km W
from Dumai
Mar 30, 2024 05:38
(Jakarta)
M 3.0 228 km WNW
from Pekanbaru
Mar 30, 2024 04:44
(Jakarta)
M 3.1 181 km W
from Pekanbaru
Mar 28, 2024 17:44
(Jakarta)
M 3.5 295 km W
from Dumai
Mar 25, 2024 15:07
(Jakarta)
M 3.5 296 km SSW
from Pekanbaru
Mar 25, 2024 08:59
(Jakarta)
M 4.0 290 km WNW
from Pekanbaru
Mar 25, 2024 07:44
(Jakarta)
M 2.5 290 km WSW
from Pekanbaru
Mar 24, 2024 18:33
(Jakarta)
M 3.3 160 km WNW
from Pekanbaru
Mar 24, 2024 13:02
(Jakarta)
M 3.2 266 km NW
from Pekanbaru
Mar 24, 2024 09:16
(Jakarta)
M 2.9 209 km W
from Pekanbaru
Mar 23, 2024 00:49
(Jakarta)
M 2.9 293 km WNW
from Pekanbaru
Mar 22, 2024 18:39
(Jakarta)
M 4.5 282 km WSW
from Pekanbaru
Mar 22, 2024 14:13
(Jakarta)
M 2.8 275 km W
from Dumai
Mar 22, 2024 12:22
(Jakarta)
M 4.1 291 km WSW
from Pekanbaru
Mar 21, 2024 19:43
(Jakarta)
M 3.6 155 km WSW
from Pekanbaru

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Riau

Riau Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
40 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.2
Apr 14, 2024 03:16

Average

A total of 406 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Riau, Indonesia in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 40 earthquakes per year, or 3 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Riau roughly every 8 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Riau in 2022. A total of 64 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Riau that year. The strongest had a 6.1 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Riau in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Riau 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 Riau (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 370 91.13%
Mag. 5 33 8.13%
Mag. 6 3 0.74%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Riau

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.3
On Sep 1, 2017 00:06.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.7
On Jun 9, 1943 12:06.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Riau occurred on Sep 1, 2017 00:06 local time (Asia/Jakarta timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.3 and struck 270 kilometers (168 mi) south-west of Pekanbaru, at a depth of 43 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Riau in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.7 earthquake struck on Jun 9, 1943 12:06, 171 kilometers (106 mi) south-west of Pekanbaru. It is the strongest earthquake near Riau 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 Riau, 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 Riau.

Last 10 yrs All magnitudes
2023 All mag
Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Riau.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Sep 1, 2017 00:06
(Jakarta)
M 6.3 270 km SW
from Pekanbaru
Apr 3, 2023 21:59
(Jakarta)
M 6.1 292 km W
from Pekanbaru
Feb 25, 2022 08:39
(Jakarta)
M 6.1 153 km WSW
from Pekanbaru
Nov 8, 2015 16:34
(Jakarta)
M 5.7 285 km W
from Pekanbaru
Jan 9, 2017 18:28
(Jakarta)
M 5.4 276 km SSW
from Pekanbaru
Jul 11, 2017 08:24
(Jakarta)
M 5.4 299 km WNW
from Dumai
Feb 28, 2019 06:27
(Jakarta)
M 5.4 205 km S
from Pekanbaru
Apr 20, 2015 01:40
(Jakarta)
M 5.3 277 km W
from Dumai
Jul 21, 2018 14:58
(Jakarta)
M 5.2 181 km SSW
from Pekanbaru
Oct 31, 2022 05:21
(Jakarta)
M 5.2 260 km NW
from Pekanbaru

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Riau

Earthquakes by city in Riau

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

Use this regional Riau earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Balai Pungut.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Riau, Indonesia?

A 3.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Riau on the night of April 14, 2024 at 03:16 local time (Asia/Jakarta). The center of this earthquake was located 272km south-southwest of Pekanbaru at a depth of 27km under water in the Indian Ocean. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Riau, Indonesia in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Riau, Indonesia?

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Riau on the afternoon of June 9, 1943 at 12:06 local time (Asia/Jakarta). The center of this earthquake was located 171km south-southwest of Pekanbaru at a depth of 10km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Riau since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Riau, Indonesia?

In the past 10 years, 406 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Riau. This averages to 41 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 9 days.