Latest earthquakes near Makassar, South Sulawesi today

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List of latest earthquakes near Makassar.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 7, 2024 22:04
(Makassar)
M 3.1 276 km NE
from Makassar
Jun 7, 2024 02:57
(Makassar)
M 4.8 292 km SE
from Makassar
Jun 6, 2024 04:43
(Makassar)
M 4.0 297 km SSW
from Makassar
Jun 2, 2024 10:35
(Makassar)
M 2.8 164 km NNW
from Makassar
May 31, 2024 01:08
(Makassar)
M 5.0 396 km NE
from Makassar
May 18, 2024 08:48
(Makassar)
M 3.3 163 km SE
from Makassar
May 16, 2024 18:36
(Makassar)
M 2.9 298 km S
from Makassar
May 16, 2024 01:40
(Makassar)
M 2.7 247 km N
from Makassar
May 15, 2024 17:11
(Makassar)
M 3.2 245 km N
from Makassar
May 15, 2024 15:38
(Makassar)
M 2.7 248 km N
from Makassar
May 15, 2024 15:32
(Makassar)
M 2.9 251 km N
from Makassar
May 6, 2024 02:52
(Makassar)
M 2.9 148 km NNW
from Makassar
May 5, 2024 09:25
(Makassar)
M 2.7 247 km N
from Makassar
Apr 30, 2024 16:27
(Makassar)
M 2.8 148 km NNE
from Makassar
Apr 26, 2024 17:57
(Makassar)
M 2.8 245 km N
from Makassar
Apr 22, 2024 09:48
(Makassar)
M 2.8 257 km N
from Makassar
Apr 19, 2024 15:22
(Makassar)
M 3.4 249 km N
from Makassar
Apr 13, 2024 18:39
(Makassar)
M 3.6 289 km S
from Makassar
Apr 8, 2024 03:30
(Makassar)
M 3.3 296 km N
from Makassar
Apr 5, 2024 09:12
(Makassar)
M 3.7 284 km S
from Makassar
Apr 2, 2024 06:56
(Makassar)
M 3.0 299 km S
from Makassar
Apr 1, 2024 20:43
(Makassar)
M 3.0 205 km NNE
from Makassar
Mar 26, 2024 18:37
(Makassar)
M 3.1 284 km SSE
from Makassar
Mar 25, 2024 21:21
(Makassar)
M 3.6 114 km ENE
from Makassar
Mar 25, 2024 09:21
(Makassar)
M 3.1 284 km S
from Makassar

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Makassar

Recent Makassar Earthquake News

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Makassar Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
26 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.1
Jun 7, 2024 22:04

Average

A total of 267 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Makassar, South Sulawesi in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 26 earthquakes per year, or 2 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Makassar roughly every 13 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Makassar in 2018. A total of 63 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Makassar that year. The strongest had a 6.5 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Makassar in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Makassar 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 Makassar (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 249 93.26%
Mag. 5 16 5.99%
Mag. 6 2 0.75%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Makassar

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.5
On Aug 17, 2018 23:35.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.1
On May 25, 1990 04:09.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Makassar occurred on Aug 17, 2018 23:35 local time (Asia/Makassar timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.5 and struck 251 kilometers (156 mi) south of Makassar, at a depth of 529 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Makassar in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.1 earthquake struck on May 25, 1990 04:09, 267 kilometers (166 mi) south of Makassar. It is the strongest earthquake near Makassar 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 Makassar, South Sulawesi 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 Makassar.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Makassar.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Aug 17, 2018 23:35
(Makassar)
M 6.5 251 km S
from Makassar
Jan 15, 2021 02:28
(Makassar)
M 6.2 249 km NNW
from Makassar
Jun 8, 2022 13:32
(Makassar)
M 5.8 283 km NNW
from Makassar
Jul 15, 2020 07:33
(Makassar)
M 5.7 255 km SSE
from Makassar
Oct 30, 2014 20:11
(Makassar)
M 5.7 289 km SW
from Makassar
Jan 14, 2021 14:35
(Makassar)
M 5.7 248 km NNW
from Makassar
Jan 11, 2021 09:20
(Makassar)
M 5.6 259 km SSE
from Makassar
Jun 22, 2022 13:01
(Makassar)
M 5.6 266 km SSE
from Makassar
Nov 15, 2018 07:01
(Makassar)
M 5.5 249 km N
from Makassar
Jan 14, 2021 14:38
(Makassar)
M 5.2 243 km NNW
from Makassar

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Makassar

Nearest earthquakes from Makassar

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Makassar.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Dec 22, 2015 21:50
(Makassar)
M 4.6 52 km W
from Makassar
Dec 14, 2015 10:17
(Makassar)
M 4.1 57 km W
from Makassar
Dec 25, 2014 04:51
(Makassar)
M 4.3 78 km NE
from Makassar
May 14, 2023 06:17
(Makassar)
M 4.0 94 km NE
from Makassar
Aug 18, 2023 09:43
(Makassar)
M 4.0 113 km NNW
from Makassar
Jan 30, 2020 08:09
(Makassar)
M 4.0 117 km SSE
from Makassar
Oct 7, 2018 15:39
(Makassar)
M 4.4 116 km SE
from Makassar
Jun 16, 2021 12:19
(Makassar)
M 4.0 119 km E
from Makassar
Apr 13, 2021 02:08
(Makassar)
M 4.3 125 km E
from Makassar
Mar 26, 2020 10:01
(Makassar)
M 4.1 129 km NNE
from Makassar

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Makassar

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Makassar, South Sulawesi?

A 3.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Makassar on the evening of June 7, 2024 at 22:04 local time (Asia/Makassar). The center of this earthquake was located 276km north-east of Makassar at a depth of 10km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Makassar, South Sulawesi in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Makassar, South Sulawesi?

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Makassar on the night of May 25, 1990 at 04:09 local time (Asia/Makassar). The center of this earthquake was located 267km south-southeast of Makassar at a depth of 589km under water in the Flores Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Makassar since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Makassar, South Sulawesi?

In the past 10 years, 267 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Makassar. This averages to 27 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 14 days.