Latest earthquakes near South Sumatra, Indonesia today

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List of latest earthquakes near South Sumatra.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 15, 2024 15:45
(Jakarta)
M 3.2 110 km WNW
from Lubuklinggau
Apr 12, 2024 02:23
(Jakarta)
M 3.4 166 km WSW
from Lubuklinggau
Apr 11, 2024 08:47
(Jakarta)
M 4.0 186 km S
from Lubuklinggau
Apr 11, 2024 04:27
(Jakarta)
M 2.8 170 km SW
from Baturaja
Apr 9, 2024 07:58
(Jakarta)
M 4.7 182 km S
from Lubuklinggau
Apr 9, 2024 01:48
(Jakarta)
M 4.0 87 km W
from Baturaja
Apr 8, 2024 03:06
(Jakarta)
M 2.9 246 km S
from Baturaja
Apr 8, 2024 03:03
(Jakarta)
M 2.6 273 km S
from Baturaja
Apr 8, 2024 00:57
(Jakarta)
M 3.3 226 km S
from Baturaja
Apr 8, 2024 00:46
(Jakarta)
M 5.2 270 km S
from Baturaja
Apr 7, 2024 20:40
(Jakarta)
M 3.8 103 km NNW
from Lubuklinggau
Apr 7, 2024 10:11
(Jakarta)
M 2.7 102 km SSE
from Baturaja
Apr 5, 2024 01:09
(Jakarta)
M 2.8 179 km S
from Lubuklinggau
Apr 4, 2024 21:48
(Jakarta)
M 3.0 161 km S
from Lubuklinggau
Apr 4, 2024 06:07
(Jakarta)
M 3.7 132 km W
from Lubuklinggau
Apr 1, 2024 17:32
(Jakarta)
M 4.0 223 km S
from Lubuklinggau
Mar 30, 2024 08:37
(Jakarta)
M 4.3 248 km SSE
from Baturaja
Mar 30, 2024 08:37
(Jakarta)
M 3.8 268 km SSE
from Baturaja
Mar 28, 2024 02:23
(Jakarta)
M 2.8 136 km NW
from Lubuklinggau
Mar 26, 2024 15:24
(Jakarta)
M 3.8 98 km WSW
from Lubuklinggau
Mar 26, 2024 04:44
(Jakarta)
M 3.3 250 km SSW
from Baturaja
Mar 25, 2024 15:07
(Jakarta)
M 3.5 278 km WNW
from Lubuklinggau
Mar 23, 2024 20:20
(Jakarta)
M 5.3 140 km S
from Lubuklinggau
Mar 23, 2024 12:05
(Jakarta)
M 4.7 180 km SSW
from Lubuklinggau
Mar 23, 2024 03:45
(Jakarta)
M 3.0 103 km W
from Lubuklinggau

Map of Latest Earthquakes near South Sumatra

Recent South Sumatra Earthquake News

These are the latest articles published related to earthquakes occurring near South Sumatra. Check our Earthquake News section for a complete overview of articles written on earthquakes near South Sumatra and elsewhere.

South Sumatra Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
125 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.2
Apr 15, 2024 15:45

Average

A total of 1259 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of South Sumatra, Indonesia in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 125 earthquakes per year, or 10 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near South Sumatra roughly every 2 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near South Sumatra in 2020. A total of 172 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of South Sumatra that year. The strongest had a 6.9 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of South Sumatra in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near South Sumatra 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 South Sumatra (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 1088 86.42%
Mag. 5 163 12.95%
Mag. 6 8 0.64%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near South Sumatra

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.9
On Nov 18, 2022 20:37.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8.4
On Sep 12, 2007 18:10.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near South Sumatra occurred on Nov 18, 2022 20:37 local time (Asia/Jakarta timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.9 and struck 292 kilometers (181 mi) south-west of Lubuklinggau, at a depth of 25 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near South Sumatra in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.4 earthquake struck on Sep 12, 2007 18:10, 209 kilometers (130 mi) south-west of Lubuklinggau. It is the strongest earthquake near South Sumatra 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 South Sumatra, 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 South Sumatra.

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List of strongest earthquakes near South Sumatra.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Nov 18, 2022 20:37
(Jakarta)
M 6.9 292 km SW
from Lubuklinggau
Aug 19, 2020 05:29
(Jakarta)
M 6.9 206 km WSW
from Lubuklinggau
Aug 19, 2020 05:23
(Jakarta)
M 6.8 223 km WSW
from Lubuklinggau
Jun 2, 2016 05:56
(Jakarta)
M 6.6 278 km WNW
from Lubuklinggau
Aug 13, 2017 10:08
(Jakarta)
M 6.4 147 km WSW
from Lubuklinggau
Feb 10, 2021 19:52
(Jakarta)
M 6.3 298 km SSW
from Lubuklinggau
Aug 23, 2022 21:31
(Jakarta)
M 6.2 161 km SW
from Baturaja
May 16, 2015 03:26
(Jakarta)
M 6.0 110 km NW
from Lubuklinggau
Oct 15, 2019 05:23
(Jakarta)
M 5.9 227 km SW
from Lubuklinggau
Feb 2, 2019 18:01
(Jakarta)
M 5.8 291 km WNW
from Lubuklinggau

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near South Sumatra

Earthquakes by city in South Sumatra

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

Use this regional South Sumatra earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Pagar Alam, Lahat and Tanjungagung.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in South Sumatra, Indonesia?

A 3.2 magnitude earthquake hit near South Sumatra on the afternoon of April 15, 2024 at 15:45 local time (Asia/Jakarta). The center of this earthquake was located 110km west-northwest of Lubuklinggau at a depth of 91km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near South Sumatra, Indonesia in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near South Sumatra, Indonesia?

A 8.4 magnitude earthquake hit near South Sumatra on the evening of September 12, 2007 at 18:10 local time (Asia/Jakarta). The center of this earthquake was located 209km southwest of Lubuklinggau at a depth of 34km under water in the Indian Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near South Sumatra since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near South Sumatra, Indonesia?

In the past 10 years, 1259 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from South Sumatra. This averages to 126 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 3 days.