Latest earthquakes near Palembang, South Sumatra today

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List of latest earthquakes near Palembang.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 15, 2024 22:31
(Jakarta)
M 4.7 294 km SW
from Palembang
Jun 7, 2024 10:03
(Jakarta)
M 3.6 254 km SW
from Palembang
Jun 3, 2024 02:27
(Jakarta)
M 4.2 211 km W
from Palembang
May 21, 2024 07:54
(Jakarta)
M 4.9 292 km SW
from Palembang
May 9, 2024 21:30
(Jakarta)
M 4.2 231 km SSW
from Palembang
May 6, 2024 08:11
(Jakarta)
M 4.1 147 km S
from Palembang
May 3, 2024 16:40
(Jakarta)
M 4.2 191 km S
from Palembang
May 2, 2024 23:49
(Jakarta)
M 3.4 220 km SW
from Palembang
Apr 26, 2024 16:59
(Jakarta)
M 3.4 267 km WSW
from Palembang
Apr 26, 2024 05:03
(Jakarta)
M 3.5 277 km WNW
from Palembang
Apr 25, 2024 14:23
(Jakarta)
M 2.6 287 km SW
from Palembang
Apr 14, 2024 00:19
(Jakarta)
M 4.1 202 km W
from Palembang
Apr 9, 2024 07:58
(Jakarta)
M 4.7 288 km SW
from Palembang
Apr 9, 2024 01:48
(Jakarta)
M 4.0 210 km SW
from Palembang
Apr 7, 2024 20:40
(Jakarta)
M 3.8 263 km W
from Palembang
Apr 7, 2024 10:11
(Jakarta)
M 2.7 238 km S
from Palembang
Mar 23, 2024 20:20
(Jakarta)
M 5.3 289 km SW
from Palembang
Mar 19, 2024 15:56
(Jakarta)
M 3.0 300 km SW
from Palembang
Mar 14, 2024 08:29
(Jakarta)
M 4.3 275 km SW
from Palembang
Mar 14, 2024 08:29
(Jakarta)
M 4.4 296 km SW
from Palembang
Mar 10, 2024 03:49
(Jakarta)
M 3.3 273 km W
from Palembang
Mar 6, 2024 10:41
(Jakarta)
M 4.3 289 km W
from Palembang
Mar 3, 2024 22:07
(Jakarta)
M 5.1 301 km SW
from Palembang
Mar 1, 2024 08:50
(Jakarta)
M 2.5 236 km SSW
from Palembang
Feb 24, 2024 15:30
(Jakarta)
M 3.6 276 km W
from Palembang

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Palembang Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
24 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.7
Jun 15, 2024 22:31

Average

A total of 245 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Palembang, South Sumatra in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 24 earthquakes per year, or 2 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Palembang roughly every 14 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Palembang in 2021. A total of 41 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Palembang that year. The strongest had a 5.5 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Palembang in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Palembang 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 Palembang (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 212 86.53%
Mag. 5 32 13.06%
Mag. 6 1 0.41%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Palembang

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6
On May 16, 2015 03:26.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.5
On Jun 25, 1933 05:24.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Palembang occurred on May 16, 2015 03:26 local time (Asia/Jakarta timezone). It had a magnitude of 6 and struck 284 kilometers (176 mi) west of Palembang, at a depth of 151 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Palembang in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.5 earthquake struck on Jun 25, 1933 05:24, 252 kilometers (157 mi) west of Palembang. It is the strongest earthquake near Palembang 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 Palembang, South Sumatra 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 Palembang.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Palembang.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
May 16, 2015 03:26
(Jakarta)
M 6.0 284 km W
from Palembang
Dec 30, 2018 15:39
(Jakarta)
M 5.7 268 km W
from Palembang
May 2, 2016 11:21
(Jakarta)
M 5.7 235 km S
from Palembang
Apr 15, 2023 22:07
(Jakarta)
M 5.5 291 km SW
from Palembang
Sep 17, 2016 09:30
(Jakarta)
M 5.5 278 km SW
from Palembang
Jan 7, 2021 00:28
(Jakarta)
M 5.5 278 km SW
from Palembang
Mar 22, 2018 07:08
(Jakarta)
M 5.3 278 km SW
from Palembang
Jan 14, 2023 05:41
(Jakarta)
M 5.3 294 km SW
from Palembang
Sep 3, 2020 23:02
(Jakarta)
M 5.3 296 km SW
from Palembang
Jun 18, 2022 18:22
(Jakarta)
M 5.3 291 km SW
from Palembang

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Nearest earthquakes from Palembang

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Palembang.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 23, 2018 20:51
(Jakarta)
M 4.0 81 km WSW
from Palembang
Jul 26, 2019 07:40
(Jakarta)
M 4.0 99 km WSW
from Palembang
Nov 29, 2021 16:07
(Jakarta)
M 4.4 100 km NW
from Palembang
Aug 9, 2014 21:55
(Jakarta)
M 4.2 99 km E
from Palembang
Jan 27, 2017 07:08
(Jakarta)
M 4.1 125 km NNE
from Palembang
Oct 4, 2021 13:20
(Jakarta)
M 4.4 128 km WNW
from Palembang
Dec 9, 2020 11:41
(Jakarta)
M 4.2 129 km WSW
from Palembang
May 6, 2024 08:11
(Jakarta)
M 4.1 147 km S
from Palembang
Aug 14, 2020 02:03
(Jakarta)
M 4.2 149 km W
from Palembang
Oct 18, 2022 21:41
(Jakarta)
M 4.0 154 km SW
from Palembang

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Palembang

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Palembang, South Sumatra?

A 4.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Palembang on the evening of June 15, 2024 at 22:31 local time (Asia/Jakarta). The center of this earthquake was located 294km southwest of Palembang at a depth of 65km under water in the Indian Ocean. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Palembang, South Sumatra in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Palembang, South Sumatra?

A 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Palembang on the night of June 25, 1933 at 05:24 local time (Asia/Jakarta). The center of this earthquake was located 252km south of Palembang at a depth of 20km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Palembang since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Palembang, South Sumatra?

In the past 10 years, 245 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Palembang. This averages to 25 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 15 days.