Latest earthquakes near Padang, West Sumatra today

Complete overview of the latest earthquakes near Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia, updated every minute. Did you feel an earthquake today in Padang? If an earthquake is happening right now near Padang (also known as Kota Padang), it will show up within minutes.

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List of latest earthquakes near Padang.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
May 26, 2024 14:42
(Jakarta)
M 3.3 70 km N
from Padang
May 26, 2024 10:47
(Jakarta)
M 3.6 68 km N
from Padang
May 26, 2024 06:50
(Jakarta)
M 3.5 196 km WNW
from Padang
May 25, 2024 20:36
(Jakarta)
M 2.8 203 km NNW
from Padang
May 24, 2024 10:17
(Jakarta)
M 3.8 200 km N
from Padang
May 23, 2024 03:38
(Jakarta)
M 2.8 116 km NNW
from Padang
May 22, 2024 20:25
(Jakarta)
M 3.4 192 km NW
from Padang
May 17, 2024 02:56
(Jakarta)
M 3.3 259 km SSE
from Padang
May 14, 2024 22:36
(Jakarta)
M 3.8 249 km SE
from Padang
May 13, 2024 18:01
(Jakarta)
M 2.8 82 km SW
from Padang
May 12, 2024 16:47
(Jakarta)
M 2.9 74 km WNW
from Padang
May 11, 2024 12:59
(Jakarta)
M 3.3 78 km W
from Padang
May 8, 2024 19:37
(Jakarta)
M 2.6 96 km N
from Padang
May 5, 2024 13:49
(Jakarta)
M 4.9 132 km SSE
from Padang
May 5, 2024 09:39
(Jakarta)
M 3.7 256 km WNW
from Padang
May 5, 2024 04:55
(Jakarta)
M 2.9 78 km WSW
from Padang
May 4, 2024 10:14
(Jakarta)
M 3.2 181 km SW
from Padang
May 3, 2024 00:59
(Jakarta)
M 3.4 133 km SSW
from Padang
May 1, 2024 20:04
(Jakarta)
M 3.1 129 km SSE
from Padang
Apr 29, 2024 08:40
(Jakarta)
M 3.8 286 km NW
from Padang
Apr 29, 2024 00:55
(Jakarta)
M 2.9 153 km NNW
from Padang
Apr 28, 2024 14:05
(Jakarta)
M 3.3 119 km WNW
from Padang
Apr 26, 2024 05:03
(Jakarta)
M 3.5 263 km ESE
from Padang
Apr 25, 2024 11:26
(Jakarta)
M 4.8 218 km S
from Padang
Apr 24, 2024 14:01
(Jakarta)
M 4.4 284 km NW
from Padang

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Padang Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
82 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.3
May 26, 2024 14:42

Average

A total of 828 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Padang, West Sumatra in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 82 earthquakes per year, or 6 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Padang roughly every 4 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Padang in 2022. A total of 116 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Padang that year. The strongest had a 6.7 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Padang in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Padang 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 Padang (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 712 85.99%
Mag. 5 104 12.56%
Mag. 6 11 1.33%
Mag. 7 1 0.12%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Padang

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.1
On Apr 25, 2023 03:00.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.9
On Sep 13, 2007 06:49.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Padang occurred on Apr 25, 2023 03:00 local time (Asia/Jakarta timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.1 and struck 206 kilometers (128 mi) west of Padang, at a depth of 34 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Padang in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.9 earthquake struck on Sep 13, 2007 06:49, 194 kilometers (121 mi) west of Padang. It is the strongest earthquake near Padang 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 Padang, West 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 Padang.

Last 10 yrs All magnitudes
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Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Padang.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 25, 2023 03:00
(Jakarta)
M 7.1 206 km W
from Padang
Mar 14, 2022 04:09
(Jakarta)
M 6.7 195 km W
from Padang
Jun 2, 2016 05:56
(Jakarta)
M 6.6 132 km SSE
from Padang
Sep 1, 2017 00:06
(Jakarta)
M 6.3 78 km WSW
from Padang
Aug 29, 2022 10:29
(Jakarta)
M 6.2 195 km W
from Padang
Mar 3, 2015 17:37
(Jakarta)
M 6.1 183 km W
from Padang
Apr 3, 2023 21:59
(Jakarta)
M 6.1 261 km NW
from Padang
Feb 25, 2022 08:39
(Jakarta)
M 6.1 133 km NNW
from Padang
May 16, 2015 03:26
(Jakarta)
M 6.0 273 km SE
from Padang
Sep 11, 2022 06:10
(Jakarta)
M 6.0 190 km W
from Padang

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Nearest earthquakes from Padang

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Padang.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Aug 20, 2018 17:25
(Jakarta)
M 4.0 16 km WNW
from Padang
Aug 18, 2023 20:05
(Jakarta)
M 4.1 16 km S
from Padang
Jun 4, 2019 14:18
(Jakarta)
M 4.6 18 km NW
from Padang
Aug 22, 2022 16:26
(Jakarta)
M 4.6 24 km SSW
from Padang
Jul 24, 2019 22:01
(Jakarta)
M 4.0 23 km NW
from Padang
Dec 18, 2021 14:54
(Jakarta)
M 4.1 26 km ESE
from Padang
Jan 12, 2015 08:45
(Jakarta)
M 4.3 28 km WNW
from Padang
Apr 15, 2018 19:23
(Jakarta)
M 4.2 34 km SW
from Padang
Jun 11, 2014 19:56
(Jakarta)
M 4.4 36 km NW
from Padang
Sep 11, 2014 00:46
(Jakarta)
M 4.8 37 km NNE
from Padang

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Padang

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Padang, West Sumatra?

A 3.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Padang on the afternoon of May 26, 2024 at 14:42 local time (Asia/Jakarta). The center of this earthquake was located 70km north of Padang at a depth of 10km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Padang, West Sumatra in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Padang, West Sumatra?

A 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit near Padang on the morning of September 13, 2007 at 06:49 local time (Asia/Jakarta). The center of this earthquake was located 194km south-southeast of Padang at a depth of 35km under water in the Indian Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Padang since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Padang, West Sumatra?

In the past 10 years, 828 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Padang. This averages to 83 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 4 days.