Latest earthquakes near The Maldives today
Complete overview of the latest earthquakes near the country The Maldives, updated every minute. Did you feel an earthquake today in The Maldives? If an earthquake is happening right now near The Maldives (also known as Dhivehi Raajje), it will show up within minutes.
The Maldives Earthquake Statistics
A total of 1 earthquake with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of The Maldives in the past 10 years.
The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of The Maldives in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 5 or above have occurred near The Maldives 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.
Strongest earthquakes near The Maldives
The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near The Maldives occurred on Oct 12, 2016 03:30 local time (Indian/Maldives timezone). It had a magnitude of 4.9 and struck 299 kilometers (186 mi) east-northeast of Male, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near The Maldives in the list below.
In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near The Maldives 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 The Maldives.
Earthquakes by region of The Maldives
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Frequently Asked Questions
These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near The Maldives.
When was the last earthquake in The Maldives?
A 4.9 magnitude earthquake hit near The Maldives on the night of October 12, 2016 at 03:30 local time (Indian/Maldives). The center of this earthquake was located 299km east-northeast of Male at a depth of 10km under water in the Lakshadweep Sea. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near The Maldives in the past hours.
What was the strongest earthquake near The Maldives?
A 4.9 magnitude earthquake hit near The Maldives on the night of October 12, 2016 at 03:30 local time (Indian/Maldives). The center of this earthquake was located 299km east-northeast of Male at a depth of 10km under water in the Lakshadweep Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near The Maldives since the year 1900.
How often do earthquakes occur near The Maldives?
In the past 10 years, 1 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from The Maldives. This averages to 0 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 3650 days.