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List of latest earthquakes near Arawa.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 15, 2024 07:56
(Bougainville)
M 6.5 496 km W
from Arawa
Apr 7, 2024 13:23
(Bougainville)
M 4.8 237 km WNW
from Arawa
Apr 4, 2024 18:21
(Bougainville)
M 4.5 215 km NW
from Arawa
Apr 4, 2024 02:36
(Bougainville)
M 4.4 295 km W
from Arawa
Apr 1, 2024 12:39
(Bougainville)
M 5.1 52 km W
from Arawa
Mar 31, 2024 09:55
(Bougainville)
M 5.1 88 km W
from Arawa
Mar 28, 2024 09:22
(Bougainville)
M 4.7 257 km WNW
from Arawa
Mar 24, 2024 18:30
(Bougainville)
M 4.6 262 km WNW
from Arawa
Mar 21, 2024 14:58
(Bougainville)
M 4.3 100 km S
from Arawa
Mar 17, 2024 07:15
(Bougainville)
M 4.2 156 km SE
from Arawa
Mar 13, 2024 17:44
(Bougainville)
M 4.6 78 km WSW
from Arawa
Mar 3, 2024 09:24
(Bougainville)
M 4.3 117 km W
from Arawa
Feb 25, 2024 14:22
(Bougainville)
M 4.4 243 km WNW
from Arawa
Feb 23, 2024 01:01
(Bougainville)
M 4.4 137 km WNW
from Arawa
Feb 21, 2024 11:24
(Bougainville)
M 4.2 179 km WNW
from Arawa
Feb 19, 2024 19:47
(Bougainville)
M 5.1 303 km WNW
from Arawa
Feb 15, 2024 03:01
(Bougainville)
M 4.7 170 km SSW
from Arawa
Feb 14, 2024 23:11
(Bougainville)
M 4.6 215 km W
from Arawa
Feb 14, 2024 15:18
(Bougainville)
M 4.4 30 km SW
from Arawa
Feb 14, 2024 06:13
(Bougainville)
M 5.1 360 km WNW
from Arawa
Feb 10, 2024 03:11
(Bougainville)
M 4.6 194 km W
from Arawa
Feb 9, 2024 08:10
(Bougainville)
M 4.6 213 km W
from Arawa
Feb 9, 2024 01:00
(Bougainville)
M 4.5 238 km W
from Arawa
Feb 4, 2024 13:42
(Bougainville)
M 4.5 95 km SW
from Arawa
Feb 4, 2024 04:25
(Bougainville)
M 4.4 91 km SSW
from Arawa

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Arawa

Recent Arawa Earthquake News

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Arawa Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
244 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 6.5
Apr 15, 2024 07:56

Average

A total of 2444 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Arawa, Bougainville in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 244 earthquakes per year, or 20 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Arawa roughly every 1 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Arawa in 2014. A total of 822 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Arawa that year. The strongest had a 7.5 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Arawa in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Arawa 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 Arawa (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 2114 86.5%
Mag. 5 309 12.64%
Mag. 6 17 0.7%
Mag. 7 4 0.16%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Arawa

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.9
On Dec 17, 2016 21:51.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8.2
On May 7, 1919 05:41.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Arawa occurred on Dec 17, 2016 21:51 local time (Pacific/Bougainville timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.9 and struck 297 kilometers (185 mi) north-west of Arawa, at a depth of 95 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Arawa in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.2 earthquake struck on May 7, 1919 05:41, 246 kilometers (153 mi) north-west of Arawa. It is the strongest earthquake near Arawa 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 Arawa, Bougainville 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 Arawa.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Arawa.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Dec 17, 2016 21:51
(Bougainville)
M 7.9 297 km NW
from Arawa
Jan 22, 2017 15:30
(Bougainville)
M 7.9 44 km W
from Arawa
Apr 19, 2014 23:28
(Bougainville)
M 7.5 84 km SW
from Arawa
May 7, 2015 18:10
(Bougainville)
M 7.1 156 km SW
from Arawa
Dec 7, 2014 11:22
(Bougainville)
M 6.6 126 km WSW
from Arawa
Apr 19, 2014 11:04
(Bougainville)
M 6.6 71 km SW
from Arawa
Feb 9, 2016 03:19
(Bougainville)
M 6.4 101 km WSW
from Arawa
Oct 14, 2022 09:20
(Bougainville)
M 6.4 270 km NW
from Arawa
Dec 17, 2016 22:27
(Bougainville)
M 6.3 183 km WNW
from Arawa
Nov 19, 2021 01:08
(Bougainville)
M 6.2 230 km WNW
from Arawa

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Arawa

Nearest earthquakes from Arawa

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Arawa.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Aug 15, 2015 09:25
(Bougainville)
M 4.9 10 km WNW
from Arawa
May 7, 2014 02:31
(Bougainville)
M 4.3 9 km SSE
from Arawa
Jan 31, 2017 11:55
(Bougainville)
M 4.5 17 km NE
from Arawa
Sep 20, 2015 04:02
(Bougainville)
M 4.5 19 km S
from Arawa
Sep 20, 2015 10:24
(Bougainville)
M 4.5 20 km SSW
from Arawa
Jun 17, 2016 20:25
(Bougainville)
M 4.5 19 km SSW
from Arawa
Sep 7, 2015 20:10
(Bougainville)
M 4.3 21 km W
from Arawa
Jun 15, 2022 22:25
(Bougainville)
M 4.2 23 km SE
from Arawa
Jul 19, 2014 17:53
(Bougainville)
M 4.4 25 km S
from Arawa
Apr 20, 2014 22:36
(Bougainville)
M 4.5 25 km WNW
from Arawa

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Arawa

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Arawa, Bougainville?

A 6.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Arawa on the morning of April 15, 2024 at 07:56 local time (Pacific/Bougainville). The center of this earthquake was located 496km west of Arawa at a depth of 49km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Arawa, Bougainville in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Arawa, Bougainville?

A 8.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Arawa on the night of May 7, 1919 at 05:41 local time (Pacific/Bougainville). The center of this earthquake was located 246km northwest of Arawa at a depth of 35km under water in the South Pacific Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Arawa since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Arawa, Bougainville?

In the past 10 years, 2444 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Arawa. This averages to 244 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 1 days.