Latest earthquakes near East Sepik, Papua New Guinea today

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Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 18, 2024 15:54
(Port Moresby)
M 4.5 237 km SW
from Wewak
May 18, 2024 15:54
(Port Moresby)
M 4.5 237 km SW
from Wewak
May 16, 2024 23:20
(Port Moresby)
M 4.4 133 km SW
from Wewak
May 14, 2024 21:55
(Port Moresby)
M 4.5 95 km SSW
from Wewak
May 11, 2024 04:53
(Port Moresby)
M 4.7 181 km SE
from Wewak
May 9, 2024 17:12
(Port Moresby)
M 4.1 102 km SE
from Wewak
May 9, 2024 01:51
(Port Moresby)
M 4.3 246 km SW
from Wewak
May 2, 2024 17:07
(Port Moresby)
M 4.9 92 km SW
from Wewak
Apr 29, 2024 23:08
(Port Moresby)
M 4.5 76 km SW
from Wewak
Apr 28, 2024 17:23
(Port Moresby)
M 4.5 77 km NNW
from Wewak
Apr 19, 2024 18:47
(Port Moresby)
M 4.2 163 km WSW
from Wewak
Apr 18, 2024 12:29
(Port Moresby)
M 4.4 197 km SE
from Wewak
Apr 16, 2024 11:07
(Port Moresby)
M 4.3 234 km SE
from Wewak
Apr 16, 2024 07:57
(Port Moresby)
M 4.3 288 km WNW
from Wewak
Apr 15, 2024 23:14
(Port Moresby)
M 4.0 184 km W
from Wewak
Apr 15, 2024 23:14
(Port Moresby)
M 4.4 93 km SW
from Wewak
Apr 12, 2024 19:18
(Port Moresby)
M 4.6 206 km E
from Wewak
Apr 11, 2024 11:31
(Port Moresby)
M 4.2 93 km SW
from Wewak
Apr 10, 2024 14:36
(Port Moresby)
M 4.1 156 km SE
from Wewak
Apr 9, 2024 01:34
(Port Moresby)
M 4.4 88 km SW
from Wewak
Apr 8, 2024 06:31
(Port Moresby)
M 4.9 170 km SSE
from Wewak
Apr 8, 2024 06:31
(Port Moresby)
M 5.1 165 km SSE
from Wewak
Apr 6, 2024 22:25
(Port Moresby)
M 5.0 97 km SW
from Wewak
Apr 5, 2024 16:16
(Port Moresby)
M 4.3 74 km SSW
from Wewak
Apr 1, 2024 21:29
(Port Moresby)
M 4.3 101 km SW
from Wewak

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Recent East Sepik Earthquake News

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East Sepik Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
87 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.5
May 18, 2024 15:54

Average

A total of 875 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of East Sepik, Papua New Guinea in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 87 earthquakes per year, or 7 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near East Sepik roughly every 4 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near East Sepik in 2018. A total of 160 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of East Sepik that year. The strongest had a 7.5 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of East Sepik in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near East Sepik 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 East Sepik (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 753 86.06%
Mag. 5 110 12.57%
Mag. 6 10 1.14%
Mag. 7 2 0.23%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near East Sepik

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.5
On Feb 26, 2018 03:44.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.8
On Sep 20, 1935 11:46.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near East Sepik occurred on Feb 26, 2018 03:44 local time (Pacific/Port_Moresby timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.5 and struck 297 kilometers (185 mi) south-southwest of Wewak, at a depth of 25 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near East Sepik in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.8 earthquake struck on Sep 20, 1935 11:46, 253 kilometers (157 mi) south-southwest of Wewak. It is the strongest earthquake near East Sepik 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 East Sepik, Papua New Guinea 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 East Sepik.

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List of strongest earthquakes near East Sepik.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Feb 26, 2018 03:44
(Port Moresby)
M 7.5 297 km SSW
from Wewak
Apr 3, 2023 04:04
(Port Moresby)
M 7.0 100 km SSW
from Wewak
Mar 24, 2024 06:22
(Port Moresby)
M 6.9 81 km SW
from Wewak
Nov 28, 2023 07:46
(Port Moresby)
M 6.5 44 km E
from Wewak
Nov 8, 2017 07:26
(Port Moresby)
M 6.5 79 km S
from Wewak
Apr 7, 2018 15:48
(Port Moresby)
M 6.3 282 km SSW
from Wewak
Feb 7, 2021 15:45
(Port Moresby)
M 6.3 280 km E
from Wewak
Jan 27, 2018 08:47
(Port Moresby)
M 6.3 246 km E
from Wewak
Apr 2, 2016 05:24
(Port Moresby)
M 6.2 141 km E
from Wewak
Jun 19, 2023 21:18
(Port Moresby)
M 6.2 168 km SE
from Wewak

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near East Sepik

Earthquakes by city in East Sepik

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in East Sepik, Papua New Guinea?

A 4.5 magnitude earthquake hit near East Sepik on the afternoon of May 18, 2024 at 15:54 local time (Pacific/Port_Moresby). The center of this earthquake was located 237km southwest of Wewak at a depth of 126km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near East Sepik, Papua New Guinea in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near East Sepik, Papua New Guinea?

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit near East Sepik on the morning of September 20, 1935 at 11:46 local time (Pacific/Port_Moresby). The center of this earthquake was located 253km west of Wewak at a depth of 30km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near East Sepik since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near East Sepik, Papua New Guinea?

In the past 10 years, 875 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from East Sepik. This averages to 88 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 4 days.