Latest earthquakes near Eastern Highlands, Papua New Guinea today

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Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jun 18, 2024 06:49
(Port Moresby)
M 5.2 104 km ESE
from Goroka
Jun 13, 2024 12:29
(Port Moresby)
M 4.6 75 km ENE
from Goroka
Jun 10, 2024 13:46
(Port Moresby)
M 4.5 80 km NE
from Goroka
Jun 10, 2024 06:46
(Port Moresby)
M 4.7 127 km ESE
from Goroka
Jun 7, 2024 16:54
(Port Moresby)
M 4.7 231 km ESE
from Goroka
Jun 5, 2024 12:16
(Port Moresby)
M 5.2 339 km NW
from Goroka
Jun 3, 2024 21:34
(Port Moresby)
M 4.0 154 km ENE
from Goroka
Jun 2, 2024 07:52
(Port Moresby)
M 4.8 214 km E
from Goroka
Jun 1, 2024 01:18
(Port Moresby)
M 4.3 206 km E
from Goroka
May 28, 2024 23:54
(Port Moresby)
M 4.8 93 km NNE
from Goroka
May 23, 2024 14:19
(Port Moresby)
M 5.0 261 km E
from Goroka
May 22, 2024 19:28
(Port Moresby)
M 4.5 205 km E
from Goroka
May 22, 2024 00:55
(Port Moresby)
M 4.2 108 km E
from Goroka
May 21, 2024 13:35
(Port Moresby)
M 5.7 214 km E
from Goroka
May 21, 2024 06:21
(Port Moresby)
M 4.2 130 km N
from Goroka
May 20, 2024 04:30
(Port Moresby)
M 5.3 209 km E
from Goroka
May 16, 2024 13:48
(Port Moresby)
M 5.2 356 km ESE
from Goroka
May 15, 2024 11:08
(Port Moresby)
M 4.0 284 km SE
from Goroka
May 14, 2024 19:54
(Port Moresby)
M 4.5 273 km E
from Goroka
May 13, 2024 22:32
(Port Moresby)
M 5.2 362 km E
from Goroka
May 12, 2024 22:41
(Port Moresby)
M 4.1 258 km E
from Goroka
May 11, 2024 04:53
(Port Moresby)
M 4.6 162 km NNW
from Goroka
May 9, 2024 17:12
(Port Moresby)
M 4.1 240 km NW
from Goroka
May 8, 2024 02:01
(Port Moresby)
M 4.4 102 km NE
from Goroka
May 7, 2024 11:11
(Port Moresby)
M 4.5 85 km E
from Goroka

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Recent Eastern Highlands Earthquake News

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Eastern Highlands Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
182 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 5.2
Jun 18, 2024 06:49

Average

A total of 1826 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Eastern Highlands, Papua New Guinea in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 182 earthquakes per year, or 15 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Eastern Highlands roughly every 1 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Eastern Highlands in 2018. A total of 395 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Eastern Highlands that year. The strongest had a 7.5 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Eastern Highlands in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Eastern Highlands 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 Eastern Highlands (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 1581 86.58%
Mag. 5 230 12.6%
Mag. 6 12 0.66%
Mag. 7 3 0.16%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Eastern Highlands

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.6
On Sep 11, 2022 09:47.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8
On Sep 15, 1906 02:04.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Eastern Highlands occurred on Sep 11, 2022 09:47 local time (Pacific/Port_Moresby timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.6 and struck 126 kilometers (78 mi) east of Goroka, at a depth of 116 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Eastern Highlands in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8 earthquake struck on Sep 15, 1906 02:04, 203 kilometers (126 mi) east of Goroka. It is the strongest earthquake near Eastern Highlands 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 Eastern Highlands, 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 Eastern Highlands.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Eastern Highlands.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Sep 11, 2022 09:47
(Port Moresby)
M 7.6 126 km E
from Goroka
Feb 26, 2018 03:44
(Port Moresby)
M 7.5 291 km W
from Goroka
May 7, 2019 07:19
(Port Moresby)
M 7.1 154 km SE
from Goroka
Oct 7, 2023 18:40
(Port Moresby)
M 6.9 108 km NE
from Goroka
Oct 7, 2023 18:34
(Port Moresby)
M 6.7 101 km NE
from Goroka
Nov 8, 2017 07:26
(Port Moresby)
M 6.5 294 km NW
from Goroka
Mar 14, 2023 10:49
(Port Moresby)
M 6.3 176 km ENE
from Goroka
Oct 8, 2020 17:35
(Port Moresby)
M 6.3 87 km E
from Goroka
Feb 27, 2018 01:18
(Port Moresby)
M 6.3 240 km WSW
from Goroka
Jan 27, 2018 08:47
(Port Moresby)
M 6.3 290 km N
from Goroka

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Earthquakes by city in Eastern Highlands

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Eastern Highlands, Papua New Guinea?

A 5.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Eastern Highlands on the morning of June 18, 2024 at 06:49 local time (Pacific/Port_Moresby). The center of this earthquake was located 104km east-southeast of Goroka at a depth of 104km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Eastern Highlands, Papua New Guinea in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Eastern Highlands, Papua New Guinea?

A 8 magnitude earthquake hit near Eastern Highlands on the night of September 15, 1906 at 02:04 local time (Pacific/Port_Moresby). The center of this earthquake was located 203km east of Goroka at a depth of 35km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Eastern Highlands since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Eastern Highlands, Papua New Guinea?

In the past 10 years, 1826 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Eastern Highlands. This averages to 183 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 2 days.