Latest earthquakes near Mount Hagen, Western Highlands today

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List of latest earthquakes near Mount Hagen.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
May 28, 2024 23:54
(Port Moresby)
M 4.8 170 km ENE
from Mount Hagen
May 23, 2024 14:19
(Port Moresby)
M 5.3 393 km E
from Mount Hagen
May 21, 2024 13:35
(Port Moresby)
M 5.7 344 km E
from Mount Hagen
May 20, 2024 04:30
(Port Moresby)
M 5.3 339 km E
from Mount Hagen
May 18, 2024 15:54
(Port Moresby)
M 4.5 224 km WNW
from Mount Hagen
May 18, 2024 15:54
(Port Moresby)
M 4.5 224 km WNW
from Mount Hagen
May 16, 2024 23:20
(Port Moresby)
M 4.4 244 km NW
from Mount Hagen
May 14, 2024 21:55
(Port Moresby)
M 4.5 214 km NW
from Mount Hagen
May 11, 2024 04:53
(Port Moresby)
M 4.7 120 km NNE
from Mount Hagen
May 9, 2024 17:12
(Port Moresby)
M 4.1 176 km N
from Mount Hagen
May 9, 2024 01:51
(Port Moresby)
M 4.3 291 km WNW
from Mount Hagen
May 7, 2024 11:11
(Port Moresby)
M 4.5 216 km E
from Mount Hagen
May 6, 2024 01:40
(Port Moresby)
M 5.4 278 km E
from Mount Hagen
May 5, 2024 18:58
(Port Moresby)
M 5.3 356 km E
from Mount Hagen
May 2, 2024 17:07
(Port Moresby)
M 4.9 250 km NW
from Mount Hagen
May 1, 2024 12:35
(Port Moresby)
M 4.3 221 km E
from Mount Hagen
Apr 29, 2024 23:08
(Port Moresby)
M 4.5 225 km NNW
from Mount Hagen
Apr 27, 2024 06:11
(Port Moresby)
M 4.2 287 km E
from Mount Hagen
Apr 23, 2024 17:59
(Port Moresby)
M 5.0 333 km E
from Mount Hagen
Apr 19, 2024 18:47
(Port Moresby)
M 4.2 296 km NW
from Mount Hagen
Apr 18, 2024 12:29
(Port Moresby)
M 4.4 115 km NNE
from Mount Hagen
Apr 16, 2024 11:07
(Port Moresby)
M 4.3 154 km NE
from Mount Hagen
Apr 15, 2024 23:14
(Port Moresby)
M 4.4 224 km NW
from Mount Hagen
Apr 12, 2024 19:46
(Port Moresby)
M 4.5 100 km SW
from Mount Hagen
Apr 11, 2024 11:31
(Port Moresby)
M 4.2 247 km NW
from Mount Hagen

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Mount Hagen

Recent Mount Hagen Earthquake News

These are the latest articles published related to earthquakes occurring near Mount Hagen. Check our Earthquake News section for a complete overview of articles written on earthquakes near Mount Hagen and elsewhere.

Mount Hagen Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
142 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.8
May 28, 2024 23:54

Average

A total of 1427 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Mount Hagen, Western Highlands in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 142 earthquakes per year, or 11 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Mount Hagen roughly every 2 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Mount Hagen in 2018. A total of 442 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Mount Hagen that year. The strongest had a 7.5 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Mount Hagen in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Mount Hagen 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 Mount Hagen (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 1189 83.32%
Mag. 5 220 15.42%
Mag. 6 14 0.98%
Mag. 7 4 0.28%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Mount Hagen

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.6
On Sep 11, 2022 09:47.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.6
On Sep 11, 2022 09:47.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Mount Hagen occurred on Sep 11, 2022 09:47 local time (Pacific/Port_Moresby timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.6 and struck 256 kilometers (159 mi) east of Mount Hagen, at a depth of 116 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Mount Hagen in the list below.

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Mount Hagen, Western Highlands 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 Mount Hagen.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Mount Hagen.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Sep 11, 2022 09:47
(Port Moresby)
M 7.6 256 km E
from Mount Hagen
Feb 26, 2018 03:44
(Port Moresby)
M 7.5 165 km W
from Mount Hagen
May 7, 2019 07:19
(Port Moresby)
M 7.1 275 km ESE
from Mount Hagen
Apr 3, 2023 04:04
(Port Moresby)
M 7.0 207 km NW
from Mount Hagen
Oct 7, 2023 18:40
(Port Moresby)
M 6.9 216 km ENE
from Mount Hagen
Mar 24, 2024 06:22
(Port Moresby)
M 6.9 227 km NNW
from Mount Hagen
Mar 7, 2018 00:13
(Port Moresby)
M 6.7 186 km WSW
from Mount Hagen
Oct 7, 2023 18:34
(Port Moresby)
M 6.7 213 km E
from Mount Hagen
Nov 28, 2023 07:46
(Port Moresby)
M 6.5 256 km N
from Mount Hagen
Nov 8, 2017 07:26
(Port Moresby)
M 6.5 198 km NNW
from Mount Hagen

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Mount Hagen

Nearest earthquakes from Mount Hagen

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to Mount Hagen, Western Highlands. You can use the buttons to find nearby earthquakes for a specific year or with a specific magnitude.

List of nearest earthquakes from Mount Hagen.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Oct 21, 2015 14:11
(Port Moresby)
M 4.2 32 km S
from Mount Hagen
Apr 1, 2023 14:51
(Port Moresby)
M 4.8 63 km SW
from Mount Hagen
Dec 15, 2023 14:39
(Port Moresby)
M 4.6 68 km S
from Mount Hagen
Feb 26, 2018 04:41
(Port Moresby)
M 5.1 72 km SSW
from Mount Hagen
Feb 12, 2019 20:32
(Port Moresby)
M 5.0 78 km S
from Mount Hagen
Feb 26, 2018 14:37
(Port Moresby)
M 4.6 77 km SSW
from Mount Hagen
Jan 11, 2018 10:05
(Port Moresby)
M 4.4 78 km N
from Mount Hagen
Mar 29, 2020 12:46
(Port Moresby)
M 5.2 79 km N
from Mount Hagen
Feb 26, 2018 21:16
(Port Moresby)
M 4.8 82 km SSW
from Mount Hagen
Feb 26, 2018 14:38
(Port Moresby)
M 4.8 85 km SW
from Mount Hagen

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Mount Hagen

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Mount Hagen, Western Highlands?

A 4.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Mount Hagen on the evening of May 28, 2024 at 23:54 local time (Pacific/Port_Moresby). The center of this earthquake was located 170km east-northeast of Mount Hagen at a depth of 90km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Mount Hagen, Western Highlands in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Mount Hagen, Western Highlands?

A 7.6 magnitude earthquake hit near Mount Hagen on the morning of September 11, 2022 at 09:47 local time (Pacific/Port_Moresby). The center of this earthquake was located 256km east of Mount Hagen at a depth of 116km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Mount Hagen since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Mount Hagen, Western Highlands?

In the past 10 years, 1427 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Mount Hagen. This averages to 143 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 3 days.