Latest earthquakes near Zamboanga, Zamboanga Peninsula today

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List of latest earthquakes near Zamboanga.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jul 16, 2024 03:51PM
(Manila)
M 3.0 172 km NE
from Zamboanga
Jul 12, 2024 11:33PM
(Manila)
M 4.0 200 km NNE
from Zamboanga
Jul 12, 2024 04:13AM
(Manila)
M 3.9 173 km SE
from Zamboanga
Jul 11, 2024 10:13AM
(Manila)
M 7.1 153 km SE
from Zamboanga
Jul 1, 2024 12:06AM
(Manila)
M 4.4 224 km ESE
from Zamboanga
Jun 30, 2024 11:27AM
(Manila)
M 3.0 133 km NE
from Zamboanga
Jun 21, 2024 09:59PM
(Manila)
M 3.2 273 km N
from Zamboanga
Jun 20, 2024 12:30AM
(Manila)
M 3.0 260 km ESE
from Zamboanga
Jun 19, 2024 12:11AM
(Manila)
M 3.3 195 km NE
from Zamboanga
Jun 18, 2024 09:47PM
(Manila)
M 4.2 197 km NE
from Zamboanga
Jun 11, 2024 02:58PM
(Manila)
M 5.2 382 km NW
from Zamboanga
Jun 8, 2024 09:07PM
(Manila)
M 4.8 187 km E
from Zamboanga
Jun 7, 2024 04:08AM
(Manila)
M 3.7 251 km ESE
from Zamboanga
Jun 3, 2024 01:46PM
(Manila)
M 4.9 211 km N
from Zamboanga
Jun 3, 2024 04:33AM
(Manila)
M 3.8 200 km N
from Zamboanga
Jun 1, 2024 03:17AM
(Manila)
M 3.4 266 km N
from Zamboanga
May 27, 2024 07:40PM
(Manila)
M 4.4 297 km ENE
from Zamboanga
May 19, 2024 08:25AM
(Manila)
M 4.4 215 km N
from Zamboanga
May 18, 2024 07:35PM
(Manila)
M 3.5 173 km E
from Zamboanga
May 18, 2024 02:26PM
(Manila)
M 5.5 354 km SSE
from Zamboanga
May 16, 2024 01:27AM
(Manila)
M 3.0 294 km E
from Zamboanga
May 12, 2024 03:56AM
(Manila)
M 3.1 248 km N
from Zamboanga
May 10, 2024 08:06PM
(Manila)
M 3.0 215 km ESE
from Zamboanga
May 10, 2024 05:17AM
(Manila)
M 3.1 187 km E
from Zamboanga
May 8, 2024 07:21AM
(Manila)
M 3.2 211 km ESE
from Zamboanga

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Zamboanga

Recent Zamboanga Earthquake News

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

Zamboanga Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
36 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3
Jul 16, 2024 15:51

Average

A total of 363 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Zamboanga, Zamboanga Peninsula in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 36 earthquakes per year, or 3 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Zamboanga roughly every 10 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Zamboanga in 2023. A total of 51 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Zamboanga that year. The strongest had a 5.4 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Zamboanga in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Zamboanga 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 Zamboanga (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 335 92.29%
Mag. 5 21 5.79%
Mag. 6 5 1.38%
Mag. 7 2 0.55%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Zamboanga

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.3
On Jan 10, 2017 14:13.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8.3
On Aug 15, 1918 20:18.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Zamboanga occurred on Jan 10, 2017 14:13 local time (Asia/Manila timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.3 and struck 277 kilometers (172 mi) south-southeast of Zamboanga, at a depth of 627 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Zamboanga in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.3 earthquake struck on Aug 15, 1918 20:18, 261 kilometers (162 mi) south-southeast of Zamboanga. It is the strongest earthquake near Zamboanga 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 Zamboanga, Zamboanga Peninsula 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 Zamboanga.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Zamboanga.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jan 10, 2017 02:13PM
(Manila)
M 7.3 277 km SSE
from Zamboanga
Jul 11, 2024 10:13AM
(Manila)
M 7.1 153 km SE
from Zamboanga
Dec 2, 2014 01:11PM
(Manila)
M 6.6 143 km SE
from Zamboanga
Aug 2, 2020 01:09AM
(Manila)
M 6.4 231 km E
from Zamboanga
Dec 29, 2014 05:29PM
(Manila)
M 6.1 201 km NNW
from Zamboanga
Nov 4, 2018 03:55PM
(Manila)
M 6.0 219 km ENE
from Zamboanga
Apr 14, 2016 02:21AM
(Manila)
M 6.0 98 km N
from Zamboanga
May 11, 2018 02:02AM
(Manila)
M 5.9 186 km E
from Zamboanga
Aug 13, 2022 02:25PM
(Manila)
M 5.8 190 km E
from Zamboanga
Feb 25, 2015 09:31AM
(Manila)
M 5.7 263 km WSW
from Zamboanga

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Zamboanga

Nearest earthquakes from Zamboanga

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Zamboanga.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
May 11, 2021 06:30AM
(Manila)
M 4.4 59 km SE
from Zamboanga
Oct 6, 2015 11:51AM
(Manila)
M 4.1 65 km NW
from Zamboanga
Jul 25, 2016 11:05PM
(Manila)
M 4.7 73 km NNW
from Zamboanga
Apr 22, 2018 04:38PM
(Manila)
M 4.5 79 km NW
from Zamboanga
Jan 8, 2021 12:47AM
(Manila)
M 4.5 87 km N
from Zamboanga
Mar 3, 2020 10:55PM
(Manila)
M 4.9 88 km N
from Zamboanga
Feb 15, 2023 01:00AM
(Manila)
M 4.6 90 km N
from Zamboanga
Jun 15, 2020 06:29AM
(Manila)
M 5.1 91 km NNW
from Zamboanga
Feb 26, 2020 05:38AM
(Manila)
M 4.0 93 km NNW
from Zamboanga
Aug 25, 2021 08:03PM
(Manila)
M 4.8 94 km ENE
from Zamboanga

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Zamboanga

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Zamboanga, Zamboanga Peninsula?

A 3 magnitude earthquake hit near Zamboanga on the afternoon of July 16, 2024 at 15:51 local time (Asia/Manila). The center of this earthquake was located 172km north-east of Zamboanga at a depth of 8km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Zamboanga, Zamboanga Peninsula in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Zamboanga, Zamboanga Peninsula?

A 8.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Zamboanga on the evening of August 15, 1918 at 20:18 local time (Asia/Manila). The center of this earthquake was located 261km south-east of Zamboanga at a depth of 20km under water in the Sulawesi Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Zamboanga since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Zamboanga, Zamboanga Peninsula?

In the past 10 years, 363 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Zamboanga. This averages to 36 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 10 days.