Latest earthquakes near Timor-Leste today

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List of latest earthquakes near Timor-Leste.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Nov 30, 2023 14:23
(Dili)
M 2.5 180 km WSW
from Dili
Nov 30, 2023 00:34
(Dili)
M 3.9 186 km WNW
from Dili
Nov 30, 2023 00:22
(Dili)
M 4.3 211 km ENE
from Lospalos
Nov 27, 2023 23:54
(Dili)
M 2.9 42 km W
from Dili
Nov 27, 2023 14:03
(Dili)
M 3.5 292 km WNW
from Dili
Nov 27, 2023 00:31
(Dili)
M 3.2 235 km WSW
from Dili
Nov 26, 2023 21:38
(Dili)
M 3.1 93 km W
from Maliana
Nov 26, 2023 08:48
(Dili)
M 3.5 105 km NNE
from Dili
Nov 25, 2023 12:51
(Dili)
M 2.8 229 km SSW
from Dili
Nov 25, 2023 01:09
(Dili)
M 4.2 109 km NNE
from Lospalos
Nov 25, 2023 00:06
(Dili)
M 3.6 289 km ENE
from Lospalos
Nov 24, 2023 08:48
(Dili)
M 2.9 240 km SW
from Dili
Nov 24, 2023 02:59
(Dili)
M 3.0 259 km SW
from Dili
Nov 23, 2023 23:46
(Dili)
M 4.0 194 km NE
from Lospalos
Nov 23, 2023 01:08
(Dili)
M 2.7 193 km WSW
from Dili
Nov 22, 2023 19:31
(Dili)
M 2.9 173 km WSW
from Dili
Nov 22, 2023 03:51
(Dili)
M 4.1 81 km SSE
from Dili
Nov 21, 2023 23:49
(Dili)
M 3.8 281 km ENE
from Lospalos
Nov 20, 2023 05:09
(Dili)
M 4.2 134 km NNW
from Dili
Nov 19, 2023 20:25
(Dili)
M 3.5 259 km SW
from Dili
Nov 19, 2023 11:27
(Dili)
M 4.2 272 km ENE
from Dili
Nov 19, 2023 01:29
(Dili)
M 2.9 182 km SW
from Dili
Nov 18, 2023 14:01
(Dili)
M 3.8 179 km NNW
from Dili
Nov 17, 2023 20:00
(Dili)
M 3.0 245 km SW
from Dili
Nov 17, 2023 13:04
(Dili)
M 2.9 296 km WNW
from Likisá

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Timor-Leste

Recent Timor-Leste Earthquake News

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Timor-Leste Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
249 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.5
Nov 30, 2023 14:23

Average

A total of 2490 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Timor-Leste in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 249 earthquakes per year, or 20 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Timor-Leste roughly every 1 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Timor-Leste in 2021. A total of 295 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Timor-Leste that year. The strongest had a 7.3 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Timor-Leste in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Timor-Leste 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 Timor-Leste (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 2344 94.14%
Mag. 5 136 5.46%
Mag. 6 9 0.36%
Mag. 7 1 0.04%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Timor-Leste

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.3
On Dec 30, 2021 03:25.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.5
On Nov 12, 2004 06:26.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Timor-Leste occurred on Dec 30, 2021 03:25 local time (Asia/Dili timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.3 and struck 126 kilometers (78 mi) north-northeast of Lospalos, at a depth of 166 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Timor-Leste in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.5 earthquake struck on Nov 12, 2004 06:26, 90 kilometers (56 mi) north-northeast of Dili. It is the strongest earthquake near Timor-Leste in the past 123 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Timor-Leste 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 Timor-Leste.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Timor-Leste.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Dec 30, 2021 03:25
(Dili)
M 7.3 126 km NNE
from Lospalos
Dec 21, 2016 09:17
(Dili)
M 6.7 284 km ENE
from Dili
Nov 4, 2015 12:44
(Dili)
M 6.5 81 km WNW
from Dili
Dec 5, 2016 10:13
(Dili)
M 6.3 278 km WNW
from Dili
Apr 7, 2019 06:55
(Dili)
M 6.3 201 km NNW
from Dili
May 27, 2022 11:36
(Dili)
M 6.2 37 km NE
from Lospalos
Aug 6, 2014 20:45
(Dili)
M 6.2 180 km NE
from Lospalos
Aug 28, 2018 16:08
(Dili)
M 6.2 289 km SSW
from Dili
Nov 2, 2023 06:04
(Dili)
M 6.1 258 km SW
from Dili
Feb 2, 2022 04:25
(Dili)
M 6.0 185 km NE
from Lospalos

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Timor-Leste

Earthquakes by region of Timor-Leste

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Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Timor-Leste.

When was the last earthquake in Timor-Leste?

A 2.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Timor-Leste on the afternoon of November 30, 2023 at 14:23 local time (Asia/Dili). The center of this earthquake was located 180km west-southwest of Dili at a depth of 60km under water in the Sawu Sea. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Timor-Leste in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Timor-Leste?

A 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Timor-Leste on the morning of November 12, 2004 at 06:26 local time (Asia/Dili). The center of this earthquake was located 90km west-northwest of Dili at a depth of 10km under water in the Banda Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Timor-Leste since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Timor-Leste?

In the past 10 years, 2490 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Timor-Leste. This averages to 249 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 1 days.