Latest earthquakes near Timor-Leste today

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List of latest earthquakes near Timor-Leste.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jul 20, 2024 17:02
(Dili)
M 4.0 298 km WNW
from Maliana
Jul 19, 2024 21:46
(Dili)
M 3.4 170 km WSW
from Dili
Jul 19, 2024 09:10
(Dili)
M 2.7 276 km W
from Maliana
Jul 18, 2024 13:22
(Dili)
M 3.0 274 km WSW
from Dili
Jul 18, 2024 01:18
(Dili)
M 3.4 181 km WSW
from Dili
Jul 15, 2024 03:44
(Dili)
M 4.4 236 km WSW
from Dili
Jul 14, 2024 18:28
(Dili)
M 3.4 177 km WSW
from Dili
Jul 13, 2024 05:48
(Dili)
M 2.9 57 km SW
from Suai
Jul 12, 2024 21:46
(Dili)
M 4.9 266 km NNW
from Dili
Jul 12, 2024 14:31
(Dili)
M 2.5 154 km WSW
from Dili
Jul 12, 2024 01:19
(Dili)
M 4.4 292 km NNE
from Lospalos
Jul 11, 2024 17:34
(Dili)
M 4.5 160 km WSW
from Dili
Jul 10, 2024 04:46
(Dili)
M 3.2 219 km WSW
from Dili
Jul 10, 2024 03:31
(Dili)
M 2.6 89 km W
from Suai
Jul 10, 2024 02:56
(Dili)
M 3.1 89 km W
from Suai
Jul 9, 2024 07:39
(Dili)
M 4.3 250 km NNE
from Lospalos
Jul 9, 2024 06:27
(Dili)
M 4.4 125 km NNE
from Dili
Jul 8, 2024 22:12
(Dili)
M 4.2 286 km ENE
from Dili
Jul 8, 2024 09:30
(Dili)
M 3.2 197 km WSW
from Dili
Jul 7, 2024 13:17
(Dili)
M 2.7 171 km WSW
from Dili
Jul 6, 2024 00:07
(Dili)
M 3.5 157 km WSW
from Dili
Jul 5, 2024 21:37
(Dili)
M 3.1 195 km SW
from Dili
Jul 5, 2024 21:24
(Dili)
M 3.5 178 km SW
from Dili
Jul 5, 2024 16:21
(Dili)
M 4.4 266 km ENE
from Dili
Jul 5, 2024 02:13
(Dili)
M 2.8 105 km W
from Dili

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Timor-Leste

Timor-Leste Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
248 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4
Jul 20, 2024 17:02

Average

A total of 2489 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 248 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 2352 94.5%
Mag. 5 127 5.1%
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 124 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
Apr 7, 2019 06:55
(Dili)
M 6.3 201 km NNW
from Dili
Dec 5, 2016 10:13
(Dili)
M 6.3 278 km WNW
from Dili
May 27, 2022 11:36
(Dili)
M 6.2 37 km NE
from Lospalos
Aug 28, 2018 16:08
(Dili)
M 6.2 289 km SSW
from Dili
Aug 6, 2014 20:45
(Dili)
M 6.2 180 km NE
from Lospalos
Nov 2, 2023 06:04
(Dili)
M 6.1 260 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 4 magnitude earthquake hit near Timor-Leste on the afternoon of July 20, 2024 at 17:02 local time (Asia/Dili). The center of this earthquake was located 298km west-northwest of Maliana at a depth of 265km under water in the Banda 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, 2489 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.