Largest earthquakes in or near Pekanbaru City, Riau, Indonesia, on record since 1900 - list, stats and map

Updated Jul 25, 2022 21:35 GMT -
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Quakes since 1900:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 7
  • 8 quakes between magnitude 6 and 7
  • 15 quakes between magnitude 5 and 6
  • 129 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
Since 1900, Pekanbaru has had 1 quake of magnitude 7.8, 8 quakes between 6.0 and 7.0, 15 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0, and 129 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 4.4 | 107 km NW of Bukittinggi, Sumatra Barat, Indonesia -

Strongest quake: Mag. 7.8 | 9.3 km E of Solok, Sumatra Barat, Indonesia -

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Showing quakes since 1900, magnitude 4 or higher (153 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Jul 23, 2022 10:29 pm (GMT +7) (Jul 23, 2022 15:29 GMT)
4.4

164 km
53 km (33 mi)Northern Sumatra, Indonesia MoreMap
Apr 4, 2022 1:14 am (GMT +7) (Apr 3, 2022 18:14 GMT)
4.5

10 km
29 km (18 mi)SOUTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA 1 reportMoreMap
Feb 25, 2022 10:22 pm (GMT +7) (Feb 25, 2022 15:22 GMT)
4.2

10 km
8 km (5 mi)NORTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA 2 reportsMoreMap
Feb 25, 2022 10:17 pm (GMT +7) (Feb 25, 2022 15:17 GMT)
4.5

10 km
8 km (5 mi)53 Km NW of Bukittinggi, Indonesia MoreMap
Feb 25, 2022 4:26 pm (GMT +7) (Feb 25, 2022 09:26 GMT)
4.1

10 km
12 km (7.5 mi)NORTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA 1 reportMoreMap
Feb 25, 2022 11:06 am (GMT +7) (Feb 25, 2022 04:06 GMT)
4.8

10 km
6 km (3.7 mi)59 Km NW of Bukittinggi, Indonesia 1 reportMoreMap
Feb 25, 2022 11:02 am (GMT +7) (Feb 25, 2022 04:02 GMT)
4.7

10 km
16 km (9.9 mi)64 Km NNW of Bukittinggi, Indonesia 1 reportMoreMap
Feb 25, 2022 9:39 am (GMT +8) (Feb 25, 2022 01:39 GMT)
6.2

12 km
20 km (12 mi)66 Km NNW of Bukittinggi, Indonesia 1735 reportsMoreMap
Oct 15, 2021 12:55 am (GMT +7) (Oct 14, 2021 17:55 GMT)
4.0

10 km
24 km (15 mi)Southern Sumatra, Indonesia 3 reportsMoreMap
22 Jul 10:20 am (GMT +7) (Jul 22, 2021 03:20 GMT)
4.1

10 km
52 km (32 mi)Northern Sumatra, Indonesia MoreMap
21 Jun 7:47 am (GMT +7) (Jun 21, 2021 00:47 GMT)
4.2

10 km
8 km (5 mi)Southern Sumatra, Indonesia MoreMap
12 Jun 4:37 am (GMT +7) (Jun 11, 2021 21:37 GMT)
4.9

10 km
15 km (9.3 mi)Southern Sumatra, Indonesia 7 reportsMoreMap
4 Jun 5:52 pm (GMT +7) (Jun 4, 2021 10:52 GMT)
4.5

308 km
208 km (129 mi)NORTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA MoreMap
1 Jun 5:01 am (GMT +7) (May 31, 2021 22:01 GMT)
4.8

10 km
29 km (18 mi)Northern Sumatra, Indonesia 1 reportMoreMap
21 May 9:36 pm (GMT +7) (May 21, 2021 14:36 GMT)
4.1

10 km
10 km (6.2 mi)Southern Sumatra, Indonesia 2 reportsMoreMap
19 Apr 6:32 pm (GMT +7) (Apr 19, 2021 11:32 GMT)
4.6

280 km
197 km (122 mi)Southern Sumatra, Indonesia MoreMap
Dec 7, 2020 11:05 pm (GMT +7) (Dec 7, 2020 16:05 GMT)
4.7

10 km
21 km (13 mi)30 km northwest of Bukittinggi, West Sumatra, Indonesia 9 reportsMoreMap
Aug 20, 2020 05:10 GMT
4.2

10 km
165 km (103 mi)68 km southeast of Pekanbaru, Riau, Indonesia 1 reportMoreMap
Jun 29, 2020 17:40 GMT
4.4

10 km
6 km (3.7 mi)15 km southeast of Bukittinggi, Sumatera Barat, Indonesia 3 reportsMoreMap
Jun 23, 2020 04:41 GMT
4.4

17 km
5 km (3.1 mi)15 km southwest of Bukittinggi, Sumatera Barat, Indonesia MoreMap
Feb 20, 2020 20:55 GMT
4.8

276 km
116 km (72 mi)34 km southwest of Pekanbaru, Riau, Indonesia MoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 3.4 x 1016 joules (9507 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 8.2 x 106 tons of TNT or 511.2 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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Pekanbaru Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Pekanbaru?

The last earthquake in Pekanbaru occurred 3 weeks ago: Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - 107 km northwest of Bukittinggi, Sumatra Barat, Indonesia, on Saturday, Jul 23, 2022 at 10:29 pm (GMT +7).

How many quakes were there in Pekanbaru since 1900?

Since 1900, Pekanbaru City, Riau, Indonesia had 153 quakes up to magnitude 7.8.

What was the strongest quake in Pekanbaru since 1900?

The strongest earthquake in Pekanbaru since 1900 occurred 79 years ago: Major magnitude 7.8 earthquake - 9.3 km east of Solok, Sumatra Barat, Indonesia, on Wednesday, June 9, 1943 at 03:06 GMT.

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