Largest earthquakes in or near State of Melekeok, Palau, on record since 1900 - list, stats and map

Updated May 26, 2022 00:58 GMT -
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Quakes since 1900:

  • 3 quakes above magnitude 6
  • 9 quakes between magnitude 5 and 6
  • 11 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
Since 1900, State of Melekeok has had 3 quakes of magnitude 6.0 or above, 9 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0, and 11 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 6.0 | Philippine Sea, 161 km SW of Koror Town, Palau -

Strongest quake: Mag. 6.4 | 151 km E of Koror Town, Palau -

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Showing quakes since 1900, magnitude 4.2 or higher (23 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Dec 24, 2020 3:11 am (GMT +9) (Dec 23, 2020 18:11 GMT)
6.0

10 km
803 km (499 mi)Philippine Sea, 161 km southwest of Koror Town, Palau 77 reportsMoreMap
Jun 25, 2020 18:59 GMT
5.0

18 km
940 km (584 mi)28 km south of Koror Town, Palau 15 reportsMoreMap
Feb 12, 2018 00:52 GMT
4.7

10 km
792 km (492 mi)Philippine Sea, Palau MoreMap
Nov 15, 2017 21:19 GMT
4.8

10 km
956 km (594 mi)Philippine Sea, 26 km east of Koror Town, Palau 4 reportsMoreMap
Jan 25, 2016 02:05 GMT
5.0

10 km
968 km (601 mi)Philippine Sea, 14 km east of Kayangel, Palau 2 reportsMoreMap
Nov 30, 2014 15:24 GMT
4.8

10 km
799 km (496 mi)Philippine Sea, Palau MoreMap
Saturday, November 16, 2013 10:54:56 (Nov 16, 2013 01:54 GMT)
4.7

35 km
1091 km (678 mi)Philippine Sea, Palau MoreMap
Thu, 4 Apr 2013 07:48 (Apr 3, 2013 22:48 GMT)
4.6

15 km
922 km (573 mi)Philippine Sea, 55 km south of Koror Town, Palau MoreMap
Oct 23, 2011 03:26 GMT
5.3

38 km
8.3 km east of Mengellang, State of Ngarchelong, Palau MoreMap
Aug 1, 2010 15:46 GMT
5.2

35 km
Palau MoreMap
Oct 31, 2005 16:56 GMT
4.2

10 km
36 km southeast of EARTHENWARE WW2 Island, State of Peleliu, Palau MoreMap
Sep 19, 2001 18:16 GMT
4.3

33 km
39 km south of Koror Town, Palau MoreMap
Feb 14, 1999 23:59 GMT
4.5

33 km
109 km northeast of Koror Town, Palau MoreMap
Sep 9, 1995 23:32 GMT
4.9

10 km
41 km northeast of Badelzuap Island, Palau MoreMap
Apr 18, 1995 19:01 GMT
5.3

33 km
17 km east of Koror Town, Palau MoreMap
Sep 18, 1993 11:17 GMT
5.2

22 km
97 km southwest of Angaur Island, State of Angaur, Palau MoreMap
Mar 4, 1990 06:35 GMT
5.1

33 km
153 km east of Koror Town, Palau MoreMap
Nov 6, 1987 15:07 GMT
4.7

33 km
29 km southeast of EARTHENWARE WW2 Island, State of Peleliu, Palau MoreMap
May 31, 1982 15:18 GMT
6.4

33 km
151 km east of Koror Town, Palau MoreMap
Sep 3, 1980 21:49 GMT
4.8

33 km
167 km southwest of Koror Town, Palau MoreMap
Dec 19, 1976 10:49 GMT
5.8

33 km
103 km west of Koror Town, Palau MoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 6.3 x 1014 joules (176 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.5 x 105 tons of TNT or 9.5 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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State of Melekeok Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in State of Melekeok?

The last earthquake in State of Melekeok occurred 1 year 33 weeks ago: Very strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 161 km southwest of Koror Town, Palau, on Thursday, Dec 24, 2020 at 3:11 am (GMT +9).

How many quakes were there in State of Melekeok since 1900?

Since 1900, State of Melekeok, Palau had 23 quakes up to magnitude 6.4.

What was the strongest quake in State of Melekeok since 1900?

The strongest earthquake in State of Melekeok since 1900 occurred 40 years ago: Very strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - 151 km east of Koror Town, Palau, on Monday, May 31, 1982 at 15:18 GMT.

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