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Latest quakes in or around the Indian Ocean in the past 24 hours on Tuesday, December 6, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated: Dec 6, 2022 08:13 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 24 hours:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 6
  • 13 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
  • 24 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 31 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 5 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In the past 24 hours, the Indian Ocean had 1 quake of magnitude 6.2, 13 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, 24 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 31 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 5 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.

Latest quake: Mag. 4.8 | Indonesia: Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi -

Strongest quake today: Mag. 6.2 | Indian Ocean, 283 km S of Jember, East Java, Indonesia -

Recent quakes above magnitude 1.0 in or around the Indian Ocean (updated )

Past 24 hours73 quakes31 quakes M2+24 quakes M3+13 quakes M4+0 quakes M5+1 quake M6+
Past 7 days348 quakes140 quakes M2+123 quakes M3+57 quakes M4+2 quakes M5+2 quakes M6+
Past 30 days1,455 quakes593 quakes M2+527 quakes M3+196 quakes M4+24 quakes M5+3 quakes M6+
Past 90 days4,313 quakes1,641 quakes M2+1,532 quakes M3+634 quakes M4+80 quakes M5+8 quakes M6+1 quake M7+
Past 365 days18,072 quakes6,870 quakes M2+6,359 quakes M3+2,583 quakes M4+297 quakes M5+24 quakes M6+3 quakes M7+
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Showing quakes magnitude 1.7 or higher (69 out of 74 quakes, show more):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Tuesday, December 6, 2022 GMT (17 quakes)
Dec 6, 2022 08:01 GMT
4.8

161 km
Indonesia: Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi
I FELT IT
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Dec 6, 2022 3:20 pm (GMT +8) (Dec 6, 2022 07:20 GMT)
3.5

10 km
Indian Ocean, 181 km south of Jember, East Java, Indonesia
I FELT IT - 1 report
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Dec 6, 2022 3:15 pm (GMT +8) (Dec 6, 2022 07:15 GMT)
3.9

10 km
Indian Ocean, Indonesia
I FELT IT
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Dec 6, 2022 2:49 pm (GMT +8) (Dec 6, 2022 06:49 GMT)
4.3

10 km
Indian Ocean, 276 km south of Jember, East Java, Indonesia
I FELT IT
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Dec 6, 2022 2:36 pm (GMT +8) (Dec 6, 2022 06:36 GMT)
4.1

10 km
Indian Ocean, 288 km southwest of Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia
I FELT IT - 1 report
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Dec 6, 2022 2:25 pm (GMT +8) (Dec 6, 2022 06:25 GMT)
4.6

10 km
Indian Ocean, 279 km south of Jember, East Java, Indonesia
I FELT IT
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Dec 6, 2022 2:07 pm (GMT +8) (Dec 6, 2022 06:07 GMT)
6.2

10 km
Indian Ocean, 283 km south of Jember, East Java, Indonesia
I FELT IT - 85 reports
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Dec 6, 2022 1:43 pm (GMT +8) (Dec 6, 2022 05:43 GMT)
3.9

10 km
108 km west of Luwuk, Kabupaten Banggai, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia
I FELT IT
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Dec 6, 2022 1:48 pm (GMT +9) (Dec 6, 2022 04:48 GMT)
3.1

128 km
HALMAHERA, INDONESIA
I FELT IT
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Dec 6, 2022 10:58 am (GMT +7) (Dec 6, 2022 03:58 GMT)
2.8

10 km
49 km south of Reuleuet, Aceh, Indonesia 1 reportMore
Dec 6, 2022 11:56 am (GMT +8) (Dec 6, 2022 03:56 GMT)
2.8

20 km
Molucca Sea, 86 km south of Tondano, Indonesia More
Dec 6, 2022 10:13 am (GMT +7) (Dec 6, 2022 03:13 GMT)
2.6

27 km
Indian Ocean, 85 km south of Banjar, West Java, Indonesia More
Dec 6, 2022 10:34 am (GMT +8) (Dec 6, 2022 02:34 GMT)
4.5

92 km
Savu Sea, 85 km north of Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
I FELT IT
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Dec 6, 2022 10:30 am (GMT +8) (Dec 6, 2022 02:30 GMT)
3.2

20 km
Philippine Sea, 16 km southeast of Dapa, Philippines
I FELT IT
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Dec 6, 2022 9:13 am (GMT +8) (Dec 6, 2022 01:13 GMT)
2.5

7 km
Celebes Sea, 35 km northwest of Cotabato City, Philippines More
Dec 6, 2022 8:22 am (GMT +8) (Dec 6, 2022 00:22 GMT)
2.7

14 km
25 km east of Glan, Sarangani, Soccsksargen, Philippines More
Dec 6, 2022 9:00 am (GMT +9) (Dec 6, 2022 00:00 GMT)
3.1

10 km
Molucca Sea, 122 km southeast of Bitung, North Sulawesi, Indonesia
I FELT IT
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Monday, December 5, 2022 GMT (52 quakes)
Dec 6, 2022 7:55 am (GMT +8) (Dec 5, 2022 23:55 GMT)
4.9

10.3 km
8.1 km northeast of Wao, Lanao del Sur, Mindanao Musulman, Philippines
I FELT IT - 1 report
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Dec 6, 2022 7:54 am (GMT +8) (Dec 5, 2022 23:54 GMT)
3.4

51 km
Molucca Sea, 56 km southeast of Bitung, North Sulawesi, Indonesia
I FELT IT
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Dec 6, 2022 7:39 am (GMT +8) (Dec 5, 2022 23:39 GMT)
4.2

3 km
42 km west of Valencia, Province of Bukidnon, Northern Mindanao, Philippines
I FELT IT - 4 reports
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Dec 6, 2022 5:44 am (GMT +8) (Dec 5, 2022 21:44 GMT)
2.3

15 km
Philippine Sea, 34 km north of Tandag, Philippines More
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.3 x 1014 joules (36.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 31331 tons of TNT or 2 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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Indian Ocean Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in or around the Indian Ocean?

The last earthquake in or around the Indian Ocean occurred 12 minutes ago: Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Indonesia: Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi, on Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at 08:01 GMT.

How many quakes were there in or around the Indian Ocean today?

In the past 24 hours, Indian Ocean had 69 quakes up to magnitude 6.2.

What was the strongest quake in or around the Indian Ocean today?

The strongest earthquake in or around the Indian Ocean today occurred 2 hours and 6 minutes ago: Very strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 283 km south of Jember, East Java, Indonesia, on Tuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 2:07 pm (GMT +8).

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