Latest Earthquakes in ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Christmas Island

Latest Earthquakes in Christmas Island

An overview of the latest earthquakes near the Christmas Island. Each event is recorded as they happend updated every minute, the first event recorded was in 1950.

Earthquakes are recorded and updated every minute.
(Currently displaying 4 out of 4 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
10 years ago
On 2014-03-31 16:33:28
-9.9108, 106.6701
127 km (79 mi) โ†— NE of Christmas Island
M 4.4
8.66 km
13 years ago
On 2010-07-29 06:39:27
-9.903, 106.36
100 km (62 mi) โ†— NE of Christmas Island
M 4
10 km
17 years ago
On 2006-09-30 05:50:24
-10.429, 105.756
12 km (7 mi) โ†— NE of Christmas Island
M 5.4
16 km
18 years ago
On 2006-03-04 23:30:00
-9.887, 106.67
129 km (80 mi) โ†— NE of Christmas Island
M 4.6
10 km

Earthquake Statistics in ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Christmas Island

Christmas Island is a country in Australia and New Zealand that has experienced a total of 4 earthquakes since the 1950's.

Number of Earthquakes per Year in Christmas Island 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Christmas Island was last updated at 2023-11-16 22:42:09.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 4 3 75.0%
M 5 1 25.0%

Magnitude distribution for Christmas Island was last updated at 2024-05-12 07:00:07.

When was the last earthquake in Christmas Island?

The last earthquake in Christmas Island was 10 years ago and struck 127 km (79 mi) โ†— NE from the center of the country. The earthquake had a magnitude 4.40 on the richter scale and a depth of 8.66 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Christmas Island?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Christmas Island was a 5.40 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 16.0 kilometers. It struck Christmas Island region, Australia or 12 km (7 mi) โ†— NE from the center of Christmas Island, 17 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur in Christmas Island?

In 2024, Christmas Island has experienced 0 earthquakes thus far, which is lower than the average of 0.05 earthquakes per year in the country. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that Christmas Island is struck by 0.00 earthquakes per month.

Data Information

Information found on this page is a derivative set, based on sources mentioned below.

Data Sources

We aggregate and combine data from USGS (United States Geographical Survey) and the EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre). This allow us to get near real-time and historical earthquake data dating back to the year 1950.


Information or data found on this page should not be used for, or as an early warning system. It is intended as an historical reference or near real-time complementary information to offical and governmental sources. In an event of an emergency it is important closely monitor and follow advice from national, state and local authorities.