Latest Earthquakes in French Polynesia, France

Latest Earthquakes in French Polynesia, France

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

Earthquakes are recorded and updated every minute.
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(Currently displaying 28 out of 22 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
9 years ago
On 2014-10-14 18:43:13
-17.5917, -147.7091
180 km (111 mi) โ†— NE of French Polynesia
M 4.4
12.06 km
11 years ago
On 2012-08-16 02:38:11
-17.545, -149.158
30 km (18 mi) โ†— NE of French Polynesia
M 4.8
16.4 km
16 years ago
On 2008-03-17 02:35:02
-17.485, -148.921
55 km (34 mi) โ†— NE of French Polynesia
M 4
10 km
17 years ago
On 2007-07-09 07:40:44
-19.132, -148.729
176 km (109 mi) โ†˜ SE of French Polynesia
M 2.5
10 km
17 years ago
On 2007-07-09 07:07:26
-19.143, -148.854
172 km (107 mi) โ†˜ SE of French Polynesia
M 2.9
12 km
21 years ago
On 2003-06-24 13:44:52
-17.845, -148.875
59 km (36 mi) โ†’ E of French Polynesia
M 2.1
10 km
21 years ago
On 2003-06-01 08:10:51
-17.869, -149.445
21 km (13 mi) โ†“ S of French Polynesia
M 0
10 km
21 years ago
On 2003-05-31 08:38:03
-17.841, -148.807
66 km (41 mi) โ†’ E of French Polynesia
M 1.4
10 km
21 years ago
On 2003-05-11 06:24:22
-17.851, -149.547
24 km (15 mi) โ†“ S of French Polynesia
M 0
12 km
21 years ago
On 2003-03-16 08:42:15
-18.238, -149.321
62 km (38 mi) โ†˜ SE of French Polynesia
M 0
12 km
21 years ago
On 2003-02-24 10:17:49
-17.404, -148.964
56 km (34 mi) โ†— NE of French Polynesia
M 0
10 km
21 years ago
On 2002-11-18 08:51:28
-19.107, -148.672
176 km (109 mi) โ†˜ SE of French Polynesia
M 1.9
12 km
21 years ago
On 2002-11-18 05:58:28
-19.093, -148.68
174 km (108 mi) โ†˜ SE of French Polynesia
M 1.7
12 km
21 years ago
On 2002-09-22 11:40:44
-17.815, -148.896
56 km (34 mi) โ†’ E of French Polynesia
M 2.1
15 km
21 years ago
On 2002-08-23 07:35:12
-17.139, -147.57
203 km (126 mi) โ†— NE of French Polynesia
M 2
1.3 km
21 years ago
On 2002-07-31 14:28:43
-17.861, -148.814
65 km (40 mi) โ†’ E of French Polynesia
M 1.6
12 km
21 years ago
On 2002-07-28 19:46:09
-17.201, -148.143
144 km (89 mi) โ†— NE of French Polynesia
M 1.2
15 km
22 years ago
On 2002-07-22 23:22:16
-17.074, -148.689
101 km (63 mi) โ†— NE of French Polynesia
M 2.3
12 km
22 years ago
On 2002-07-13 09:37:42
-17.337, -147.677
187 km (116 mi) โ†— NE of French Polynesia
M 0
33 km
22 years ago
On 2002-05-25 09:32:49
-17.83, -148.836
62 km (38 mi) โ†’ E of French Polynesia
M 1.4
12 km
22 years ago
On 2002-04-19 13:20:54
-18.156, -147.329
226 km (140 mi) โ†’ E of French Polynesia
M 1.4
10 km
22 years ago
On 2002-04-08 21:59:58
-17.698, -149.424
2 km (1 mi) โ†“ S of French Polynesia
M 0
10 km
22 years ago
On 2002-04-02 08:12:13
-17.926, -148.898
60 km (37 mi) โ†’ E of French Polynesia
M 1.9
12 km
22 years ago
On 2002-02-12 22:11:02
-19.1, -150.337
185 km (115 mi) โ†“ S of French Polynesia
M 1.6
12 km
22 years ago
On 2002-01-28 11:09:13
-17.822, -147.526
199 km (124 mi) โ†’ E of French Polynesia
M 1.7
12 km
51 years ago
On 1973-04-09 11:05:05
-17.759, -147.736
177 km (110 mi) โ†’ E of French Polynesia
M 0
33 km
51 years ago
On 1973-04-04 11:43:35
-17.728, -147.72
178 km (111 mi) โ†’ E of French Polynesia
M 0
42 km
51 years ago
On 1973-04-03 08:40:03
-17.613, -147.829
167 km (103 mi) โ†— NE of French Polynesia
M 0
46 km

French Polynesia Earthquake Statistics

French Polynesia in , France has experienced a total of 22 since the 1950's.

Number of Earthquakes per Year in French Polynesia 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for French Polynesia was last updated at 2024-07-18 04:01:38.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 0 3 10.71%
M 1 10 35.71%
M 2 6 21.43%
M 4 3 10.71%

Magnitude distribution for French Polynesia was last updated at 2024-05-26 08:01:28.

When was the last earthquake in French Polynesia, France?

The last earthquake in French Polynesia was 9 years ago and struck 180 km (111 mi) โ†— NE of the city. The earthquake had a magnitude 4.40 on the richter scale and a depth of 12.06 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near French Polynesia, France?

The strongest earthquake recorded near French Polynesia was a 4.80 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 16.4 kilometers. It struck 21 km NE of Faone, French Polynesia or 30 km (18 mi) โ†— NE from the center of French Polynesia, 11 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur near French Polynesia, France?

In 2024, French Polynesia has experienced 0 earthquakes, which is lower than the yearly average of X. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that French Polynesia is struck by an earthquake every x months.

In 2024, French Polynesia has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 2 or higher. That is lower than the average of 0.29 earthquakes per year in the region. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that French Polynesia is struck by an earthquake with a magnitude of 2 or higher every 0.02 months.

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.

Disclaimer

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.