Latest Earthquakes Near Woleai Municipality, Yap State in ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Micronesia

Latest Earthquakes Near Woleai Municipality, Yap State in Micronesia

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Woleai Municipality, Yap State in Micronesia. Each earthquake event is recorded as they happend updated every minute, the first event ever recorded was in 1950.

Earthquakes are recorded and updated every minute.
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(Currently displaying 11 out of 11 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
4 years ago
On 2020-04-14 06:31:49
7.1792, 143.2839
65 km (40 mi) โ†™ SW of Woleai Municipality
M 5.2
10 km
5 years ago
On 2018-11-18 09:29:41
8.4876, 143.6434
129 km (80 mi) โ†– NW of Woleai Municipality
M 4.9
10 km
7 years ago
On 2016-09-07 05:56:07
6.721, 144.7221
118 km (73 mi) โ†’ E of Woleai Municipality
M 4.7
10 km
10 years ago
On 2014-02-02 12:45:27
6.538, 144.7979
137 km (85 mi) โ†’ E of Woleai Municipality
M 4.6
10 km
15 years ago
On 2008-08-22 09:48:34
6.591, 144.568
114 km (71 mi) โ†˜ SE of Woleai Municipality
M 5
10 km
18 years ago
On 2005-09-03 02:15:46
8.108, 144.425
105 km (65 mi) โ†‘ N of Woleai Municipality
M 4.7
73.9 km
24 years ago
On 1999-08-11 19:59:20
7.037, 144.641
93 km (57 mi) โ†’ E of Woleai Municipality
M 4.4
33 km
28 years ago
On 1996-06-25 08:26:36
7.132, 145.031
131 km (81 mi) โ†’ E of Woleai Municipality
M 4
33 km
37 years ago
On 1986-09-17 23:10:54
6.67, 144.695
119 km (74 mi) โ†’ E of Woleai Municipality
M 4.8
33 km
50 years ago
On 1973-09-15 15:05:24
7.552, 144.677
93 km (57 mi) โ†— NE of Woleai Municipality
M 5.2
12 km
65 years ago
On 1959-03-12 01:29:15
7.251, 144.841
109 km (67 mi) โ†’ E of Woleai Municipality
M 6.12
35 km

Woleai Municipality Earthquake Statistics

Since the 1950's Woleai Municipality has experiences a total of 11 earthquakes, within a 150 km radius of the center of the city.

Earthquakes per Year in Woleai Municipality 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Woleai Municipality was last updated at 2024-02-09 23:22:26.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 4 7 63.64%
M 5 3 27.27%
M 6 1 9.09%

Magnitude distribution for Woleai Municipality was last updated at 2024-06-07 20:26:31.

To conserve energy and maximize resource utilization, we calculate historical earthquake statistics in batches. This is done sporadically when sufficient resources are available to the system. Thus, annual earthquakes count and magnitude distribution for various locations on earth, may lag behind in certain instances. Most commonly it's a matter of hours, sometimes days, or even up to a few weeks.

Common Questions

When was the last earthquake in Woleai Municipality, Yap State, Micronesia?

The last earthquake in Woleai Municipality was 4 years ago and struck 65 km (40 mi) โ†™ SW of the city. The earthquake had a magnitude 5.20 on the richter scale and a depth of 10.0 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Woleai Municipality, Yap State, Micronesia?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Woleai Municipality was a 6.12 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 35.0 kilometers. It struck 109 km (67 mi) โ†’ E of the city, 65 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur near Woleai Municipality, Yap State, Micronesia?

In 2024, Woleai Municipality has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 0.1 or higher on the Richter scale. That's lower than the annual average of 0.15 earthquakes in the region. Based on historic earthquake data, which dates back to 1950, we can asume that Woleai Municipality is struck by an earthquake every 0.01 months.

Earthquakes Near other Cities in Yap State, Micronesia

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.