Latest Earthquakes in ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ณ Pitcairn Island

Latest Earthquakes in Pitcairn Island

An overview of the latest earthquakes near the Pitcairn 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 6 out of 6 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
2 years ago
On 2021-07-18 15:48:09
-25.1593, -129.5761
53 km (33 mi) โ†’ E of Pitcairn Island
M 5
10 km
21 years ago
On 2002-07-24 05:04:07
-25.065, -129.738
36 km (22 mi) โ†— NE of Pitcairn Island
M 4.7
10 km
22 years ago
On 2001-11-23 10:32:25
-25.069, -129.738
36 km (22 mi) โ†’ E of Pitcairn Island
M 4.6
10 km
22 years ago
On 2001-11-15 20:06:58
-25.141, -129.679
43 km (26 mi) โ†’ E of Pitcairn Island
M 4.4
10 km
28 years ago
On 1995-09-23 20:56:04
-24.328, -128.003
227 km (141 mi) โ†— NE of Pitcairn Island
M 5.6
10 km
30 years ago
On 1994-03-04 01:30:48
-24.672, -129.304
91 km (56 mi) โ†— NE of Pitcairn Island
M 4.8
10 km

Earthquake Statistics in ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ณ Pitcairn Island

Pitcairn Island is a country in Polynesia that has experienced a total of 6 earthquakes since the 1950's.

Number of Earthquakes per Year in Pitcairn Island 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Pitcairn Island was last updated at 2023-11-16 22:42:17.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 4 4 66.67%
M 5 2 33.33%

Magnitude distribution for Pitcairn Island was last updated at 2024-05-12 07:00:17.

When was the last earthquake in Pitcairn Island?

The last earthquake in Pitcairn Island was 2 years ago and struck 53 km (33 mi) โ†’ E from the center of the country. The earthquake had a magnitude 5.00 on the richter scale and a depth of 10.0 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Pitcairn Island?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Pitcairn Island was a 5.60 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 10.0 kilometers. It struck Pitcairn Islands region or 227 km (141 mi) โ†— NE from the center of Pitcairn Island, 28 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur in Pitcairn Island?

In 2024, Pitcairn Island has experienced 0 earthquakes thus far, which is lower than the average of 0.08 earthquakes per year in the country. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that Pitcairn Island is struck by 0.01 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.