Latest earthquakes near Chongqing, China today

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List of latest earthquakes near Chongqing.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 6, 2024 10:29
(Shanghai)
M 5.0 399 km SW
from Chongqing
Mar 20, 2024 11:51
(Shanghai)
M 4.1 186 km SW
from Banan
Jan 20, 2024 01:41
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 198 km SW
from Banan
Dec 31, 2023 14:07
(Shanghai)
M 4.1 224 km WSW
from Chongqing
Dec 19, 2023 21:49
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 217 km SW
from Chongqing
Dec 14, 2023 10:39
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 40 km SW
from Longshui
Dec 1, 2023 09:25
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 281 km SW
from Baisha
Dec 1, 2023 04:36
(Shanghai)
M 4.3 221 km SW
from Chongqing
Sep 15, 2023 17:55
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 295 km W
from Longshui
Aug 19, 2023 15:31
(Shanghai)
M 4.7 79 km W
from Longshui
Aug 18, 2023 10:39
(Shanghai)
M 4.5 83 km W
from Longshui
Aug 18, 2023 09:52
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 78 km W
from Longshui
Aug 18, 2023 09:30
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 79 km W
from Longshui
Jul 1, 2023 11:56
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 223 km SW
from Chongqing
Jun 21, 2023 03:15
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 179 km E
from Yong’an
May 25, 2023 12:57
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 240 km SW
from Chongqing
May 22, 2023 03:56
(Shanghai)
M 4.7 196 km SW
from Banan
May 16, 2023 19:28
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 199 km SW
from Banan
May 10, 2023 08:38
(Shanghai)
M 4.5 221 km SW
from Chongqing
May 6, 2023 13:02
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 54 km SW
from Longshui
May 5, 2023 20:33
(Shanghai)
M 4.7 220 km SW
from Chongqing
May 4, 2023 10:15
(Shanghai)
M 4.8 192 km SW
from Banan
May 3, 2023 13:04
(Shanghai)
M 4.9 194 km SW
from Banan
May 3, 2023 12:08
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 185 km SW
from Banan
May 3, 2023 10:01
(Shanghai)
M 4.0 191 km W
from Chongqing

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Chongqing

Chongqing Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
32 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 5
Apr 6, 2024 10:29

Average

A total of 321 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Chongqing, China in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 32 earthquakes per year, or 2 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Chongqing roughly every 11 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Chongqing in 2019. A total of 68 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Chongqing that year. The strongest had a 5.8 magnitude.

Yearly Earthquakes within 300 km (186 mi) of Chongqing with a magnitude of 4 or above.

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Chongqing in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Chongqing during this time. Usually, higher magnitudes are less common than lower magnitudes. Small earthquakes with a magnitude below 4 on the Richter scale have been omitted from this overview.

Earthquakes by magnitude near Chongqing (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 303 94.39%
Mag. 5 18 5.61%
Mag. 6 0 0.0%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Chongqing

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5.8
On Jun 17, 2019 22:55.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.9
On May 12, 2008 14:28.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Chongqing occurred on Jun 17, 2019 22:55 local time (Asia/Shanghai timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.8 and struck 190 kilometers (118 mi) south-west of Banan, at a depth of 6 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Chongqing in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.9 earthquake struck on May 12, 2008 14:28, 284 kilometers (176 mi) south-west of Longshui. It is the strongest earthquake near Chongqing in the past 124 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Chongqing, China in the past 10 years. You can use the tabs to find the heaviest historic earthquakes since the year 1900 or within a specific year or distance from Chongqing.

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Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Chongqing.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jun 17, 2019 22:55
(Shanghai)
M 5.8 190 km SW
from Banan
Sep 16, 2021 04:33
(Shanghai)
M 5.4 123 km WSW
from Chongqing
Jan 28, 2017 02:46
(Shanghai)
M 5.3 228 km SW
from Chongqing
Jun 1, 2022 17:03
(Shanghai)
M 5.3 293 km WNW
from Longshui
Jun 22, 2019 22:29
(Shanghai)
M 5.3 214 km SW
from Chongqing
Jan 14, 2015 13:21
(Shanghai)
M 5.3 294 km W
from Bishan
Dec 16, 2018 12:46
(Shanghai)
M 5.3 206 km SW
from Chongqing
Oct 21, 2020 12:04
(Shanghai)
M 5.2 300 km NNW
from Longshui
Jun 17, 2019 23:36
(Shanghai)
M 5.1 206 km SW
from Chongqing
Nov 23, 2017 17:43
(Shanghai)
M 5.1 147 km E
from Chongqing

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Chongqing

Earthquakes by city in Chongqing

Click the links below for earthquake reports for major places in Chongqing, China.

Use this regional Chongqing earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Wushan, Hechuan, Yongchuan, Chengxiang, Degan, Yudong, Qinggang, Longgang, Yanjia, Luohuang, Shima, Shuangfengqiao, Lishi, Tangxiang, Youxi, Xiema, Dingjia, Jiangbei, Gelan, Zhuyi and Duzhou.

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Chongqing.

When was the last earthquake in Chongqing, China?

A 5 magnitude earthquake hit near Chongqing on the morning of April 6, 2024 at 10:29 local time (Asia/Shanghai). The center of this earthquake was located 399km southwest of Chongqing at a depth of 10km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Chongqing, China in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Chongqing, China?

A 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit near Chongqing on the afternoon of May 12, 2008 at 14:28 local time (Asia/Shanghai). The center of this earthquake was located 284km northwest of Longshui at a depth of 19km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Chongqing since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Chongqing, China?

In the past 10 years, 321 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Chongqing. This averages to 32 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 11 days.