Latest earthquakes near Fujian, China today

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List of latest earthquakes near Fujian.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 14, 2024 02:39
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 231 km SE
from Jinjiang
Apr 13, 2024 02:44
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 222 km SE
from Jinjiang
Apr 9, 2024 20:01
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 286 km SE
from Jinjiang
Apr 6, 2024 18:47
(Shanghai)
M 5.2 325 km ESE
from Putian
Apr 6, 2024 09:37
(Shanghai)
M 5.0 365 km ESE
from Putian
Apr 5, 2024 12:50
(Shanghai)
M 5.1 312 km ESE
from Putian
Apr 3, 2024 14:33
(Shanghai)
M 5.0 327 km ESE
from Putian
Apr 3, 2024 14:28
(Shanghai)
M 4.3 230 km SE
from Jinjiang
Apr 3, 2024 12:58
(Shanghai)
M 4.5 297 km ESE
from Putian
Apr 3, 2024 11:22
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 296 km ESE
from Putian
Apr 3, 2024 11:11
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 298 km ESE
from Putian
Apr 3, 2024 10:28
(Shanghai)
M 5.1 316 km ESE
from Putian
Apr 3, 2024 10:23
(Shanghai)
M 5.0 296 km ESE
from Putian
Apr 3, 2024 10:14
(Shanghai)
M 5.7 326 km ESE
from Putian
Apr 3, 2024 09:53
(Shanghai)
M 5.1 311 km ESE
from Putian
Apr 3, 2024 09:49
(Shanghai)
M 5.1 339 km ESE
from Putian
Apr 3, 2024 09:39
(Shanghai)
M 5.6 335 km ESE
from Putian
Apr 3, 2024 09:39
(Shanghai)
M 5.3 336 km ESE
from Putian
Apr 3, 2024 09:19
(Shanghai)
M 5.1 319 km ESE
from Putian
Apr 3, 2024 09:17
(Shanghai)
M 5.0 316 km ESE
from Putian
Apr 3, 2024 09:09
(Shanghai)
M 5.2 312 km ESE
from Putian
Apr 3, 2024 09:01
(Shanghai)
M 5.0 299 km ESE
from Putian
Apr 3, 2024 08:50
(Shanghai)
M 5.2 316 km SE
from Putian
Apr 3, 2024 08:46
(Shanghai)
M 5.7 311 km ESE
from Putian
Apr 3, 2024 08:43
(Shanghai)
M 5.5 309 km ESE
from Putian

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Fujian

Recent Fujian Earthquake News

These are the latest articles published related to earthquakes occurring near Fujian. Check our Earthquake News section for a complete overview of articles written on earthquakes near Fujian and elsewhere.

Fujian Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
23 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.2
Apr 14, 2024 02:39

Average

A total of 238 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Fujian, China in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 23 earthquakes per year, or 1 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Fujian roughly every 15 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Fujian in 2015. A total of 34 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Fujian that year. The strongest had a 4.8 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Fujian in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Fujian 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 Fujian (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 229 96.22%
Mag. 5 8 3.36%
Mag. 6 1 0.42%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Fujian

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.4
On Feb 6, 2016 03:57.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.7
On Sep 21, 1999 01:47.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Fujian occurred on Feb 6, 2016 03:57 local time (Asia/Shanghai timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.4 and struck 294 kilometers (183 mi) south-east of Jinjiang, at a depth of 23 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Fujian in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.7 earthquake struck on Sep 21, 1999 01:47, 270 kilometers (168 mi) south-east of Jinjiang. It is the strongest earthquake near Fujian 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 Fujian, 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 Fujian.

Last 10 yrs All magnitudes
2023 All mag
Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Fujian.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Feb 6, 2016 03:57
(Shanghai)
M 6.4 294 km SE
from Jinjiang
Nov 26, 2018 07:57
(Shanghai)
M 5.7 130 km SSE
from Xiamen
Oct 24, 2021 13:12
(Shanghai)
M 5.4 289 km ESE
from Putian
Feb 11, 2017 01:12
(Shanghai)
M 5.3 278 km SE
from Jinjiang
Nov 22, 2017 22:20
(Shanghai)
M 5.1 262 km ESE
from Jinjiang
Apr 3, 2024 10:23
(Shanghai)
M 5.0 296 km ESE
from Putian
Feb 25, 2020 19:14
(Shanghai)
M 5.0 273 km ESE
from Putian
Apr 3, 2024 09:01
(Shanghai)
M 5.0 299 km ESE
from Putian
Feb 19, 2018 22:47
(Shanghai)
M 5.0 280 km ESE
from Putian
Mar 20, 2018 17:22
(Shanghai)
M 4.9 266 km SE
from Jinjiang

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Fujian

Earthquakes by city in Fujian

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

Use this regional Fujian earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Ximeicun, Tantou, Shima, Fuqing, Luoyang, Liancheng, Jiangkou, Pucheng, Jian’ou and Wenheng.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Fujian, China?

A 4.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Fujian on the night of April 14, 2024 at 02:39 local time (Asia/Shanghai). The center of this earthquake was located 231km south-east of Jinjiang at a depth of 25km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Fujian, China in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Fujian, China?

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Fujian on the night of September 21, 1999 at 01:47 local time (Asia/Shanghai). The center of this earthquake was located 270km east-southeast of Jinjiang at a depth of 33km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Fujian since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Fujian, China?

In the past 10 years, 238 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Fujian. This averages to 24 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 15 days.