Latest earthquakes near Fuzhou, Fujian today

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List of latest earthquakes near Fuzhou.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 6, 2024 18:47
(Shanghai)
M 5.2 344 km SE
from Fuzhou
Apr 6, 2024 09:37
(Shanghai)
M 5.0 385 km SE
from Fuzhou
Apr 5, 2024 12:50
(Shanghai)
M 5.1 328 km SE
from Fuzhou
Apr 3, 2024 14:33
(Shanghai)
M 5.0 339 km SE
from Fuzhou
Apr 3, 2024 10:28
(Shanghai)
M 5.1 328 km SE
from Fuzhou
Apr 3, 2024 10:23
(Shanghai)
M 5.0 310 km SE
from Fuzhou
Apr 3, 2024 10:14
(Shanghai)
M 5.7 336 km SE
from Fuzhou
Apr 3, 2024 09:53
(Shanghai)
M 5.1 332 km SE
from Fuzhou
Apr 3, 2024 09:49
(Shanghai)
M 5.1 356 km SE
from Fuzhou
Apr 3, 2024 09:39
(Shanghai)
M 5.6 355 km SE
from Fuzhou
Apr 3, 2024 09:39
(Shanghai)
M 5.3 356 km SE
from Fuzhou
Apr 3, 2024 09:19
(Shanghai)
M 5.1 339 km SE
from Fuzhou
Apr 3, 2024 09:17
(Shanghai)
M 5.0 334 km SE
from Fuzhou
Apr 3, 2024 09:09
(Shanghai)
M 5.2 325 km SE
from Fuzhou
Apr 3, 2024 09:01
(Shanghai)
M 5.0 317 km SE
from Fuzhou
Apr 3, 2024 08:50
(Shanghai)
M 5.2 340 km SE
from Fuzhou
Apr 3, 2024 08:46
(Shanghai)
M 5.7 325 km SE
from Fuzhou
Apr 3, 2024 08:43
(Shanghai)
M 5.5 328 km SE
from Fuzhou
Apr 3, 2024 08:35
(Shanghai)
M 5.7 321 km SE
from Fuzhou
Apr 3, 2024 08:11
(Shanghai)
M 6.4 326 km SE
from Fuzhou
Apr 3, 2024 07:58
(Shanghai)
M 7.4 337 km SE
from Fuzhou
Feb 29, 2024 13:26
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 300 km SSE
from Fuzhou
Feb 25, 2024 17:02
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 297 km ESE
from Fuzhou
Jan 29, 2024 02:11
(Shanghai)
M 5.1 339 km SE
from Fuzhou
Nov 21, 2023 01:16
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 292 km SSE
from Fuzhou

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Fuzhou

Recent Fuzhou Earthquake News

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

Fuzhou Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
8 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 5.2
Apr 6, 2024 18:47

Average

A total of 85 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Fuzhou, Fujian in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 8 earthquakes per year

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Fuzhou in 2015. A total of 18 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Fuzhou that year. The strongest had a 4.6 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Fuzhou in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Fuzhou 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 Fuzhou (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 82 96.47%
Mag. 5 3 3.53%
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 Fuzhou

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5.4
On Oct 24, 2021 13:12.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.1
On Apr 21, 1935 06:02.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Fuzhou occurred on Oct 24, 2021 13:12 local time (Asia/Shanghai timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.4 and struck 293 kilometers (182 mi) east-southeast of Fuzhou, at a depth of 67 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Fuzhou in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.1 earthquake struck on Apr 21, 1935 06:02, 242 kilometers (150 mi) east-southeast of Fuzhou. It is the strongest earthquake near Fuzhou 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 Fuzhou, Fujian 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 Fuzhou.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Fuzhou.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Oct 24, 2021 13:12
(Shanghai)
M 5.4 293 km ESE
from Fuzhou
Feb 25, 2020 19:14
(Shanghai)
M 5.0 286 km SE
from Fuzhou
Feb 19, 2018 22:47
(Shanghai)
M 5.0 286 km SE
from Fuzhou
Sep 13, 2021 18:41
(Shanghai)
M 4.9 278 km SE
from Fuzhou
Sep 5, 2023 17:30
(Shanghai)
M 4.9 298 km SSE
from Fuzhou
Mar 29, 2018 08:17
(Shanghai)
M 4.8 287 km SE
from Fuzhou
Jun 23, 2023 02:45
(Shanghai)
M 4.7 291 km SE
from Fuzhou
Mar 13, 2019 04:19
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 281 km ESE
from Fuzhou
Apr 9, 2023 13:19
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 275 km SE
from Fuzhou
Dec 31, 2014 11:06
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 284 km ESE
from Fuzhou

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Fuzhou

Nearest earthquakes from Fuzhou

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to Fuzhou, Fujian. You can use the buttons to find nearby earthquakes for a specific year or with a specific magnitude.

List of nearest earthquakes from Fuzhou.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
May 11, 2015 16:38
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 198 km SE
from Fuzhou
May 15, 2015 02:35
(Shanghai)
M 4.1 201 km SE
from Fuzhou
May 1, 2015 20:54
(Shanghai)
M 4.3 201 km SE
from Fuzhou
May 11, 2015 16:53
(Shanghai)
M 4.5 205 km SE
from Fuzhou
May 8, 2015 04:12
(Shanghai)
M 4.0 207 km SE
from Fuzhou
Jul 16, 2016 09:19
(Shanghai)
M 4.1 217 km SE
from Fuzhou
Dec 26, 2015 05:10
(Shanghai)
M 4.0 242 km SE
from Fuzhou
Apr 1, 2023 04:02
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 245 km SE
from Fuzhou
Jan 8, 2022 05:12
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 249 km SE
from Fuzhou
May 31, 2014 10:51
(Shanghai)
M 4.1 254 km SE
from Fuzhou

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Fuzhou

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Fuzhou, Fujian?

A 5.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Fuzhou on the evening of April 6, 2024 at 18:47 local time (Asia/Shanghai). The center of this earthquake was located 344km south-east of Fuzhou at a depth of 29km under water in the Philippine Sea. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Fuzhou, Fujian in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Fuzhou, Fujian?

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Fuzhou on the morning of April 21, 1935 at 06:02 local time (Asia/Shanghai). The center of this earthquake was located 242km south-east of Fuzhou at a depth of 15km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Fuzhou since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Fuzhou, Fujian?

In the past 10 years, 85 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Fuzhou. This averages to 9 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 43 days.