Latest earthquakes near Putian, Fujian today

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List of latest earthquakes near Putian.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 14, 2024 02:39
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 261 km SSE
from Putian
Apr 13, 2024 02:44
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 252 km SSE
from Putian
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 4.3 255 km SSE
from Putian
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
Apr 3, 2024 08:35
(Shanghai)
M 5.7 307 km ESE
from Putian

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Recent Putian Earthquake News

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

Putian Earthquake Statistics

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

Average

A total of 179 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Putian, Fujian in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 17 earthquakes per year, or 1 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Putian roughly every 20 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Putian in 2018. A total of 29 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Putian that year. The strongest had a 5.7 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Putian in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Putian 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 Putian (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 172 96.09%
Mag. 5 7 3.91%
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 Putian

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5.7
On Nov 26, 2018 07:57.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.7
On Sep 21, 1999 01:47.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Putian occurred on Nov 26, 2018 07:57 local time (Asia/Shanghai timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.7 and struck 230 kilometers (143 mi) south of Putian, at a depth of 16 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Putian in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.7 earthquake struck on Sep 21, 1999 01:47, 272 kilometers (169 mi) south of Putian. It is the strongest earthquake near Putian 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 Putian, 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 Putian.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Putian.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Nov 26, 2018 07:57
(Shanghai)
M 5.7 230 km S
from Putian
Oct 24, 2021 13:12
(Shanghai)
M 5.4 289 km ESE
from Putian
Nov 22, 2017 22:20
(Shanghai)
M 5.1 274 km SE
from Putian
Feb 25, 2020 19:14
(Shanghai)
M 5.0 273 km ESE
from Putian
Apr 3, 2024 10:23
(Shanghai)
M 5.0 296 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
Nov 11, 2017 20:22
(Shanghai)
M 4.9 261 km SE
from Putian
Sep 13, 2021 18:41
(Shanghai)
M 4.9 253 km SE
from Putian
Mar 20, 2018 17:22
(Shanghai)
M 4.9 289 km SE
from Putian

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Nearest earthquakes from Putian

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Putian.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
May 11, 2015 16:38
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 171 km ESE
from Putian
May 1, 2015 20:54
(Shanghai)
M 4.3 174 km ESE
from Putian
May 15, 2015 02:35
(Shanghai)
M 4.1 175 km ESE
from Putian
May 11, 2015 16:53
(Shanghai)
M 4.5 176 km SE
from Putian
May 8, 2015 04:12
(Shanghai)
M 4.0 178 km SE
from Putian
Aug 1, 2019 16:50
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 203 km S
from Putian
Jul 16, 2016 09:19
(Shanghai)
M 4.1 205 km ESE
from Putian
Nov 7, 2017 01:36
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 208 km SE
from Putian
Nov 26, 2018 20:50
(Shanghai)
M 4.5 221 km S
from Putian
Jan 8, 2022 05:12
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 221 km SE
from Putian

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Putian, Fujian?

A 4.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Putian on the night of April 14, 2024 at 02:39 local time (Asia/Shanghai). The center of this earthquake was located 261km south-southeast of Putian at a depth of 25km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Putian, Fujian in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Putian, Fujian?

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Putian on the night of September 21, 1999 at 01:47 local time (Asia/Shanghai). The center of this earthquake was located 272km south-east of Putian at a depth of 33km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Putian since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Putian, Fujian?

In the past 10 years, 179 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Putian. This averages to 18 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 20 days.