Latest earthquakes near Gansu, China today

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List of latest earthquakes near Gansu.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 9, 2024 17:22
(Shanghai)
M 4.7 80 km WSW
from Jiuquan
Apr 4, 2024 08:39
(Shanghai)
M 5.3 370 km WSW
from Dunhuang
Mar 27, 2024 18:36
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 269 km SSW
from Nima
Mar 14, 2024 16:27
(Shanghai)
M 4.7 167 km SW
from Jiuquan
Feb 20, 2024 18:58
(Shanghai)
M 5.1 302 km N
from Dunhuang
Feb 3, 2024 12:40
(Shanghai)
M 5.0 332 km SSW
from Jiuquan
Jan 8, 2024 03:48
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 122 km WSW
from Jiuquan
Dec 31, 2023 22:27
(Shanghai)
M 4.9 77 km ENE
from Baiyin
Dec 21, 2023 04:02
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 41 km WNW
from Linxia Chengguanzhen
Dec 19, 2023 00:59
(Shanghai)
M 4.5 37 km WNW
from Linxia Chengguanzhen
Dec 19, 2023 00:56
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 35 km WNW
from Linxia Chengguanzhen
Dec 19, 2023 00:43
(Shanghai)
M 4.5 35 km WNW
from Linxia Chengguanzhen
Dec 19, 2023 00:36
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 39 km WNW
from Linxia Chengguanzhen
Dec 19, 2023 00:24
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 37 km WNW
from Linxia Chengguanzhen
Dec 18, 2023 23:59
(Shanghai)
M 5.9 39 km WNW
from Linxia Chengguanzhen
Dec 1, 2023 22:55
(Shanghai)
M 5.2 118 km WSW
from Jiuquan
Nov 24, 2023 13:33
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 296 km E
from Wuwei
Nov 18, 2023 17:48
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 124 km N
from Pingliang
Oct 26, 2023 02:03
(Shanghai)
M 4.1 128 km WSW
from Jiuquan
Oct 24, 2023 19:32
(Shanghai)
M 5.4 116 km WSW
from Jiuquan
Oct 22, 2023 23:14
(Shanghai)
M 5.0 119 km WSW
from Jiuquan
Oct 1, 2023 22:16
(Shanghai)
M 4.5 278 km SSW
from Nima
Sep 17, 2023 10:00
(Shanghai)
M 4.3 285 km WNW
from Nima
Jun 5, 2023 04:39
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 222 km SSW
from Dunhuang
Mar 15, 2023 11:38
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 108 km W
from Wuwei

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Gansu

Recent Gansu Earthquake News

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

Gansu Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
28 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.7
Apr 9, 2024 17:22

Average

A total of 282 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Gansu, China in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 28 earthquakes per year, or 2 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Gansu roughly every 12 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Gansu in 2022. A total of 57 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Gansu that year. The strongest had a 6.6 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Gansu in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Gansu 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 Gansu (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 237 84.04%
Mag. 5 43 15.25%
Mag. 6 2 0.71%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Gansu

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.6
On Jan 8, 2022 01:45.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.9
On May 12, 2008 14:28.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Gansu occurred on Jan 8, 2022 01:45 local time (Asia/Shanghai timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.6 and struck 118 kilometers (73 mi) west of Wuwei, at a depth of 13 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Gansu in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.9 earthquake struck on May 12, 2008 14:28, 265 kilometers (165 mi) west of Zhongzhai. It is the strongest earthquake near Gansu 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 Gansu, 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 Gansu.

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Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Gansu.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jan 8, 2022 01:45
(Shanghai)
M 6.6 118 km W
from Wuwei
Aug 8, 2017 21:19
(Shanghai)
M 6.5 53 km W
from Zhongzhai
Jan 21, 2016 01:13
(Shanghai)
M 5.9 92 km WSW
from Wuwei
Jun 10, 2022 01:28
(Shanghai)
M 5.9 182 km S
from Nima
Dec 18, 2023 23:59
(Shanghai)
M 5.9 39 km WNW
from Linxia Chengguanzhen
Mar 26, 2022 00:21
(Shanghai)
M 5.7 171 km SW
from Jiuquan
Jan 23, 2022 10:21
(Shanghai)
M 5.6 175 km SW
from Jiuquan
Jun 10, 2022 00:03
(Shanghai)
M 5.6 189 km S
from Nima
Jun 16, 2021 16:48
(Shanghai)
M 5.5 233 km SSW
from Dunhuang
May 22, 2021 02:13
(Shanghai)
M 5.5 280 km W
from Nima

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Gansu

Earthquakes by city in Gansu

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

Use this regional Gansu earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Xinxing, Xingguo, Luomen, Longnan, Laojunmiao, Beidao, Pan’an, Chengxian Chengguanzhen, Wushan, Zhangjiachuan, Hezuo, Lixian, Yongqing, Yanguan, Mali, Anyuan, Huixian Chengguanzhen, Shili, Longshan, Jinshan and Hanyuan.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Gansu, China?

A 4.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Gansu on the afternoon of April 9, 2024 at 17:22 local time (Asia/Shanghai). The center of this earthquake was located 80km west-southwest of Jiuquan at a depth of 10km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Gansu, China in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Gansu, China?

A 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit near Gansu on the afternoon of May 12, 2008 at 14:28 local time (Asia/Shanghai). The center of this earthquake was located 265km south-southwest of Zhongzhai at a depth of 19km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Gansu since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Gansu, China?

In the past 10 years, 282 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Gansu. This averages to 28 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 13 days.