Latest earthquakes near Guangdong, China today

Complete overview of the latest earthquakes near Guangdong, China, updated every minute. Did you feel an earthquake today in Guangdong? If an earthquake is happening right now near Guangdong (also known as 广东), it will show up within minutes.

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List of latest earthquakes near Guangdong.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 3, 2024 07:58
(Shanghai)
M 7.4 496 km E
from Shantou
Nov 4, 2023 19:24
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 26 km NE
from Yangjiang
Oct 23, 2023 03:20
(Shanghai)
M 4.8 69 km E
from Shantou
Jun 24, 2023 03:07
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 152 km WSW
from Zhanjiang
Apr 22, 2023 13:04
(Shanghai)
M 4.5 207 km ESE
from Shantou
Mar 8, 2023 05:15
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 25 km NW
from Heyuan
Feb 11, 2023 10:41
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 11 km WNW
from Heyuan
Sep 18, 2022 14:44
(Shanghai)
M 6.9 474 km E
from Shantou
Sep 17, 2022 21:41
(Shanghai)
M 6.5 481 km E
from Shantou
Mar 23, 2022 01:41
(Shanghai)
M 6.7 500 km E
from Shantou
Nov 24, 2021 17:16
(Shanghai)
M 4.5 213 km NW
from Maoming
Dec 24, 2019 00:37
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 201 km ESE
from Shantou
Oct 12, 2019 22:55
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 73 km NW
from Maoming
Aug 18, 2019 04:48
(Shanghai)
M 4.3 189 km E
from Shantou
Aug 1, 2019 16:50
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 209 km E
from Shantou
Nov 27, 2018 18:29
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 188 km E
from Shantou
Nov 26, 2018 20:50
(Shanghai)
M 4.5 205 km E
from Shantou
Nov 26, 2018 07:57
(Shanghai)
M 5.7 190 km E
from Shantou
Jul 31, 2017 00:33
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 299 km NW
from Lianjiang
Nov 3, 2016 04:43
(Shanghai)
M 4.3 272 km SSE
from Yangjiang
Jul 31, 2016 17:18
(Shanghai)
M 4.9 146 km NNW
from Yunfu
Jul 8, 2016 13:07
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 120 km NNW
from Shaoguan
Feb 6, 2016 03:57
(Shanghai)
M 6.4 377 km ESE
from Huanggang
Nov 22, 2015 07:43
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 104 km S
from Zhanjiang
Feb 11, 2015 05:49
(Shanghai)
M 4.0 196 km ESE
from Shantou

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Recent Guangdong Earthquake News

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

Guangdong Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
2 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 7.4
Apr 3, 2024 07:58

Average

A total of 22 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Guangdong, China in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 2 earthquakes per year

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Guangdong in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Guangdong 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 Guangdong (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 21 95.45%
Mag. 5 1 4.55%
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 Guangdong

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5.7
On Nov 26, 2018 07:57.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.4
On Feb 13, 1918 14:07.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Guangdong occurred on Nov 26, 2018 07:57 local time (Asia/Shanghai timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.7 and struck 190 kilometers (118 mi) east of Shantou, at a depth of 16 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Guangdong in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.4 earthquake struck on Feb 13, 1918 14:07, 8 kilometers (5 mi) east of Huanggang. It is the strongest earthquake near Guangdong 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 Guangdong, 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 Guangdong.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Guangdong.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Nov 26, 2018 07:57
(Shanghai)
M 5.7 190 km E
from Shantou
Jul 31, 2016 17:18
(Shanghai)
M 4.9 146 km NNW
from Yunfu
Oct 23, 2023 03:20
(Shanghai)
M 4.8 69 km E
from Shantou
Oct 12, 2019 22:55
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 73 km NW
from Maoming
Jun 24, 2023 03:07
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 152 km WSW
from Zhanjiang
Nov 27, 2018 18:29
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 188 km E
from Shantou
Apr 22, 2023 13:04
(Shanghai)
M 4.5 207 km ESE
from Shantou
Nov 24, 2021 17:16
(Shanghai)
M 4.5 213 km NW
from Maoming
Feb 6, 2015 01:00
(Shanghai)
M 4.5 197 km ESE
from Shantou
Nov 26, 2018 20:50
(Shanghai)
M 4.5 205 km E
from Shantou

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Earthquakes by city in Guangdong

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

Use this regional Guangdong earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Xinyi, Lubu, Ducheng, Lianzhou, Huazhou, Huaicheng, Nanfeng, Xucheng, Shiwan, Tangping, Xiongzhou, Hengbei, Shixing and Shuikou.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Guangdong, China?

A 7.4 magnitude earthquake hit near Guangdong on the morning of April 3, 2024 at 07:58 local time (Asia/Shanghai). The center of this earthquake was located 496km east of Shantou at a depth of 35km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Guangdong, China in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Guangdong, China?

A 7.4 magnitude earthquake hit near Guangdong on the afternoon of February 13, 1918 at 14:07 local time (Asia/Shanghai). The center of this earthquake was located 8km south of Huanggang at a depth of 15km under water in the Taiwan Strait. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Guangdong since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Guangdong, China?

In the past 10 years, 22 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Guangdong. This averages to 2 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 166 days.