Latest earthquakes near Hunan, China today

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

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List of latest earthquakes near Hunan.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jun 21, 2023 03:15
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 247 km N
from Changde
Mar 8, 2023 05:15
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 260 km SE
from Chenzhou
Feb 11, 2023 10:41
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 276 km SE
from Chenzhou
Jul 6, 2022 18:56
(Shanghai)
M 4.0 298 km WSW
from Fenghuang
Nov 16, 2020 23:54
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 247 km NW
from Zhangjiajie
Dec 26, 2019 18:36
(Shanghai)
M 5.0 180 km N
from Yueyang
Oct 2, 2019 20:04
(Shanghai)
M 4.7 129 km WNW
from Fenghuang
Mar 24, 2019 23:17
(Shanghai)
M 4.1 258 km NW
from Changde
Oct 11, 2018 17:10
(Shanghai)
M 4.3 253 km NNW
from Changde
Oct 11, 2018 15:06
(Shanghai)
M 4.5 251 km NNW
from Changde
Mar 15, 2018 07:29
(Shanghai)
M 4.0 141 km SW
from Huaihua
Nov 23, 2017 17:43
(Shanghai)
M 5.1 236 km W
from Zhangjiajie
Aug 5, 2017 12:01
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 131 km SW
from Huaihua
Jun 18, 2017 17:39
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 269 km NNW
from Changde
Jun 16, 2017 19:48
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 265 km NNW
from Changde
Feb 23, 2017 02:41
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 203 km NNW
from Changde
Jul 31, 2016 17:18
(Shanghai)
M 4.9 255 km S
from Yongzhou
Jul 8, 2016 13:07
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 12 km E
from Chenzhou
Jun 17, 2015 21:29
(Shanghai)
M 4.1 233 km NE
from Guankou
Apr 3, 2015 15:20
(Shanghai)
M 4.3 145 km SW
from Huaihua
Mar 30, 2015 09:47
(Shanghai)
M 5.4 153 km SW
from Huaihua
Mar 23, 2015 07:27
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 144 km SW
from Huaihua
Sep 24, 2014 08:28
(Shanghai)
M 4.0 265 km NW
from Changde
Apr 21, 2014 00:09
(Shanghai)
M 4.1 249 km NNW
from Changde

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Hunan

Hunan Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
2 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.2
Jun 21, 2023 03:15

Average

A total of 24 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Hunan, 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 Hunan with a magnitude of 4 or above.

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Hunan in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Hunan 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 Hunan (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 21 87.5%
Mag. 5 3 12.5%
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 Hunan

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5.4
On Mar 30, 2015 09:47.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 6.1
On Apr 6, 1932 17:11.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Hunan occurred on Mar 30, 2015 09:47 local time (Asia/Shanghai timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.4 and struck 153 kilometers (95 mi) south-west of Huaihua, at a depth of 17 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Hunan in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-6.1 earthquake struck on Apr 6, 1932 17:11, 297 kilometers (185 mi) south-west of Yueyang. It is the strongest earthquake near Hunan 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 Hunan, 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 Hunan.

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Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Hunan.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Mar 30, 2015 09:47
(Shanghai)
M 5.4 153 km SW
from Huaihua
Nov 23, 2017 17:43
(Shanghai)
M 5.1 236 km W
from Zhangjiajie
Dec 26, 2019 18:36
(Shanghai)
M 5.0 180 km N
from Yueyang
Jul 31, 2016 17:18
(Shanghai)
M 4.9 255 km S
from Yongzhou
Oct 2, 2019 20:04
(Shanghai)
M 4.7 129 km WNW
from Fenghuang
Jun 16, 2017 19:48
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 265 km NNW
from Changde
Oct 11, 2018 15:06
(Shanghai)
M 4.5 251 km NNW
from Changde
Jun 18, 2017 17:39
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 269 km NNW
from Changde
Jul 8, 2016 13:07
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 12 km E
from Chenzhou
Aug 5, 2017 12:01
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 131 km SW
from Huaihua

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Hunan

Earthquakes by city in Hunan

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

Use this regional Hunan earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Xishan, Gantang, Lengshuitan, Xiangxiang, Jinshi, Shangmei, Yongfeng, Lianyuan, Wuxi, Qionghu, Qingshuping, Hongjiang, Hongqiao, Santangpu, Anxiang, Wenxing, Anjiang, Yutan, Nanzhou, Wulingyuan and Bojia.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Hunan, China?

A 4.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Hunan on the night of June 21, 2023 at 03:15 local time (Asia/Shanghai). The center of this earthquake was located 247km north of Changde at a depth of 11km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Hunan, China in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Hunan, China?

A 6.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Hunan on the afternoon of April 6, 1932 at 17:11 local time (Asia/Shanghai). The center of this earthquake was located 297km north-east of Yueyang at a depth of 15km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Hunan since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Hunan, China?

In the past 10 years, 24 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Hunan. This averages to 2 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 152 days.