Latest earthquakes near Jiangsu, China today

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List of latest earthquakes near Jiangsu.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Mar 19, 2024 11:03
(Shanghai)
M 4.5 116 km E
from Lianyungang
Dec 7, 2023 23:01
(Shanghai)
M 5.0 71 km ENE
from Lianyungang
Aug 6, 2023 02:33
(Shanghai)
M 5.4 346 km NNW
from Xuzhou
Apr 25, 2023 23:34
(Shanghai)
M 4.8 259 km ENE
from Yancheng
May 2, 2022 07:53
(Shanghai)
M 4.3 271 km NNW
from Lianyungang
Dec 22, 2021 21:46
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 15 km NNW
from Wuxi
Nov 17, 2021 13:54
(Shanghai)
M 5.0 97 km ENE
from Yancheng
Feb 18, 2020 17:07
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 253 km N
from Xuzhou
Feb 18, 2020 17:07
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 277 km NNW
from Xuzhou
Dec 8, 2019 16:10
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 117 km ESE
from Yancheng
Oct 20, 2016 04:51
(Shanghai)
M 4.7 33 km NNE
from Yancheng
Dec 25, 2015 07:56
(Shanghai)
M 4.3 163 km NNE
from Xuzhou
Oct 9, 2015 17:20
(Shanghai)
M 4.1 215 km ENE
from Yancheng
Mar 14, 2015 14:13
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 181 km SW
from Xuzhou
Jan 18, 2015 11:01
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 234 km NW
from Xuzhou
Apr 20, 2014 16:00
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 256 km WSW
from Nanjing

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Recent Jiangsu Earthquake News

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

Jiangsu Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
1 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.5
Mar 19, 2024 11:03

Average

A total of 15 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Jiangsu, China in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 1 earthquakes per year

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Jiangsu in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 5 or above have occurred near Jiangsu 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 Jiangsu (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 13 86.67%
Mag. 5 2 13.33%
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 Jiangsu

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5
On Dec 7, 2023 23:01.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7
On Aug 1, 1937 04:35.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Jiangsu occurred on Dec 7, 2023 23:01 local time (Asia/Shanghai timezone). It had a magnitude of 5 and struck 71 kilometers (44 mi) east-northeast of Lianyungang, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Jiangsu in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7 earthquake struck on Aug 1, 1937 04:35, 223 kilometers (139 mi) east-northeast of Xuzhou. It is the strongest earthquake near Jiangsu 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 Jiangsu, 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 Jiangsu.

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Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Jiangsu.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Dec 7, 2023 23:01
(Shanghai)
M 5.0 71 km ENE
from Lianyungang
Nov 17, 2021 13:54
(Shanghai)
M 5.0 97 km ENE
from Yancheng
Apr 25, 2023 23:34
(Shanghai)
M 4.8 259 km ENE
from Yancheng
Oct 20, 2016 04:51
(Shanghai)
M 4.7 33 km NNE
from Yancheng
Feb 18, 2020 17:07
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 253 km N
from Xuzhou
Mar 14, 2015 14:13
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 181 km SW
from Xuzhou
Mar 19, 2024 11:03
(Shanghai)
M 4.5 116 km E
from Lianyungang
Feb 18, 2020 17:07
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 277 km NNW
from Xuzhou
Jan 18, 2015 11:01
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 234 km NW
from Xuzhou
May 2, 2022 07:53
(Shanghai)
M 4.3 271 km NNW
from Lianyungang

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Earthquakes by city in Jiangsu

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

Use this regional Jiangsu earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Guanhu, Jinsha, Gaoyou, Hede, Tiefu, Dazhong, Xiannü, Anguo, Nianzhuang, Baoying, Songlou, Taixing, Huankou, Songling, Damiao, Zhaodun, Qiuji, Shouxian, Huilong, Zhangzhai and Zhangzhuang.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Jiangsu, China?

A 4.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Jiangsu on the morning of March 19, 2024 at 11:03 local time (Asia/Shanghai). The center of this earthquake was located 116km east of Lianyungang at a depth of 10km under water in the Yellow Sea. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Jiangsu, China in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Jiangsu, China?

A 7 magnitude earthquake hit near Jiangsu on the night of August 1, 1937 at 04:35 local time (Asia/Shanghai). The center of this earthquake was located 223km west-northwest of Xuzhou at a depth of 25km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Jiangsu since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Jiangsu, China?

In the past 10 years, 15 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Jiangsu. This averages to 2 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 243 days.