Latest earthquakes near Shaanxi, China today

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

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List of latest earthquakes near Shaanxi.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Nov 18, 2023 17:48
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 260 km NNW
from Baoji
Jun 21, 2023 03:15
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 271 km SE
from Ankang
Jan 11, 2023 04:25
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 213 km WSW
from Hanzhong
Sep 27, 2022 11:16
(Shanghai)
M 4.0 286 km WSW
from Hanzhong
Sep 13, 2022 00:38
(Shanghai)
M 4.3 234 km E
from Weinan
Jul 24, 2022 02:17
(Shanghai)
M 4.3 292 km WSW
from Hanzhong
Jul 24, 2022 02:16
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 264 km WSW
from Hanzhong
Jul 13, 2022 12:06
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 219 km NNW
from Baoji
May 8, 2022 19:59
(Shanghai)
M 4.7 272 km WSW
from Hanzhong
Feb 1, 2022 06:01
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 283 km WSW
from Hanzhong
Jan 20, 2022 05:52
(Shanghai)
M 4.5 186 km WSW
from Hanzhong
Sep 5, 2021 04:03
(Shanghai)
M 4.3 299 km W
from Hanzhong
Jul 16, 2021 15:59
(Shanghai)
M 4.5 245 km WSW
from Hanzhong
Jun 23, 2021 05:11
(Shanghai)
M 4.5 211 km WSW
from Hanzhong
Jun 14, 2021 04:02
(Shanghai)
M 4.3 273 km WSW
from Hanzhong
May 5, 2021 09:51
(Shanghai)
M 4.3 297 km WSW
from Hanzhong
Mar 18, 2021 10:11
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 288 km NNE
from Yan’an
Mar 11, 2021 02:18
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 287 km N
from Yan’an
Mar 2, 2021 01:44
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 240 km WSW
from Hanzhong
Dec 28, 2020 20:46
(Shanghai)
M 4.7 245 km WNW
from Hanzhong
Dec 15, 2020 07:55
(Shanghai)
M 4.5 212 km N
from Yan’an
Nov 23, 2020 22:50
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 216 km WSW
from Hanzhong
Nov 16, 2020 23:54
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 219 km S
from Ankang
Oct 31, 2020 14:38
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 199 km WSW
from Hanzhong
Oct 25, 2020 02:04
(Shanghai)
M 4.7 293 km WSW
from Hanzhong

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Shaanxi

Shaanxi Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
9 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.2
Nov 18, 2023 17:48

Average

A total of 99 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Shaanxi, China in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 9 earthquakes per year

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Shaanxi in 2014. A total of 19 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Shaanxi that year. The strongest had a 5.1 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Shaanxi in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Shaanxi 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 Shaanxi (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 92 92.93%
Mag. 5 6 6.06%
Mag. 6 1 1.01%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Shaanxi

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.5
On Aug 8, 2017 21:19.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.9
On Dec 16, 1920 20:05.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Shaanxi occurred on Aug 8, 2017 21:19 local time (Asia/Shanghai timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.5 and struck 295 kilometers (183 mi) west of Hanzhong, at a depth of 9 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Shaanxi in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.9 earthquake struck on Dec 16, 1920 20:05, 269 kilometers (167 mi) west of Baoji. It is the strongest earthquake near Shaanxi 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 Shaanxi, 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 Shaanxi.

Last 10 yrs All magnitudes
2023 All mag
Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Shaanxi.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Aug 8, 2017 21:19
(Shanghai)
M 6.5 295 km W
from Hanzhong
Oct 22, 2020 11:03
(Shanghai)
M 5.3 290 km WSW
from Hanzhong
Oct 21, 2020 12:04
(Shanghai)
M 5.2 292 km WSW
from Hanzhong
Sep 30, 2017 14:14
(Shanghai)
M 5.1 205 km WSW
from Hanzhong
Jun 10, 2014 07:54
(Shanghai)
M 5.0 183 km WSW
from Hanzhong
Sep 12, 2018 19:06
(Shanghai)
M 5.0 133 km WSW
from Hanzhong
Dec 9, 2019 15:20
(Shanghai)
M 5.0 295 km WSW
from Hanzhong
Jul 17, 2017 06:56
(Shanghai)
M 4.9 161 km WSW
from Hanzhong
Feb 18, 2018 11:44
(Shanghai)
M 4.8 190 km WSW
from Hanzhong
Jun 29, 2018 08:42
(Shanghai)
M 4.8 246 km WSW
from Hanzhong

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Shaanxi

Earthquakes by city in Shaanxi

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

Use this regional Shaanxi earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Xixiang, Yulinshi, Guozhen, Mianyang, Lintong, Xunyang, Lüeyang Chengguanzhen, Hanyin Chengguanzhen, Yangzhou, Yanliang, Yuxia, Hancheng, Shiquan, Hanyuan, Pingli, Ziyang Chengguanzhen and Langao Chengguanzhen.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Shaanxi, China?

A 4.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Shaanxi on the afternoon of November 18, 2023 at 17:48 local time (Asia/Shanghai). The center of this earthquake was located 260km north-northwest of Baoji at a depth of 10km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Shaanxi, China in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Shaanxi, China?

A 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit near Shaanxi on the evening of December 16, 1920 at 20:05 local time (Asia/Shanghai). The center of this earthquake was located 269km northwest of Baoji at a depth of 15km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Shaanxi since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Shaanxi, China?

In the past 10 years, 99 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Shaanxi. This averages to 10 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 37 days.