Latest earthquakes near Shandong, China today

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List of latest earthquakes near Shandong.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Mar 19, 2024 11:03
(Shanghai)
M 4.5 131 km SE
from Rizhao
Dec 7, 2023 23:01
(Shanghai)
M 5.0 74 km SSE
from Rizhao
Aug 23, 2023 18:19
(Shanghai)
M 4.7 222 km NNE
from Yantai
Aug 6, 2023 02:33
(Shanghai)
M 5.4 24 km S
from Dezhou
Apr 25, 2023 23:34
(Shanghai)
M 4.8 264 km SE
from Qingdao
Dec 4, 2022 05:20
(Shanghai)
M 4.3 285 km N
from Dongying
Oct 3, 2022 01:49
(Shanghai)
M 4.7 288 km NW
from Liaocheng
May 11, 2022 04:16
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 236 km NNW
from Yantai
May 2, 2022 07:53
(Shanghai)
M 4.3 16 km NE
from Zibo
Nov 17, 2021 13:54
(Shanghai)
M 5.0 292 km SSE
from Qingdao
Aug 21, 2021 08:40
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 291 km SE
from Tianfu
Aug 16, 2021 21:33
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 213 km NW
from Yantai
Apr 16, 2021 16:06
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 232 km N
from Dongying
Jan 19, 2021 02:21
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 256 km SE
from Weihai
Jul 12, 2020 06:38
(Shanghai)
M 4.8 257 km N
from Dongying
Feb 18, 2020 17:07
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 28 km SSW
from Jinan
Feb 18, 2020 17:07
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 39 km W
from Jinan
Dec 5, 2019 08:02
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 212 km NNW
from Dongying
Feb 12, 2018 18:31
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 215 km N
from Dezhou
Mar 27, 2017 22:06
(Shanghai)
M 4.3 88 km NW
from Yantai
Mar 24, 2017 11:03
(Shanghai)
M 4.3 137 km NNE
from Dongying
Mar 3, 2017 02:48
(Shanghai)
M 4.5 181 km NW
from Yantai
Mar 3, 2017 02:48
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 98 km NW
from Yantai
Dec 18, 2016 11:08
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 299 km WNW
from Qingnian
Dec 18, 2016 11:08
(Shanghai)
M 4.5 294 km WNW
from Qingnian

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Shandong

Recent Shandong Earthquake News

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

Shandong Earthquake Statistics

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

Average

A total of 36 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Shandong, China in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 3 earthquakes per year

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Shandong in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Shandong 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 Shandong (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 33 91.67%
Mag. 5 3 8.33%
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 Shandong

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5.4
On Aug 6, 2023 02:33.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.5
On Jul 28, 1976 03:42.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Shandong occurred on Aug 6, 2023 02:33 local time (Asia/Shanghai timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.4 and struck 24 kilometers (15 mi) south of Dezhou, at a depth of 18 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Shandong in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.5 earthquake struck on Jul 28, 1976 03:42, 239 kilometers (149 mi) south of Dongying. It is the strongest earthquake near Shandong 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 Shandong, 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 Shandong.

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2023 All mag
Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Shandong.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Aug 6, 2023 02:33
(Shanghai)
M 5.4 24 km S
from Dezhou
Nov 17, 2021 13:54
(Shanghai)
M 5.0 292 km SSE
from Qingdao
Dec 7, 2023 23:01
(Shanghai)
M 5.0 74 km SSE
from Rizhao
Apr 25, 2023 23:34
(Shanghai)
M 4.8 264 km SE
from Qingdao
Jul 12, 2020 06:38
(Shanghai)
M 4.8 257 km N
from Dongying
Oct 20, 2016 04:51
(Shanghai)
M 4.7 244 km SE
from Linyi
Oct 3, 2022 01:49
(Shanghai)
M 4.7 288 km NW
from Liaocheng
Aug 23, 2023 18:19
(Shanghai)
M 4.7 222 km NNE
from Yantai
Mar 14, 2015 14:13
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 234 km S
from Heze
Aug 21, 2021 08:40
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 291 km SE
from Tianfu

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Shandong

Earthquakes by city in Shandong

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

Use this regional Shandong earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Linghe, Yeyuan, Jiudian, Houzhen, Yishui, Daotian, Tangwu, Jiayue, Yingqiu, Dongcun, Yatou, Tanfang, Hanting, Sishui, Xiazhuang, Linjiacun, Honghe, Shizilu, Jiangshan, Nanding and Dengzhou.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Shandong, China?

A 4.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Shandong on the morning of March 19, 2024 at 11:03 local time (Asia/Shanghai). The center of this earthquake was located 131km south-east of Rizhao at a depth of 10km under water in the Yellow Sea. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Shandong, China in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Shandong, China?

A 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Shandong on the night of July 28, 1976 at 03:42 local time (Asia/Shanghai). The center of this earthquake was located 239km north of Dongying at a depth of 23km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Shandong since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Shandong, China?

In the past 10 years, 36 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Shandong. This averages to 4 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 101 days.