Latest earthquakes near Shanxi, China today

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List of latest earthquakes near Shanxi.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Aug 6, 2023 02:33
(Shanghai)
M 5.4 258 km ESE
from Yangquan
Dec 12, 2022 01:51
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 193 km WNW
from Datong
Oct 3, 2022 01:49
(Shanghai)
M 4.7 54 km NNE
from Yangquan
Sep 13, 2022 00:38
(Shanghai)
M 4.3 97 km ESE
from Yuncheng
Jun 22, 2021 11:14
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 151 km NE
from Datong
Mar 18, 2021 10:11
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 211 km NW
from Taiyuan
Mar 11, 2021 02:18
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 275 km WNW
from Taiyuan
Dec 15, 2020 07:55
(Shanghai)
M 4.5 236 km WNW
from Taiyuan
Mar 30, 2020 16:21
(Shanghai)
M 4.5 124 km W
from Datong
Feb 18, 2020 17:07
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 299 km ESE
from Yangquan
Jan 6, 2020 22:21
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 50 km SW
from Jinzhong
Feb 12, 2018 18:31
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 298 km ESE
from Datong
Feb 9, 2018 19:00
(Shanghai)
M 4.7 255 km SSE
from Yuncheng
Jan 13, 2017 19:11
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 282 km WNW
from Taiyuan
Jan 12, 2017 03:10
(Shanghai)
M 4.1 205 km WSW
from Linfen
Dec 18, 2016 11:08
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 32 km SW
from Jinzhong
Dec 18, 2016 11:08
(Shanghai)
M 4.5 8 km SE
from Taiyuan
Sep 17, 2016 20:32
(Shanghai)
M 4.1 270 km W
from Taiyuan
Jul 30, 2016 01:50
(Shanghai)
M 4.1 245 km NNW
from Datong
Jun 23, 2016 08:37
(Shanghai)
M 4.3 128 km NE
from Datong
May 28, 2016 05:29
(Shanghai)
M 4.3 206 km WNW
from Taiyuan
Apr 7, 2016 04:49
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 56 km NNE
from Xinzhou
Mar 12, 2016 11:14
(Shanghai)
M 4.8 20 km ESE
from Yuncheng
Oct 21, 2015 08:36
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 266 km W
from Taiyuan
Aug 21, 2015 23:34
(Shanghai)
M 4.5 266 km W
from Datong

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Recent Shanxi Earthquake News

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

Shanxi Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
3 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 5.4
Aug 6, 2023 02:33

Average

A total of 32 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Shanxi, 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 Shanxi with a magnitude of 4 or above.

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Shanxi in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Shanxi 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 Shanxi (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 31 96.88%
Mag. 5 1 3.13%
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 Shanxi

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5.4
On Aug 6, 2023 02:33.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7
On Aug 1, 1937 04:35.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Shanxi occurred on Aug 6, 2023 02:33 local time (Asia/Shanghai timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.4 and struck 258 kilometers (160 mi) east-southeast of Yangquan, at a depth of 18 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Shanxi in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7 earthquake struck on Aug 1, 1937 04:35, 216 kilometers (134 mi) east-southeast of Changzhi. It is the strongest earthquake near Shanxi 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 Shanxi, 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 Shanxi.

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2023 All mag
Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Shanxi.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Aug 6, 2023 02:33
(Shanghai)
M 5.4 258 km ESE
from Yangquan
Mar 12, 2016 11:14
(Shanghai)
M 4.8 20 km ESE
from Yuncheng
Feb 9, 2018 19:00
(Shanghai)
M 4.7 255 km SSE
from Yuncheng
Oct 3, 2022 01:49
(Shanghai)
M 4.7 54 km NNE
from Yangquan
Dec 12, 2022 01:51
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 193 km WNW
from Datong
Feb 12, 2018 18:31
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 298 km ESE
from Datong
Aug 21, 2015 23:34
(Shanghai)
M 4.5 266 km W
from Datong
Mar 30, 2020 16:21
(Shanghai)
M 4.5 124 km W
from Datong
Dec 15, 2020 07:55
(Shanghai)
M 4.5 236 km WNW
from Taiyuan
Dec 18, 2016 11:08
(Shanghai)
M 4.5 8 km SE
from Taiyuan

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Earthquakes by city in Shanxi

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

Use this regional Shanxi earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Yuanping, Jiexiu, Xinzhi and Gutao.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Shanxi, China?

A 5.4 magnitude earthquake hit near Shanxi on the night of August 6, 2023 at 02:33 local time (Asia/Shanghai). The center of this earthquake was located 258km east-southeast of Yangquan at a depth of 18km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Shanxi, China in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Shanxi, China?

A 7 magnitude earthquake hit near Shanxi on the night of August 1, 1937 at 04:35 local time (Asia/Shanghai). The center of this earthquake was located 216km east-southeast of Changzhi at a depth of 25km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Shanxi since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Shanxi, China?

In the past 10 years, 32 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Shanxi. This averages to 3 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 114 days.