Latest earthquakes near Ya'an, Sichuan today

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List of latest earthquakes near Ya'an.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 9, 2024 22:07
(Shanghai)
M 5.0 339 km SW
from Ya'an
Apr 6, 2024 10:29
(Shanghai)
M 5.0 314 km S
from Ya'an
Mar 27, 2024 18:36
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 243 km NW
from Ya'an
Mar 20, 2024 11:51
(Shanghai)
M 4.1 277 km SE
from Ya'an
Feb 28, 2024 21:23
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 88 km SSW
from Ya'an
Feb 15, 2024 14:03
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 232 km SSW
from Ya'an
Jan 20, 2024 01:41
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 289 km SE
from Ya'an
Dec 31, 2023 14:07
(Shanghai)
M 4.1 164 km SE
from Ya'an
Dec 19, 2023 21:49
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 259 km SE
from Ya'an
Dec 14, 2023 10:39
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 254 km ESE
from Ya'an
Dec 1, 2023 04:36
(Shanghai)
M 4.3 241 km SE
from Ya'an
Oct 16, 2023 15:30
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 116 km WSW
from Ya'an
Sep 15, 2023 17:55
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 24 km WNW
from Ya'an
Aug 19, 2023 15:31
(Shanghai)
M 4.7 194 km ESE
from Ya'an
Aug 18, 2023 10:39
(Shanghai)
M 4.5 193 km ESE
from Ya'an
Aug 18, 2023 09:52
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 195 km ESE
from Ya'an
Aug 18, 2023 09:30
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 197 km ESE
from Ya'an
Aug 7, 2023 14:38
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 120 km WSW
from Ya'an
Jul 1, 2023 11:56
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 284 km SE
from Ya'an
May 25, 2023 12:57
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 230 km SE
from Ya'an
May 22, 2023 03:56
(Shanghai)
M 4.7 251 km SE
from Ya'an
May 16, 2023 19:28
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 290 km SE
from Ya'an
May 12, 2023 06:07
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 98 km WSW
from Ya'an
May 12, 2023 04:32
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 76 km WSW
from Ya'an
May 12, 2023 02:34
(Shanghai)
M 4.9 104 km WSW
from Ya'an

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Ya'an

Ya'an Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
38 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 5
Apr 9, 2024 22:07

Average

A total of 380 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Ya'an, Sichuan in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 38 earthquakes per year, or 3 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Ya'an roughly every 9 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Ya'an in 2019. A total of 70 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Ya'an that year. The strongest had a 5.8 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Ya'an in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Ya'an 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 Ya'an (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 351 92.37%
Mag. 5 28 7.37%
Mag. 6 1 0.26%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Ya'an

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.6
On Sep 5, 2022 12:52.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.9
On May 12, 2008 14:28.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Ya'an occurred on Sep 5, 2022 12:52 local time (Asia/Shanghai timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.6 and struck 81 kilometers (50 mi) west-southwest of Ya'an, at a depth of 12 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Ya'an in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.9 earthquake struck on May 12, 2008 14:28, 117 kilometers (73 mi) west-southwest of Ya'an. It is the strongest earthquake near Ya'an 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 Ya'an, Sichuan 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 Ya'an.

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Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Ya'an.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Sep 5, 2022 12:52
(Shanghai)
M 6.6 81 km WSW
from Ya'an
Jun 10, 2022 01:28
(Shanghai)
M 5.9 286 km NNW
from Ya'an
Nov 22, 2014 16:55
(Shanghai)
M 5.9 128 km WNW
from Ya'an
Jun 1, 2022 17:00
(Shanghai)
M 5.8 46 km N
from Ya'an
Jun 17, 2019 22:55
(Shanghai)
M 5.8 257 km SE
from Ya'an
Jun 10, 2022 00:03
(Shanghai)
M 5.6 282 km NNW
from Ya'an
Nov 25, 2014 23:19
(Shanghai)
M 5.6 121 km W
from Ya'an
Jan 26, 2023 03:49
(Shanghai)
M 5.4 101 km WSW
from Ya'an
Sep 16, 2021 04:33
(Shanghai)
M 5.4 245 km ESE
from Ya'an
Oct 22, 2020 11:03
(Shanghai)
M 5.3 248 km NNE
from Ya'an

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Ya'an

Nearest earthquakes from Ya'an

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to Ya'an, Sichuan. You can use the buttons to find nearby earthquakes for a specific year or with a specific magnitude.

List of nearest earthquakes from Ya'an.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Oct 8, 2014 05:14
(Shanghai)
M 4.7 24 km N
from Ya'an
Sep 6, 2022 21:55
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 23 km WSW
from Ya'an
Sep 15, 2023 17:55
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 24 km WNW
from Ya'an
May 20, 2022 08:36
(Shanghai)
M 4.9 31 km WSW
from Ya'an
Jun 10, 2014 01:10
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 35 km N
from Ya'an
Jun 5, 2015 18:30
(Shanghai)
M 4.7 41 km N
from Ya'an
Jul 11, 2014 19:56
(Shanghai)
M 4.5 44 km S
from Ya'an
Jun 1, 2022 17:03
(Shanghai)
M 5.3 47 km NNW
from Ya'an
Dec 15, 2014 00:35
(Shanghai)
M 4.5 46 km NE
from Ya'an
Jun 1, 2022 17:00
(Shanghai)
M 5.8 46 km N
from Ya'an

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Ya'an

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Ya'an.

When was the last earthquake in Ya'an, Sichuan?

A 5 magnitude earthquake hit near Ya'an on the evening of April 9, 2024 at 22:07 local time (Asia/Shanghai). The center of this earthquake was located 339km southwest of Ya'an at a depth of 16km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Ya'an, Sichuan in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Ya'an, Sichuan?

A 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit near Ya'an on the afternoon of May 12, 2008 at 14:28 local time (Asia/Shanghai). The center of this earthquake was located 117km north-northeast of Ya'an at a depth of 19km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Ya'an since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Ya'an, Sichuan?

In the past 10 years, 380 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Ya'an. This averages to 38 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 10 days.