Latest earthquakes near Zigong, Sichuan today

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List of latest earthquakes near Zigong.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jul 7, 2024 10:56
(Shanghai)
M 4.3 82 km E
from Zigong
May 22, 2024 00:54
(Shanghai)
M 4.3 281 km SW
from Zigong
May 21, 2024 09:38
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 269 km W
from Zigong
Apr 23, 2024 21:54
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 121 km SW
from Zigong
Apr 19, 2024 07:55
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 265 km WSW
from Zigong
Apr 6, 2024 10:29
(Shanghai)
M 5.0 276 km SSW
from Zigong
Mar 21, 2024 18:57
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 255 km SW
from Zigong
Mar 20, 2024 11:51
(Shanghai)
M 4.1 120 km SSE
from Zigong
Feb 28, 2024 21:23
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 221 km W
from Zigong
Jan 20, 2024 01:41
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 138 km SSE
from Zigong
Dec 31, 2023 14:07
(Shanghai)
M 4.1 54 km SW
from Zigong
Dec 19, 2023 21:49
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 115 km S
from Zigong
Dec 14, 2023 10:39
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 71 km E
from Zigong
Dec 1, 2023 09:25
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 244 km SSW
from Zigong
Dec 1, 2023 04:36
(Shanghai)
M 4.3 104 km S
from Zigong
Oct 16, 2023 15:30
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 277 km W
from Zigong
Oct 2, 2023 12:41
(Shanghai)
M 4.3 259 km SSW
from Zigong
Sep 15, 2023 17:55
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 210 km WNW
from Zigong
Aug 19, 2023 15:31
(Shanghai)
M 4.7 27 km NE
from Zigong
Aug 18, 2023 10:39
(Shanghai)
M 4.5 20 km NE
from Zigong
Aug 18, 2023 09:52
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 30 km NE
from Zigong
Aug 18, 2023 09:30
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 22 km NE
from Zigong
Aug 7, 2023 14:38
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 281 km W
from Zigong
Jul 1, 2023 11:56
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 139 km S
from Zigong
May 25, 2023 12:57
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 111 km SSW
from Zigong

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Zigong

Zigong Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
38 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.3
Jul 7, 2024 10:56

Average

A total of 381 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Zigong, 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 Zigong roughly every 9 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Zigong in 2019. A total of 67 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Zigong that year. The strongest had a 5.8 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Zigong in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Zigong 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 Zigong (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 354 92.91%
Mag. 5 25 6.56%
Mag. 6 2 0.52%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Zigong

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 Zigong occurred on Sep 5, 2022 12:52 local time (Asia/Shanghai timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.6 and struck 249 kilometers (155 mi) west of Zigong, at a depth of 12 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Zigong in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.9 earthquake struck on May 12, 2008 14:28, 232 kilometers (144 mi) west of Zigong. It is the strongest earthquake near Zigong 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 Zigong, 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 Zigong.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Zigong.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Sep 5, 2022 12:52
(Shanghai)
M 6.6 249 km W
from Zigong
Aug 3, 2014 16:30
(Shanghai)
M 6.2 274 km SSW
from Zigong
Jun 1, 2022 17:00
(Shanghai)
M 5.8 211 km WNW
from Zigong
Jun 17, 2019 22:55
(Shanghai)
M 5.8 105 km S
from Zigong
Sep 16, 2021 04:33
(Shanghai)
M 5.4 59 km ESE
from Zigong
Jan 26, 2023 03:49
(Shanghai)
M 5.4 273 km W
from Zigong
Oct 22, 2020 11:03
(Shanghai)
M 5.3 294 km N
from Zigong
Jun 22, 2019 22:29
(Shanghai)
M 5.3 105 km S
from Zigong
Jan 28, 2017 02:46
(Shanghai)
M 5.3 129 km S
from Zigong
Jun 1, 2022 17:03
(Shanghai)
M 5.3 217 km WNW
from Zigong

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Zigong

Nearest earthquakes from Zigong

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Zigong.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Feb 16, 2020 21:33
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 14 km NW
from Zigong
Jan 1, 2020 02:48
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 14 km NNW
from Zigong
Feb 16, 2020 04:28
(Shanghai)
M 4.5 17 km NW
from Zigong
Jan 20, 2019 00:38
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 16 km ESE
from Zigong
May 3, 2023 10:01
(Shanghai)
M 4.0 18 km WNW
from Zigong
Oct 14, 2015 07:41
(Shanghai)
M 4.0 18 km ENE
from Zigong
Aug 18, 2023 10:39
(Shanghai)
M 4.5 20 km NE
from Zigong
Dec 30, 2019 09:24
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 19 km NNW
from Zigong
Sep 10, 2016 10:44
(Shanghai)
M 4.3 20 km SW
from Zigong
Aug 18, 2023 09:30
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 22 km NE
from Zigong

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Zigong

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Zigong, Sichuan?

A 4.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Zigong on the morning of July 7, 2024 at 10:56 local time (Asia/Shanghai). The center of this earthquake was located 82km east of Zigong at a depth of 10km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Zigong, Sichuan in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Zigong, Sichuan?

A 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit near Zigong on the afternoon of May 12, 2008 at 14:28 local time (Asia/Shanghai). The center of this earthquake was located 232km northwest of Zigong at a depth of 19km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Zigong since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Zigong, Sichuan?

In the past 10 years, 381 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Zigong. This averages to 38 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 10 days.