Latest earthquakes near Tibet, China today

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List of latest earthquakes near Tibet.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jul 18, 2024 18:05
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 200 km WNW
from Rikaze
Jul 14, 2024 06:49
(Shanghai)
M 4.5 207 km WNW
from Rikaze
Jul 11, 2024 03:49
(Shanghai)
M 4.0 223 km NW
from Rikaze
Jul 10, 2024 04:21
(Shanghai)
M 3.6 246 km SSW
from Rikaze
Jul 10, 2024 04:01
(Shanghai)
M 3.9 237 km SSW
from Rikaze
Jul 6, 2024 15:11
(Shanghai)
M 4.0 135 km NNW
from Rikaze
Jul 6, 2024 10:04
(Shanghai)
M 3.2 296 km SSE
from Lhasa
Jul 6, 2024 07:28
(Shanghai)
M 2.9 258 km S
from Rikaze
Jun 21, 2024 08:20
(Shanghai)
M 2.8 228 km S
from Rikaze
Jun 12, 2024 15:31
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 153 km NE
from Nagqu
Jun 12, 2024 11:48
(Shanghai)
M 4.9 287 km N
from Qamdo
Jun 10, 2024 13:29
(Shanghai)
M 2.6 256 km SSE
from Lhasa
Jun 2, 2024 14:53
(Shanghai)
M 3.9 297 km WSW
from Rikaze
Jun 2, 2024 13:42
(Shanghai)
M 3.5 20 km ESE
from Rikaze
Jun 1, 2024 03:01
(Shanghai)
M 3.7 264 km NNW
from Rikaze
May 27, 2024 16:12
(Shanghai)
M 3.3 272 km SE
from Lhasa
May 27, 2024 07:02
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 280 km NW
from Rikaze
May 10, 2024 19:21
(Shanghai)
M 2.5 254 km SSE
from Lhasa
Apr 29, 2024 21:55
(Shanghai)
M 4.0 223 km SE
from Lhasa
Apr 28, 2024 23:55
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 146 km SW
from Rikaze
Apr 20, 2024 21:21
(Shanghai)
M 3.0 295 km SSE
from Lhasa
Apr 20, 2024 18:06
(Shanghai)
M 2.5 255 km S
from Lhasa
Apr 19, 2024 18:31
(Shanghai)
M 2.9 61 km E
from Lhasa
Apr 19, 2024 01:26
(Shanghai)
M 2.8 274 km SSE
from Lhasa
Apr 12, 2024 10:49
(Shanghai)
M 2.6 206 km S
from Lhasa

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Tibet

Tibet Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
56 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.2
Jul 18, 2024 18:05

Average

A total of 561 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Tibet, China in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 56 earthquakes per year, or 4 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Tibet roughly every 6 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Tibet in 2020. A total of 92 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Tibet that year. The strongest had a 5.7 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Tibet in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Tibet 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 Tibet (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 507 90.37%
Mag. 5 53 9.45%
Mag. 6 1 0.18%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Tibet

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.4
On Nov 18, 2017 06:34.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8
On Jan 15, 1934 16:43.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Tibet occurred on Nov 18, 2017 06:34 local time (Asia/Shanghai timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.4 and struck 255 kilometers (158 mi) south-west of Qamdo, at a depth of 8 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Tibet in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8 earthquake struck on Jan 15, 1934 16:43, 291 kilometers (181 mi) south-west of Rikaze. It is the strongest earthquake near Tibet 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 Tibet, 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 Tibet.

Last 10 yrs All magnitudes
2023 All mag
Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Tibet.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Nov 18, 2017 06:34
(Shanghai)
M 6.4 255 km SW
from Qamdo
Oct 17, 2016 15:14
(Shanghai)
M 5.9 293 km NW
from Qamdo
Dec 24, 2018 03:32
(Shanghai)
M 5.8 177 km NW
from Rikaze
Apr 25, 2015 17:17
(Shanghai)
M 5.7 180 km WSW
from Rikaze
Mar 20, 2020 09:33
(Shanghai)
M 5.7 170 km WSW
from Rikaze
Mar 19, 2021 14:11
(Shanghai)
M 5.7 95 km ENE
from Nagqu
Aug 14, 2022 16:20
(Shanghai)
M 5.7 200 km NNE
from Nagqu
Mar 7, 2024 18:06
(Shanghai)
M 5.6 246 km NNE
from Nagqu
Jul 19, 2019 17:22
(Shanghai)
M 5.5 273 km SE
from Lhasa
Nov 30, 2021 21:53
(Shanghai)
M 5.5 290 km NNW
from Rikaze

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Tibet

Earthquakes by city in Tibet

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

Use this regional Tibet earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Dêqên.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Tibet, China?

A 4.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Tibet on the evening of July 18, 2024 at 18:05 local time (Asia/Shanghai). The center of this earthquake was located 200km west-northwest of Rikaze at a depth of 33km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Tibet, China in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Tibet, China?

A 8 magnitude earthquake hit near Tibet on the afternoon of January 15, 1934 at 16:43 local time (Asia/Shanghai). The center of this earthquake was located 291km southwest of Rikaze at a depth of 15km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Tibet since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Tibet, China?

In the past 10 years, 561 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Tibet. This averages to 56 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 7 days.