Latest earthquakes near Tibet, China today

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List of latest earthquakes near Tibet.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 12, 2024 10:49
(Shanghai)
M 2.6 206 km S
from Lhasa
Apr 9, 2024 03:23
(Shanghai)
M 2.8 241 km S
from Rikaze
Apr 5, 2024 12:46
(Shanghai)
M 2.5 300 km SE
from Lhasa
Mar 31, 2024 15:56
(Shanghai)
M 3.7 287 km SSW
from Qamdo
Mar 28, 2024 13:42
(Shanghai)
M 3.9 201 km SSW
from Qamdo
Mar 22, 2024 06:24
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 233 km NNE
from Nagqu
Mar 21, 2024 08:31
(Shanghai)
M 3.1 249 km S
from Rikaze
Mar 21, 2024 07:46
(Shanghai)
M 2.9 293 km SE
from Lhasa
Mar 21, 2024 07:43
(Shanghai)
M 3.2 296 km SE
from Lhasa
Mar 21, 2024 06:10
(Shanghai)
M 3.4 296 km SE
from Lhasa
Mar 21, 2024 04:24
(Shanghai)
M 2.5 297 km SE
from Lhasa
Mar 18, 2024 09:25
(Shanghai)
M 4.0 264 km NNE
from Nagqu
Mar 18, 2024 06:05
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 259 km NNE
from Nagqu
Mar 17, 2024 04:12
(Shanghai)
M 2.7 199 km S
from Rikaze
Mar 12, 2024 16:42
(Shanghai)
M 2.5 291 km SSE
from Rikaze
Mar 11, 2024 10:34
(Shanghai)
M 3.1 24 km ESE
from Rikaze
Mar 11, 2024 03:28
(Shanghai)
M 2.8 248 km SSE
from Lhasa
Mar 9, 2024 13:17
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 94 km NE
from Nagqu
Mar 7, 2024 18:09
(Shanghai)
M 5.0 224 km NNE
from Nagqu
Mar 7, 2024 18:06
(Shanghai)
M 5.6 245 km NNE
from Nagqu
Mar 5, 2024 10:07
(Shanghai)
M 5.4 241 km NNE
from Nagqu
Mar 1, 2024 10:28
(Shanghai)
M 2.5 187 km S
from Rikaze
Feb 26, 2024 19:29
(Shanghai)
M 4.5 76 km WNW
from Rikaze
Feb 25, 2024 21:46
(Shanghai)
M 3.5 161 km SSE
from Lhasa
Feb 25, 2024 01:53
(Shanghai)
M 3.4 178 km SW
from Rikaze

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Recent Tibet Earthquake News

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

Tibet Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
55 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.6
Apr 12, 2024 10:49

Average

A total of 556 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 55 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. 4 502 90.29%
Mag. 5 53 9.53%
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.

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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
Aug 14, 2022 16:20
(Shanghai)
M 5.7 200 km NNE
from Nagqu
Mar 19, 2021 14:11
(Shanghai)
M 5.7 95 km ENE
from Nagqu
Mar 20, 2020 09:33
(Shanghai)
M 5.7 170 km WSW
from Rikaze
Apr 25, 2015 17:17
(Shanghai)
M 5.7 180 km WSW
from Rikaze
Mar 7, 2024 18:06
(Shanghai)
M 5.6 245 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 2.6 magnitude earthquake hit near Tibet on the morning of April 12, 2024 at 10:49 local time (Asia/Shanghai). The center of this earthquake was located 206km south of Lhasa at a depth of 18km 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, 556 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.