Latest earthquakes near Aksu, Xinjiang today

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List of latest earthquakes near Aksu.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 17, 2024 10:22
(Urumqi)
M 5.1 212 km ENE
from Aksu
Apr 14, 2024 19:51
(Urumqi)
M 4.6 143 km W
from Aksu
Apr 13, 2024 11:32
(Urumqi)
M 4.1 125 km W
from Aksu
Apr 12, 2024 14:13
(Urumqi)
M 5.1 140 km W
from Aksu
Apr 11, 2024 00:53
(Urumqi)
M 4.6 221 km ENE
from Aksu
Apr 10, 2024 20:56
(Urumqi)
M 5.4 217 km ENE
from Aksu
Apr 10, 2024 16:57
(Urumqi)
M 5.0 198 km ENE
from Aksu
Apr 8, 2024 05:16
(Urumqi)
M 4.6 184 km ENE
from Aksu
Apr 8, 2024 02:47
(Urumqi)
M 5.0 174 km ENE
from Aksu
Apr 7, 2024 21:41
(Urumqi)
M 3.0 297 km ENE
from Aksu
Apr 7, 2024 20:20
(Urumqi)
M 4.3 196 km ENE
from Aksu
Apr 7, 2024 17:03
(Urumqi)
M 4.5 192 km ENE
from Aksu
Apr 7, 2024 15:45
(Urumqi)
M 4.5 199 km ENE
from Aksu
Apr 7, 2024 14:46
(Urumqi)
M 5.1 182 km ENE
from Aksu
Apr 7, 2024 14:44
(Urumqi)
M 4.6 179 km ENE
from Aksu
Apr 4, 2024 09:52
(Urumqi)
M 4.3 127 km W
from Aksu
Apr 2, 2024 20:37
(Urumqi)
M 4.1 107 km NW
from Aksu
Apr 2, 2024 09:56
(Urumqi)
M 3.6 281 km NW
from Aksu
Mar 30, 2024 21:21
(Urumqi)
M 3.4 152 km W
from Aksu
Mar 29, 2024 01:45
(Urumqi)
M 3.2 151 km W
from Aksu
Mar 28, 2024 19:09
(Urumqi)
M 2.9 191 km WNW
from Aksu
Mar 27, 2024 23:37
(Urumqi)
M 3.4 133 km WNW
from Aksu
Mar 26, 2024 20:25
(Urumqi)
M 2.6 285 km WSW
from Aksu
Mar 23, 2024 09:45
(Urumqi)
M 4.4 158 km W
from Aksu
Mar 23, 2024 07:41
(Urumqi)
M 4.9 154 km W
from Aksu

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Recent Aksu Earthquake News

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

Aksu Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
73 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 5.1
Apr 17, 2024 10:22

Average

A total of 738 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Aksu, Xinjiang in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 73 earthquakes per year, or 6 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Aksu roughly every 4 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Aksu in 2024. A total of 216 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Aksu that year. The strongest had a 7 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Aksu in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Aksu 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 Aksu (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 692 93.77%
Mag. 5 45 6.1%
Mag. 6 0 0.0%
Mag. 7 1 0.14%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Aksu

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7
On Jan 23, 2024 00:09.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.1
On Mar 25, 1978 03:05.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Aksu occurred on Jan 23, 2024 00:09 local time (Asia/Urumqi timezone). It had a magnitude of 7 and struck 136 kilometers (85 mi) west of Aksu, at a depth of 13 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Aksu in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.1 earthquake struck on Mar 25, 1978 03:05, 230 kilometers (143 mi) west of Aksu. It is the strongest earthquake near Aksu 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 Aksu, Xinjiang 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 Aksu.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Aksu.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jan 23, 2024 00:09
(Urumqi)
M 7.0 136 km W
from Aksu
Jan 23, 2024 00:14
(Urumqi)
M 5.8 139 km W
from Aksu
Jan 30, 2024 04:27
(Urumqi)
M 5.7 137 km W
from Aksu
Jan 30, 2023 05:49
(Urumqi)
M 5.7 219 km SE
from Aksu
Dec 28, 2022 23:16
(Urumqi)
M 5.6 88 km NW
from Aksu
Jan 23, 2024 01:36
(Urumqi)
M 5.5 137 km W
from Aksu
Sep 16, 2017 16:11
(Urumqi)
M 5.4 292 km ENE
from Aksu
Feb 25, 2024 10:15
(Urumqi)
M 5.4 155 km W
from Aksu
Jan 23, 2024 00:42
(Urumqi)
M 5.4 129 km W
from Aksu
Apr 10, 2024 20:56
(Urumqi)
M 5.4 217 km ENE
from Aksu

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Aksu

Nearest earthquakes from Aksu

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Aksu.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Feb 27, 2022 09:53
(Urumqi)
M 4.5 15 km W
from Aksu
Feb 25, 2022 04:41
(Urumqi)
M 4.3 36 km N
from Aksu
Jan 29, 2022 20:00
(Urumqi)
M 4.1 40 km N
from Aksu
May 7, 2020 17:47
(Urumqi)
M 4.6 45 km ENE
from Aksu
Oct 14, 2014 03:43
(Urumqi)
M 4.4 51 km SSW
from Aksu
May 4, 2020 11:36
(Urumqi)
M 4.2 54 km ENE
from Aksu
Sep 14, 2021 23:52
(Urumqi)
M 4.2 56 km ENE
from Aksu
Apr 10, 2015 16:40
(Urumqi)
M 4.0 61 km N
from Aksu
Feb 26, 2015 14:02
(Urumqi)
M 4.0 63 km WSW
from Aksu
Dec 7, 2015 10:30
(Urumqi)
M 4.1 66 km W
from Aksu

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Aksu

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Aksu, Xinjiang?

A 5.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Aksu on the morning of April 17, 2024 at 10:22 local time (Asia/Urumqi). The center of this earthquake was located 212km east-northeast of Aksu at a depth of 24km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Aksu, Xinjiang in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Aksu, Xinjiang?

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Aksu on the night of March 25, 1978 at 03:05 local time (Asia/Urumqi). The center of this earthquake was located 230km northwest of Aksu at a depth of 33km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Aksu since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Aksu, Xinjiang?

In the past 10 years, 738 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Aksu. This averages to 74 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 5 days.