Latest earthquakes near Hotan, Xinjiang today

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List of latest earthquakes near Hotan.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Mar 9, 2024 07:57
(Urumqi)
M 3.1 294 km SW
from Hotan
Feb 16, 2024 21:38
(Urumqi)
M 4.5 246 km WSW
from Hotan
Jan 29, 2024 18:04
(Urumqi)
M 3.6 272 km SW
from Hotan
Jan 23, 2024 18:00
(Urumqi)
M 3.1 293 km NNW
from Hotan
Jan 23, 2024 00:09
(Urumqi)
M 7.0 475 km NNW
from Hotan
Dec 19, 2023 07:46
(Urumqi)
M 5.2 365 km NNW
from Hotan
Dec 13, 2023 06:05
(Urumqi)
M 4.1 264 km W
from Hotan
Dec 2, 2023 16:59
(Urumqi)
M 3.7 296 km SW
from Hotan
Dec 2, 2023 08:55
(Urumqi)
M 3.4 296 km SW
from Hotan
Dec 1, 2023 12:00
(Urumqi)
M 3.5 239 km S
from Hotan
Sep 29, 2023 01:39
(Urumqi)
M 3.5 285 km SSW
from Hotan
Sep 9, 2023 12:11
(Urumqi)
M 3.7 258 km SW
from Hotan
Aug 31, 2023 05:20
(Urumqi)
M 4.2 192 km SE
from Hotan
Jun 18, 2023 08:58
(Urumqi)
M 4.5 167 km S
from Hotan
Jun 18, 2023 02:46
(Urumqi)
M 4.2 145 km S
from Hotan
Jun 17, 2023 23:08
(Urumqi)
M 4.2 153 km S
from Hotan
Jun 17, 2023 22:14
(Urumqi)
M 4.6 159 km S
from Hotan
May 5, 2023 06:35
(Urumqi)
M 4.3 142 km S
from Hotan
Mar 28, 2023 11:17
(Urumqi)
M 4.3 251 km SW
from Hotan
Mar 15, 2023 08:32
(Urumqi)
M 4.7 267 km SSE
from Hotan
Mar 13, 2023 19:42
(Urumqi)
M 4.3 264 km SSE
from Hotan
Jan 30, 2023 23:07
(Urumqi)
M 5.0 152 km S
from Hotan
Jan 29, 2023 05:18
(Urumqi)
M 3.8 202 km S
from Hotan
Jan 29, 2023 05:18
(Urumqi)
M 4.3 145 km S
from Hotan
Jan 25, 2023 22:10
(Urumqi)
M 4.4 157 km S
from Hotan

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Hotan

Recent Hotan Earthquake News

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

Hotan Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
18 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.1
Mar 9, 2024 07:57

Average

A total of 189 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Hotan, Xinjiang in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 18 earthquakes per year, or 1 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Hotan roughly every 19 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Hotan in 2022. A total of 43 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Hotan that year. The strongest had a 5.1 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Hotan in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Hotan 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 Hotan (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 176 93.12%
Mag. 5 11 5.82%
Mag. 6 2 1.06%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Hotan

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.4
On Jul 3, 2015 07:07.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.2
On Mar 21, 2008 04:32.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Hotan occurred on Jul 3, 2015 07:07 local time (Asia/Urumqi timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.4 and struck 162 kilometers (101 mi) west-northwest of Hotan, at a depth of 20 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Hotan in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.2 earthquake struck on Mar 21, 2008 04:32, 226 kilometers (140 mi) west-northwest of Hotan. It is the strongest earthquake near Hotan 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 Hotan, 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 Hotan.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Hotan.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jul 3, 2015 07:07
(Urumqi)
M 6.4 162 km WNW
from Hotan
Jun 26, 2020 03:05
(Urumqi)
M 6.3 279 km SE
from Hotan
Dec 7, 2017 05:29
(Urumqi)
M 5.2 262 km SW
from Hotan
Aug 4, 2018 10:04
(Urumqi)
M 5.1 250 km SSE
from Hotan
Mar 17, 2022 19:41
(Urumqi)
M 5.1 219 km SW
from Hotan
Oct 23, 2022 21:06
(Urumqi)
M 5.1 194 km WNW
from Hotan
Jan 25, 2023 22:02
(Urumqi)
M 5.0 153 km S
from Hotan
Jul 2, 2022 02:13
(Urumqi)
M 5.0 123 km WNW
from Hotan
Jun 26, 2020 03:17
(Urumqi)
M 5.0 276 km SE
from Hotan
Jul 9, 2014 03:52
(Urumqi)
M 5.0 295 km NNW
from Hotan

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Hotan

Nearest earthquakes from Hotan

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Hotan.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jul 15, 2019 04:26
(Urumqi)
M 4.5 70 km SE
from Hotan
Jul 3, 2015 09:50
(Urumqi)
M 4.1 77 km WSW
from Hotan
Jul 26, 2015 03:47
(Urumqi)
M 4.3 94 km W
from Hotan
Dec 12, 2019 06:49
(Urumqi)
M 4.5 100 km WSW
from Hotan
Sep 10, 2021 05:48
(Urumqi)
M 4.5 105 km NE
from Hotan
Mar 10, 2020 03:44
(Urumqi)
M 4.4 111 km S
from Hotan
Oct 11, 2018 12:54
(Urumqi)
M 4.1 110 km NNW
from Hotan
Sep 10, 2021 05:48
(Urumqi)
M 5.0 112 km WSW
from Hotan
Apr 18, 2014 13:11
(Urumqi)
M 4.2 117 km WNW
from Hotan
Dec 20, 2022 15:54
(Urumqi)
M 4.3 120 km WSW
from Hotan

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Hotan

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Hotan, Xinjiang?

A 3.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Hotan on the morning of March 9, 2024 at 07:57 local time (Asia/Urumqi). The center of this earthquake was located 294km southwest of Hotan at a depth of 10km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Hotan, Xinjiang in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Hotan, Xinjiang?

A 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Hotan on the night of March 21, 2008 at 04:32 local time (Asia/Urumqi). The center of this earthquake was located 226km south-east of Hotan at a depth of 10km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Hotan since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Hotan, Xinjiang?

In the past 10 years, 189 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Hotan. This averages to 19 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 19 days.