Latest earthquakes near Kashgar, Xinjiang today

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List of latest earthquakes near Kashgar.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 12, 2024 14:13
(Urumqi)
M 5.1 293 km NE
from Kashgar
Apr 6, 2024 16:25
(Urumqi)
M 4.1 293 km W
from Kashgar
Mar 30, 2024 21:21
(Urumqi)
M 3.4 300 km NE
from Kashgar
Mar 29, 2024 04:57
(Urumqi)
M 3.5 241 km WSW
from Kashgar
Mar 29, 2024 01:45
(Urumqi)
M 3.2 269 km NE
from Kashgar
Mar 28, 2024 17:52
(Urumqi)
M 3.1 237 km W
from Kashgar
Mar 27, 2024 16:38
(Urumqi)
M 2.7 228 km W
from Kashgar
Mar 27, 2024 03:19
(Urumqi)
M 2.7 203 km W
from Kashgar
Mar 26, 2024 21:43
(Urumqi)
M 2.8 225 km WNW
from Kashgar
Mar 26, 2024 20:30
(Urumqi)
M 2.7 182 km W
from Kashgar
Mar 26, 2024 20:25
(Urumqi)
M 2.6 143 km NE
from Kashgar
Mar 25, 2024 21:44
(Urumqi)
M 2.5 199 km W
from Kashgar
Mar 23, 2024 09:45
(Urumqi)
M 4.4 280 km NE
from Kashgar
Mar 23, 2024 07:41
(Urumqi)
M 4.9 285 km NE
from Kashgar
Mar 23, 2024 03:03
(Urumqi)
M 4.1 297 km NE
from Kashgar
Mar 22, 2024 09:47
(Urumqi)
M 5.1 359 km W
from Kashgar
Mar 15, 2024 22:23
(Urumqi)
M 2.4 197 km W
from Kashgar
Mar 15, 2024 08:47
(Urumqi)
M 4.4 287 km NE
from Kashgar
Mar 13, 2024 12:54
(Urumqi)
M 3.7 139 km WSW
from Kashgar
Mar 13, 2024 12:49
(Urumqi)
M 4.2 145 km WSW
from Kashgar
Mar 13, 2024 10:14
(Urumqi)
M 3.7 140 km W
from Kashgar
Mar 11, 2024 19:35
(Urumqi)
M 4.4 276 km NE
from Kashgar
Mar 10, 2024 15:39
(Urumqi)
M 2.2 250 km NNW
from Kashgar
Mar 6, 2024 23:37
(Urumqi)
M 4.5 71 km NE
from Kashgar
Mar 6, 2024 06:10
(Urumqi)
M 5.1 309 km NE
from Kashgar

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Recent Kashgar Earthquake News

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

Kashgar Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
111 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 5.1
Apr 12, 2024 14:13

Average

A total of 1119 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Kashgar, Xinjiang in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 111 earthquakes per year, or 9 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Kashgar roughly every 3 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Kashgar in 2016. A total of 220 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Kashgar that year. The strongest had a 6.6 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Kashgar in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Kashgar 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 Kashgar (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 1055 94.28%
Mag. 5 59 5.27%
Mag. 6 5 0.45%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Kashgar

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.9
On Feb 23, 2023 06:37.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.3
On Aug 11, 1974 07:13.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Kashgar occurred on Feb 23, 2023 06:37 local time (Asia/Urumqi timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.9 and struck 286 kilometers (178 mi) south-west of Kashgar, at a depth of 9 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Kashgar in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.3 earthquake struck on Aug 11, 1974 07:13, 185 kilometers (115 mi) south-west of Kashgar. It is the strongest earthquake near Kashgar 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 Kashgar, 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 Kashgar.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Kashgar.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Feb 23, 2023 06:37
(Urumqi)
M 6.9 286 km SW
from Kashgar
Nov 25, 2016 20:24
(Urumqi)
M 6.6 174 km W
from Kashgar
Jul 3, 2015 07:07
(Urumqi)
M 6.4 292 km SE
from Kashgar
Jun 26, 2016 17:17
(Urumqi)
M 6.4 228 km W
from Kashgar
Jan 19, 2020 19:27
(Urumqi)
M 6.0 104 km ENE
from Kashgar
Feb 12, 2021 23:01
(Urumqi)
M 5.9 259 km SW
from Kashgar
Jan 23, 2024 00:14
(Urumqi)
M 5.8 300 km NE
from Kashgar
Jan 30, 2024 04:27
(Urumqi)
M 5.7 296 km NE
from Kashgar
Nov 17, 2015 23:29
(Urumqi)
M 5.6 258 km WNW
from Kashgar
Dec 7, 2015 14:30
(Urumqi)
M 5.5 277 km NNW
from Kashgar

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Nearest earthquakes from Kashgar

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Kashgar.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Dec 25, 2015 01:52
(Urumqi)
M 4.1 17 km N
from Kashgar
Sep 2, 2020 20:28
(Urumqi)
M 4.1 21 km SSW
from Kashgar
Jan 12, 2019 11:40
(Urumqi)
M 4.3 23 km W
from Kashgar
Mar 4, 2023 15:40
(Urumqi)
M 4.4 23 km W
from Kashgar
May 18, 2019 01:49
(Urumqi)
M 4.3 26 km NW
from Kashgar
Jan 12, 2019 10:32
(Urumqi)
M 5.3 28 km WNW
from Kashgar
Nov 19, 2015 11:20
(Urumqi)
M 4.7 32 km WSW
from Kashgar
May 17, 2016 06:24
(Urumqi)
M 4.1 36 km WNW
from Kashgar
May 7, 2014 01:26
(Urumqi)
M 4.3 38 km WSW
from Kashgar
Jan 5, 2021 16:48
(Urumqi)
M 4.1 39 km S
from Kashgar

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Kashgar, Xinjiang?

A 5.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Kashgar on the afternoon of April 12, 2024 at 14:13 local time (Asia/Urumqi). The center of this earthquake was located 293km north-east of Kashgar at a depth of 10km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Kashgar, Xinjiang in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Kashgar, Xinjiang?

A 7.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Kashgar on the morning of August 11, 1974 at 07:13 local time (Asia/Urumqi). The center of this earthquake was located 185km west of Kashgar at a depth of 9km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Kashgar since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Kashgar, Xinjiang?

In the past 10 years, 1119 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Kashgar. This averages to 112 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 3 days.