Latest earthquakes near Yunnan, China today

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List of latest earthquakes near Yunnan.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jun 8, 2024 20:31
(Shanghai)
M 3.3 239 km WNW
from Mengmao
Jun 4, 2024 12:14
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 163 km W
from Zhaotong
Jun 1, 2024 19:17
(Shanghai)
M 3.3 280 km WNW
from Mengmao
May 31, 2024 01:10
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 117 km ENE
from Shangri-La
May 29, 2024 21:13
(Shanghai)
M 5.4 330 km W
from Mengmao
May 29, 2024 03:32
(Shanghai)
M 3.2 300 km WNW
from Mengmao
May 27, 2024 18:37
(Shanghai)
M 4.8 79 km ENE
from Shangri-La
May 27, 2024 16:25
(Shanghai)
M 4.7 88 km ENE
from Shangri-La
May 27, 2024 11:07
(Shanghai)
M 5.2 105 km ENE
from Shangri-La
May 26, 2024 08:37
(Shanghai)
M 3.6 126 km SW
from Jinghong
May 22, 2024 00:54
(Shanghai)
M 4.3 58 km W
from Zhaotong
May 21, 2024 09:38
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 259 km WNW
from Xiangjiaba
May 19, 2024 19:45
(Shanghai)
M 3.8 291 km SSW
from Wenshan City
May 15, 2024 03:24
(Shanghai)
M 3.4 287 km NW
from Tengyue
May 12, 2024 00:20
(Shanghai)
M 3.3 263 km NW
from Tengyue
May 8, 2024 16:26
(Shanghai)
M 3.8 264 km WNW
from Mengmao
May 7, 2024 17:51
(Shanghai)
M 3.3 295 km WNW
from Mengmao
May 1, 2024 23:21
(Shanghai)
M 4.3 263 km NW
from Tengyue
Apr 29, 2024 04:45
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 257 km W
from Baoshan
Apr 26, 2024 22:39
(Shanghai)
M 3.2 263 km WNW
from Mengmao
Apr 24, 2024 13:05
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 66 km E
from Baoshan
Apr 23, 2024 21:54
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 57 km W
from Xiangjiaba
Apr 19, 2024 07:55
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 183 km NW
from Zhaotong
Apr 19, 2024 05:54
(Shanghai)
M 4.3 70 km E
from Baoshan
Apr 16, 2024 07:21
(Shanghai)
M 3.0 295 km NW
from Tengyue

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Yunnan

Recent Yunnan Earthquake News

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

Yunnan Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
85 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.3
Jun 8, 2024 20:31

Average

A total of 856 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Yunnan, China in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 85 earthquakes per year, or 7 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Yunnan roughly every 4 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Yunnan in 2014. A total of 132 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Yunnan that year. The strongest had a 6.2 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Yunnan in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Yunnan 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 Yunnan (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 792 92.52%
Mag. 5 59 6.89%
Mag. 6 5 0.58%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Yunnan

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.6
On Sep 5, 2022 12:52.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.9
On May 12, 2008 14:28.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Yunnan occurred on Sep 5, 2022 12:52 local time (Asia/Shanghai timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.6 and struck 300 kilometers (186 mi) north-northwest of Zhaotong, at a depth of 12 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Yunnan in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.9 earthquake struck on May 12, 2008 14:28, 283 kilometers (176 mi) north-northwest of Xiangjiaba. It is the strongest earthquake near Yunnan 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 Yunnan, 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 Yunnan.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Yunnan.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Sep 5, 2022 12:52
(Shanghai)
M 6.6 300 km NNW
from Zhaotong
Nov 21, 2019 07:50
(Shanghai)
M 6.2 289 km SSE
from Jinghong
Aug 3, 2014 16:30
(Shanghai)
M 6.2 34 km WSW
from Zhaotong
Oct 7, 2014 21:49
(Shanghai)
M 6.1 67 km SE
from Lincang
May 21, 2021 21:48
(Shanghai)
M 6.1 26 km NW
from Dali
Jul 22, 2022 01:07
(Shanghai)
M 5.9 129 km SW
from Jinghong
May 31, 2023 19:20
(Shanghai)
M 5.9 295 km W
from Baoshan
Apr 5, 2024 20:45
(Shanghai)
M 5.8 267 km NW
from Baoshan
Jun 17, 2019 22:55
(Shanghai)
M 5.8 58 km ESE
from Xiangjiaba
Nov 21, 2019 05:03
(Shanghai)
M 5.7 288 km S
from Jinghong

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Yunnan

Earthquakes by city in Yunnan

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

Use this regional Yunnan earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Menghuan, Jinniu, Yunnanyi, Zhongshu, Longquan, Micheng, Menglang, Dali Old Town, Yingjiang, Miyang, Fengping, Jietou, Kaihua, Mabai, Liuku, Miaojie, Fengyi, Yongbei, Sanchuan, Zibihu and Bonan.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Yunnan, China?

A 3.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Yunnan on the evening of June 8, 2024 at 20:31 local time (Asia/Shanghai). The center of this earthquake was located 239km west-northwest of Mengmao at a depth of 17km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Yunnan, China in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Yunnan, China?

A 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit near Yunnan on the afternoon of May 12, 2008 at 14:28 local time (Asia/Shanghai). The center of this earthquake was located 283km north-northwest of Xiangjiaba at a depth of 19km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Yunnan since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Yunnan, China?

In the past 10 years, 856 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Yunnan. This averages to 86 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 4 days.