Latest earthquakes near Yunnan, China today

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List of latest earthquakes near Yunnan.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 9, 2024 22:07
(Shanghai)
M 5.0 64 km ENE
from Shangri-La
Apr 6, 2024 10:29
(Shanghai)
M 5.0 26 km WSW
from Zhaotong
Apr 5, 2024 20:45
(Shanghai)
M 5.8 268 km NW
from Baoshan
Apr 2, 2024 10:47
(Shanghai)
M 3.8 120 km SW
from Jinghong
Mar 20, 2024 11:51
(Shanghai)
M 4.1 77 km ESE
from Xiangjiaba
Mar 7, 2024 06:04
(Shanghai)
M 3.2 280 km WNW
from Mengmao
Feb 28, 2024 21:23
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 253 km NNW
from Zhaotong
Feb 24, 2024 08:23
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 165 km WSW
from Jinghong
Feb 15, 2024 14:03
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 186 km WNW
from Zhaotong
Feb 10, 2024 16:34
(Shanghai)
M 3.9 261 km SSE
from Jinghong
Feb 8, 2024 22:50
(Shanghai)
M 3.6 81 km E
from Jinghong
Jan 31, 2024 10:01
(Shanghai)
M 3.6 290 km WNW
from Mengmao
Jan 28, 2024 03:32
(Shanghai)
M 4.3 265 km W
from Baoshan
Jan 23, 2024 21:15
(Shanghai)
M 3.5 278 km NW
from Tengyue
Jan 20, 2024 01:41
(Shanghai)
M 4.6 87 km SE
from Xiangjiaba
Jan 15, 2024 01:18
(Shanghai)
M 3.2 223 km WNW
from Mengmao
Dec 31, 2023 14:07
(Shanghai)
M 4.1 48 km N
from Xiangjiaba
Dec 30, 2023 00:31
(Shanghai)
M 5.0 266 km W
from Baoshan
Dec 29, 2023 04:17
(Shanghai)
M 3.5 250 km W
from Shangri-La
Dec 19, 2023 21:49
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 57 km SE
from Xiangjiaba
Dec 18, 2023 05:48
(Shanghai)
M 3.7 114 km SW
from Jinghong
Dec 14, 2023 10:39
(Shanghai)
M 4.4 129 km NE
from Xiangjiaba
Dec 7, 2023 03:35
(Shanghai)
M 3.3 241 km WNW
from Mengmao
Dec 2, 2023 02:24
(Shanghai)
M 4.2 30 km NE
from Mengmao
Dec 2, 2023 02:16
(Shanghai)
M 4.1 57 km ENE
from Mengmao

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:
88 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 5
Apr 9, 2024 22:07

Average

A total of 883 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 88 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. 4 815 92.3%
Mag. 5 62 7.02%
Mag. 6 6 0.68%
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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Historic M6+ since 1900
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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
Aug 3, 2014 16:30
(Shanghai)
M 6.2 34 km WSW
from Zhaotong
Nov 21, 2019 07:50
(Shanghai)
M 6.2 289 km SSE
from Jinghong
May 5, 2014 19:08
(Shanghai)
M 6.1 282 km SSW
from Jinghong
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
May 30, 2014 09:20
(Shanghai)
M 5.9 67 km W
from Tengyue
May 24, 2014 04:49
(Shanghai)
M 5.8 67 km W
from Tengyue

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 5 magnitude earthquake hit near Yunnan on the evening of April 9, 2024 at 22:07 local time (Asia/Shanghai). The center of this earthquake was located 64km east-northeast of Shangri-La at a depth of 16km 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, 883 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Yunnan. This averages to 88 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 4 days.