Latest earthquakes near Fukien, Taiwan today

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List of latest earthquakes near Fukien.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jun 2, 2024 09:27
(Taipei)
M 5.0 349 km ESE
from Jincheng
Jun 1, 2024 01:10
(Taipei)
M 5.2 330 km E
from Jincheng
May 22, 2024 16:00
(Taipei)
M 5.1 357 km E
from Jincheng
May 20, 2024 04:35
(Taipei)
M 4.2 260 km ESE
from Jincheng
May 13, 2024 15:57
(Taipei)
M 4.1 277 km ESE
from Jincheng
May 10, 2024 15:45
(Taipei)
M 5.8 364 km E
from Jincheng
May 10, 2024 09:35
(Taipei)
M 5.1 352 km ESE
from Jincheng
May 6, 2024 17:52
(Taipei)
M 5.4 337 km ESE
from Jincheng
May 6, 2024 17:45
(Taipei)
M 5.6 341 km ESE
from Jincheng
Apr 27, 2024 02:49
(Taipei)
M 5.2 343 km E
from Jincheng
Apr 27, 2024 02:21
(Taipei)
M 5.7 341 km E
from Jincheng
Apr 23, 2024 10:21
(Taipei)
M 5.1 343 km E
from Jincheng
Apr 23, 2024 08:11
(Taipei)
M 5.0 339 km E
from Jincheng
Apr 23, 2024 08:04
(Taipei)
M 5.8 348 km ESE
from Jincheng
Apr 23, 2024 05:31
(Taipei)
M 5.4 346 km ESE
from Jincheng
Apr 23, 2024 05:24
(Taipei)
M 5.1 344 km ESE
from Jincheng
Apr 23, 2024 05:19
(Taipei)
M 5.3 343 km ESE
from Jincheng
Apr 23, 2024 05:04
(Taipei)
M 5.4 344 km ESE
from Jincheng
Apr 23, 2024 04:49
(Taipei)
M 5.5 346 km ESE
from Jincheng
Apr 23, 2024 04:03
(Taipei)
M 5.2 350 km ESE
from Jincheng
Apr 23, 2024 03:19
(Taipei)
M 5.0 347 km E
from Jincheng
Apr 23, 2024 02:32
(Taipei)
M 6.1 335 km E
from Jincheng
Apr 23, 2024 02:26
(Taipei)
M 6.1 349 km ESE
from Jincheng
Apr 22, 2024 22:20
(Taipei)
M 5.0 344 km ESE
from Jincheng
Apr 22, 2024 22:11
(Taipei)
M 5.8 340 km ESE
from Jincheng

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Recent Fukien Earthquake News

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

Fukien Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
16 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 5
Jun 2, 2024 09:27

Average

A total of 163 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Fukien, Taiwan in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 16 earthquakes per year, or 1 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Fukien roughly every 22 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Fukien in 2018. A total of 25 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Fukien that year. The strongest had a 5.7 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Fukien in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Fukien 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 Fukien (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 159 97.55%
Mag. 5 3 1.84%
Mag. 6 1 0.61%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Fukien

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.4
On Feb 6, 2016 03:57.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.7
On Sep 21, 1999 01:47.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Fukien occurred on Feb 6, 2016 03:57 local time (Asia/Taipei timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.4 and struck 286 kilometers (178 mi) south-east of Jincheng, at a depth of 23 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Fukien in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.7 earthquake struck on Sep 21, 1999 01:47, 280 kilometers (174 mi) south-east of Jincheng. It is the strongest earthquake near Fukien 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 Fukien, Taiwan 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 Fukien.

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Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Fukien.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Feb 6, 2016 03:57
(Taipei)
M 6.4 286 km SE
from Jincheng
Nov 26, 2018 07:57
(Taipei)
M 5.7 118 km SSE
from Jincheng
Feb 11, 2017 01:12
(Taipei)
M 5.3 264 km SE
from Jincheng
Nov 22, 2017 22:20
(Taipei)
M 5.1 265 km ESE
from Jincheng
Sep 5, 2023 17:30
(Taipei)
M 4.9 225 km ESE
from Jincheng
Sep 13, 2021 18:41
(Taipei)
M 4.9 279 km E
from Jincheng
Mar 20, 2018 17:22
(Taipei)
M 4.9 264 km ESE
from Jincheng
Jun 10, 2023 13:31
(Taipei)
M 4.9 297 km SE
from Jincheng
Nov 11, 2017 20:22
(Taipei)
M 4.9 256 km ESE
from Jincheng
Sep 1, 2015 17:34
(Taipei)
M 4.8 256 km SSE
from Jincheng

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Fukien

Earthquakes by city in Fukien

Click the links below for earthquake reports for major places in Fukien, Taiwan.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Fukien, Taiwan?

A 5 magnitude earthquake hit near Fukien on the morning of June 2, 2024 at 09:27 local time (Asia/Taipei). The center of this earthquake was located 349km east-southeast of Jincheng at a depth of 10km under water in the Philippine Sea. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Fukien, Taiwan in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Fukien, Taiwan?

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Fukien on the night of September 21, 1999 at 01:47 local time (Asia/Taipei). The center of this earthquake was located 280km east-southeast of Jincheng at a depth of 33km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Fukien since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Fukien, Taiwan?

In the past 10 years, 163 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Fukien. This averages to 16 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 22 days.