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List of latest earthquakes near Hualien County.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 30, 2024 07:54
(Taipei)
M 4.8 19 km E
from Hualien City
May 30, 2024 05:42
(Taipei)
M 4.0 13 km N
from Hualien City
May 29, 2024 10:41
(Taipei)
M 3.9 18 km NNE
from Hualien City
May 28, 2024 22:35
(Taipei)
M 4.4 178 km ENE
from Hualien City
May 28, 2024 19:05
(Taipei)
M 4.4 4 km SSE
from Hualien City
May 25, 2024 11:48
(Taipei)
M 4.2 25 km NNE
from Hualien City
May 25, 2024 01:07
(Taipei)
M 4.6 27 km NNE
from Hualien City
May 25, 2024 01:06
(Taipei)
M 4.4 24 km NNE
from Hualien City
May 24, 2024 11:10
(Taipei)
M 4.2 60 km NE
from Hualien City
May 24, 2024 03:29
(Taipei)
M 4.0 6 km NW
from Hualien City
May 23, 2024 21:59
(Taipei)
M 4.2 33 km WSW
from Hualien City
May 22, 2024 16:00
(Taipei)
M 5.1 27 km SE
from Hualien City
May 22, 2024 11:09
(Taipei)
M 4.4 111 km ENE
from Hualien City
May 21, 2024 17:16
(Taipei)
M 4.6 134 km NE
from Hualien City
May 20, 2024 17:20
(Taipei)
M 4.4 31 km NE
from Hualien City
May 20, 2024 15:56
(Taipei)
M 4.4 78 km E
from Hualien City
May 20, 2024 04:35
(Taipei)
M 4.2 138 km SW
from Hualien City
May 19, 2024 21:52
(Taipei)
M 4.3 19 km ENE
from Hualien City
May 19, 2024 10:55
(Taipei)
M 4.3 25 km NE
from Hualien City
May 19, 2024 02:00
(Taipei)
M 4.2 33 km SE
from Hualien City
May 17, 2024 11:49
(Taipei)
M 4.5 12 km SE
from Hualien City
May 16, 2024 22:46
(Taipei)
M 4.4 27 km NNE
from Hualien City
May 14, 2024 10:34
(Taipei)
M 4.2 11 km E
from Hualien City
May 13, 2024 15:57
(Taipei)
M 4.1 68 km WSW
from Hualien City
May 12, 2024 05:47
(Taipei)
M 4.0 6 km NW
from Hualien City

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Hualien County

Recent Hualien County Earthquake News

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Hualien County Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
235 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.8
May 30, 2024 07:54

Average

A total of 2355 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Hualien County, Taiwan in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 235 earthquakes per year, or 19 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Hualien County roughly every 1 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Hualien County in 2024. A total of 490 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Hualien County that year. The strongest had a 7.4 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Hualien County in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Hualien County 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 Hualien County (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 2124 90.19%
Mag. 5 210 8.92%
Mag. 6 20 0.85%
Mag. 7 1 0.04%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Hualien County

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.4
On Apr 3, 2024 07:58.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8.2
On Jun 5, 1920 12:21.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Hualien County occurred on Apr 3, 2024 07:58 local time (Asia/Taipei timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.4 and struck 16 kilometers (10 mi) south of Hualien City, at a depth of 40 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Hualien County in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.2 earthquake struck on Jun 5, 1920 12:21, 48 kilometers (30 mi) south of Hualien City. It is the strongest earthquake near Hualien County 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 Hualien County, 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 Hualien County.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Hualien County.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 3, 2024 07:58
(Taipei)
M 7.4 16 km S
from Hualien City
Sep 18, 2022 14:44
(Taipei)
M 6.9 97 km SSW
from Hualien City
Mar 23, 2022 01:41
(Taipei)
M 6.7 66 km S
from Hualien City
Sep 17, 2022 21:41
(Taipei)
M 6.5 97 km S
from Hualien City
Feb 6, 2018 23:50
(Taipei)
M 6.4 18 km NNE
from Hualien City
Apr 20, 2015 09:42
(Taipei)
M 6.4 76 km ENE
from Hualien City
May 31, 2016 13:23
(Taipei)
M 6.4 200 km NNE
from Hualien City
Apr 3, 2024 08:11
(Taipei)
M 6.4 16 km NNE
from Hualien City
Feb 6, 2016 03:57
(Taipei)
M 6.4 154 km SW
from Hualien City
Oct 24, 2021 13:11
(Taipei)
M 6.2 64 km NNE
from Hualien City

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Hualien County

Earthquakes by city in Hualien County

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Hualien County, Taiwan?

A 4.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Hualien County on the morning of May 30, 2024 at 07:54 local time (Asia/Taipei). The center of this earthquake was located 19km east of Hualien City at a depth of 22km under water in the Philippine Sea. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Hualien County, Taiwan in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Hualien County, Taiwan?

A 8.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Hualien County on the afternoon of June 5, 1920 at 12:21 local time (Asia/Taipei). The center of this earthquake was located 48km south-east of Hualien City at a depth of 20km under water in the Philippine Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Hualien County since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Hualien County, Taiwan?

In the past 10 years, 2355 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Hualien County. This averages to 236 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 2 days.