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List of latest earthquakes near Hualien City.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 17, 2024 02:59
(Taipei)
M 4.7 26 km NE
from Hualien City
Apr 16, 2024 08:37
(Taipei)
M 4.3 35 km NNE
from Hualien City
Apr 16, 2024 08:23
(Taipei)
M 4.2 35 km NNE
from Hualien City
Apr 15, 2024 07:10
(Taipei)
M 4.0 35 km NNE
from Hualien City
Apr 15, 2024 00:15
(Taipei)
M 4.2 27 km NNE
from Hualien City
Apr 14, 2024 22:37
(Taipei)
M 4.1 52 km NE
from Hualien City
Apr 14, 2024 02:39
(Taipei)
M 4.2 159 km WSW
from Hualien City
Apr 13, 2024 22:26
(Taipei)
M 4.7 2 km WSW
from Hualien City
Apr 13, 2024 20:38
(Taipei)
M 4.7 34 km S
from Hualien City
Apr 13, 2024 02:44
(Taipei)
M 4.6 161 km WSW
from Hualien City
Apr 12, 2024 22:20
(Taipei)
M 4.6 185 km S
from Hualien City
Apr 12, 2024 08:29
(Taipei)
M 4.2 10 km ENE
from Hualien City
Apr 11, 2024 22:09
(Taipei)
M 4.0 21 km NNE
from Hualien City
Apr 11, 2024 08:53
(Taipei)
M 4.1 24 km NNE
from Hualien City
Apr 11, 2024 00:55
(Taipei)
M 4.5 27 km NE
from Hualien City
Apr 11, 2024 00:27
(Taipei)
M 4.3 30 km NE
from Hualien City
Apr 10, 2024 19:22
(Taipei)
M 4.5 20 km ENE
from Hualien City
Apr 10, 2024 17:09
(Taipei)
M 4.6 12 km SSE
from Hualien City
Apr 10, 2024 05:34
(Taipei)
M 4.5 18 km NE
from Hualien City
Apr 9, 2024 20:20
(Taipei)
M 4.1 32 km NNE
from Hualien City
Apr 9, 2024 20:01
(Taipei)
M 4.2 129 km SW
from Hualien City
Apr 9, 2024 15:40
(Taipei)
M 4.2 17 km SSW
from Hualien City
Apr 9, 2024 09:33
(Taipei)
M 4.3 24 km SSW
from Hualien City
Apr 9, 2024 07:26
(Taipei)
M 4.4 21 km NNE
from Hualien City
Apr 9, 2024 06:14
(Taipei)
M 4.5 12 km ESE
from Hualien City

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Hualien City

Recent Hualien City Earthquake News

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Hualien City Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
213 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.7
Apr 17, 2024 02:59

Average

A total of 2136 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Hualien City, Hualien County in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 213 earthquakes per year, or 17 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Hualien City roughly every 1 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Hualien City in 2022. A total of 326 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Hualien City that year. The strongest had a 6.9 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Hualien City in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Hualien City 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 City (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 1942 90.92%
Mag. 5 175 8.19%
Mag. 6 18 0.84%
Mag. 7 1 0.05%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Hualien City

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 City occurred on Apr 3, 2024 07:58 local time (Asia/Taipei timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.4 and struck 18 kilometers (11 mi) south-southwest of Hualien City, at a depth of 35 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Hualien City 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-southwest of Hualien City. It is the strongest earthquake near Hualien City 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 City, Hualien County 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 City.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Hualien City.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 3, 2024 07:58
(Taipei)
M 7.4 18 km SSW
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
May 31, 2016 13:23
(Taipei)
M 6.4 200 km NNE
from Hualien City
Apr 20, 2015 09:42
(Taipei)
M 6.4 76 km ENE
from Hualien City
Feb 6, 2016 03:57
(Taipei)
M 6.4 154 km SW
from Hualien City
Apr 3, 2024 08:11
(Taipei)
M 6.4 12 km NE
from Hualien City
Feb 6, 2018 23:50
(Taipei)
M 6.4 18 km NNE
from Hualien City
Feb 14, 2015 04:06
(Taipei)
M 6.2 150 km S
from Hualien City

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Hualien City

Nearest earthquakes from Hualien City

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Hualien City.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 26, 2016 04:51
(Taipei)
M 4.3 2 km NW
from Hualien City
Apr 29, 2016 08:27
(Taipei)
M 4.0 2 km SSE
from Hualien City
Apr 26, 2016 09:45
(Taipei)
M 4.3 2 km WNW
from Hualien City
Feb 8, 2018 11:15
(Taipei)
M 4.0 2 km NW
from Hualien City
Jul 14, 2021 20:55
(Taipei)
M 4.1 2 km ESE
from Hualien City
Feb 7, 2018 07:24
(Taipei)
M 4.6 2 km S
from Hualien City
Dec 10, 2019 12:13
(Taipei)
M 4.4 1 km N
from Hualien City
Apr 13, 2024 22:26
(Taipei)
M 4.7 2 km WSW
from Hualien City
Apr 25, 2016 22:35
(Taipei)
M 4.0 2 km NNW
from Hualien City
Apr 3, 2024 08:43
(Taipei)
M 5.5 2 km SSW
from Hualien City

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Hualien City

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Hualien City, Hualien County?

A 4.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Hualien City on the night of April 17, 2024 at 02:59 local time (Asia/Taipei). The center of this earthquake was located 26km north-east of Hualien City at a depth of 32km under water in the Philippine Sea. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Hualien City, Hualien County in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Hualien City, Hualien County?

A 8.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Hualien City 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 City since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Hualien City, Hualien County?

In the past 10 years, 2136 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Hualien City. This averages to 214 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 2 days.