Latest earthquakes near New Taipei City, Taiwan today

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List of latest earthquakes near New Taipei City.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jun 12, 2024 20:40
(Taipei)
M 4.3 148 km S
from Banqiao
Jun 12, 2024 05:51
(Taipei)
M 4.4 140 km S
from Banqiao
Jun 10, 2024 11:56
(Taipei)
M 5.0 208 km SE
from Banqiao
Jun 10, 2024 04:05
(Taipei)
M 4.1 76 km SSE
from Banqiao
Jun 6, 2024 23:51
(Taipei)
M 4.1 97 km SSE
from Banqiao
Jun 6, 2024 19:40
(Taipei)
M 4.0 120 km SSE
from Banqiao
Jun 6, 2024 14:18
(Taipei)
M 4.4 82 km SSE
from Banqiao
Jun 5, 2024 12:23
(Taipei)
M 4.6 143 km SE
from Banqiao
Jun 2, 2024 09:28
(Taipei)
M 4.5 140 km S
from Banqiao
Jun 2, 2024 09:27
(Taipei)
M 5.0 145 km S
from Banqiao
Jun 1, 2024 08:32
(Taipei)
M 4.5 89 km SE
from Banqiao
Jun 1, 2024 01:10
(Taipei)
M 5.2 106 km S
from Banqiao
May 30, 2024 23:52
(Taipei)
M 4.5 124 km SSE
from Banqiao
May 30, 2024 20:09
(Taipei)
M 4.0 101 km SSE
from Banqiao
May 30, 2024 09:11
(Taipei)
M 4.7 94 km SSE
from Banqiao
May 30, 2024 07:54
(Taipei)
M 4.8 121 km SSE
from Banqiao
May 30, 2024 05:42
(Taipei)
M 4.0 104 km S
from Banqiao
May 29, 2024 10:41
(Taipei)
M 3.9 101 km SSE
from Banqiao
May 28, 2024 22:35
(Taipei)
M 4.4 192 km ESE
from Banqiao
May 28, 2024 19:05
(Taipei)
M 4.4 120 km S
from Banqiao
May 26, 2024 16:41
(Taipei)
M 4.1 166 km SE
from Banqiao
May 25, 2024 11:48
(Taipei)
M 3.9 96 km SSE
from Banqiao
May 25, 2024 01:07
(Taipei)
M 4.6 94 km SSE
from Banqiao
May 25, 2024 01:06
(Taipei)
M 4.4 98 km SSE
from Banqiao
May 24, 2024 11:10
(Taipei)
M 4.2 97 km SE
from Banqiao

Map of Latest Earthquakes near New Taipei City

Recent New Taipei City Earthquake News

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New Taipei City Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
220 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.3
Jun 12, 2024 20:40

Average

A total of 2200 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of New Taipei City, Taiwan in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 220 earthquakes per year, or 18 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near New Taipei City roughly every 1 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near New Taipei City in 2024. A total of 504 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of New Taipei City that year. The strongest had a 7.4 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of New Taipei City in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near New Taipei 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 New Taipei City (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 1985 90.23%
Mag. 5 194 8.82%
Mag. 6 20 0.91%
Mag. 7 1 0.05%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near New Taipei 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 New Taipei City occurred on Apr 3, 2024 07:58 local time (Asia/Taipei timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.4 and struck 132 kilometers (82 mi) south of Banqiao, at a depth of 40 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near New Taipei City in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.2 earthquake struck on Jun 5, 1920 12:21, 156 kilometers (97 mi) south of Banqiao. It is the strongest earthquake near New Taipei 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 New Taipei City, 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 New Taipei City.

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List of strongest earthquakes near New Taipei City.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 3, 2024 07:58
(Taipei)
M 7.4 132 km S
from Banqiao
Sep 18, 2022 14:44
(Taipei)
M 6.9 209 km S
from Banqiao
Mar 23, 2022 01:41
(Taipei)
M 6.7 182 km S
from Banqiao
Sep 17, 2022 21:41
(Taipei)
M 6.5 211 km S
from Banqiao
Feb 6, 2016 03:57
(Taipei)
M 6.4 247 km SSW
from Banqiao
Apr 20, 2015 09:42
(Taipei)
M 6.4 125 km SE
from Banqiao
Feb 6, 2018 23:50
(Taipei)
M 6.4 100 km SSE
from Banqiao
Apr 3, 2024 08:11
(Taipei)
M 6.4 104 km SSE
from Banqiao
May 31, 2016 13:23
(Taipei)
M 6.4 124 km ENE
from Banqiao
Oct 24, 2021 13:11
(Taipei)
M 6.2 67 km SE
from Banqiao

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near New Taipei City

Earthquakes by city in New Taipei City

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in New Taipei City, Taiwan?

A 4.3 magnitude earthquake hit near New Taipei City on the evening of June 12, 2024 at 20:40 local time (Asia/Taipei). The center of this earthquake was located 148km south of Banqiao at a depth of 5km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near New Taipei City, Taiwan in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near New Taipei City, Taiwan?

A 8.2 magnitude earthquake hit near New Taipei City on the afternoon of June 5, 1920 at 12:21 local time (Asia/Taipei). The center of this earthquake was located 156km south-southeast of Banqiao at a depth of 20km under water in the Philippine Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near New Taipei City since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near New Taipei City, Taiwan?

In the past 10 years, 2200 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from New Taipei City. This averages to 220 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 2 days.