Latest earthquakes near Penghu County , Taiwan today

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List of latest earthquakes near Penghu County .
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jun 12, 2024 20:40
(Taipei)
M 4.3 196 km E
from Magong
Jun 12, 2024 05:51
(Taipei)
M 4.4 209 km E
from Magong
Jun 10, 2024 11:56
(Taipei)
M 5.0 332 km E
from Magong
Jun 10, 2024 04:05
(Taipei)
M 4.1 242 km ENE
from Magong
Jun 6, 2024 23:51
(Taipei)
M 4.1 225 km ENE
from Magong
Jun 6, 2024 19:40
(Taipei)
M 4.0 223 km ENE
from Magong
Jun 6, 2024 14:18
(Taipei)
M 4.4 230 km ENE
from Magong
Jun 5, 2024 12:23
(Taipei)
M 4.6 280 km E
from Magong
Jun 2, 2024 09:28
(Taipei)
M 4.5 214 km E
from Magong
Jun 2, 2024 09:27
(Taipei)
M 5.0 213 km E
from Magong
Jun 1, 2024 08:32
(Taipei)
M 4.5 266 km ENE
from Magong
Jun 1, 2024 01:10
(Taipei)
M 5.2 207 km ENE
from Magong
May 30, 2024 23:52
(Taipei)
M 4.5 219 km E
from Magong
May 30, 2024 20:09
(Taipei)
M 4.0 222 km ENE
from Magong
May 30, 2024 09:11
(Taipei)
M 4.7 222 km ENE
from Magong
May 30, 2024 07:54
(Taipei)
M 4.8 228 km ENE
from Magong
May 30, 2024 05:42
(Taipei)
M 4.0 215 km ENE
from Magong
May 29, 2024 10:41
(Taipei)
M 3.9 221 km ENE
from Magong
May 28, 2024 19:05
(Taipei)
M 4.4 211 km ENE
from Magong
May 25, 2024 11:48
(Taipei)
M 3.9 226 km ENE
from Magong
May 25, 2024 01:07
(Taipei)
M 4.6 228 km ENE
from Magong
May 25, 2024 01:06
(Taipei)
M 4.4 227 km ENE
from Magong
May 24, 2024 11:10
(Taipei)
M 4.2 265 km ENE
from Magong
May 24, 2024 03:29
(Taipei)
M 4.0 208 km ENE
from Magong
May 23, 2024 21:59
(Taipei)
M 4.2 178 km ENE
from Magong

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Penghu County

Recent Penghu County Earthquake News

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Penghu County Earthquake Statistics

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

Average

A total of 1796 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Penghu County , Taiwan in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 179 earthquakes per year, or 14 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Penghu County roughly every 2 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Penghu County in 2024. A total of 487 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Penghu County that year. The strongest had a 7.4 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Penghu County in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Penghu 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 Penghu County (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 1601 89.14%
Mag. 5 176 9.8%
Mag. 6 18 1.0%
Mag. 7 1 0.06%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Penghu 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 Penghu County occurred on Apr 3, 2024 07:58 local time (Asia/Taipei timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.4 and struck 207 kilometers (129 mi) east of Magong, at a depth of 40 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Penghu County in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.2 earthquake struck on Jun 5, 1920 12:21, 242 kilometers (150 mi) east of Magong. It is the strongest earthquake near Penghu 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 Penghu 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 Penghu County .

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List of strongest earthquakes near Penghu County .
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 3, 2024 07:58
(Taipei)
M 7.4 207 km E
from Magong
Sep 18, 2022 14:44
(Taipei)
M 6.9 186 km ESE
from Magong
Mar 23, 2022 01:41
(Taipei)
M 6.7 208 km E
from Magong
Sep 17, 2022 21:41
(Taipei)
M 6.5 193 km ESE
from Magong
Feb 6, 2018 23:50
(Taipei)
M 6.4 220 km ENE
from Magong
Feb 6, 2016 03:57
(Taipei)
M 6.4 125 km ESE
from Magong
Apr 3, 2024 08:11
(Taipei)
M 6.4 221 km ENE
from Magong
Apr 20, 2015 09:42
(Taipei)
M 6.4 286 km ENE
from Magong
Jan 3, 2022 17:46
(Taipei)
M 6.2 276 km E
from Magong
May 9, 2022 14:23
(Taipei)
M 6.2 300 km E
from Magong

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Penghu County

Earthquakes by city in Penghu County

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

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Penghu County , Taiwan?

A 4.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Penghu County on the evening of June 12, 2024 at 20:40 local time (Asia/Taipei). The center of this earthquake was located 196km east of Magong at a depth of 5km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Penghu County , Taiwan in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Penghu County , Taiwan?

A 8.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Penghu County on the afternoon of June 5, 1920 at 12:21 local time (Asia/Taipei). The center of this earthquake was located 242km east of Magong at a depth of 20km under water in the Philippine Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Penghu County since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Penghu County , Taiwan?

In the past 10 years, 1796 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Penghu County . This averages to 180 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 2 days.