Latest earthquakes near Taichung City, Taiwan today

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List of latest earthquakes near Taichung City.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jun 12, 2024 20:40
(Taipei)
M 4.3 99 km ESE
from Taichung
Jun 12, 2024 05:51
(Taipei)
M 4.4 105 km ESE
from Taichung
Jun 10, 2024 11:56
(Taipei)
M 5.0 227 km ESE
from Taichung
Jun 10, 2024 04:05
(Taipei)
M 4.1 116 km ENE
from Taichung
Jun 6, 2024 23:51
(Taipei)
M 4.1 103 km E
from Taichung
Jun 6, 2024 19:40
(Taipei)
M 4.0 108 km E
from Taichung
Jun 6, 2024 14:18
(Taipei)
M 4.4 105 km E
from Taichung
Jun 5, 2024 12:23
(Taipei)
M 4.6 165 km E
from Taichung
Jun 2, 2024 09:28
(Taipei)
M 4.5 109 km ESE
from Taichung
Jun 2, 2024 09:27
(Taipei)
M 5.0 110 km ESE
from Taichung
Jun 1, 2024 08:32
(Taipei)
M 4.5 141 km ENE
from Taichung
Jun 1, 2024 01:10
(Taipei)
M 5.2 88 km E
from Taichung
May 30, 2024 23:52
(Taipei)
M 4.5 107 km ESE
from Taichung
May 30, 2024 20:09
(Taipei)
M 4.0 101 km E
from Taichung
May 30, 2024 09:11
(Taipei)
M 4.7 99 km E
from Taichung
May 30, 2024 07:54
(Taipei)
M 4.8 114 km E
from Taichung
May 30, 2024 05:42
(Taipei)
M 4.0 95 km E
from Taichung
May 29, 2024 10:41
(Taipei)
M 3.9 100 km E
from Taichung
May 28, 2024 22:35
(Taipei)
M 4.4 265 km E
from Taichung
May 28, 2024 19:05
(Taipei)
M 4.4 98 km ESE
from Taichung
May 26, 2024 16:41
(Taipei)
M 4.1 203 km E
from Taichung
May 25, 2024 11:48
(Taipei)
M 3.9 104 km E
from Taichung
May 25, 2024 01:07
(Taipei)
M 4.6 105 km E
from Taichung
May 25, 2024 01:06
(Taipei)
M 4.4 105 km E
from Taichung
May 24, 2024 11:10
(Taipei)
M 4.2 141 km E
from Taichung

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Taichung City

Recent Taichung City Earthquake News

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Taichung City Earthquake Statistics

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

Average

A total of 2259 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Taichung City, Taiwan in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 225 earthquakes per year, or 18 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Taichung City roughly every 1 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Taichung City in 2024. A total of 503 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Taichung City that year. The strongest had a 7.4 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Taichung City in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Taichung 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 Taichung City (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 2036 90.13%
Mag. 5 202 8.94%
Mag. 6 20 0.89%
Mag. 7 1 0.04%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Taichung 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 Taichung City occurred on Apr 3, 2024 07:58 local time (Asia/Taipei timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.4 and struck 99 kilometers (62 mi) east-southeast of Taichung, at a depth of 40 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Taichung City in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.2 earthquake struck on Jun 5, 1920 12:21, 139 kilometers (86 mi) east-southeast of Taichung. It is the strongest earthquake near Taichung 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 Taichung 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 Taichung City.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Taichung City.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 3, 2024 07:58
(Taipei)
M 7.4 99 km ESE
from Taichung
Sep 18, 2022 14:44
(Taipei)
M 6.9 131 km SSE
from Taichung
Mar 23, 2022 01:41
(Taipei)
M 6.7 127 km SE
from Taichung
Sep 17, 2022 21:41
(Taipei)
M 6.5 136 km SE
from Taichung
Feb 6, 2018 23:50
(Taipei)
M 6.4 99 km E
from Taichung
Feb 6, 2016 03:57
(Taipei)
M 6.4 135 km S
from Taichung
May 31, 2016 13:23
(Taipei)
M 6.4 245 km NE
from Taichung
Apr 3, 2024 08:11
(Taipei)
M 6.4 101 km E
from Taichung
Apr 20, 2015 09:42
(Taipei)
M 6.4 166 km E
from Taichung
Jan 3, 2022 17:46
(Taipei)
M 6.2 161 km E
from Taichung

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Taichung City

Earthquakes by city in Taichung City

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Taichung City, Taiwan?

A 4.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Taichung City on the evening of June 12, 2024 at 20:40 local time (Asia/Taipei). The center of this earthquake was located 99km east-southeast of Taichung at a depth of 5km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Taichung City, Taiwan in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Taichung City, Taiwan?

A 8.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Taichung City on the afternoon of June 5, 1920 at 12:21 local time (Asia/Taipei). The center of this earthquake was located 139km east-southeast of Taichung at a depth of 20km under water in the Philippine Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Taichung City since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Taichung City, Taiwan?

In the past 10 years, 2259 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Taichung City. This averages to 226 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 2 days.