Latest earthquakes near Tainan, Tainan City today

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List of latest earthquakes near Tainan.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 12, 2024 20:40
(Taipei)
M 4.3 153 km ENE
from Tainan
Jun 12, 2024 05:51
(Taipei)
M 4.4 168 km ENE
from Tainan
Jun 10, 2024 11:56
(Taipei)
M 5.0 278 km ENE
from Tainan
Jun 10, 2024 04:05
(Taipei)
M 4.1 224 km NE
from Tainan
Jun 6, 2024 23:51
(Taipei)
M 4.1 200 km NE
from Tainan
Jun 6, 2024 19:40
(Taipei)
M 4.0 189 km NE
from Tainan
Jun 6, 2024 14:18
(Taipei)
M 4.4 211 km NE
from Tainan
Jun 5, 2024 12:23
(Taipei)
M 4.6 240 km ENE
from Tainan
Jun 5, 2024 11:14
(Taipei)
M 3.1 259 km S
from Tainan
Jun 2, 2024 09:28
(Taipei)
M 4.5 173 km ENE
from Tainan
Jun 2, 2024 09:27
(Taipei)
M 5.0 170 km ENE
from Tainan
Jun 1, 2024 08:32
(Taipei)
M 4.5 244 km NE
from Tainan
Jun 1, 2024 01:10
(Taipei)
M 5.2 181 km NE
from Tainan
May 30, 2024 23:52
(Taipei)
M 4.5 184 km NE
from Tainan
May 30, 2024 20:09
(Taipei)
M 4.0 196 km NE
from Tainan
May 30, 2024 09:11
(Taipei)
M 4.7 198 km NE
from Tainan
May 30, 2024 07:54
(Taipei)
M 4.8 194 km NE
from Tainan
May 30, 2024 05:42
(Taipei)
M 4.0 188 km NE
from Tainan
May 29, 2024 10:41
(Taipei)
M 3.9 195 km NE
from Tainan
May 28, 2024 19:05
(Taipei)
M 4.4 178 km NE
from Tainan
May 27, 2024 04:01
(Taipei)
M 3.3 264 km SSE
from Tainan
May 26, 2024 16:41
(Taipei)
M 4.1 276 km ENE
from Tainan
May 25, 2024 11:48
(Taipei)
M 3.9 201 km NE
from Tainan
May 25, 2024 01:07
(Taipei)
M 4.6 204 km NE
from Tainan
May 25, 2024 01:06
(Taipei)
M 4.4 201 km NE
from Tainan

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Tainan

Recent Tainan Earthquake News

These are the latest articles published related to earthquakes occurring near Tainan. Check our Earthquake News section for a complete overview of articles written on earthquakes near Tainan and elsewhere.

Tainan Earthquake Statistics

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

Average

A total of 2035 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Tainan, Tainan City in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 203 earthquakes per year, or 16 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Tainan roughly every 1 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Tainan in 2024. A total of 492 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Tainan that year. The strongest had a 7.4 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Tainan in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Tainan 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 Tainan (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 1820 89.43%
Mag. 5 196 9.63%
Mag. 6 18 0.88%
Mag. 7 1 0.05%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Tainan

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 Tainan occurred on Apr 3, 2024 07:58 local time (Asia/Taipei timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.4 and struck 170 kilometers (106 mi) north-east of Tainan, at a depth of 40 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Tainan in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.2 earthquake struck on Jun 5, 1920 12:21, 194 kilometers (121 mi) north-east of Tainan. It is the strongest earthquake near Tainan 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 Tainan, Tainan City 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 Tainan.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Tainan.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 3, 2024 07:58
(Taipei)
M 7.4 170 km NE
from Tainan
Sep 18, 2022 14:44
(Taipei)
M 6.9 117 km E
from Tainan
Mar 23, 2022 01:41
(Taipei)
M 6.7 149 km ENE
from Tainan
Sep 17, 2022 21:41
(Taipei)
M 6.5 124 km E
from Tainan
Apr 20, 2015 09:42
(Taipei)
M 6.4 253 km ENE
from Tainan
Feb 6, 2018 23:50
(Taipei)
M 6.4 195 km NE
from Tainan
Feb 6, 2016 03:57
(Taipei)
M 6.4 40 km E
from Tainan
Apr 3, 2024 08:11
(Taipei)
M 6.4 194 km NE
from Tainan
Jan 3, 2022 17:46
(Taipei)
M 6.2 237 km ENE
from Tainan
Oct 24, 2021 13:11
(Taipei)
M 6.2 236 km NE
from Tainan

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Tainan

Nearest earthquakes from Tainan

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Tainan.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Feb 19, 2016 05:20
(Taipei)
M 4.3 5 km SE
from Tainan
Feb 6, 2016 04:03
(Taipei)
M 4.5 8 km SE
from Tainan
Feb 6, 2016 04:01
(Taipei)
M 4.3 11 km NNE
from Tainan
Feb 6, 2016 05:07
(Taipei)
M 4.4 12 km ENE
from Tainan
Nov 28, 2016 08:17
(Taipei)
M 4.1 15 km ENE
from Tainan
Feb 6, 2016 21:41
(Taipei)
M 4.1 16 km SE
from Tainan
Sep 17, 2015 01:16
(Taipei)
M 4.2 15 km W
from Tainan
Jul 11, 2018 20:41
(Taipei)
M 4.3 18 km NE
from Tainan
Mar 2, 2016 22:07
(Taipei)
M 4.2 18 km SSW
from Tainan
Feb 11, 2017 01:12
(Taipei)
M 5.3 18 km S
from Tainan

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Tainan

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Tainan, Tainan City?

A 4.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Tainan on the evening of June 12, 2024 at 20:40 local time (Asia/Taipei). The center of this earthquake was located 153km east-northeast of Tainan at a depth of 5km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Tainan, Tainan City in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Tainan, Tainan City?

A 8.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Tainan on the afternoon of June 5, 1920 at 12:21 local time (Asia/Taipei). The center of this earthquake was located 194km east-northeast of Tainan at a depth of 20km under water in the Philippine Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Tainan since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Tainan, Tainan City?

In the past 10 years, 2035 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Tainan. This averages to 204 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 2 days.