Latest earthquakes near Taipei City, Taiwan today

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List of latest earthquakes near Taipei City.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jun 12, 2024 20:40
(Taipei)
M 4.3 152 km S
from Taipei
Jun 12, 2024 05:51
(Taipei)
M 4.4 143 km S
from Taipei
Jun 10, 2024 11:56
(Taipei)
M 5.0 206 km SE
from Taipei
Jun 10, 2024 04:05
(Taipei)
M 4.1 77 km SSE
from Taipei
Jun 6, 2024 23:51
(Taipei)
M 4.1 99 km S
from Taipei
Jun 6, 2024 19:40
(Taipei)
M 4.0 123 km S
from Taipei
Jun 6, 2024 14:18
(Taipei)
M 4.4 84 km SSE
from Taipei
Jun 5, 2024 12:23
(Taipei)
M 4.6 142 km SE
from Taipei
Jun 2, 2024 09:28
(Taipei)
M 4.5 143 km S
from Taipei
Jun 2, 2024 09:27
(Taipei)
M 5.0 148 km S
from Taipei
Jun 1, 2024 08:32
(Taipei)
M 4.5 88 km SE
from Taipei
Jun 1, 2024 01:10
(Taipei)
M 5.2 110 km S
from Taipei
May 30, 2024 23:52
(Taipei)
M 4.5 127 km S
from Taipei
May 30, 2024 20:09
(Taipei)
M 4.0 103 km S
from Taipei
May 30, 2024 09:11
(Taipei)
M 4.7 97 km S
from Taipei
May 30, 2024 07:54
(Taipei)
M 4.8 123 km SSE
from Taipei
May 30, 2024 05:42
(Taipei)
M 4.0 107 km S
from Taipei
May 29, 2024 10:41
(Taipei)
M 3.9 103 km S
from Taipei
May 28, 2024 22:35
(Taipei)
M 4.4 187 km ESE
from Taipei
May 28, 2024 19:05
(Taipei)
M 4.4 124 km S
from Taipei
May 26, 2024 16:41
(Taipei)
M 4.1 164 km SE
from Taipei
May 25, 2024 11:48
(Taipei)
M 3.9 99 km S
from Taipei
May 25, 2024 01:07
(Taipei)
M 4.6 96 km SSE
from Taipei
May 25, 2024 01:06
(Taipei)
M 4.4 100 km S
from Taipei
May 24, 2024 11:10
(Taipei)
M 4.2 97 km SE
from Taipei

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Taipei City

Recent Taipei City Earthquake News

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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 2206 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of 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 Taipei City roughly every 1 days.

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

Yearly Earthquakes within 300 km (186 mi) of 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 Taipei City in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near 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 Taipei City (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 1991 90.25%
Mag. 5 194 8.79%
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 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 Taipei City occurred on Apr 3, 2024 07:58 local time (Asia/Taipei timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.4 and struck 135 kilometers (84 mi) south of Taipei, at a depth of 40 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Taipei City in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.2 earthquake struck on Jun 5, 1920 12:21, 157 kilometers (98 mi) south of Taipei. It is the strongest earthquake near 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 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 Taipei City.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Taipei City.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 3, 2024 07:58
(Taipei)
M 7.4 135 km S
from Taipei
Sep 18, 2022 14:44
(Taipei)
M 6.9 213 km S
from Taipei
Mar 23, 2022 01:41
(Taipei)
M 6.7 185 km S
from Taipei
Sep 17, 2022 21:41
(Taipei)
M 6.5 215 km S
from Taipei
Apr 3, 2024 08:11
(Taipei)
M 6.4 106 km S
from Taipei
May 31, 2016 13:23
(Taipei)
M 6.4 117 km ENE
from Taipei
Apr 20, 2015 09:42
(Taipei)
M 6.4 123 km SE
from Taipei
Feb 6, 2018 23:50
(Taipei)
M 6.4 102 km S
from Taipei
Feb 6, 2016 03:57
(Taipei)
M 6.4 253 km SSW
from Taipei
May 9, 2022 14:23
(Taipei)
M 6.2 148 km SE
from Taipei

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Taipei City

Earthquakes by city in Taipei City

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Taipei City, Taiwan?

A 4.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Taipei City on the evening of June 12, 2024 at 20:40 local time (Asia/Taipei). The center of this earthquake was located 152km south of Taipei at a depth of 5km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Taipei City, Taiwan in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Taipei City, Taiwan?

A 8.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Taipei City on the afternoon of June 5, 1920 at 12:21 local time (Asia/Taipei). The center of this earthquake was located 157km south-southeast of Taipei at a depth of 20km under water in the Philippine Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Taipei City since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Taipei City, Taiwan?

In the past 10 years, 2206 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Taipei City. This averages to 221 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 2 days.