Latest earthquakes near Vietnam today

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List of latest earthquakes near Vietnam.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 26, 2024 09:45
(Bangkok)
M 3.7 242 km WSW
from Hanoi
May 19, 2024 18:45
(Bangkok)
M 3.8 38 km SW
from Dien Bien Phu
May 3, 2024 10:07
(Ho Chi Minh)
M 4.2 160 km WSW
from Da Nang
Apr 30, 2024 08:05
(Ho Chi Minh)
M 4.4 58 km NE
from Kon Tum
Apr 27, 2024 23:27
(Ho Chi Minh)
M 4.0 46 km NNE
from Kon Tum
Mar 25, 2024 08:05
(Bangkok)
M 4.2 51 km SW
from Hanoi
Mar 25, 2024 05:57
(Ho Chi Minh)
M 4.0 119 km S
from Da Nang
Mar 5, 2024 12:49
(Ho Chi Minh)
M 4.5 49 km NNE
from Kon Tum
Feb 15, 2024 13:02
(Bangkok)
M 4.5 272 km NNE
from Cao Bằng
Feb 10, 2024 15:34
(Bangkok)
M 3.9 200 km SW
from Dien Bien Phu
Feb 8, 2024 21:50
(Bangkok)
M 3.6 165 km WNW
from Dien Bien Phu
Feb 7, 2024 11:11
(Ho Chi Minh)
M 4.6 60 km NNE
from Kon Tum
Feb 7, 2024 10:49
(Ho Chi Minh)
M 4.4 56 km NNE
from Kon Tum
Nov 24, 2023 18:50
(Bangkok)
M 4.2 129 km NW
from Dien Bien Phu
Nov 17, 2023 08:37
(Bangkok)
M 5.7 383 km W
from Dien Bien Phu
Nov 13, 2023 10:02
(Ho Chi Minh)
M 4.1 38 km NE
from Kon Tum
Oct 12, 2023 15:33
(Bangkok)
M 3.7 189 km NW
from Dien Bien Phu
Oct 12, 2023 06:02
(Bangkok)
M 4.5 172 km WNW
from Dien Bien Phu
Sep 22, 2023 07:45
(Ho Chi Minh)
M 4.6 129 km S
from Da Nang
Sep 12, 2023 03:32
(Bangkok)
M 4.1 207 km WSW
from Dien Bien Phu
Aug 30, 2023 01:25
(Bangkok)
M 3.5 157 km WNW
from Dien Bien Phu
Aug 29, 2023 16:13
(Bangkok)
M 3.9 190 km WNW
from Dien Bien Phu
Aug 29, 2023 16:04
(Bangkok)
M 4.4 156 km WNW
from Dien Bien Phu
Aug 25, 2023 14:34
(Bangkok)
M 4.0 172 km WNW
from Dien Bien Phu
Aug 21, 2023 07:03
(Bangkok)
M 4.2 230 km WNW
from Lào Cai

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Vietnam

Vietnam Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
12 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.7
May 26, 2024 09:45

Average

A total of 127 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Vietnam in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 12 earthquakes per year, or 1 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Vietnam roughly every 28 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Vietnam in 2022. A total of 26 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Vietnam that year. The strongest had a 4.9 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Vietnam in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Vietnam 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 Vietnam (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 118 92.91%
Mag. 5 8 6.3%
Mag. 6 1 0.79%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Vietnam

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.2
On Nov 21, 2019 06:50.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.1
On Jan 5, 1970 00:00.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Vietnam occurred on Nov 21, 2019 06:50 local time (Asia/Bangkok timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.2 and struck 276 kilometers (171 mi) south-west of Dien Bien Phu, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Vietnam in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.1 earthquake struck on Jan 5, 1970 00:00, 239 kilometers (149 mi) south-west of Lào Cai. It is the strongest earthquake near Vietnam 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 Vietnam 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 Vietnam.

Last 10 yrs All magnitudes
2023 All mag
Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Vietnam.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Nov 21, 2019 06:50
(Bangkok)
M 6.2 276 km SW
from Dien Bien Phu
Dec 24, 2021 20:43
(Bangkok)
M 5.7 177 km NW
from Dien Bien Phu
Sep 8, 2018 09:31
(Bangkok)
M 5.7 263 km NW
from Dien Bien Phu
Nov 21, 2019 04:03
(Bangkok)
M 5.7 284 km SW
from Dien Bien Phu
Dec 20, 2021 04:06
(Bangkok)
M 5.5 270 km SW
from Dien Bien Phu
Aug 13, 2018 00:44
(Bangkok)
M 5.0 229 km NNW
from Lào Cai
Nov 25, 2019 08:18
(Bangkok)
M 5.0 231 km NNE
from Hanoi
Nov 28, 2019 06:49
(Bangkok)
M 5.0 230 km NNE
from Hanoi
Jun 10, 2021 18:46
(Bangkok)
M 5.0 299 km NW
from Lào Cai
Nov 19, 2022 00:27
(Bangkok)
M 4.9 207 km WNW
from Lào Cai

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Vietnam

Earthquakes by region of Vietnam

Click the links below for earthquake reports for regions in Vietnam.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Vietnam?

A 3.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Vietnam on the morning of May 26, 2024 at 09:45 local time (Asia/Bangkok). The center of this earthquake was located 242km west-southwest of Hanoi at a depth of 10km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Vietnam in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Vietnam?

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Vietnam on the night of January 5, 1970 at 00:00 local time (Asia/Bangkok). The center of this earthquake was located 239km northwest of Lào Cai at a depth of 11km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Vietnam since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Vietnam?

In the past 10 years, 127 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Vietnam. This averages to 13 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 29 days.