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Latest quakes in or near China in the past 24 hours on Saturday, October 1, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated: Oct 1, 2022 05:10 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 24 hours:

  • 6 quakes above magnitude 4
  • 20 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 16 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 5 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In the past 24 hours, China had 6 quakes of magnitude 4.0 or above, 20 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 16 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 5 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.
A moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake occurred in Philippine Sea, Taiwan, 15 hours ago.

Latest quake: Mag. 2.6 | 33 km NE of Maasin, Southern Leyte, Eastern Visayas, Philippines -

Strongest quake today: Mag. 4.8 | Philippine Sea, 25 km NE of Taitung City, Taiwan -

Recent quakes above magnitude 1.0 in or near China (updated )

Past 24 hours49 quakes | 18 quakes M2+ | 20 quakes M3+ | 6 quakes M4+
Past 7 days277 quakes | 127 quakes M2+ | 78 quakes M3+ | 30 quakes M4+ | 1 quake M5+
Past 30 days1,894 quakes | 841 quakes M2+ | 430 quakes M3+ | 376 quakes M4+ | 13 quakes M5+ | 3 quakes M6+
Past 90 days7,482 quakes | 3,970 quakes M2+ | 1,508 quakes M3+ | 906 quakes M4+ | 38 quakes M5+ | 3 quakes M6+ | 1 quake M7+
Past 365 days22,611 quakes | 10,772 quakes M2+ | 5,304 quakes M3+ | 3,384 quakes M4+ | 166 quakes M5+ | 16 quakes M6+ | 1 quake M7+

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (50 quakes):
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Saturday, October 1, 2022 GMT (7 quakes)
Oct 1, 2022 11:45 am (GMT +8) (Oct 1, 2022 03:45 GMT)
2.6

22 km
33 km northeast of Maasin, Southern Leyte, Eastern Visayas, Philippines More
Oct 1, 2022 11:20 am (GMT +8) (Oct 1, 2022 03:20 GMT)
3.4

10 km
China: KAZAKHSTAN-XINJIANG BORDER REGION
I FELT IT
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Oct 1, 2022 10:52 am (GMT +8) (Oct 1, 2022 02:52 GMT)
2.0

18 km
Philippines: 007 Km S 80° E of Tubo (Abra) More
Oct 1, 2022 8:49 am (GMT +6:30) (Oct 1, 2022 02:19 GMT)
2.8

1 km
Myanmar (Burma): Myanmar
I FELT IT
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Oct 1, 2022 8:44 am (GMT +6:30) (Oct 1, 2022 02:14 GMT)
3.8

1 km
Myanmar (Burma): MYANMAR
I FELT IT
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Oct 1, 2022 9:14 am (GMT +8) (Oct 1, 2022 01:14 GMT)
3.1

28 km
Philippines: 009 Km S 28° W of Bangui (Ilocos Norte)
I FELT IT
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Oct 1, 2022 6:10 am (GMT +6) (Oct 1, 2022 00:10 GMT)
3.8

10 km
EASTERN KAZAKHSTAN
I FELT IT
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Friday, September 30, 2022 GMT (43 quakes)
Oct 1, 2022 8:42 am (GMT +9) (Sep 30, 2022 23:42 GMT)
3.8

29 km
Japan: SOUTHERN WAKAYAMA PREF
I FELT IT
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Oct 1, 2022 5:26 am (GMT +8) (Sep 30, 2022 21:26 GMT)
4.7

10 km
NORTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA
I FELT IT
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Oct 1, 2022 3:42 am (GMT +6:30) (Sep 30, 2022 21:12 GMT)
3.0

1 km
Myanmar (Burma): Myanmar
I FELT IT
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Oct 1, 2022 2:18 am (GMT +5:30) (Sep 30, 2022 20:48 GMT)
2.6

8 km
India: Dima Hasao, Assam
I FELT IT
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Oct 1, 2022 4:34 am (GMT +8) (Sep 30, 2022 20:34 GMT)
1.8

34 km
Philippines: 034 Km N 10° E of Burgos (Surigao Del Norte) More
Oct 1, 2022 2:31 am (GMT +6) (Sep 30, 2022 20:31 GMT)
3.2

10 km
KAZAKHSTAN-XINJIANG BORDER REGION
I FELT IT
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Oct 1, 2022 4:08 am (GMT +8) (Sep 30, 2022 20:08 GMT)
2.6

28 km
Philippines: 010 Km N 60° W of Currimao (Ilocos Norte) More
Oct 1, 2022 3:50 am (GMT +8) (Sep 30, 2022 19:50 GMT)
4.3

14 km
TAIWAN
I FELT IT
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Oct 1, 2022 4:47 am (GMT +9) (Sep 30, 2022 19:47 GMT)
?

n/a
Near Suwon, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea (unconfirmed)
I FELT IT - 7 reports
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Oct 1, 2022 3:33 am (GMT +8) (Sep 30, 2022 19:33 GMT)
1.7

31 km
Philippines: 018 Km N 11° W of Pagudpud (Ilocos Norte) More
Oct 1, 2022 3:06 am (GMT +8) (Sep 30, 2022 19:06 GMT)
1.9

16 km
Philippines: 014 Km S 81° E of Boliney (Abra) More
Oct 1, 2022 2:46 am (GMT +8) (Sep 30, 2022 18:46 GMT)
3.6

7 km
Philippines: PHILIPPINE ISLANDS REGION
I FELT IT
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Sep 30, 2022 11:58 pm (GMT +5:30) (Sep 30, 2022 18:28 GMT)
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n/a
Near Khedbrahma, Gujarat, India (unconfirmed)
I FELT IT - 10 reports
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Sep 30, 2022 11:15 pm (GMT +5:30) (Sep 30, 2022 17:45 GMT)
?

n/a
Near Palwal, Haryana, India (unconfirmed)
I FELT IT - 1 report
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 2.7 x 1012 joules (752 megawatt hours, equivalent to 647 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

Latest seismic signals

Seismic station: Baijiatuan, Beijing, China (BJT/IC network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Baijiatuan, Beijing, China: seismogram of vertical movement last 60 minutes (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) last 60 minutes. Source: IRIS query builder webtool
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China Earthquake FAQ

Which areas of China have the most earthquakes?

Southern and southwestern China are more prone to earthquakes than the rest of the country, because these areas are affected by the collision zone between the Indian subcontinent with Asia.
The parts that have most and China's largest quakes include Sichuan Province, Tibet, and Yunnan Province.

How many earthquakes happened in China?

Since 1900, China has had more than 800 larger earthquakes with magnitudes of 6 or higher.
China is one of the countries in the world that has most quakes. This is not only because of its sheer size, but due to its location at the continent-continent collision boundary between the Indian subcontinent and the Asian plate.

When was the latest earthquake in or near China?

The last earthquake in or near China occurred 1 hour and 26 minutes ago: Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - 33 km northeast of Maasin, Southern Leyte, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, on Saturday, Oct 1, 2022 at 11:45 am (GMT +8).

How many quakes were there in or near China today?

In the past 24 hours, China had 50 quakes up to magnitude 4.8.

What was the strongest quake in or near China today?

The strongest earthquake in or near China today occurred 15 hours ago: Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 25 km northeast of Taitung City, Taiwan, on Friday, Sep 30, 2022 at 10:37 pm (GMT +8).

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