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Latest quakes in or near Taiwan in the past 14 days - list, stats and map

Updated: Feb 6, 2023 16:07 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 14 days:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 5
  • 1 quake between magnitude 4 and 5
  • 1 quake between magnitude 3 and 4
In the past 14 days, Taiwan was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 5.1, 1 quake of magnitude 4.9, and 1 quake of magnitude 3.1.

Latest quake: Mag. 3.1 | Philippine Sea, 27 km E of Basco, Philippines -

Strongest quake: Mag. 5.1 | Philippine Sea, 131 km S of Ishigaki, Okinawa, Japan -

Recent quakes above magnitude 2.0 in or near Taiwan (updated )

Past 24 hoursno confirmed quakes
Past 7 days1 quake0 quakes M2+1 quake M3+
Past 30 days10 quakes0 quakes M2+1 quake M3+8 quakes M4+1 quake M5+
Past 90 days44 quakes1 quake M2+6 quakes M3+32 quakes M4+5 quakes M5+
Past 365 days329 quakes9 quakes M2+44 quakes M3+227 quakes M4+45 quakes M5+4 quakes M6+

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (3 quakes):
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Monday, January 30, 2023 GMT (1 quake)
Jan 30, 2023 7:25 pm (GMT +9) (Jan 30, 2023 10:25 GMT)

10 km
Philippine Sea, 131 km south of Ishigaki, Okinawa, Japan More
Thursday, January 26, 2023 GMT (1 quake)
Jan 26, 2023 10:56 pm (GMT +9) (Jan 26, 2023 13:56 GMT)

10 km
Philippine Sea, 147 km southwest of Ishigaki, Okinawa, Japan More
Tuesday, January 31, 2023 GMT (1 quake)
Feb 1, 2023 12:05 am (GMT +8) (Jan 31, 2023 16:05 GMT)

3 km
Philippine Sea, 27 km east of Basco, Philippines
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 4.2 x 1012 joules (1.18 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1012 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Seismic station: Suanglung (SSLB/TW network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Suanglung: 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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Taiwan Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Taiwan?

The last earthquake in Taiwan occurred 6 days ago: Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 27 km east of Basco, Philippines, on Wednesday, Feb 1, 2023 at 12:05 am (GMT +8).

How many quakes were there in Taiwan in the past 14 days?

In the past 14 days, Taiwan had 3 quakes up to magnitude 5.1.

What was the strongest quake in Taiwan in the past 14 days?

The strongest earthquake in Taiwan in the past 14 days occurred 7 days ago: Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 131 km south of Ishigaki, Okinawa, Japan, on Monday, Jan 30, 2023 at 7:25 pm (GMT +9).

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