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Latest quakes in or near Taiwan in the past 30 days - list, stats and map

Updated: Feb 6, 2023 16:34 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 30 days:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 5
  • 8 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
  • 1 quake between magnitude 3 and 4
In the past 30 days, Taiwan was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 5.1, 8 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, 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, 127 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 (10 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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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)
5.1

10 km
Philippine Sea, 127 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)
4.9

10 km
Philippine Sea, 148 km southwest of Ishigaki, Okinawa, Japan More
Friday, January 20, 2023 GMT (1 quake)
Jan 20, 2023 10:56 am (GMT +8) (Jan 20, 2023 02:56 GMT)
4.3

19 km
12 km northwest of Hualien City, Taiwan More
Monday, January 16, 2023 GMT (1 quake)
Jan 16, 2023 11:02 pm (GMT +9) (Jan 16, 2023 14:02 GMT)
4.6

13 km
Philippine Sea, 82 km east of Hualien City, Taiwan More
Saturday, January 14, 2023 GMT (1 quake)
Jan 15, 2023 4:40 am (GMT +9) (Jan 14, 2023 19:40 GMT)
4.3

180 km
East China Sea, 83 km east of Keelung, Taiwan More
Friday, January 13, 2023 GMT (1 quake)
Jan 13, 2023 11:02 pm (GMT +8) (Jan 13, 2023 15:02 GMT)
4.9

25 km
Philippine Sea, 75 km east of Hualien City, Taiwan 1 reportMore
Thursday, January 12, 2023 GMT (1 quake)
Jan 12, 2023 1:15 pm (GMT +8) (Jan 12, 2023 05:15 GMT)
4.4

18 km
44 km northeast of Kaohsiung City, Taiwan More
Wednesday, January 11, 2023 GMT (1 quake)
Jan 11, 2023 12:42 pm (GMT +8) (Jan 11, 2023 04:42 GMT)
4.8

28 km
Philippine Sea, 62 km northeast of Taitung City, Taiwan 1 reportMore
Monday, January 9, 2023 GMT (1 quake)
Jan 9, 2023 7:31 pm (GMT +8) (Jan 9, 2023 11:31 GMT)
4.2

17 km
69 km south of Hualien City, Taiwan More
Tuesday, January 31, 2023 GMT (1 quake)
Feb 1, 2023 12:05 am (GMT +8) (Jan 31, 2023 16:05 GMT)
3.1

3 km
Philippine Sea, 27 km east of Basco, Philippines
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.19 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1883 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) | 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 past month?

In the past 30 days, Taiwan had 10 quakes up to magnitude 5.1.

What was the strongest quake in Taiwan past month?

The strongest earthquake in Taiwan past month occurred 7 days ago: Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 127 km south of Ishigaki, Okinawa, Japan, on Monday, Jan 30, 2023 at 7:25 pm (GMT +9).

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