Past earthquakes in or near Taiwan: October 2021 - list, stats and interactive map

Updated Jan 29, 2022 08:48 GMT -
During Oct 2021, Taiwan was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 6.1, 1 quake of magnitude 5.1, 10 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, and 2 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0.
Biggest quake: 6.1 quake Philippine Sea, 33 km southeast of Yilan, Taiwan, Oct 24, 2021 1:11 pm (GMT +8)
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Sunday, October 24, 2021 18:17 GMT (3 earthquakes)
Oct 25, 2021 2:17 am (GMT +8) (Oct 24, 2021 18:17 GMT)
4.2

25 km
24 km northeast of Kaohsiung City, Taiwan 5 reportsMoreMap
Oct 24, 2021 1:11 pm (GMT +8) (Oct 24, 2021 05:11 GMT)
6.1

66 km
Philippine Sea, 33 km southeast of Yilan, Taiwan 48 reportsMoreMap
Oct 24, 2021 12:38 pm (GMT +8) (Oct 24, 2021 04:38 GMT)
4.5

24 km
Philippine Sea, 9.9 km north of Hualien City, Taiwan 7 reportsMoreMap
Saturday, October 23, 2021 10:32 GMT (2 earthquakes)
Oct 23, 2021 6:32 pm (GMT +8) (Oct 23, 2021 10:32 GMT)
4.5

26 km
Philippine Sea, 13 km northeast of Hualien City, Taiwan MoreMap
Oct 23, 2021 11:16 am (GMT +8) (Oct 23, 2021 03:16 GMT)
5.1

20 km
Philippine Sea, 22 km east of Hualien City, Taiwan 1 reportMoreMap
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 19:02 GMT (1 earthquake)
Oct 20, 2021 3:02 am (GMT +8) (Oct 19, 2021 19:02 GMT)
3.1

8 km
South China Sea, 92 km west of Basco, Batanes, Cagayan Valley, Philippines MoreMap
Monday, October 18, 2021 05:49 GMT (1 earthquake)
Oct 18, 2021 1:49 pm (GMT +8) (Oct 18, 2021 05:49 GMT)
4.8

36 km
Philippine Sea, Taiwan 7 reportsMoreMap
Sunday, October 17, 2021 23:39 GMT (1 earthquake)
Oct 18, 2021 7:39 am (GMT +8) (Oct 17, 2021 23:39 GMT)
3.1

1 km
Philippine Sea, 88 km north of Basco, Batanes, Cagayan Valley, Philippines MoreMap
Saturday, October 16, 2021 15:35 GMT (1 earthquake)
Oct 16, 2021 11:35 pm (GMT +8) (Oct 16, 2021 15:35 GMT)
4.9

31 km
South China Sea, Taiwan MoreMap
Thursday, October 7, 2021 04:18 GMT (1 earthquake)
Oct 7, 2021 04:18 GMT
4.9

81 km
Philippine Sea, Japan MoreMap
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 20:21 GMT (1 earthquake)
Oct 7, 2021 4:21 am (GMT +8) (Oct 6, 2021 20:21 GMT)
4.2

19 km
16 km southwest of Hualien City, Taiwan 3 reportsMoreMap
Monday, October 4, 2021 06:07 GMT (1 earthquake)
Oct 4, 2021 3:07 pm (GMT +9) (Oct 4, 2021 06:07 GMT)
4.9

10 km
Philippine Sea, 79 km southeast of Taipeh, Taipei City, Taiwan 2 reportsMoreMap
Sunday, October 3, 2021 13:23 GMT (1 earthquake)
Oct 3, 2021 9:23 pm (GMT +8) (Oct 3, 2021 13:23 GMT)
4.1

19 km
South China Sea, 273 km north of Laoag, Province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines MoreMap
Saturday, October 30, 2021 16:09 GMT (1 earthquake)
Oct 31, 2021 12:09 am (GMT +8) (Oct 30, 2021 16:09 GMT)
4.7

10 km
South China Sea, 70 km west of Basco, Batanes, Cagayan Valley, Philippines 1 reportMoreMap
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 9.9 x 1013 joules (27.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 23648 tons of TNT or 1.5 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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