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Past earthquakes in Taiwan: 2021 - list, stats and map

Updated May 17, 2022 08:41 GMT -
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Quakes in 2021:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 6
  • 23 quakes between magnitude 5 and 6
  • 166 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
  • 30 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 10 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
In 2021, Taiwan was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 6.1, 23 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0, 166 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, 30 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 10 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.

Strongest quake: Mag. 6.1 | Philippine Sea, 33 km SE of Yilan, Taiwan -

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Date and timeMag
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Thursday, December 30, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 30, 2021 2:47 pm (GMT +8) (Dec 30, 2021 06:47 GMT)
5.2

15 km
79 Km SW of Yonakuni, Japan 12 reportsMoreMap
Wednesday, December 29, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 30, 2021 2:58 am (GMT +9) (Dec 29, 2021 17:58 GMT)
4.8

21 km
61 Km NNE of Yonakuni, Japan MoreMap
Dec 30, 2021 2:39 am (GMT +9) (Dec 29, 2021 17:39 GMT)
4.5

18 km
74 Km NNE of Yonakuni, Japan MoreMap
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 21, 2021 6:59 pm (GMT +8) (Dec 21, 2021 10:59 GMT)
4.6

9 km
Near Tainan City, Taiwan, Taiwan 4 reportsMoreMap
Saturday, December 18, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 19, 2021 4:02 am (GMT +8) (Dec 18, 2021 20:02 GMT)
4.0

21 km
96 Km E of Yujing, Taiwan MoreMap
Friday, December 17, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 17, 2021 11:24 pm (GMT +8) (Dec 17, 2021 15:24 GMT)
3.9

32 km
Taiwan: 104 Km N 54° W of Itbayat (Batanes) MoreMap
Monday, December 6, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 6, 2021 9:05 pm (GMT +8) (Dec 6, 2021 13:05 GMT)
4.7

105 km
34 Km ENE of Yilan, Taiwan 4 reportsMoreMap
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 1, 2021 7:17 am (GMT +8) (Nov 30, 2021 23:17 GMT)
4.6

4.8 km
114 Km S of Hualien City, Taiwan 1 reportMoreMap
Thursday, November 25, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 26, 2021 5:15 am (GMT +8) (Nov 25, 2021 21:15 GMT)
4.0

120 km
TAIWAN REGION 1 reportMoreMap
Wednesday, November 24, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 24, 2021 5:55 pm (GMT +8) (Nov 24, 2021 09:55 GMT)
5.1

27 km
Japan: Taiwan Region 6 reportsMoreMap
Monday, November 22, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Nov 22, 2021 11:26 pm (GMT +9) (Nov 22, 2021 14:26 GMT)
4.6

45 km
SOUTHWESTERN RYUKYU ISL., JAPAN MoreMap
Nov 22, 2021 13:33 GMT
4.5

16 km
127 Km ESE of Hengchun, Taiwan MoreMap
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 17, 2021 11:25 am (GMT +9) (Nov 17, 2021 02:25 GMT)
4.9

10 km
TAIWAN REGION MoreMap
Sunday, November 14, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 14, 2021 9:05 pm (GMT +8) (Nov 14, 2021 13:05 GMT)
4.9

74 km
TAIWAN REGION 14 reportsMoreMap
Friday, November 12, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 13, 2021 6:28 am (GMT +8) (Nov 12, 2021 22:28 GMT)
4.5

10 km
94 Km WSW of Hengchun, Taiwan MoreMap
Tuesday, November 9, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 10, 2021 3:24 am (GMT +9) (Nov 9, 2021 18:24 GMT)
4.8

26 km
Taiwan Region MoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 3.2 x 1014 joules (89.9 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 77314 tons of TNT or 4.8 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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