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Largest earthquakes in or near Chengdu City, Sichuan, China, on record since 1900 - list, stats and map

Updated Jun 25, 2022 10:27 GMT -
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Quakes since 1900:

  • 2 quakes above magnitude 7
  • 4 quakes between magnitude 6 and 7
  • 56 quakes between magnitude 5 and 6
  • 697 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
Since 1900, Chengdu has had 2 quakes of magnitude 7.0 or above, 4 quakes between 6.0 and 7.0, 56 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0, and 697 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 5.3 | 57 km W of Linqiong, Sichuan, China -

Strongest quake: Mag. 7.9 | 59 km W of Tianpeng, Chengdu Shi, Sichuan, China -

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Showing quakes since 1900, magnitude 4 or higher (759 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Jun 1, 2022 5:03 pm (GMT +8) (Jun 1, 2022 09:03 GMT)
5.3

10 km
705 km (438 mi)WESTERN SICHUAN, CHINA MoreMap
Jun 1, 2022 5:00 pm (GMT +8) (Jun 1, 2022 09:00 GMT)
5.9

10 km
726 km (451 mi)45 Km W of Linqiong, China 19 reportsMoreMap
May 20, 2022 8:36 am (GMT +8) (May 20, 2022 00:36 GMT)
4.9

10 km
668 km (415 mi)Near Chengdu, Sichuan, China 9 reportsMoreMap
May 8, 2022 7:59 pm (GMT +8) (May 8, 2022 11:59 GMT)
4.7

10 km
943 km (586 mi)22 Km WNW of Jiangyou, China MoreMap
Feb 1, 2022 6:01 am (GMT +8) (Jan 31, 2022 22:01 GMT)
4.6

10 km
941 km (585 mi)41 Km WNW of Jiangyou, China MoreMap
Nov 10, 2021 4:39 pm (GMT +8) (Nov 10, 2021 08:39 GMT)
4.5

10 km
782 km (486 mi)EASTERN SICHUAN, CHINA MoreMap
Oct 18, 2021 8:37 am (GMT +8) (Oct 18, 2021 00:37 GMT)
4.5

10 km
713 km (443 mi)14 Km SSE of Luocheng, China MoreMap
16 Jul 3:59 pm (GMT +8) (Jul 16, 2021 07:59 GMT)
4.3

70 km
905 km (562 mi)EASTERN SICHUAN, CHINA MoreMap
14 Jul 11:36 pm (GMT +8) (Jul 14, 2021 15:36 GMT)
4.7

10 km
816 km (507 mi)Sichuan, China 9 reportsMoreMap
14 Jun 4:02 am (GMT +8) (Jun 13, 2021 20:02 GMT)
4.3

10 km
944 km (587 mi)30 Km NW of Jiangyou, China MoreMap
Jan 4, 2021 10:58 am (GMT +8) (Jan 4, 2021 02:58 GMT)
4.2

13 km
717 km (446 mi)四川乐山市犍为县, China MoreMap
Dec 8, 2020 08:49 GMT
4.5

10 km
908 km (564 mi)33 km west of Mianyang, Sichuan, China MoreMap
Oct 25, 2020 2:04 am (GMT +8) (Oct 24, 2020 18:04 GMT)
4.7

41 km
924 km (574 mi)128 km north of Chengdu, Sichuan Sheng, China MoreMap
22 Oct 11:03 am (GMT +8) (Oct 22, 2020 03:03 GMT)
4.8

10 km
929 km (577 mi)143 km north of Chengdu, Sichuan Sheng, China 1 reportMoreMap
21 Oct 12:04 pm (GMT +8) (Oct 21, 2020 04:04 GMT)
4.7

10 km
945 km (587 mi)153 km north of Chengdu, Sichuan Sheng, China MoreMap
Sep 13, 2020 16:24 GMT
4.5

16 km
1013 km (629 mi)160 km northwest of Nanchong, Sichuan Sheng, China MoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 5.2 x 1016 joules (14355 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.2 x 107 tons of TNT or 772 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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Chengdu Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Chengdu?

The last earthquake in Chengdu occurred 5 weeks ago: Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - 57 km west of Linqiong, Sichuan, China, on Wednesday, Jun 1, 2022 at 5:03 pm (GMT +8).

How many quakes were there in Chengdu since 1900?

Since 1900, Chengdu City, Sichuan, China had 759 quakes up to magnitude 7.9.

What was the strongest quake in Chengdu since 1900?

The strongest earthquake in Chengdu since 1900 occurred 14 years ago: Major magnitude 7.9 earthquake - 59 km west of Tianpeng, Chengdu Shi, Sichuan, China, on Monday, May 12, 2008 at 06:28 GMT.

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