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Past earthquakes in Qinghai, China: 2021 - list, stats and map

Updated: Sep 28, 2022 01:00 GMT -
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Quakes in 2021:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 7
  • 23 quakes between magnitude 5 and 6
  • 99 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
  • 70 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 8 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 1 quake below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In 2021, Qinghai was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 7.4, 23 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0, 99 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, 70 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 8 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.

Strongest quake: Mag. 7.4 | 388 km SW of Xining, Qinghai, China -

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (202 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Wednesday, December 29, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 30, 2021 5:30 am (GMT +8) (Dec 29, 2021 21:30 GMT)
5.0

10 km
Northern Qinghai, China More
Monday, December 20, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 20, 2021 9:37 pm (GMT +8) (Dec 20, 2021 13:37 GMT)
4.1

10 km
QINGHAI, CHINA More
Saturday, December 18, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 19, 2021 7:54 am (GMT +8) (Dec 18, 2021 23:54 GMT)
5.5

10 km
Northern Qinghai, China More
2021-12-18 23:54:29 IST (Dec 18, 2021 18:24 GMT)
4.9

25 km
Qinghai, China More
Friday, December 17, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 17, 2021 9:50 am (GMT +8) (Dec 17, 2021 01:50 GMT)
4.8

10 km
Qinghai, 274 km northwest of Nagqu Prefecture, Tibet, China More
Tuesday, December 14, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 14, 2021 8:31 pm (GMT +8) (Dec 14, 2021 12:31 GMT)
4.9

283 km
Qinghai, China More
2021-12-14 12:31:04 IST (Dec 14, 2021 07:01 GMT)
4.9

283 km
Qinghai, China More
Sunday, December 12, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 12, 2021 6:30 pm (GMT +8) (Dec 12, 2021 10:30 GMT)
2.2

9 km
China: 青海果洛州玛多县(有感) More
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 8, 2021 6:04 am (GMT +8) (Dec 7, 2021 22:04 GMT)
2.9

17 km
88 km northwest of Tianpeng, Chengdu Shi, Sichuan, China More
Monday, December 6, 2021 GMT (4 quakes)
Dec 6, 2021 2:26 pm (GMT +8) (Dec 6, 2021 06:26 GMT)
4.8

10 km
291 km southwest of Xining, Qinghai, China 1 reportMore
Dec 6, 2021 11:34 am (GMT +8) (Dec 6, 2021 03:34 GMT)
4.8

10 km
SOUTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA More
Dec 6, 2021 11:25 am (GMT +8) (Dec 6, 2021 03:25 GMT)
4.7

10 km
137 km northwest of Nagqu Prefecture, Tibet, China More
2021-12-06 06:27:03 IST (Dec 6, 2021 00:57 GMT)
4.7

45 km
Qinghai, China More
Sunday, December 5, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 5, 2021 9:48 am (GMT +8) (Dec 5, 2021 01:48 GMT)
4.4

10 km
China: 1037km N of Lachung, Sikkim, India More
Dec 5, 2021 9:43 am (GMT +8) (Dec 5, 2021 01:43 GMT)
4.5

33 km
SOUTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA More
Thursday, December 2, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 3, 2021 1:40 am (GMT +8) (Dec 2, 2021 17:40 GMT)
3.9

129 km
189 km north of Lhassa, Tibet, China More
2021-12-02 17:40:50 IST (Dec 2, 2021 12:10 GMT)
3.9

129 km
189 km north of Lhassa, Tibet, China More
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 16, 2021 1:21 pm (GMT +8) (Nov 16, 2021 05:21 GMT)
2.4

9 km
China: 青海玉树州玉树市(有感) More
Monday, November 15, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 16, 2021 7:15 am (GMT +8) (Nov 15, 2021 23:15 GMT)
4.0

10 km
Xinjiang-Gansu-Qinghai Border Region, China More
Thursday, November 11, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 11, 2021 2:07 pm (GMT +8) (Nov 11, 2021 06:07 GMT)
4.8

10 km
SOUTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA More
Monday, November 8, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 9, 2021 3:35 am (GMT +8) (Nov 8, 2021 19:35 GMT)
4.1

10 km
China: 1109km N of Pangin, Arunachal Pradesh, India More
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 8.1 x 1015 joules (2256 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 x 106 tons of TNT or 121.3 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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