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Past earthquakes in or near Taipei, Taiwan: 2020

Updated Jan 18, 2022 00:43 GMT -
During 2020, Taipei was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 6.1, 6 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0, 23 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, and 1 quake of magnitude 3.8.
Biggest quake: 6.1 quake Philippine Sea, 35 km east of Yilan, Taiwan, Dec 10, 2020 9:19 pm (GMT +8)
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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (31 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Thursday, December 10, 2020 18:15 GMT (2 earthquakes)
Dec 11, 2020 2:15 am (GMT +8) (Dec 10, 2020 18:15 GMT)
5.0

66 km
Philippine Sea, 39 km southeast of Yilan, Taiwan 5 reportsMoreMap
Dec 10, 2020 9:19 pm (GMT +8) (Dec 10, 2020 13:19 GMT)
6.1

67 km
Philippine Sea, 35 km east of Yilan, Taiwan 61 reportsMoreMap
Sunday, November 29, 2020 13:42 GMT (1 earthquake)
Nov 29, 2020 10:42 pm (GMT +9) (Nov 29, 2020 13:42 GMT)
4.8

30 km
Philippine Sea, 76 km northeast of Hualien City, Taiwan, Taiwan 3 reportsMoreMap
Saturday, November 7, 2020 12:01 GMT (1 earthquake)
Nov 7, 2020 8:01 pm (GMT +8) (Nov 7, 2020 12:01 GMT)
4.3

8 km
71 km southeast of Taipei, Taipei City, Taiwan 2 reportsMoreMap
Monday, October 26, 2020 01:08 GMT (1 earthquake)
26 Oct 9:08 am (GMT +8) (Oct 26, 2020 01:08 GMT)
4.7

64 km
61 km southeast of Taipei, Taipei City, Taiwan 3 reportsMoreMap
Monday, October 19, 2020 06:06 GMT (1 earthquake)
Oct 19, 2020 3:06 pm (GMT +9) (Oct 19, 2020 06:06 GMT)
4.2

240 km
118 km east of Taipei, Taipei City, Taiwan MoreMap
Monday, October 12, 2020 15:39 GMT (1 earthquake)
12 Oct 11:39 pm (GMT +8) (Oct 12, 2020 15:39 GMT)
4.3

15 km
78 km southeast of Taipei, Taipei City, Taiwan 9 reportsMoreMap
Saturday, October 3, 2020 19:46 GMT (1 earthquake)
4 Oct 3:46 am (GMT +8) (Oct 3, 2020 19:46 GMT)
4.1

27 km
15 km northeast of Taichung, Taichung City, Taiwan MoreMap
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 04:37 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 30, 2020 04:37 GMT
5.0

110 km
Philippine Sea, 40 km east of Yilan, Taiwan 13 reportsMoreMap
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 01:01 GMT (2 earthquakes)
Aug 11, 2020 01:01 GMT
4.7

73 km
56 km southeast of Taipei, Taipei City, Taiwan 6 reportsMoreMap
2020-08-11 09:01:06 (Aug 11, 2020 01:01 GMT)
4.2

64 km
52 km southeast of Taipei, Taipei City, Taiwan MoreMap
Sunday, July 26, 2020 12:52 GMT (1 earthquake)
Jul 26, 2020 12:52 GMT
5.2

40 km
Philippine Sea, 57 km west of Kumi Island, Okinawa, Japan 17 reportsMoreMap
Sunday, July 12, 2020 04:06 GMT (1 earthquake)
2020-07-12 12:06:08 (Jul 12, 2020 04:06 GMT)
4.4

130 km
132 km east of Taipei, Taipei City, Taiwan, Japan MoreMap
Saturday, July 4, 2020 23:28 GMT (1 earthquake)
Jul 4, 2020 23:28 GMT
4.0

16 km
91 km south of Taipei, Taipei City, Taiwan MoreMap
Monday, June 29, 2020 12:52 GMT (1 earthquake)
Jun 29, 2020 12:52 GMT
4.5

69 km
119 km southeast of Taipei, Taipei City, Taiwan, Japan MoreMap
Tuesday, June 16, 2020 23:17 GMT (1 earthquake)
Jun 16, 2020 23:17 GMT
4.7

61 km
66 km southeast of Taipei, Taipei City, Taiwan 3 reportsMoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.2 x 1014 joules (32.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 27919 tons of TNT or 1.7 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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