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Past earthquakes in or near Beijing, China, during the year 2020

Updated 20 Mar 2021 06:51 GMT -
During 2020, Beijing was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 5.1, 3 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 10 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.
Biggest quake: 5.1 quake 2.9 km northeast of Zhaogezhuang, Hebei, China, 2020-07-12 06:38:25
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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (14 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Thu, 24 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
24 Dec 2020 9:32 am (GMT +8) (24 Dec 2020 01:32:19 GMT)
2.9

14 km
(444 km)5 km east of Zhaogezhuang, Hebei, China MoreMap
Wed, 18 Nov 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-11-18 20:46:07 (18 Nov 2020 12:46:07 GMT)
2.0

8 km
(409 km)34 km southwest of Tangshan, Hebei Sheng, China MoreMap
Tue, 20 Oct 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-10-21 03:41:36 (20 Oct 2020 19:41:36 GMT)
2.0

10 km
(438 km)4.2 km southwest of Guye, Hebei, China MoreMap
Sat, 11 Jul 2020 (GMT) (3 earthquakes)
2020-07-12 07:26:50 (11 Jul 2020 23:26:50 GMT)
2.0

12 km
(443 km)4.4 km east of Zhaogezhuang, Hebei, China 1 reportMoreMap
2020-07-12 07:02:25 (11 Jul 2020 23:02:25 GMT)
2.2

15 km
(441 km)2.5 km east of Zhaogezhuang, Hebei, China MoreMap
2020-07-12 06:38:25 (11 Jul 2020 22:38:25 GMT)
5.1

10 km
(441 km)2.9 km northeast of Zhaogezhuang, Hebei, China 31 reportsMoreMap
Wed, 3 Jun 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-06-04 02:49:59 (3 Jun 2020 18:49:59 GMT)
2.1

10 km
(209 km)2.1 km northwest of Guye, Hebei, China MoreMap
Mon, 25 May 2020 (GMT) (3 earthquakes)
2020-05-26 05:35:23 (25 May 2020 21:35:23 GMT)
2.0

15 km
(202 km)9.1 km southeast of Linxi, Hebei, China MoreMap
2020-05-26 00:54:33 (25 May 2020 16:54:33 GMT)
3.6

18 km
(165 km)41 km west of Beijing, Beijing Shi, China 4 reportsMoreMap
2020-05-26 00:54:33 (25 May 2020 16:54:33 GMT)
3.6

18 km
(227 km)41 km west of Beijing, Beijing Shi, China MoreMap
Sun, 26 Apr 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-04-26 12:19:35 (26 Apr 2020 04:19:35 GMT)
2.0

15 km
(117 km)20 km south of Yangliuqing, Tianjin, China MoreMap
Thu, 5 Mar 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-03-05 16:39:02 (5 Mar 2020 08:39:02 GMT)
2.1

15 km
(190 km)9.7 km southeast of Changping, Beijing, China MoreMap
Fri, 28 Feb 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-02-28 23:05:54 (28 Feb 2020 15:05:54 GMT)
2.1

12 km
(422 km)2.7 km south of Tangshan, Hebei, China MoreMap
Thu, 9 Jan 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2020-01-09 10:11:15 (9 Jan 2020 02:11:15 GMT)
3.2

13 km
(202 km)33 km west of Fangshan, Beijing, China MoreMap
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 2.9 x 1012 joules (793 megawatt hours, equivalent to 683 tons of TNT) More info

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