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

Updated May 23, 2022 21:17 GMT -
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Quakes in 2021:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 6
  • 16 quakes between magnitude 5 and 6
  • 114 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
  • 4 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
In 2021, Taipei City was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 6.1, 16 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0, 114 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, and 4 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0.

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

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (136 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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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
Philippine Sea, Japan 12 reportsMoreMap
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
Philippine Sea, 59 km east of Taipei, Taiwan 4 reportsMoreMap
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
Philippine Sea, Japan, 86 km east of Hualien City, Taiwan 6 reportsMoreMap
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
Philippine Sea, 81 km southeast of Taipei, Taiwan 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
Philippine Sea, 33 km southeast of Yilan, Taiwan 14 reportsMoreMap
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
Philippine Sea, 79 km east of Hualien City, Taiwan MoreMap
Sunday, October 24, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Oct 24, 2021 1:11 pm (GMT +8) (Oct 24, 2021 05:11 GMT)
6.1

66 km
Philippine Sea, 33 km southeast of Yilan, Taiwan 48 reportsMoreMap
Oct 24, 2021 12:38 pm (GMT +8) (Oct 24, 2021 04:38 GMT)
4.5

24 km
Philippine Sea, 9.9 km north of Hualien City, Taiwan 7 reportsMoreMap
Saturday, October 23, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Oct 23, 2021 6:32 pm (GMT +8) (Oct 23, 2021 10:32 GMT)
4.5

26 km
Philippine Sea, 13 km northeast of Hualien City, Taiwan MoreMap
Oct 23, 2021 11:16 am (GMT +8) (Oct 23, 2021 03:16 GMT)
5.1

20 km
Philippine Sea, 22 km east of Hualien City, Taiwan 1 reportMoreMap
Monday, October 18, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Oct 18, 2021 1:49 pm (GMT +8) (Oct 18, 2021 05:49 GMT)
4.8

36 km
Philippine Sea, Taiwan 7 reportsMoreMap
Thursday, October 7, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Oct 7, 2021 04:18 GMT
4.9

81 km
Philippine Sea, Japan MoreMap
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Oct 7, 2021 4:21 am (GMT +8) (Oct 6, 2021 20:21 GMT)
4.2

19 km
16 km southwest of Hualien City, Taiwan 3 reportsMoreMap
Monday, October 4, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Oct 4, 2021 3:07 pm (GMT +9) (Oct 4, 2021 06:07 GMT)
4.9

10 km
Philippine Sea, 79 km southeast of Taipei, Taiwan 2 reportsMoreMap
Saturday, September 25, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Sep 26, 2021 6:21 am (GMT +8) (Sep 25, 2021 22:21 GMT)
5.0

44 km
39 km northeast of Hualien City, Taiwan 21 reportsMoreMap
Sunday, September 19, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Sep 19, 2021 1:46 pm (GMT +9) (Sep 19, 2021 04:46 GMT)
4.3

100 km
Philippine Sea, 61 km east of Yilan, Taiwan MoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.9 x 1014 joules (53.2 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 45788 tons of TNT or 2.9 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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