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Latest quakes in or near China in the past 48 hours on Wednesday, October 5, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated: Oct 5, 2022 21:26 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 48 hours:

  • 4 quakes above magnitude 4
  • 9 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 44 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 13 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In the past 48 hours, China had 4 quakes of magnitude 4.0 or above, 9 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 44 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 13 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 2.5 | Cordillera, 36 km SE of Vigan, Province of Ilocos Sur, Philippines -

Strongest quake: Mag. 4.6 | 115 km S of Kandin, Garzê Zangzu Zizhizhou, Sichuan, China -

Recent quakes above magnitude 1.0 in or near China (updated )

Past 24 hours23 quakes | 17 quakes M2+ | 4 quakes M3+
Past 7 days290 quakes | 147 quakes M2+ | 56 quakes M3+ | 31 quakes M4+ | 3 quakes M5+
Past 30 days1,664 quakes | 698 quakes M2+ | 380 quakes M3+ | 328 quakes M4+ | 14 quakes M5+ | 2 quakes M6+
Past 90 days7,400 quakes | 4,031 quakes M2+ | 1,451 quakes M3+ | 827 quakes M4+ | 36 quakes M5+ | 3 quakes M6+ | 1 quake M7+
Past 365 days22,596 quakes | 10,819 quakes M2+ | 5,285 quakes M3+ | 3,364 quakes M4+ | 165 quakes M5+ | 16 quakes M6+ | 1 quake M7+

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Showing quakes magnitude 1.5 or higher (70 quakes):
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Wednesday, October 5, 2022 GMT (24 quakes)
Oct 6, 2022 2:34 am (GMT +5:30) (Oct 5, 2022 21:04 GMT)
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n/a
1.8 km northeast of Kolkata, West Bengal, India (preliminary) Early Alert!
I FELT IT - 1 report
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Oct 6, 2022 4:49 am (GMT +8) (Oct 5, 2022 20:49 GMT)
2.5

11 km
Cordillera, 36 km southeast of Vigan, Province of Ilocos Sur, Philippines More
Oct 6, 2022 4:46 am (GMT +8) (Oct 5, 2022 20:46 GMT)
2.6

96 km
Philippine Sea, 97 km east of Sorsogon, Bicol, Philippines More
Oct 6, 2022 3:54 am (GMT +8) (Oct 5, 2022 19:54 GMT)
1.7

91 km
South China Sea, 14 km west of Nasugbu, Batangas, Calabarzon, Philippines More
Oct 6, 2022 3:24 am (GMT +8) (Oct 5, 2022 19:24 GMT)
2.6

1 km
Philippine Sea, 27 km east of Danao City, Philippines
I FELT IT
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Oct 6, 2022 2:28 am (GMT +8) (Oct 5, 2022 18:28 GMT)
2.2

34 km
9.5 km east of Polangui, Province of Albay, Bicol, Philippines More
Oct 6, 2022 1:11 am (GMT +8) (Oct 5, 2022 17:11 GMT)
2.5

19 km
Philippine Sea, 23 km east of Borongan City, Philippines More
Oct 5, 2022 10:30 pm (GMT +5:30) (Oct 5, 2022 17:00 GMT)
1.8

10 km
14 km southeast of Rohtak, Haryana, India More
Oct 6, 2022 12:39 am (GMT +8) (Oct 5, 2022 16:39 GMT)
2.0

18 km
Cordillera, 33 km east of Vigan, Province of Ilocos Sur, Philippines More
Oct 5, 2022 11:59 pm (GMT +8) (Oct 5, 2022 15:59 GMT)
2.1

163 km
South China Sea, 44 km southwest of Batangas, Calabarzon, Philippines More
Oct 5, 2022 11:06 pm (GMT +8) (Oct 5, 2022 15:06 GMT)
2.4

22 km
South China Sea, 50 km west of Mamburao, Philippines More
Oct 5, 2022 9:04 pm (GMT +8) (Oct 5, 2022 13:04 GMT)
2.1

26 km
Cordillera, 38 km east of Vigan, Province of Ilocos Sur, Philippines More
Oct 5, 2022 8:50 pm (GMT +8) (Oct 5, 2022 12:50 GMT)
2.0

33 km
South China Sea, 48 km southwest of Laoag, Province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines More
Oct 5, 2022 8:41 pm (GMT +8) (Oct 5, 2022 12:41 GMT)
2.4

22 km
South China Sea, 45 km southwest of Vigan, Province of Ilocos Sur, Philippines More
Oct 5, 2022 6:41 pm (GMT +8) (Oct 5, 2022 10:41 GMT)
2.1

25 km
Philippine Sea, 87 km northeast of Surigao City, Philippines More
Oct 5, 2022 7:34 pm (GMT +9) (Oct 5, 2022 10:34 GMT)
2.6

10.9 km
Philippine Sea, 58 km southeast of Nobeoka, Miyazaki, Japan More
Oct 5, 2022 5:37 pm (GMT +8) (Oct 5, 2022 09:37 GMT)
2.0

3 km
Cordillera, 25 km east of Vigan, Province of Ilocos Sur, Philippines More
Oct 5, 2022 2:33 pm (GMT +5:30) (Oct 5, 2022 09:03 GMT)
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n/a
0.9 km northeast of Seoni, Madhya Pradesh, India (unconfirmed)
I FELT IT - 5 reports
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Oct 5, 2022 1:25 pm (GMT +8) (Oct 5, 2022 05:25 GMT)
2.3

20 km
Cordillera, 32 km east of Vigan, Province of Ilocos Sur, Philippines More
Oct 5, 2022 12:28 pm (GMT +9) (Oct 5, 2022 03:28 GMT)
3.3

26 km
Philippine Sea, 118 km southeast of Miyazaki, Japan
I FELT IT
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Oct 5, 2022 12:01 pm (GMT +9) (Oct 5, 2022 03:01 GMT)
3.2

9.2 km
Philippine Sea, 93 km south of Kurio, Kumage-gun, Kagoshima, Japan
I FELT IT
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.2 x 1012 joules (344 megawatt hours, equivalent to 296 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

Latest seismic signals

Seismic station: Baijiatuan, Beijing, China (BJT/IC network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Baijiatuan, Beijing, China: seismogram of vertical movement last 60 minutes (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) last 60 minutes. Source: IRIS query builder webtool
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China Earthquake FAQ

Which areas of China have the most earthquakes?

Southern and southwestern China are more prone to earthquakes than the rest of the country, because these areas are affected by the collision zone between the Indian subcontinent with Asia.
The parts that have most and China's largest quakes include Sichuan Province, Tibet, and Yunnan Province.

How many earthquakes happened in China?

Since 1900, China has had more than 800 larger earthquakes with magnitudes of 6 or higher.
China is one of the countries in the world that has most quakes. This is not only because of its sheer size, but due to its location at the continent-continent collision boundary between the Indian subcontinent and the Asian plate.

When was the latest earthquake in or near China?

The last earthquake in or near China occurred 38 minutes ago: Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - Cordillera, 36 km southeast of Vigan, Province of Ilocos Sur, Philippines, on Thursday, Oct 6, 2022 at 4:49 am (GMT +8).

How many quakes were there in or near China in the past 48 hours?

In the past 48 hours, China had 70 quakes up to magnitude 4.6.

What was the strongest quake in or near China in the past 48 hours?

The strongest earthquake in or near China in the past 48 hours occurred 1 day 9 hours ago: Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 115 km south of Kandin, Garzê Zangzu Zizhizhou, Sichuan, China, on Tuesday, Oct 4, 2022 at 8:44 pm (GMT +8).

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