Latest Earthquakes in Kwai Tsing, Hong Kong S.A.R.

Latest Earthquakes in Kwai Tsing, Hong Kong S.A.R.

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Kwai Tsing, Hong Kong S.A.R.. Each event is recorded as they happend updated every minute, the first event recorded was in 1950.

Earthquakes are recorded and updated every minute.
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(Currently displaying 19 out of 19 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
1 year ago
On 2023-03-07 21:15:33
23.8718, 114.494
173 km (108 mi) โ†‘ N of Kwai Tsing
M 4.2
10 km
1 year ago
On 2023-02-11 02:41:43
23.7578, 114.5827
164 km (101 mi) โ†‘ N of Kwai Tsing
M 4.2
10 km
2 years ago
On 2022-03-13 18:28:47
22.7371, 114.9822
101 km (63 mi) โ†— NE of Kwai Tsing
M 3.8
10 km
4 years ago
On 2020-01-04 22:55:36
22.1714, 113.757
39 km (24 mi) โ†™ SW of Kwai Tsing
M 3.8
10 km
11 years ago
On 2013-02-22 03:34:12
23.882, 114.469
174 km (108 mi) โ†‘ N of Kwai Tsing
M 4.5
9 km
11 years ago
On 2012-08-31 05:52:12
23.692, 114.48
154 km (95 mi) โ†‘ N of Kwai Tsing
M 4.3
10 km
12 years ago
On 2012-02-15 18:34:22
23.991, 114.444
185 km (115 mi) โ†‘ N of Kwai Tsing
M 4.4
4.5 km
13 years ago
On 2010-11-19 06:42:03
22.566, 113.928
28 km (17 mi) โ†– NW of Kwai Tsing
M 3.8
20 km
24 years ago
On 1999-08-19 17:14:53
23.913, 114.455
177 km (110 mi) โ†‘ N of Kwai Tsing
M 4.4
10 km
25 years ago
On 1999-03-24 22:10:18
23.833, 114.993
188 km (117 mi) โ†‘ N of Kwai Tsing
M 4.1
10 km
26 years ago
On 1997-09-26 05:26:52
23.192, 112.869
155 km (96 mi) โ† W of Kwai Tsing
M 4.2
33 km
31 years ago
On 1992-08-04 16:56:43
23.799, 115.464
213 km (132 mi) โ†‘ N of Kwai Tsing
M 4.6
10 km
32 years ago
On 1991-09-21 15:37:06
23.849, 114.492
171 km (106 mi) โ†‘ N of Kwai Tsing
M 4.2
33 km
34 years ago
On 1989-11-25 17:02:32
23.727, 114.608
161 km (100 mi) โ†‘ N of Kwai Tsing
M 4.7
33 km
34 years ago
On 1989-11-25 16:13:48
23.721, 114.58
160 km (99 mi) โ†‘ N of Kwai Tsing
M 5.6
33 km
34 years ago
On 1989-09-18 04:53:19
21.709, 112.264
200 km (124 mi) โ†™ SW of Kwai Tsing
M 4.7
33 km
36 years ago
On 1987-09-15 02:04:34
23.783, 114.496
164 km (102 mi) โ†‘ N of Kwai Tsing
M 4.7
33 km
37 years ago
On 1986-09-15 05:47:29
24.031, 114.426
189 km (117 mi) โ†‘ N of Kwai Tsing
M 3.8
33 km
62 years ago
On 1962-03-18 20:18:55
23.82, 114.639
172 km (107 mi) โ†‘ N of Kwai Tsing
M 6
15 km

Kwai Tsing Earthquake Statistics

Kwai Tsing in , Hong Kong S.A.R. has experienced a total of 19 since the 1950's.

Number of Earthquakes per Year in Kwai Tsing 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Kwai Tsing was last updated at 2024-07-18 04:01:56.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 3 4 21.05%
M 4 13 68.42%
M 5 1 5.26%
M 6 1 5.26%

Magnitude distribution for Kwai Tsing was last updated at 2024-05-26 08:01:42.

When was the last earthquake in Kwai Tsing, Hong Kong S.A.R.?

The last earthquake in Kwai Tsing was 1 year ago and struck 173 km (108 mi) โ†‘ N of the city. The earthquake had a magnitude 4.20 on the richter scale and a depth of 10.0 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Kwai Tsing, Hong Kong S.A.R.?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Kwai Tsing was a 6.00 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 15.0 kilometers. It struck 10 km NNW of Heyuan, China or 172 km (107 mi) โ†‘ N from the center of Kwai Tsing, 62 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur near Kwai Tsing, Hong Kong S.A.R.?

In 2024, Kwai Tsing has experienced 0 earthquakes, which is lower than the yearly average of X. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that Kwai Tsing is struck by an earthquake every x months.

In 2024, Kwai Tsing has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 2 or higher. That is lower than the average of 0.25 earthquakes per year in the region. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that Kwai Tsing is struck by an earthquake with a magnitude of 2 or higher every 0.02 months.

Data Information

Information found on this page is a derivative set, based on sources mentioned below.

Data Sources

We aggregate and combine data from USGS (United States Geographical Survey) and the EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre). This allow us to get near real-time and historical earthquake data dating back to the year 1950.

Disclaimer

Information or data found on this page should not be used for, or as an early warning system. It is intended as an historical reference or near real-time complementary information to offical and governmental sources. In an event of an emergency it is important closely monitor and follow advice from national, state and local authorities.