Latest Earthquakes in Yuen Long, Hong Kong S.A.R.

Latest Earthquakes in Yuen Long, Hong Kong S.A.R.

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Yuen Long, 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 18 out of 18 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
1 year ago
On 2023-03-07 21:15:33
23.8718, 114.494
165 km (103 mi) โ†‘ N of Yuen Long
M 4.2
10 km
1 year ago
On 2023-02-11 02:41:43
23.7578, 114.5827
156 km (97 mi) โ†‘ N of Yuen Long
M 4.2
10 km
2 years ago
On 2022-03-13 18:28:47
22.7371, 114.9822
103 km (64 mi) โ†— NE of Yuen Long
M 3.8
10 km
4 years ago
On 2020-01-04 22:55:36
22.1714, 113.757
40 km (25 mi) โ†“ S of Yuen Long
M 3.8
10 km
11 years ago
On 2013-02-22 03:34:12
23.882, 114.469
166 km (103 mi) โ†‘ N of Yuen Long
M 4.5
9 km
11 years ago
On 2012-08-31 05:52:12
23.692, 114.48
146 km (90 mi) โ†‘ N of Yuen Long
M 4.3
10 km
12 years ago
On 2012-02-15 18:34:22
23.991, 114.444
177 km (110 mi) โ†‘ N of Yuen Long
M 4.4
4.5 km
13 years ago
On 2010-11-19 06:42:03
22.566, 113.928
16 km (10 mi) โ†– NW of Yuen Long
M 3.8
20 km
24 years ago
On 1999-08-19 17:14:53
23.913, 114.455
169 km (105 mi) โ†‘ N of Yuen Long
M 4.4
10 km
25 years ago
On 1999-03-24 22:10:18
23.833, 114.993
183 km (113 mi) โ†‘ N of Yuen Long
M 4.1
10 km
26 years ago
On 1997-09-26 05:26:52
23.192, 112.869
144 km (89 mi) โ† W of Yuen Long
M 4.2
33 km
32 years ago
On 1991-09-21 15:37:06
23.849, 114.492
163 km (101 mi) โ†‘ N of Yuen Long
M 4.2
33 km
34 years ago
On 1989-11-25 17:02:32
23.727, 114.608
154 km (96 mi) โ†‘ N of Yuen Long
M 4.7
33 km
34 years ago
On 1989-11-25 16:13:48
23.721, 114.58
152 km (94 mi) โ†‘ N of Yuen Long
M 5.6
33 km
34 years ago
On 1989-09-18 04:53:19
21.709, 112.264
198 km (123 mi) โ†™ SW of Yuen Long
M 4.7
33 km
36 years ago
On 1987-09-15 02:04:34
23.783, 114.496
156 km (97 mi) โ†‘ N of Yuen Long
M 4.7
33 km
37 years ago
On 1986-09-15 05:47:29
24.031, 114.426
181 km (112 mi) โ†‘ N of Yuen Long
M 3.8
33 km
62 years ago
On 1962-03-18 20:18:55
23.82, 114.639
165 km (102 mi) โ†‘ N of Yuen Long
M 6
15 km

Yuen Long Earthquake Statistics

Yuen Long in , Hong Kong S.A.R. has experienced a total of 18 since the 1950's.

Number of Earthquakes per Year in Yuen Long 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Yuen Long was last updated at 2024-05-15 04:01:33.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 3 4 22.22%
M 4 12 66.67%
M 5 1 5.56%
M 6 1 5.56%

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

When was the last earthquake in Yuen Long, Hong Kong S.A.R.?

The last earthquake in Yuen Long was 1 year ago and struck 165 km (103 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 Yuen Long, Hong Kong S.A.R.?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Yuen Long was a 6.00 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 15.0 kilometers. It struck 10 km NNW of Heyuan, China or 165 km (102 mi) โ†‘ N from the center of Yuen Long, 62 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur near Yuen Long, Hong Kong S.A.R.?

In 2024, Yuen Long 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 Yuen Long is struck by an earthquake every x months.

In 2024, Yuen Long has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 2 or higher. That is lower than the average of 0.24 earthquakes per year in the region. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that Yuen Long is struck by an earthquake with a magnitude of 2 or higher every 0.02 months.

Earthquakes Near Cities in Yuen Long, Hong Kong S.A.R.

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.