Asia has had: (M1.5 or greater)

  • 2 earthquakes in the past 24 hours
  • 27 earthquakes in the past 7 days
  • 148 earthquakes in the past 30 days
  • 1,593 earthquakes in the past 365 days

The largest earthquake in Asia:

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2004-12-26 00:58:53 UTC 9.1 magnitude, 30 km depth
Meulaboh, Aceh, Indonesia

9.1 magnitude earthquake

2004-12-26 00:58:53 UTC at 00:58
December 26, 2004 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 3.295, 95.982
95.2 km from Meulaboh (59.2 miles)

W Coast Of Northern Sumatra

Depth: 30 km

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2011-03-11 05:46:24 UTC 9.0 magnitude, 29 km depth
Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan

9.0 magnitude earthquake

2011-03-11 05:46:24 UTC at 05:46
March 11, 2011 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 38.297, 142.373
94.2 km from Ishinomaki (58.2 miles)

Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 29 km

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2012-04-11 08:38:36 UTC 8.6 magnitude, 20 km depth
Sinabang, Aceh, Indonesia

8.6 magnitude earthquake

2012-04-11 08:38:36 UTC at 08:38
April 11, 2012 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 2.327, 93.063
369.2 km from Sinabang (229.2 miles)

W Coast Of Northern Sumatra

Depth: 20 km

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2005-03-28 16:09:36 UTC 8.6 magnitude, 30 km depth
Singkil, Aceh, Indonesia

8.6 magnitude earthquake

2005-03-28 16:09:36 UTC at 16:09
March 28, 2005 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 2.085, 97.108
78.2 km from Singkil (49.2 miles)

Northern Sumatra, Indonesia

Depth: 30 km

E

8.6 magnitude earthquake

1950-08-15 14:09:34 UTC at 14:09
August 15, 1950 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 28.363, 96.445
58.2 km from Tezu (36.2 miles)

Eastern Xizang India Border

Depth: 15 km

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8.5 magnitude earthquake

2007-09-12 11:10:26 UTC at 11:10
September 12, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -4.438, 101.367
122.2 km from Bengkulu (75.2 miles)

Southern Sumatra, Indonesia

Depth: 34 km

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1946-12-20 19:19:10 UTC 8.3 magnitude, 15 km depth
Shingū, Wakayama, Japan

8.3 magnitude earthquake

1946-12-20 19:19:10 UTC at 19:19
December 20, 1946 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 33.116, 135.895
68.2 km from Shingū (42.2 miles)

Near S. Coast Of Western Honshu

Depth: 15 km

H

8.3 magnitude earthquake

1918-08-15 12:18:21 UTC at 12:18
August 15, 1918 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 5.967, 124.377
14.2 km from Mabay (8.2 miles)

Mindanao, Philippines

Depth: 20 km

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1920-12-16 12:05:55 UTC 8.3 magnitude, 15 km depth
Baiyin, Gansu Sheng, China

8.3 magnitude earthquake

1920-12-16 12:05:55 UTC at 12:05
December 16, 1920 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 36.888, 105.606
133.2 km from Baiyin (83.2 miles)

Depth: 15 km

J

8.3 magnitude earthquake

1905-07-23 02:46:22 UTC at 02:46
July 23, 1905 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 49.369, 96.61
140.2 km from Tosontsengel (86.2 miles)

Western Mongolia

Depth: 15 km



A

8.3 magnitude earthquake

1905-07-09 09:40:39 UTC at 09:40
July 09, 1905 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 49.709, 98.483
106.2 km from Tosontsengel (66.2 miles)

Central Mongolia

Depth: 15 km

B
2012-04-11 10:43:10 UTC 8.2 magnitude, 25 km depth
Sinabang, Aceh, Indonesia

8.2 magnitude earthquake

2012-04-11 10:43:10 UTC at 10:43
April 11, 2012 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 0.802, 92.463
473.2 km from Sinabang (294.2 miles)

W Coast Of Northern Sumatra

Depth: 25 km

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1965-01-24 00:11:17 UTC 8.2 magnitude, 20 km depth
Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia

8.2 magnitude earthquake

1965-01-24 00:11:17 UTC at 00:11
January 24, 1965 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -2.608, 125.952
275.2 km from Ambon (171.2 miles)

Banda Sea

Depth: 20 km

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1920-06-05 04:21:35 UTC 8.2 magnitude, 20 km depth
Hualian, Taiwan, Taiwan

8.2 magnitude earthquake

1920-06-05 04:21:35 UTC at 04:21
June 05, 1920 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 23.684, 121.986
50.2 km from Hualian (31.2 miles)

Depth: 20 km

E

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1957-12-04 03:37:53 UTC at 03:37
December 04, 1957 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 45.189, 99.368
153.2 km from Bayanhongor (95.2 miles)

Central Mongolia

Depth: 30 km

F

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1939-12-21 21:00:31 UTC at 21:00
December 21, 1939 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -0.073, 122.51
91.2 km from Gorontalo (56.2 miles)

Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia

Depth: 35 km

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1944-12-07 04:35:45 UTC 8.1 magnitude, 15 km depth
Shingū, Wakayama, Japan

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1944-12-07 04:35:45 UTC at 04:35
December 07, 1944 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 33.682, 136.204
21.2 km from Shingū (13.2 miles)

Near S. Coast Of Western Honshu

Depth: 15 km

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1923-09-01 02:58:35 UTC 8.1 magnitude, 15 km depth
Isehara, Kanagawa, Japan

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1923-09-01 02:58:35 UTC at 02:58
September 01, 1923 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 35.413, 139.298
1.2 km from Isehara (1.2 miles)

Near S. Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 15 km

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1910-04-12 00:22:24 UTC 8.1 magnitude, 235 km depth
Ishigaki, Okinawa, Japan

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1910-04-12 00:22:24 UTC at 00:22
April 12, 1910 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 25.911, 123.973
174.2 km from Ishigaki (108.2 miles)

Northeast Of Taiwan

Depth: 235 km

J

8.0 magnitude earthquake

1972-12-02 00:19:52 UTC at 00:19
December 02, 1972 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 6.405, 126.64
51.2 km from Pondaguitan (31.2 miles)

Mindanao, Philippines

Depth: 60 km



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1946-09-12 15:17:23 UTC 8.0 magnitude, 15 km depth
Mawlaik, Sagain, Myanmar

8.0 magnitude earthquake

1946-09-12 15:17:23 UTC at 15:17
September 12, 1946 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 24.054, 95.666
136.2 km from Mawlaik (84.2 miles)

Myanmar India Border

Depth: 15 km

B

8.0 magnitude earthquake

1934-01-15 08:43:25 UTC at 08:43
January 15, 1934 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 26.885, 86.589
19.2 km from Lahān (12.2 miles)

Nepal India Border

Depth: 15 km

C

8.0 magnitude earthquake

1924-04-14 16:20:36 UTC at 16:20
April 14, 1924 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 6.722, 126.038
5.2 km from La Union (3.2 miles)

Mindanao, Philippines

Depth: 15 km

D
2011-03-11 06:15:40 UTC 7.9 magnitude, 42 km depth
Ōarai, Ibaraki, Japan

7.9 magnitude earthquake

2011-03-11 06:15:40 UTC at 06:15
March 11, 2011 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 36.281, 141.111
47.2 km from Ōarai (29.2 miles)

Eastern Honshu, Japan

Depth: 42 km

E

7.9 magnitude earthquake

2000-06-04 16:28:26 UTC at 16:28
June 04, 2000 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -4.721, 102.087
103.2 km from Bengkulu (64.2 miles)

Southern Sumatra, Indonesia

Depth: 33 km

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7.9 magnitude earthquake

2007-09-12 23:49:03 UTC at 23:49
September 12, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -2.625, 100.841
87.2 km from Sungai Penuh (54.2 miles)

Kep. Mentawai, Indonesia

Depth: 35 km

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2008-05-12 06:28:01 UTC 7.9 magnitude, 19 km depth
Tianpeng, Sichuan, China

7.9 magnitude earthquake

2008-05-12 06:28:01 UTC at 06:28
May 12, 2008 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 31.002, 103.322
58.2 km from Tianpeng (36.2 miles)

Eastern Sichuan, China

Depth: 19 km

H

7.9 magnitude earthquake

1996-01-01 08:05:10 UTC at 08:05
January 01, 1996 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 0.729, 119.931
179.2 km from Palu (111.2 miles)

Makassar Strait, Indonesia

Depth: 24 km

I

7.9 magnitude earthquake

1976-08-16 16:11:07 UTC at 16:11
August 16, 1976 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 6.262, 124.023
19.2 km from Palimbang (11.2 miles)

Mindanao, Philippines

Depth: 33 km

J
1953-11-25 17:48:55 UTC 7.9 magnitude, 25 km depth
Katsuura, Chiba, Japan

7.9 magnitude earthquake

1953-11-25 17:48:55 UTC at 17:48
November 25, 1953 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 34.006, 141.625
174.2 km from Katsuura (108.2 miles)

Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 25 km