Asia has had: (M1.5 or greater)

  • 2 earthquakes in the past 24 hours
  • 39 earthquakes in the past 7 days
  • 150 earthquakes in the past 30 days
  • 1,919 earthquakes in the past 365 days

The largest earthquake in Asia:


A
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

B
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

C
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

D
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

F

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

G
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

I
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