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Official Journal of the Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS)

Table 2 Incremental frequency–magnitude distribution (2300 B.C.–1911 A.D.)

From: Methodology to determine the parameters of historical earthquakes in China

Magnitude range 4–4.9 5.0–5.9 6.0–6.9 7.0–7.9 8.0–8.9
Number of events 203 537 218 64 12
Percentage of total (%) 19.63 51.93 21.08 6.19 1.16