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List of latest earthquakes near Akita.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jul 18, 2024 05:51
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 285 km SSE
from Akita
Jul 13, 2024 12:27
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 259 km SSE
from Akita
Jul 11, 2024 13:26
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 292 km E
from Akita
Jul 10, 2024 04:02
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 186 km ESE
from Akita
Jul 9, 2024 01:27
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 144 km E
from Akita
Jul 3, 2024 15:28
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 274 km SSE
from Akita
Jun 30, 2024 20:43
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 215 km WSW
from Akita
Jun 28, 2024 10:46
(Tokyo)
M 4.9 286 km SE
from Akita
Jun 27, 2024 18:45
(Tokyo)
M 4.6 274 km SSE
from Akita
Jun 20, 2024 20:30
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 225 km SE
from Akita
Jun 20, 2024 16:40
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 243 km SE
from Akita
Jun 20, 2024 14:37
(Tokyo)
M 4.7 204 km ENE
from Akita
Jun 16, 2024 19:17
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 113 km W
from Akita
Jun 15, 2024 03:24
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 234 km NE
from Akita
Jun 11, 2024 23:49
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 258 km SE
from Akita
Jun 11, 2024 19:33
(Tokyo)
M 4.8 109 km WNW
from Akita
Jun 11, 2024 09:58
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 64 km SSW
from Akita
Jun 11, 2024 08:04
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 209 km NE
from Akita
Jun 8, 2024 08:08
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 291 km SW
from Akita
Jun 7, 2024 21:35
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 220 km SE
from Akita
Jun 3, 2024 06:31
(Tokyo)
M 5.7 353 km SW
from Akita
Jun 1, 2024 11:49
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 285 km NE
from Akita
Jun 1, 2024 10:57
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 144 km E
from Akita
May 28, 2024 18:55
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 271 km SE
from Akita
May 26, 2024 16:59
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 167 km SE
from Akita

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Akita

Recent Akita Earthquake News

These are the latest articles published related to earthquakes occurring near Akita. Check our Earthquake News section for a complete overview of articles written on earthquakes near Akita and elsewhere.

Akita Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
193 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.6
Jul 18, 2024 05:51

Average

A total of 1931 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Akita in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 193 earthquakes per year, or 16 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Akita roughly every 1 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Akita in 2022. A total of 287 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Akita that year. The strongest had a 7.3 magnitude.

Yearly Earthquakes within 300 km (186 mi) of Akita with a magnitude of 4 or above.

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Akita in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Akita during this time. Usually, higher magnitudes are less common than lower magnitudes. Small earthquakes with a magnitude below 4 on the Richter scale have been omitted from this overview.

Earthquakes by magnitude near Akita (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 1756 90.94%
Mag. 5 151 7.82%
Mag. 6 21 1.09%
Mag. 7 3 0.16%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Akita

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.3
On Mar 16, 2022 23:36.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 9.1
On Mar 11, 2011 14:46.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Akita occurred on Mar 16, 2022 23:36 local time (Asia/Tokyo timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.3 and struck 256 kilometers (159 mi) south-southeast of Akita, at a depth of 41 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Akita in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-9.1 earthquake struck on Mar 11, 2011 14:46, 251 kilometers (156 mi) south-southeast of Akita. It is the strongest earthquake near Akita in the past 124 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Akita in the past 10 years. You can use the tabs to find the heaviest historic earthquakes since the year 1900 or within a specific year or distance from Akita.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Akita.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Mar 16, 2022 23:36
(Tokyo)
M 7.3 256 km SSE
from Akita
Feb 13, 2021 23:07
(Tokyo)
M 7.1 264 km SE
from Akita
Mar 20, 2021 18:09
(Tokyo)
M 7.0 193 km SE
from Akita
May 1, 2021 10:27
(Tokyo)
M 6.9 212 km SE
from Akita
Nov 22, 2016 05:59
(Tokyo)
M 6.9 281 km SSE
from Akita
May 13, 2015 06:12
(Tokyo)
M 6.8 188 km ESE
from Akita
Feb 17, 2015 08:06
(Tokyo)
M 6.7 237 km E
from Akita
Jun 18, 2019 22:22
(Tokyo)
M 6.4 132 km SSW
from Akita
Dec 21, 2020 02:23
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 245 km ENE
from Akita
Apr 20, 2020 05:39
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 186 km ESE
from Akita

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Akita

Nearest earthquakes from Akita

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to Akita. You can use the buttons to find nearby earthquakes for a specific year or with a specific magnitude.

List of nearest earthquakes from Akita.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
May 30, 2019 07:23
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 8 km E
from Akita
Jul 30, 2020 02:35
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 29 km WNW
from Akita
Jun 30, 2021 22:18
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 30 km ESE
from Akita
Apr 16, 2021 08:33
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 34 km NW
from Akita
May 24, 2021 01:27
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 34 km WSW
from Akita
Apr 16, 2021 04:29
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 34 km NW
from Akita
Sep 8, 2017 22:23
(Tokyo)
M 4.9 35 km SE
from Akita
May 10, 2023 08:42
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 36 km NE
from Akita
Mar 11, 2020 13:04
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 41 km E
from Akita
Nov 2, 2016 14:33
(Tokyo)
M 4.7 45 km NE
from Akita

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Akita

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Akita.

When was the last earthquake in Akita?

A 3.6 magnitude earthquake hit near Akita on the night of July 18, 2024 at 05:51 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 285km south-southeast of Akita at a depth of 70km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Akita in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Akita?

A 9.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Akita on the afternoon of March 11, 2011 at 14:46 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 251km south-east of Akita at a depth of 29km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Akita since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Akita?

In the past 10 years, 1931 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Akita. This averages to 193 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 2 days.