Latest earthquakes near Aomori, Japan today

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List of latest earthquakes near Aomori.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 15, 2024 01:06
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 200 km NNE
from Hachinohe
Apr 14, 2024 23:32
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 167 km SSE
from Hachinohe
Apr 12, 2024 11:14
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 82 km SSE
from Hachinohe
Apr 11, 2024 16:13
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 41 km NNE
from Hachinohe
Apr 9, 2024 06:13
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 27 km S
from Hachinohe
Apr 8, 2024 11:45
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 181 km S
from Hachinohe
Apr 8, 2024 05:51
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 256 km S
from Hachinohe
Apr 8, 2024 01:59
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 76 km ESE
from Hachinohe
Apr 7, 2024 22:48
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 164 km SSE
from Hachinohe
Apr 6, 2024 15:13
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 249 km S
from Hachinohe
Apr 6, 2024 09:12
(Tokyo)
M 5.4 154 km ENE
from Hachinohe
Apr 5, 2024 05:31
(Tokyo)
M 5.0 191 km NE
from Aomori
Apr 4, 2024 14:13
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 167 km S
from Hachinohe
Apr 4, 2024 12:16
(Tokyo)
M 6.1 311 km S
from Hachinohe
Apr 4, 2024 03:09
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 135 km NNE
from Aomori
Apr 3, 2024 06:27
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 112 km S
from Hachinohe
Apr 2, 2024 04:24
(Tokyo)
M 5.9 43 km SSE
from Hachinohe
Apr 1, 2024 04:59
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 196 km SSE
from Hachinohe
Mar 22, 2024 14:44
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 44 km E
from Hachinohe
Mar 19, 2024 10:15
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 229 km NE
from Hachinohe
Mar 17, 2024 09:48
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 106 km NE
from Aomori
Mar 17, 2024 06:17
(Tokyo)
M 5.3 374 km S
from Hachinohe
Mar 16, 2024 08:24
(Tokyo)
M 4.6 210 km E
from Hachinohe
Mar 15, 2024 15:31
(Tokyo)
M 4.7 191 km E
from Hachinohe
Mar 15, 2024 00:14
(Tokyo)
M 5.6 380 km S
from Hachinohe

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Aomori

Recent Aomori Earthquake News

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

Aomori Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
200 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.1
Apr 15, 2024 01:06

Average

A total of 2004 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Aomori, Japan in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 200 earthquakes per year, or 16 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Aomori roughly every 1 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Aomori in 2015. A total of 290 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Aomori that year. The strongest had a 6.8 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Aomori in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Aomori 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 Aomori (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 1829 91.27%
Mag. 5 154 7.68%
Mag. 6 20 1.0%
Mag. 7 1 0.05%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Aomori

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7
On Mar 20, 2021 18:09.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 9.1
On Mar 11, 2011 14:46.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Aomori occurred on Mar 20, 2021 18:09 local time (Asia/Tokyo timezone). It had a magnitude of 7 and struck 228 kilometers (142 mi) south of Hachinohe, at a depth of 43 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Aomori in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-9.1 earthquake struck on Mar 11, 2011 14:46, 256 kilometers (159 mi) south of Hachinohe. It is the strongest earthquake near Aomori 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 Aomori, Japan 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 Aomori.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Aomori.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Mar 20, 2021 18:09
(Tokyo)
M 7.0 228 km S
from Hachinohe
May 1, 2021 10:27
(Tokyo)
M 6.9 256 km S
from Hachinohe
May 13, 2015 06:12
(Tokyo)
M 6.8 183 km SSE
from Hachinohe
Feb 17, 2015 08:06
(Tokyo)
M 6.7 137 km ESE
from Hachinohe
Jan 14, 2016 12:25
(Tokyo)
M 6.7 196 km NNE
from Hachinohe
Sep 6, 2018 03:07
(Tokyo)
M 6.6 230 km NNE
from Aomori
Jun 18, 2019 22:22
(Tokyo)
M 6.4 265 km SSW
from Aomori
Dec 21, 2020 02:23
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 100 km ENE
from Hachinohe
Apr 20, 2020 05:39
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 184 km SSE
from Hachinohe
Jan 24, 2018 19:51
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 103 km NE
from Hachinohe

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Aomori

Earthquakes by city in Aomori

Click the links below for earthquake reports for major places in Aomori, Japan.

Use this regional Aomori earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Mutsu, Goshogawara, Misawa, Kuroishi, Namioka and Shimokizukuri.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Aomori, Japan?

A 4.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Aomori on the night of April 15, 2024 at 01:06 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 200km north-northeast of Hachinohe at a depth of 60km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Aomori, Japan in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Aomori, Japan?

A 9.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Aomori on the afternoon of March 11, 2011 at 14:46 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 256km south-southeast of Hachinohe at a depth of 29km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Aomori since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Aomori, Japan?

In the past 10 years, 2004 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Aomori. This averages to 200 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 2 days.