Latest earthquakes near Chiba, Japan today

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List of latest earthquakes near Chiba.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 13, 2024 02:07
(Tokyo)
M 4.7 234 km SE
from Chiba
Apr 11, 2024 13:16
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 294 km NW
from Noda
Apr 8, 2024 22:29
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 294 km NW
from Noda
Apr 8, 2024 05:51
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 299 km NNE
from Abiko
Apr 8, 2024 02:08
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 196 km ENE
from Chiba
Apr 6, 2024 00:40
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 189 km NNE
from Chiba
Apr 4, 2024 12:16
(Tokyo)
M 6.1 286 km NE
from Chiba
Apr 4, 2024 11:15
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 25 km SW
from Matsudo
Apr 3, 2024 12:34
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 28 km SE
from Chiba
Apr 2, 2024 05:57
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 80 km E
from Chiba
Mar 30, 2024 23:23
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 174 km NE
from Chiba
Mar 28, 2024 23:49
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 240 km NNE
from Chiba
Mar 27, 2024 23:13
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 298 km WSW
from Kisarazu
Mar 27, 2024 13:15
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 284 km S
from Chiba
Mar 27, 2024 06:06
(Tokyo)
M 4.6 33 km ESE
from Chiba
Mar 23, 2024 08:31
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 290 km W
from Honchō
Mar 23, 2024 02:56
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 300 km NW
from Honchō
Mar 21, 2024 09:08
(Tokyo)
M 5.2 8 km NW
from Noda
Mar 18, 2024 18:49
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 7 km E
from Chiba
Mar 18, 2024 03:50
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 14 km E
from Chiba
Mar 18, 2024 02:25
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 196 km NE
from Kashiwa
Mar 17, 2024 06:17
(Tokyo)
M 5.3 209 km NE
from Chiba
Mar 15, 2024 19:28
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 294 km NW
from Noda
Mar 15, 2024 00:14
(Tokyo)
M 5.6 189 km NNE
from Chiba
Mar 13, 2024 20:24
(Tokyo)
M 4.6 194 km NNE
from Chiba

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Chiba

Recent Chiba Earthquake News

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

Chiba Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
304 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.7
Apr 13, 2024 02:07

Average

A total of 3043 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Chiba, Japan in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 304 earthquakes per year, or 25 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Chiba roughly every 1 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Chiba in 2016. A total of 431 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Chiba that year. The strongest had a 6.9 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Chiba in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Chiba 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 Chiba (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 2801 92.05%
Mag. 5 229 7.53%
Mag. 6 11 0.36%
Mag. 7 2 0.07%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Chiba

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.3
On Mar 16, 2022 23:36.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8
On Sep 1, 1923 11:58.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Chiba occurred on Mar 16, 2022 23:36 local time (Asia/Tokyo timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.3 and struck 269 kilometers (167 mi) north-northeast of Chiba, at a depth of 41 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Chiba in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8 earthquake struck on Sep 1, 1923 11:58, 79 kilometers (49 mi) north-northeast of Chiba. It is the strongest earthquake near Chiba 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 Chiba, 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 Chiba.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Chiba.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Mar 16, 2022 23:36
(Tokyo)
M 7.3 269 km NNE
from Chiba
Feb 13, 2021 23:07
(Tokyo)
M 7.1 279 km NNE
from Chiba
Nov 22, 2016 05:59
(Tokyo)
M 6.9 229 km NNE
from Chiba
Jul 12, 2014 04:22
(Tokyo)
M 6.5 261 km NE
from Chiba
Aug 4, 2019 19:23
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 274 km NNE
from Chiba
Sep 23, 2016 09:14
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 188 km SE
from Chiba
Nov 22, 2014 22:08
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 231 km WNW
from Chiba
Apr 4, 2024 12:16
(Tokyo)
M 6.1 286 km NE
from Chiba
May 26, 2023 19:03
(Tokyo)
M 6.1 38 km E
from Chiba
May 14, 2021 08:58
(Tokyo)
M 6.0 280 km NNE
from Chiba

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Chiba

Earthquakes by city in Chiba

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

Use this regional Chiba earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Mobara, Kimitsu, Yotsukaidō, Yachimata, Katori-shi, Tōgane, Shiroi, Ōami, Futtsu, Tateyama, Sawara, Asahi, Hasaki, Yōkaichiba, Kamogawa, Omigawa, Narutō, Katsuura, Shisui and Ōhara.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Chiba, Japan?

A 4.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Chiba on the night of April 13, 2024 at 02:07 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 234km south-east of Chiba at a depth of 23km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Chiba, Japan in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Chiba, Japan?

A 8 magnitude earthquake hit near Chiba on the morning of September 1, 1923 at 11:58 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 79km west-southwest of Chiba at a depth of 15km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Chiba since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Chiba, Japan?

In the past 10 years, 3043 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Chiba. This averages to 304 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 1 days.