Latest earthquakes near Chiba, Japan today

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List of latest earthquakes near Chiba.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jul 20, 2024 20:15
(Tokyo)
M 5.0 181 km NE
from Chiba
Jul 19, 2024 16:14
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 199 km NNE
from Honchō
Jul 19, 2024 00:17
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 18 km NE
from Kashiwa
Jul 18, 2024 20:07
(Tokyo)
M 5.6 230 km S
from Chiba
Jul 18, 2024 16:46
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 274 km SW
from Chiba
Jul 18, 2024 05:51
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 194 km NE
from Kashiwa
Jul 16, 2024 22:19
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 16 km NE
from Kashiwa
Jul 16, 2024 18:02
(Tokyo)
M 4.7 109 km ESE
from Chiba
Jul 15, 2024 03:03
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 248 km SSE
from Chiba
Jul 13, 2024 12:27
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 268 km NNE
from Chiba
Jul 11, 2024 12:01
(Tokyo)
M 4.9 288 km WNW
from Chiba
Jul 11, 2024 00:01
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 90 km NE
from Kashiwa
Jul 10, 2024 17:39
(Tokyo)
M 4.6 263 km NE
from Chiba
Jul 6, 2024 19:21
(Tokyo)
M 4.8 242 km S
from Chiba
Jul 6, 2024 15:42
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 216 km NE
from Chiba
Jul 6, 2024 07:53
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 74 km ENE
from Chiba
Jul 4, 2024 12:12
(Tokyo)
M 5.1 58 km SSE
from Chiba
Jul 4, 2024 10:25
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 97 km NNE
from Honchō
Jul 3, 2024 15:28
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 245 km NNE
from Chiba
Jul 3, 2024 00:32
(Tokyo)
M 4.7 237 km E
from Chiba
Jul 1, 2024 23:55
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 295 km WNW
from Noda
Jul 1, 2024 12:32
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 298 km NW
from Honchō
Jun 30, 2024 10:15
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 127 km SSE
from Chiba
Jun 28, 2024 16:16
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 90 km NE
from Kashiwa
Jun 28, 2024 10:46
(Tokyo)
M 4.9 276 km NE
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:
299 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 5
Jul 20, 2024 20:15

Average

A total of 2992 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 299 earthquakes per year, or 24 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 2756 92.11%
Mag. 5 225 7.52%
Mag. 6 9 0.3%
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
Aug 4, 2019 19:23
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 274 km NNE
from Chiba
Nov 22, 2014 22:08
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 231 km WNW
from Chiba
Sep 23, 2016 09:14
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 188 km SE
from Chiba
May 26, 2023 19:03
(Tokyo)
M 6.1 38 km E
from Chiba
Apr 4, 2024 12:16
(Tokyo)
M 6.1 281 km NNE
from Chiba
May 14, 2021 08:58
(Tokyo)
M 6.0 280 km NNE
from Chiba
May 23, 2022 00:17
(Tokyo)
M 6.0 289 km SSE
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 5 magnitude earthquake hit near Chiba on the evening of July 20, 2024 at 20:15 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 181km north-east of Chiba at a depth of 41km 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, 2992 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Chiba. This averages to 299 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 1 days.