Latest earthquakes near Ehime, Japan today

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List of latest earthquakes near Ehime.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 9, 2024 04:34
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 152 km SW
from Matsuyama
May 6, 2024 00:50
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 79 km SSW
from Matsuyama
May 4, 2024 09:40
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 79 km SSW
from Matsuyama
May 3, 2024 11:42
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 69 km SSW
from Matsuyama
May 3, 2024 09:10
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 185 km E
from Niihama
May 2, 2024 08:20
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 140 km WNW
from Matsuyama
Apr 29, 2024 06:09
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 79 km SSW
from Matsuyama
Apr 26, 2024 10:29
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 181 km WSW
from Matsuyama
Apr 25, 2024 00:26
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 249 km SSW
from Matsuyama
Apr 24, 2024 10:59
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 79 km SSW
from Matsuyama
Apr 23, 2024 14:29
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 79 km SSW
from Matsuyama
Apr 23, 2024 09:51
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 79 km SSW
from Matsuyama
Apr 18, 2024 23:46
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 79 km SSW
from Matsuyama
Apr 18, 2024 12:16
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 69 km SSW
from Matsuyama
Apr 18, 2024 06:31
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 79 km SSW
from Matsuyama
Apr 18, 2024 00:44
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 79 km SSW
from Matsuyama
Apr 18, 2024 00:37
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 66 km SSW
from Matsuyama
Apr 18, 2024 00:30
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 79 km SSW
from Matsuyama
Apr 17, 2024 23:52
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 79 km SSW
from Matsuyama
Apr 17, 2024 23:27
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 83 km SSW
from Matsuyama
Apr 17, 2024 23:19
(Tokyo)
M 4.8 75 km SSW
from Matsuyama
Apr 17, 2024 23:14
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 75 km SSW
from Matsuyama
Apr 13, 2024 16:43
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 41 km SSW
from Matsuyama
Apr 8, 2024 13:57
(Tokyo)
M 4.6 213 km SSW
from Matsuyama
Apr 8, 2024 10:25
(Tokyo)
M 5.1 275 km SSW
from Matsuyama

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Ehime

Recent Ehime Earthquake News

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

Ehime Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
39 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.5
May 9, 2024 04:34

Average

A total of 390 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Ehime, Japan in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 39 earthquakes per year, or 3 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Ehime roughly every 9 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Ehime in 2016. A total of 127 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Ehime that year. The strongest had a 7 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Ehime in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Ehime 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 Ehime (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 343 87.95%
Mag. 5 40 10.26%
Mag. 6 6 1.54%
Mag. 7 1 0.26%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Ehime

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7
On Apr 16, 2016 01:25.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8.3
On Dec 21, 1946 04:19.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Ehime occurred on Apr 16, 2016 01:25 local time (Asia/Tokyo timezone). It had a magnitude of 7 and struck 220 kilometers (137 mi) west-southwest of Matsuyama, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Ehime in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.3 earthquake struck on Dec 21, 1946 04:19, 258 kilometers (160 mi) west-southwest of Niihama. It is the strongest earthquake near Ehime 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 Ehime, 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 Ehime.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Ehime.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 16, 2016 01:25
(Tokyo)
M 7.0 220 km WSW
from Matsuyama
Jan 22, 2022 01:08
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 141 km SSW
from Matsuyama
Apr 17, 2024 23:14
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 75 km SSW
from Matsuyama
May 10, 2019 08:48
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 245 km SSW
from Matsuyama
Oct 21, 2016 14:07
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 196 km NNE
from Matsuyama
Apr 14, 2016 21:26
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 224 km WSW
from Matsuyama
Apr 15, 2016 00:03
(Tokyo)
M 6.0 229 km SW
from Matsuyama
Aug 29, 2014 04:14
(Tokyo)
M 5.8 205 km SSW
from Matsuyama
Apr 16, 2016 01:45
(Tokyo)
M 5.7 208 km WSW
from Matsuyama
Apr 9, 2018 01:32
(Tokyo)
M 5.7 159 km N
from Matsuyama

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Ehime

Earthquakes by city in Ehime

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

Use this regional Ehime earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Uwajima, Saijō, Ōzu, Kawanoechō, Iyo, Masaki-chō and Hōjō.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Ehime, Japan?

A 4.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Ehime on the night of May 9, 2024 at 04:34 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 152km southwest of Matsuyama at a depth of 105km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Ehime, Japan in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Ehime, Japan?

A 8.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Ehime on the night of December 21, 1946 at 04:19 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 258km east-southeast of Niihama at a depth of 15km under water in the Philippine Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Ehime since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Ehime, Japan?

In the past 10 years, 390 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Ehime. This averages to 39 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 9 days.