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List of latest earthquakes near Niihama.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 1, 2024 04:02
(Tokyo)
M 4.7 123 km SW
from Niihama
May 31, 2024 04:46
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 294 km WSW
from Niihama
May 9, 2024 04:34
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 201 km WSW
from Niihama
May 6, 2024 00:50
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 119 km SW
from Niihama
May 4, 2024 09:40
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 119 km SW
from Niihama
May 3, 2024 11:42
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 111 km SW
from Niihama
May 3, 2024 09:10
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 185 km E
from Niihama
May 2, 2024 08:20
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 182 km WNW
from Niihama
Apr 29, 2024 06:09
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 119 km SW
from Niihama
Apr 26, 2024 10:29
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 231 km WSW
from Niihama
Apr 25, 2024 00:26
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 283 km SSW
from Niihama
Apr 24, 2024 10:59
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 119 km SW
from Niihama
Apr 23, 2024 14:29
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 119 km SW
from Niihama
Apr 23, 2024 09:51
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 119 km SW
from Niihama
Apr 18, 2024 23:46
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 119 km SW
from Niihama
Apr 18, 2024 12:16
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 111 km SW
from Niihama
Apr 18, 2024 06:31
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 119 km SW
from Niihama
Apr 18, 2024 00:44
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 119 km SW
from Niihama
Apr 18, 2024 00:37
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 109 km SW
from Niihama
Apr 18, 2024 00:30
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 119 km SW
from Niihama
Apr 17, 2024 23:52
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 119 km SW
from Niihama
Apr 17, 2024 23:27
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 126 km SW
from Niihama
Apr 17, 2024 23:19
(Tokyo)
M 4.8 118 km SW
from Niihama
Apr 17, 2024 23:14
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 118 km SW
from Niihama
Apr 13, 2024 16:43
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 83 km SW
from Niihama

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Recent Niihama Earthquake News

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Niihama Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
36 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.7
Jun 1, 2024 04:02

Average

A total of 363 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Niihama, Ehime in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 36 earthquakes per year, or 3 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Niihama roughly every 10 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Niihama in 2016. A total of 120 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Niihama that year. The strongest had a 7 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Niihama in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Niihama 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 Niihama (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 317 87.33%
Mag. 5 39 10.74%
Mag. 6 6 1.65%
Mag. 7 1 0.28%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Niihama

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 Niihama occurred on Apr 16, 2016 01:25 local time (Asia/Tokyo timezone). It had a magnitude of 7 and struck 270 kilometers (168 mi) west-southwest of Niihama, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Niihama 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 Niihama 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 Niihama, Ehime 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 Niihama.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Niihama.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 16, 2016 01:25
(Tokyo)
M 7.0 270 km WSW
from Niihama
Apr 17, 2024 23:14
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 118 km SW
from Niihama
Jan 22, 2022 01:08
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 181 km SW
from Niihama
Oct 21, 2016 14:07
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 164 km NNE
from Niihama
May 10, 2019 08:48
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 278 km SSW
from Niihama
Apr 14, 2016 21:26
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 274 km WSW
from Niihama
Apr 15, 2016 00:03
(Tokyo)
M 6.0 278 km WSW
from Niihama
Apr 1, 2016 11:39
(Tokyo)
M 5.9 293 km ESE
from Niihama
Aug 29, 2014 04:14
(Tokyo)
M 5.8 238 km SSW
from Niihama
Apr 9, 2018 01:32
(Tokyo)
M 5.7 160 km NNW
from Niihama

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Niihama

Nearest earthquakes from Niihama

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Niihama.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 14, 2017 19:24
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 14 km SSE
from Niihama
Nov 26, 2019 15:09
(Tokyo)
M 4.6 14 km W
from Niihama
Jul 8, 2021 02:39
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 40 km WNW
from Niihama
Jul 18, 2021 14:35
(Tokyo)
M 4.6 53 km E
from Niihama
Nov 10, 2023 10:54
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 59 km SE
from Niihama
Apr 3, 2020 14:30
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 61 km N
from Niihama
Oct 16, 2014 04:39
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 68 km WSW
from Niihama
Feb 3, 2015 14:07
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 73 km SW
from Niihama
Jun 10, 2020 00:22
(Tokyo)
M 4.8 76 km S
from Niihama
Dec 29, 2022 01:47
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 79 km SE
from Niihama

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Niihama

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Niihama, Ehime?

A 4.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Niihama on the night of June 1, 2024 at 04:02 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 123km southwest of Niihama at a depth of 45km under water in the Philippine Sea. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Niihama, Ehime in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Niihama, Ehime?

A 8.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Niihama 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 Niihama since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Niihama, Ehime?

In the past 10 years, 363 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Niihama. This averages to 36 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 10 days.