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List of latest earthquakes near Fukushima.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 12, 2024 07:24
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 280 km W
from Fukushima
Jun 11, 2024 23:49
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 117 km E
from Fukushima
Jun 11, 2024 23:48
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 181 km E
from Fukushima
Jun 11, 2024 09:58
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 145 km NNW
from Fukushima
Jun 8, 2024 08:08
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 244 km W
from Fukushima
Jun 7, 2024 21:35
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 179 km ENE
from Fukushima
Jun 6, 2024 09:03
(Tokyo)
M 4.7 245 km S
from Fukushima
Jun 5, 2024 21:54
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 186 km SSW
from Fukushima
Jun 3, 2024 12:56
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 278 km SSW
from Fukushima
Jun 3, 2024 06:45
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 271 km W
from Fukushima
Jun 3, 2024 06:40
(Tokyo)
M 4.9 279 km W
from Fukushima
Jun 3, 2024 06:31
(Tokyo)
M 5.8 286 km W
from Fukushima
Jun 1, 2024 20:30
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 261 km W
from Fukushima
Jun 1, 2024 10:57
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 256 km NNE
from Fukushima
May 30, 2024 11:54
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 299 km SW
from Fukushima
May 28, 2024 18:55
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 116 km E
from Fukushima
May 26, 2024 16:59
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 159 km NE
from Fukushima
May 26, 2024 00:55
(Tokyo)
M 4.8 188 km S
from Fukushima
May 22, 2024 06:40
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 225 km S
from Fukushima
May 22, 2024 05:46
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 143 km ESE
from Fukushima
May 19, 2024 06:32
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 99 km SSE
from Fukushima
May 19, 2024 00:45
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 114 km ESE
from Fukushima
May 18, 2024 09:55
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 220 km SSE
from Fukushima
May 17, 2024 01:15
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 106 km ESE
from Fukushima
May 16, 2024 22:18
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 250 km NE
from Fukushima

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Fukushima

Recent Fukushima Earthquake News

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

Fukushima Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
302 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.1
Jun 12, 2024 07:24

Average

A total of 3020 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Fukushima in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 302 earthquakes per year, or 25 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Fukushima roughly every 1 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Fukushima in 2014. A total of 423 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Fukushima that year. The strongest had a 6.5 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Fukushima in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Fukushima 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 Fukushima (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 2789 92.35%
Mag. 5 212 7.02%
Mag. 6 15 0.5%
Mag. 7 4 0.13%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Fukushima

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.5
On Jan 1, 2024 16:10.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 9.1
On Mar 11, 2011 14:46.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Fukushima occurred on Jan 1, 2024 16:10 local time (Asia/Tokyo timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.5 and struck 283 kilometers (176 mi) west of Fukushima, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Fukushima in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-9.1 earthquake struck on Mar 11, 2011 14:46, 178 kilometers (111 mi) west of Fukushima. It is the strongest earthquake near Fukushima 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 Fukushima 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 Fukushima.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Fukushima.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jan 1, 2024 16:10
(Tokyo)
M 7.5 283 km W
from Fukushima
Mar 16, 2022 23:36
(Tokyo)
M 7.3 98 km E
from Fukushima
Feb 13, 2021 23:07
(Tokyo)
M 7.1 115 km E
from Fukushima
Mar 20, 2021 18:09
(Tokyo)
M 7.0 129 km NE
from Fukushima
Nov 22, 2016 05:59
(Tokyo)
M 6.9 90 km ESE
from Fukushima
May 1, 2021 10:27
(Tokyo)
M 6.9 111 km ENE
from Fukushima
May 13, 2015 06:12
(Tokyo)
M 6.8 187 km NE
from Fukushima
Jul 12, 2014 04:22
(Tokyo)
M 6.5 194 km ESE
from Fukushima
Jun 18, 2019 22:22
(Tokyo)
M 6.4 131 km NW
from Fukushima
Aug 4, 2019 19:23
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 100 km E
from Fukushima

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Fukushima

Nearest earthquakes from Fukushima

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Fukushima.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Nov 22, 2016 09:03
(Tokyo)
M 5.0 9 km ENE
from Fukushima
Oct 16, 2016 15:14
(Tokyo)
M 4.7 15 km NNE
from Fukushima
Apr 8, 2020 21:32
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 17 km SSE
from Fukushima
Mar 11, 2023 18:18
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 24 km NNE
from Fukushima
Feb 12, 2020 04:14
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 23 km NW
from Fukushima
Mar 21, 2016 08:03
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 24 km SE
from Fukushima
Sep 6, 2014 23:34
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 29 km SE
from Fukushima
Jul 20, 2019 12:56
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 34 km NE
from Fukushima
Mar 1, 2018 18:34
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 36 km SSE
from Fukushima
Oct 8, 2019 02:02
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 36 km W
from Fukushima

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Fukushima

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Fukushima?

A 4.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Fukushima on the morning of June 12, 2024 at 07:24 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 280km west of Fukushima at a depth of 10km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Fukushima in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Fukushima?

A 9.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Fukushima on the afternoon of March 11, 2011 at 14:46 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 178km east-northeast of Fukushima at a depth of 29km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Fukushima since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Fukushima?

In the past 10 years, 3020 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Fukushima. This averages to 302 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 1 days.