Latest earthquakes near Iwaki, Fukushima today

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List of latest earthquakes near Iwaki.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
May 26, 2024 16:59
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 204 km NNE
from Iwaki
May 26, 2024 00:55
(Tokyo)
M 4.8 130 km SW
from Iwaki
May 22, 2024 06:40
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 156 km SSW
from Iwaki
May 22, 2024 05:46
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 105 km ENE
from Iwaki
May 19, 2024 06:32
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 18 km SSW
from Iwaki
May 19, 2024 00:45
(Tokyo)
M 4.7 65 km ENE
from Iwaki
May 18, 2024 09:55
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 139 km S
from Iwaki
May 17, 2024 01:15
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 77 km NE
from Iwaki
May 15, 2024 12:46
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 296 km S
from Iwaki
May 15, 2024 12:46
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 296 km S
from Iwaki
May 14, 2024 02:13
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 78 km SSE
from Iwaki
May 13, 2024 01:37
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 159 km NNE
from Iwaki
May 12, 2024 12:03
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 18 km NNW
from Iwaki
May 10, 2024 19:40
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 292 km WNW
from Iwaki
May 7, 2024 23:17
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 29 km ENE
from Iwaki
May 6, 2024 13:43
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 129 km E
from Iwaki
May 6, 2024 02:32
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 147 km ESE
from Iwaki
May 2, 2024 04:06
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 232 km NNE
from Iwaki
May 2, 2024 02:36
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 96 km NE
from Iwaki
Apr 29, 2024 01:16
(Tokyo)
M 4.6 48 km NE
from Iwaki
Apr 28, 2024 18:28
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 293 km WNW
from Iwaki
Apr 25, 2024 13:45
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 68 km SSW
from Iwaki
Apr 24, 2024 21:16
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 77 km SSW
from Iwaki
Apr 24, 2024 20:40
(Tokyo)
M 5.1 75 km SSW
from Iwaki
Apr 24, 2024 02:01
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 180 km SSW
from Iwaki

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Iwaki

Recent Iwaki Earthquake News

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

Iwaki Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
295 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4
May 26, 2024 16:59

Average

A total of 2957 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Iwaki, Fukushima in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 295 earthquakes per year, or 24 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Iwaki roughly every 1 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Iwaki in 2014. A total of 432 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Iwaki that year. The strongest had a 6.5 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Iwaki in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Iwaki 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 Iwaki (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 2724 92.12%
Mag. 5 214 7.24%
Mag. 6 16 0.54%
Mag. 7 3 0.1%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Iwaki

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.3
On Mar 16, 2022 23:36.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 9.1
On Mar 11, 2011 14:46.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Iwaki occurred on Mar 16, 2022 23:36 local time (Asia/Tokyo timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.3 and struck 96 kilometers (60 mi) north-east of Iwaki, at a depth of 41 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Iwaki in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-9.1 earthquake struck on Mar 11, 2011 14:46, 191 kilometers (119 mi) north-east of Iwaki. It is the strongest earthquake near Iwaki 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 Iwaki, 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 Iwaki.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Iwaki.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Mar 16, 2022 23:36
(Tokyo)
M 7.3 96 km NE
from Iwaki
Feb 13, 2021 23:07
(Tokyo)
M 7.1 109 km NE
from Iwaki
Mar 20, 2021 18:09
(Tokyo)
M 7.0 170 km NNE
from Iwaki
May 1, 2021 10:27
(Tokyo)
M 6.9 142 km NNE
from Iwaki
Nov 22, 2016 05:59
(Tokyo)
M 6.9 59 km NE
from Iwaki
May 13, 2015 06:12
(Tokyo)
M 6.8 230 km NNE
from Iwaki
Jul 12, 2014 04:22
(Tokyo)
M 6.5 139 km E
from Iwaki
Jun 18, 2019 22:22
(Tokyo)
M 6.4 216 km NW
from Iwaki
Aug 4, 2019 19:23
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 101 km NE
from Iwaki
Apr 20, 2020 05:39
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 228 km NNE
from Iwaki

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Iwaki

Nearest earthquakes from Iwaki

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Iwaki.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jul 28, 2016 05:19
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 5 km SE
from Iwaki
Jan 14, 2024 01:36
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 7 km W
from Iwaki
Apr 5, 2015 12:45
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 9 km NW
from Iwaki
Aug 1, 2018 13:01
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 11 km SE
from Iwaki
Dec 3, 2014 01:00
(Tokyo)
M 4.7 12 km WSW
from Iwaki
Mar 3, 2020 11:59
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 14 km NNE
from Iwaki
Sep 14, 2018 10:54
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 14 km NE
from Iwaki
Oct 19, 2017 21:50
(Tokyo)
M 4.6 15 km ENE
from Iwaki
Jul 16, 2014 17:24
(Tokyo)
M 4.6 15 km S
from Iwaki
Jul 30, 2015 17:16
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 14 km NW
from Iwaki

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Iwaki

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Iwaki, Fukushima?

A 4 magnitude earthquake hit near Iwaki on the afternoon of May 26, 2024 at 16:59 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 204km north-northeast of Iwaki at a depth of 80km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Iwaki, Fukushima in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Iwaki, Fukushima?

A 9.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Iwaki on the afternoon of March 11, 2011 at 14:46 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 191km north-east of Iwaki at a depth of 29km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Iwaki since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Iwaki, Fukushima?

In the past 10 years, 2957 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Iwaki. This averages to 296 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 1 days.