Latest earthquakes near Gunma, Japan today

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List of latest earthquakes near Gunma.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 11, 2024 13:16
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 207 km NW
from Maebashi
Apr 8, 2024 22:29
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 207 km NW
from Maebashi
Apr 8, 2024 05:51
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 295 km NE
from Ōta
Apr 8, 2024 02:08
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 265 km E
from Maebashi
Apr 6, 2024 15:13
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 298 km NE
from Ōta
Apr 6, 2024 00:40
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 196 km ENE
from Maebashi
Apr 4, 2024 12:16
(Tokyo)
M 6.1 292 km ENE
from Maebashi
Apr 4, 2024 11:15
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 99 km SSE
from Maebashi
Apr 3, 2024 12:34
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 156 km SE
from Maebashi
Apr 2, 2024 17:24
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 224 km WNW
from Maebashi
Apr 2, 2024 05:57
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 194 km ESE
from Maebashi
Mar 30, 2024 23:23
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 196 km ENE
from Ōta
Mar 28, 2024 23:49
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 239 km ENE
from Maebashi
Mar 27, 2024 06:06
(Tokyo)
M 4.6 159 km SE
from Maebashi
Mar 23, 2024 08:31
(Tokyo)
M 4.6 233 km WSW
from Maebashi
Mar 23, 2024 02:56
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 187 km NW
from Maebashi
Mar 21, 2024 09:08
(Tokyo)
M 5.2 52 km SE
from Ōta
Mar 18, 2024 18:49
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 134 km SE
from Maebashi
Mar 18, 2024 03:50
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 138 km SE
from Maebashi
Mar 18, 2024 02:25
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 200 km NE
from Ōta
Mar 17, 2024 06:17
(Tokyo)
M 5.3 228 km ENE
from Maebashi
Mar 15, 2024 19:28
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 207 km NW
from Maebashi
Mar 15, 2024 00:14
(Tokyo)
M 5.6 198 km ENE
from Maebashi
Mar 13, 2024 20:24
(Tokyo)
M 4.6 192 km ENE
from Ōta
Mar 13, 2024 10:10
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 234 km ENE
from Maebashi

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Gunma

Recent Gunma Earthquake News

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

Gunma Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
271 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.7
Apr 11, 2024 13:16

Average

A total of 2711 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Gunma, Japan in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 271 earthquakes per year, or 22 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Gunma roughly every 1 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Gunma in 2016. A total of 373 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Gunma that year. The strongest had a 6.9 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Gunma in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Gunma 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 Gunma (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 2492 91.92%
Mag. 5 202 7.45%
Mag. 6 14 0.52%
Mag. 7 3 0.11%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Gunma

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.5
On Jan 1, 2024 16:10.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8
On Sep 1, 1923 11:58.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Gunma occurred on Jan 1, 2024 16:10 local time (Asia/Tokyo timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.5 and struck 201 kilometers (125 mi) north-west of Maebashi, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Gunma in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8 earthquake struck on Sep 1, 1923 11:58, 127 kilometers (79 mi) north-west of Maebashi. It is the strongest earthquake near Gunma 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 Gunma, 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 Gunma.

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Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Gunma.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jan 1, 2024 16:10
(Tokyo)
M 7.5 201 km NW
from Maebashi
Mar 16, 2022 23:36
(Tokyo)
M 7.3 265 km NE
from Maebashi
Feb 13, 2021 23:07
(Tokyo)
M 7.1 281 km ENE
from Maebashi
Nov 22, 2016 05:59
(Tokyo)
M 6.9 233 km ENE
from Maebashi
May 1, 2021 10:27
(Tokyo)
M 6.9 299 km NE
from Maebashi
Jul 12, 2014 04:22
(Tokyo)
M 6.5 286 km ENE
from Ōta
Jun 18, 2019 22:22
(Tokyo)
M 6.4 251 km N
from Maebashi
Aug 4, 2019 19:23
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 270 km NE
from Maebashi
Sep 23, 2016 09:14
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 290 km SE
from Ōta
Nov 22, 2014 22:08
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 110 km WNW
from Maebashi

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Gunma

Earthquakes by city in Gunma

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

Use this regional Gunma earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Tatebayashi, Fujioka, Tomioka, Shibukawa, Annaka, Numata, Kanekomachi, Tamamura, Sakai-nakajima, Yoshii, Ōmamachō-ōmama and Nakanojōmachi.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Gunma, Japan?

A 3.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Gunma on the afternoon of April 11, 2024 at 13:16 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 207km northwest of Maebashi at a depth of 10km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Gunma, Japan in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Gunma, Japan?

A 8 magnitude earthquake hit near Gunma on the morning of September 1, 1923 at 11:58 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 127km south of Maebashi at a depth of 15km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Gunma since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Gunma, Japan?

In the past 10 years, 2711 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Gunma. This averages to 271 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 1 days.