Latest earthquakes near Hirochima, Japan today

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List of latest earthquakes near Hirochima.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jun 17, 2024 18:26
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 289 km SSW
from Kure
Jun 1, 2024 04:02
(Tokyo)
M 4.7 130 km S
from Hiroshima
May 31, 2024 04:46
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 265 km SW
from Hiroshima
May 9, 2024 04:34
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 178 km SSW
from Hiroshima
May 6, 2024 00:50
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 134 km S
from Hiroshima
May 4, 2024 09:40
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 134 km S
from Hiroshima
May 3, 2024 11:42
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 122 km S
from Hiroshima
May 3, 2024 09:10
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 193 km ESE
from Fukuyama
May 2, 2024 08:20
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 96 km W
from Hiroshima
Apr 29, 2024 06:09
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 134 km S
from Hiroshima
Apr 26, 2024 10:29
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 200 km SW
from Hiroshima
Apr 25, 2024 00:26
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 285 km SSW
from Kure
Apr 24, 2024 10:59
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 134 km S
from Hiroshima
Apr 23, 2024 14:29
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 134 km S
from Hiroshima
Apr 23, 2024 09:51
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 134 km S
from Hiroshima
Apr 19, 2024 23:28
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 258 km WNW
from Hiroshima
Apr 18, 2024 23:46
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 134 km S
from Hiroshima
Apr 18, 2024 12:16
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 122 km S
from Hiroshima
Apr 18, 2024 06:31
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 134 km S
from Hiroshima
Apr 18, 2024 00:44
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 134 km S
from Hiroshima
Apr 18, 2024 00:37
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 120 km S
from Hiroshima
Apr 18, 2024 00:30
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 134 km S
from Hiroshima
Apr 17, 2024 23:52
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 134 km S
from Hiroshima
Apr 17, 2024 23:27
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 134 km S
from Hiroshima
Apr 17, 2024 23:19
(Tokyo)
M 4.8 128 km S
from Hiroshima

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Hirochima

Recent Hirochima Earthquake News

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

Hirochima Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
38 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.5
Jun 17, 2024 18:26

Average

A total of 383 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Hirochima, Japan in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 38 earthquakes per year, or 3 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Hirochima roughly every 9 days.

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

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Hirochima in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Hirochima 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 Hirochima (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 337 87.99%
Mag. 5 39 10.18%
Mag. 6 6 1.57%
Mag. 7 1 0.26%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Hirochima

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 Hirochima occurred on Apr 16, 2016 01:25 local time (Asia/Tokyo timezone). It had a magnitude of 7 and struck 238 kilometers (148 mi) south-west of Hiroshima, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Hirochima in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.3 earthquake struck on Dec 21, 1946 04:19, 279 kilometers (173 mi) south-west of Fukuyama. It is the strongest earthquake near Hirochima 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 Hirochima, 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 Hirochima.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Hirochima.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 16, 2016 01:25
(Tokyo)
M 7.0 238 km SW
from Hiroshima
Jan 22, 2022 01:08
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 190 km S
from Hiroshima
Apr 17, 2024 23:14
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 128 km S
from Hiroshima
Apr 14, 2016 21:26
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 241 km SW
from Hiroshima
May 10, 2019 08:48
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 297 km S
from Hiroshima
Oct 21, 2016 14:07
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 165 km NE
from Hiroshima
Apr 15, 2016 00:03
(Tokyo)
M 6.0 248 km SW
from Hiroshima
Aug 29, 2014 04:14
(Tokyo)
M 5.8 260 km S
from Hiroshima
Apr 16, 2016 01:45
(Tokyo)
M 5.7 224 km SW
from Hiroshima
Apr 9, 2018 01:32
(Tokyo)
M 5.7 96 km N
from Hiroshima

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Hirochima

Earthquakes by city in Hirochima

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

Use this regional Hirochima earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Onomichi, Mihara, Hatsukaichi, Fuchūchō, Kannabechō-yahiro, Miyoshi, Takehara, Ōtake, Ōno-hara, Innoshima, Shin’ichi and Shōbara.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Hirochima, Japan?

A 4.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Hirochima on the evening of June 17, 2024 at 18:26 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 289km south-southwest of Kure at a depth of 46km under water in the Philippine Sea. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Hirochima, Japan in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Hirochima, Japan?

A 8.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Hirochima on the night of December 21, 1946 at 04:19 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 279km east-southeast of Fukuyama at a depth of 15km under water in the Philippine Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Hirochima since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Hirochima, Japan?

In the past 10 years, 383 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Hirochima. This averages to 38 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 10 days.