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List of latest earthquakes near Hakodate.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 17, 2024 03:21
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 298 km SSE
from Hakodate
Apr 15, 2024 01:06
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 165 km ENE
from Hakodate
Apr 12, 2024 11:14
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 237 km SSE
from Hakodate
Apr 11, 2024 16:13
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 126 km SE
from Hakodate
Apr 9, 2024 06:13
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 181 km SSE
from Hakodate
Apr 8, 2024 01:59
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 219 km SE
from Hakodate
Apr 6, 2024 09:12
(Tokyo)
M 5.4 230 km ESE
from Hakodate
Apr 5, 2024 05:31
(Tokyo)
M 5.0 143 km E
from Hakodate
Apr 4, 2024 03:09
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 66 km ENE
from Hakodate
Apr 3, 2024 06:27
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 259 km SSE
from Hakodate
Apr 2, 2024 04:24
(Tokyo)
M 5.9 199 km SSE
from Hakodate
Mar 22, 2024 14:44
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 176 km SE
from Hakodate
Mar 19, 2024 10:15
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 244 km E
from Hakodate
Mar 17, 2024 09:48
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 93 km ESE
from Hakodate
Mar 15, 2024 15:31
(Tokyo)
M 4.7 295 km ESE
from Hakodate
Mar 14, 2024 23:22
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 164 km ESE
from Hakodate
Mar 14, 2024 18:37
(Tokyo)
M 4.6 114 km ESE
from Hakodate
Mar 9, 2024 14:18
(Tokyo)
M 4.9 138 km E
from Hakodate
Mar 8, 2024 05:54
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 209 km SE
from Hakodate
Mar 8, 2024 00:00
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 204 km SE
from Hakodate
Mar 3, 2024 17:31
(Tokyo)
M 4.9 134 km ESE
from Hakodate
Mar 1, 2024 21:44
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 110 km SE
from Hakodate
Mar 1, 2024 16:04
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 196 km ENE
from Hakodate
Feb 28, 2024 22:43
(Tokyo)
M 4.8 149 km E
from Hakodate
Feb 28, 2024 22:43
(Tokyo)
M 4.9 145 km ENE
from Hakodate

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Hakodate

Recent Hakodate Earthquake News

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Hakodate Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
122 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.1
Apr 17, 2024 03:21

Average

A total of 1220 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Hakodate, Hokkaido in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 122 earthquakes per year, or 10 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Hakodate roughly every 2 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Hakodate in 2018. A total of 166 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Hakodate that year. The strongest had a 6.6 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Hakodate in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Hakodate 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 Hakodate (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 1098 90.0%
Mag. 5 110 9.02%
Mag. 6 12 0.98%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Hakodate

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.7
On Jan 14, 2016 12:25.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8.2
On May 16, 1968 09:49.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Hakodate occurred on Jan 14, 2016 12:25 local time (Asia/Tokyo timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.7 and struck 171 kilometers (106 mi) east of Hakodate, at a depth of 46 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Hakodate in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.2 earthquake struck on May 16, 1968 09:49, 247 kilometers (153 mi) east of Hakodate. It is the strongest earthquake near Hakodate 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 Hakodate, Hokkaido 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 Hakodate.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Hakodate.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jan 14, 2016 12:25
(Tokyo)
M 6.7 171 km E
from Hakodate
Feb 17, 2015 08:06
(Tokyo)
M 6.7 280 km SE
from Hakodate
Sep 6, 2018 03:07
(Tokyo)
M 6.6 141 km NE
from Hakodate
Dec 21, 2020 02:23
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 184 km ESE
from Hakodate
Jan 24, 2018 19:51
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 160 km ESE
from Hakodate
Jun 11, 2023 18:54
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 127 km NE
from Hakodate
Aug 10, 2014 12:43
(Tokyo)
M 6.1 135 km ESE
from Hakodate
Oct 11, 2014 11:35
(Tokyo)
M 6.1 219 km ESE
from Hakodate
Jun 8, 2015 15:01
(Tokyo)
M 6.1 110 km ESE
from Hakodate
Apr 11, 2019 17:18
(Tokyo)
M 6.0 263 km SE
from Hakodate

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Hakodate

Nearest earthquakes from Hakodate

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Hakodate.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Sep 17, 2020 04:04
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 11 km S
from Hakodate
Apr 1, 2016 22:22
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 12 km SSW
from Hakodate
Aug 2, 2017 21:46
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 17 km NNW
from Hakodate
Oct 21, 2016 04:07
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 18 km NNE
from Hakodate
Jun 16, 2016 14:21
(Tokyo)
M 5.2 28 km NE
from Hakodate
Sep 19, 2017 21:36
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 29 km WNW
from Hakodate
Jun 21, 2016 00:10
(Tokyo)
M 4.6 35 km NE
from Hakodate
Dec 23, 2022 01:39
(Tokyo)
M 5.0 35 km SW
from Hakodate
Sep 25, 2018 12:50
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 38 km ENE
from Hakodate
May 4, 2023 14:29
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 41 km NNE
from Hakodate

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Hakodate

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Hakodate, Hokkaido?

A 4.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Hakodate on the night of April 17, 2024 at 03:21 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 298km south-southeast of Hakodate at a depth of 50km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Hakodate, Hokkaido in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Hakodate, Hokkaido?

A 8.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Hakodate on the morning of May 16, 1968 at 09:49 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 247km east-southeast of Hakodate at a depth of 30km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Hakodate since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Hakodate, Hokkaido?

In the past 10 years, 1220 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Hakodate. This averages to 122 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 3 days.