Latest earthquakes near Sapporo, Hokkaido today

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List of latest earthquakes near Sapporo.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 11, 2024 16:13
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 273 km S
from Sapporo
Apr 6, 2024 09:12
(Tokyo)
M 5.4 285 km SE
from Sapporo
Apr 5, 2024 05:31
(Tokyo)
M 5.0 155 km SE
from Sapporo
Apr 4, 2024 03:09
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 134 km S
from Sapporo
Apr 2, 2024 04:24
(Tokyo)
M 5.9 327 km S
from Sapporo
Mar 22, 2024 14:44
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 289 km SSE
from Sapporo
Mar 19, 2024 10:15
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 241 km SE
from Sapporo
Mar 17, 2024 09:48
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 189 km S
from Sapporo
Mar 14, 2024 23:22
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 228 km SSE
from Sapporo
Mar 14, 2024 18:37
(Tokyo)
M 4.6 188 km SSE
from Sapporo
Mar 14, 2024 16:34
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 187 km ENE
from Sapporo
Mar 14, 2024 16:34
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 187 km ENE
from Sapporo
Mar 9, 2024 14:18
(Tokyo)
M 4.9 152 km SE
from Sapporo
Mar 3, 2024 17:31
(Tokyo)
M 4.9 226 km SSE
from Sapporo
Mar 1, 2024 21:44
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 219 km S
from Sapporo
Mar 1, 2024 16:04
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 160 km ESE
from Sapporo
Feb 28, 2024 22:43
(Tokyo)
M 4.8 154 km SE
from Sapporo
Feb 28, 2024 22:43
(Tokyo)
M 4.9 107 km SE
from Sapporo
Feb 28, 2024 03:26
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 248 km SSW
from Sapporo
Feb 22, 2024 19:22
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 227 km SSE
from Sapporo
Feb 21, 2024 20:21
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 296 km SSE
from Sapporo
Feb 18, 2024 19:35
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 97 km SE
from Sapporo
Feb 16, 2024 09:43
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 236 km SSE
from Sapporo
Feb 15, 2024 14:25
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 175 km SSE
from Sapporo
Feb 14, 2024 17:11
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 178 km SSE
from Sapporo

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Sapporo

Recent Sapporo Earthquake News

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

Sapporo Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
100 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.9
Apr 11, 2024 16:13

Average

A total of 1006 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Sapporo, Hokkaido in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 100 earthquakes per year, or 8 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Sapporo roughly every 3 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Sapporo in 2018. A total of 153 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Sapporo that year. The strongest had a 6.6 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Sapporo in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Sapporo 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 Sapporo (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 914 90.85%
Mag. 5 81 8.05%
Mag. 6 11 1.09%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Sapporo

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 Sapporo occurred on Jan 14, 2016 12:25 local time (Asia/Tokyo timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.7 and struck 169 kilometers (105 mi) south-east of Sapporo, at a depth of 46 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Sapporo in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.2 earthquake struck on May 16, 1968 09:49, 300 kilometers (186 mi) south-east of Sapporo. It is the strongest earthquake near Sapporo 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 Sapporo, 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 Sapporo.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Sapporo.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jan 14, 2016 12:25
(Tokyo)
M 6.7 169 km SE
from Sapporo
Sep 6, 2018 03:07
(Tokyo)
M 6.6 63 km SE
from Sapporo
Dec 21, 2020 02:23
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 265 km SSE
from Sapporo
Jan 24, 2018 19:51
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 236 km SSE
from Sapporo
Jun 11, 2023 18:54
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 75 km SE
from Sapporo
Jan 12, 2016 02:08
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 158 km N
from Sapporo
Jun 8, 2015 15:01
(Tokyo)
M 6.1 176 km SSE
from Sapporo
Oct 11, 2014 11:35
(Tokyo)
M 6.1 272 km SE
from Sapporo
Aug 10, 2014 12:43
(Tokyo)
M 6.1 222 km SSE
from Sapporo
Mar 28, 2023 18:18
(Tokyo)
M 6.0 246 km SSE
from Sapporo

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Sapporo

Nearest earthquakes from Sapporo

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Sapporo.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 13, 2021 05:32
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 24 km ENE
from Sapporo
Jun 6, 2020 07:44
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 24 km ESE
from Sapporo
Jul 14, 2022 11:56
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 32 km SSW
from Sapporo
Feb 28, 2016 10:15
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 32 km E
from Sapporo
Nov 15, 2021 08:19
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 33 km ENE
from Sapporo
May 8, 2015 05:29
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 33 km NE
from Sapporo
Jul 31, 2021 14:26
(Tokyo)
M 5.0 38 km NE
from Sapporo
Nov 28, 2017 02:05
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 39 km SE
from Sapporo
Feb 11, 2023 17:44
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 40 km S
from Sapporo
Mar 15, 2017 20:27
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 40 km S
from Sapporo

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Sapporo

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Sapporo, Hokkaido?

A 3.9 magnitude earthquake hit near Sapporo on the afternoon of April 11, 2024 at 16:13 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 273km south of Sapporo at a depth of 100km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Sapporo, Hokkaido in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Sapporo, Hokkaido?

A 8.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Sapporo on the morning of May 16, 1968 at 09:49 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 300km south-east of Sapporo at a depth of 30km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Sapporo since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Sapporo, Hokkaido?

In the past 10 years, 1006 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Sapporo. This averages to 101 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 4 days.