Latest earthquakes near Hyōgo, Japan today

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List of latest earthquakes near Hyōgo.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 13, 2024 16:43
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 272 km WSW
from Kobe
Mar 27, 2024 23:13
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 199 km ESE
from Kobe
Mar 23, 2024 08:31
(Tokyo)
M 4.6 168 km ENE
from Kobe
Mar 22, 2024 01:08
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 82 km NE
from Kobe
Mar 18, 2024 10:58
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 300 km WSW
from Kobe
Mar 14, 2024 13:51
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 281 km SE
from Kobe
Mar 13, 2024 03:31
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 294 km NNE
from Nishinomiya-hama
Mar 9, 2024 02:55
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 55 km S
from Kobe
Mar 7, 2024 11:28
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 55 km S
from Kobe
Mar 4, 2024 17:31
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 299 km NNE
from Amagasaki
Feb 28, 2024 17:29
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 59 km NE
from Kobe
Feb 26, 2024 15:24
(Tokyo)
M 4.9 279 km WSW
from Kobe
Feb 24, 2024 08:10
(Tokyo)
M 5.3 353 km SE
from Kobe
Feb 23, 2024 07:48
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 188 km SE
from Kobe
Feb 22, 2024 06:44
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 290 km SE
from Amagasaki
Feb 21, 2024 18:27
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 283 km SW
from Kobe
Feb 18, 2024 19:48
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 200 km NE
from Kobe
Feb 15, 2024 15:29
(Tokyo)
M 5.0 384 km NE
from Kobe
Feb 15, 2024 10:08
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 59 km NE
from Kobe
Feb 14, 2024 15:29
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 50 km NE
from Kobe
Feb 14, 2024 10:32
(Tokyo)
M 4.8 298 km NNE
from Takarazuka
Feb 11, 2024 23:49
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 299 km NNE
from Kawanishi
Feb 8, 2024 01:13
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 279 km NNE
from Kobe
Feb 7, 2024 20:59
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 77 km S
from Kobe
Feb 6, 2024 11:56
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 297 km NNE
from Kawanishi

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Hyōgo

Recent Hyōgo Earthquake News

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

Hyōgo Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
44 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.5
Apr 13, 2024 16:43

Average

A total of 444 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Hyōgo, Japan in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 44 earthquakes per year, or 3 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Hyōgo roughly every 8 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Hyōgo in 2020. A total of 55 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Hyōgo that year. The strongest had a 5.2 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Hyōgo in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Hyōgo 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 Hyōgo (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 421 94.82%
Mag. 5 20 4.5%
Mag. 6 3 0.68%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Hyōgo

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.3
On Jul 28, 2019 03:31.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8.3
On Dec 21, 1946 04:19.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Hyōgo occurred on Jul 28, 2019 03:31 local time (Asia/Tokyo timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.3 and struck 260 kilometers (162 mi) south-east of Kobe, at a depth of 367 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Hyōgo in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.3 earthquake struck on Dec 21, 1946 04:19, 187 kilometers (116 mi) south-east of Kobe. It is the strongest earthquake near Hyōgo 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 Hyōgo, 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 Hyōgo.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Hyōgo.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jul 28, 2019 03:31
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 260 km SE
from Kobe
Oct 21, 2016 14:07
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 146 km WNW
from Kobe
Nov 14, 2022 17:08
(Tokyo)
M 6.1 218 km ESE
from Kobe
Apr 1, 2016 11:39
(Tokyo)
M 5.9 183 km SE
from Kobe
Apr 9, 2018 01:32
(Tokyo)
M 5.7 248 km WNW
from Kobe
Jun 18, 2018 07:58
(Tokyo)
M 5.5 24 km ENE
from Amagasaki
Nov 2, 2018 16:53
(Tokyo)
M 5.4 113 km S
from Kobe
Nov 19, 2016 11:48
(Tokyo)
M 5.3 100 km SSE
from Kobe
May 9, 2022 17:33
(Tokyo)
M 5.3 158 km E
from Kobe
Jul 17, 2021 20:49
(Tokyo)
M 5.2 296 km WSW
from Himeji

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Hyōgo

Earthquakes by city in Hyōgo

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

Use this regional Hyōgo earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Ashiya, Miki, Kariya, Ono, Sasayama, Toyooka, Tatsunochō-tominaga, Sumoto, Nishiwaki, Aioi, Yamazakichō-nakabirose, Shirahamachō-usazakiminami, Yashiro, Fukura and Kamigōri.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Hyōgo, Japan?

A 3.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Hyōgo on the afternoon of April 13, 2024 at 16:43 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 272km west-southwest of Kobe at a depth of 40km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Hyōgo, Japan in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Hyōgo, Japan?

A 8.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Hyōgo on the night of December 21, 1946 at 04:19 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 187km south-southeast of Kobe at a depth of 15km under water in the Philippine Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Hyōgo since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Hyōgo, Japan?

In the past 10 years, 444 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Hyōgo. This averages to 44 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 8 days.