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List of latest earthquakes near Ibaraki.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 13, 2024 02:07
(Tokyo)
M 4.7 288 km SSE
from Mito
Apr 11, 2024 13:16
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 296 km WNW
from Tsukuba
Apr 8, 2024 22:29
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 296 km WNW
from Tsukuba
Apr 8, 2024 11:45
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 278 km NNE
from Hitachi
Apr 8, 2024 05:51
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 201 km NNE
from Hitachi
Apr 8, 2024 02:08
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 143 km E
from Mito
Apr 6, 2024 15:13
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 206 km NNE
from Hitachi
Apr 6, 2024 00:40
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 69 km NE
from Hitachi
Apr 4, 2024 14:13
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 277 km NNE
from Hitachi
Apr 4, 2024 12:16
(Tokyo)
M 6.1 168 km NE
from Hitachi
Apr 4, 2024 11:15
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 72 km SSW
from Tsukuba
Apr 3, 2024 12:34
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 91 km SSE
from Tsukuba
Apr 2, 2024 05:57
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 97 km SSE
from Mito
Apr 1, 2024 04:59
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 276 km NNE
from Hitachi
Mar 30, 2024 23:23
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 77 km E
from Hitachi
Mar 28, 2024 23:49
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 120 km NNE
from Hitachi
Mar 27, 2024 06:06
(Tokyo)
M 4.6 94 km S
from Mito
Mar 23, 2024 02:56
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 293 km WNW
from Mito
Mar 21, 2024 09:08
(Tokyo)
M 5.2 36 km SW
from Tsukuba
Mar 18, 2024 18:49
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 67 km S
from Tsukuba
Mar 18, 2024 03:50
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 67 km SSE
from Tsukuba
Mar 18, 2024 02:25
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 94 km NNE
from Hitachi
Mar 17, 2024 06:17
(Tokyo)
M 5.3 94 km NE
from Hitachi
Mar 15, 2024 19:28
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 296 km WNW
from Tsukuba
Mar 15, 2024 00:14
(Tokyo)
M 5.6 70 km NE
from Hitachi

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Ibaraki

Recent Ibaraki Earthquake News

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Ibaraki Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
317 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.7
Apr 13, 2024 02:07

Average

A total of 3172 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Ibaraki, Japan in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 317 earthquakes per year, or 26 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Ibaraki roughly every 1 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Ibaraki in 2014. A total of 431 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Ibaraki that year. The strongest had a 6.5 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Ibaraki in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Ibaraki 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 Ibaraki (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 2923 92.15%
Mag. 5 228 7.19%
Mag. 6 17 0.54%
Mag. 7 4 0.13%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Ibaraki

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.5
On Jan 1, 2024 16:10.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 9.1
On Mar 11, 2011 14:46.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Ibaraki occurred on Jan 1, 2024 16:10 local time (Asia/Tokyo timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.5 and struck 290 kilometers (180 mi) west-northwest of Tsukuba, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Ibaraki in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-9.1 earthquake struck on Mar 11, 2011 14:46, 275 kilometers (171 mi) west-northwest of Mito. It is the strongest earthquake near Ibaraki 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 Ibaraki, 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 Ibaraki.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Ibaraki.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jan 1, 2024 16:10
(Tokyo)
M 7.5 290 km WNW
from Tsukuba
Mar 16, 2022 23:36
(Tokyo)
M 7.3 149 km NNE
from Hitachi
Feb 13, 2021 23:07
(Tokyo)
M 7.1 160 km NE
from Hitachi
Mar 20, 2021 18:09
(Tokyo)
M 7.0 257 km NNE
from Mito
Nov 22, 2016 05:59
(Tokyo)
M 6.9 110 km NE
from Hitachi
May 1, 2021 10:27
(Tokyo)
M 6.9 197 km NNE
from Hitachi
May 13, 2015 06:12
(Tokyo)
M 6.8 284 km NNE
from Hitachi
Jul 12, 2014 04:22
(Tokyo)
M 6.5 167 km ENE
from Hitachi
Jun 18, 2019 22:22
(Tokyo)
M 6.4 269 km NNW
from Mito
Apr 20, 2020 05:39
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 282 km NNE
from Hitachi

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Ibaraki

Earthquakes by city in Ibaraki

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

Use this regional Ibaraki earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Ryūgasaki, Toride, Ushiku, Kashima-shi, Shimodate, Koga, Moriya, Naka, Ishioka, Yūki, Kitaibaraki, Ami, Inashiki, Iwai, Mitsukaidō, Tomobe, Funaishikawa, Okunoya, Takahagi, Fujishiro and Kasama.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Ibaraki, Japan?

A 4.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Ibaraki on the night of April 13, 2024 at 02:07 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 288km south-southeast of Mito at a depth of 23km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Ibaraki, Japan in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Ibaraki, Japan?

A 9.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Ibaraki on the afternoon of March 11, 2011 at 14:46 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 275km north-east of Mito at a depth of 29km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Ibaraki since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Ibaraki, Japan?

In the past 10 years, 3172 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Ibaraki. This averages to 317 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 1 days.