Latest earthquakes near Ishikawa, Japan today

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List of latest earthquakes near Ishikawa.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 10, 2024 19:40
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 146 km NE
from Kanazawa
May 10, 2024 18:50
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 92 km NNE
from Kanazawa
May 8, 2024 06:53
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 131 km NNE
from Kanazawa
Apr 30, 2024 01:14
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 104 km SE
from Kanazawa
Apr 28, 2024 18:28
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 164 km NE
from Kanazawa
Apr 28, 2024 14:08
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 251 km NNE
from Kanazawa
Apr 28, 2024 05:43
(Tokyo)
M 4.7 170 km SSE
from Kanazawa
Apr 24, 2024 20:40
(Tokyo)
M 5.1 355 km E
from Kanazawa
Apr 21, 2024 21:28
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 247 km S
from Kanazawa
Apr 19, 2024 09:33
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 300 km E
from Kanazawa
Apr 17, 2024 19:18
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 132 km SE
from Kanazawa
Apr 17, 2024 19:16
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 149 km S
from Kanazawa
Apr 11, 2024 13:16
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 113 km NNE
from Kanazawa
Apr 8, 2024 22:29
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 108 km NNE
from Kanazawa
Apr 4, 2024 11:15
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 294 km ESE
from Kanazawa
Apr 2, 2024 17:24
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 92 km NNE
from Kanazawa
Mar 27, 2024 23:13
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 297 km S
from Kanazawa
Mar 23, 2024 08:31
(Tokyo)
M 4.6 128 km S
from Kanazawa
Mar 23, 2024 02:56
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 128 km NE
from Kanazawa
Mar 22, 2024 01:08
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 166 km SSW
from Kanazawa
Mar 21, 2024 09:08
(Tokyo)
M 5.2 289 km ESE
from Kanazawa
Mar 15, 2024 19:28
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 113 km NNE
from Kanazawa
Mar 13, 2024 03:31
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 57 km N
from Kanazawa
Mar 9, 2024 12:47
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 99 km NNE
from Kanazawa
Mar 9, 2024 02:55
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 274 km SSW
from Komatsu

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Ishikawa

Recent Ishikawa Earthquake News

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Ishikawa Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
70 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.5
May 10, 2024 19:40

Average

A total of 704 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Ishikawa, Japan in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 70 earthquakes per year, or 5 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Ishikawa roughly every 5 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Ishikawa in 2024. A total of 208 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Ishikawa that year. The strongest had a 7.5 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Ishikawa in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Ishikawa 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 Ishikawa (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 658 93.47%
Mag. 5 40 5.68%
Mag. 6 5 0.71%
Mag. 7 1 0.14%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Ishikawa

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.5
On Jan 1, 2024 16:10.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8.1
On Dec 7, 1944 13:35.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Ishikawa occurred on Jan 1, 2024 16:10 local time (Asia/Tokyo timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.5 and struck 115 kilometers (71 mi) north-northeast of Kanazawa, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Ishikawa in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.1 earthquake struck on Dec 7, 1944 13:35, 298 kilometers (185 mi) north-northeast of Komatsu. It is the strongest earthquake near Ishikawa 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 Ishikawa, 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 Ishikawa.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Ishikawa.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jan 1, 2024 16:10
(Tokyo)
M 7.5 115 km NNE
from Kanazawa
Oct 21, 2016 14:07
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 287 km WSW
from Kanazawa
May 5, 2023 14:42
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 122 km NNE
from Kanazawa
Nov 22, 2014 22:08
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 114 km E
from Kanazawa
Jan 1, 2024 16:18
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 68 km NNE
from Kanazawa
Sep 29, 2021 17:37
(Tokyo)
M 6.1 274 km NNW
from Kanazawa
Jan 9, 2024 17:59
(Tokyo)
M 5.9 174 km NE
from Kanazawa
Jan 1, 2024 16:06
(Tokyo)
M 5.8 114 km NNE
from Kanazawa
Jan 1, 2024 16:56
(Tokyo)
M 5.6 81 km NNE
from Kanazawa
Jan 1, 2024 18:08
(Tokyo)
M 5.6 123 km NE
from Kanazawa

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Ishikawa

Earthquakes by city in Ishikawa

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

Use this regional Ishikawa earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Matsutō, Nonoichi, Nanao, Tsubata, Hakui, Tsurugi-asahimachi and Anamizu.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Ishikawa, Japan?

A 4.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Ishikawa on the evening of May 10, 2024 at 19:40 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 146km north-east of Kanazawa at a depth of 10km under water in the Sea of Japan. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Ishikawa, Japan in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Ishikawa, Japan?

A 8.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Ishikawa on the afternoon of December 7, 1944 at 13:35 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 298km south of Komatsu at a depth of 15km under water in the Philippine Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Ishikawa since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Ishikawa, Japan?

In the past 10 years, 704 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Ishikawa. This averages to 70 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 5 days.