Latest earthquakes near Kagawa, Japan today

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List of latest earthquakes near Kagawa.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 9, 2024 04:34
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 281 km WSW
from Takamatsu
May 6, 2024 00:50
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 198 km SW
from Takamatsu
May 4, 2024 09:40
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 198 km SW
from Takamatsu
May 3, 2024 11:42
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 191 km SW
from Takamatsu
May 3, 2024 09:10
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 130 km ESE
from Takamatsu
May 2, 2024 08:20
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 243 km W
from Takamatsu
Apr 29, 2024 06:09
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 198 km SW
from Takamatsu
Apr 24, 2024 10:59
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 198 km SW
from Takamatsu
Apr 23, 2024 14:29
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 198 km SW
from Takamatsu
Apr 23, 2024 09:51
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 198 km SW
from Takamatsu
Apr 21, 2024 21:28
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 268 km E
from Takamatsu
Apr 18, 2024 23:46
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 198 km SW
from Takamatsu
Apr 18, 2024 12:16
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 191 km SW
from Takamatsu
Apr 18, 2024 06:31
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 198 km SW
from Takamatsu
Apr 18, 2024 00:44
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 198 km SW
from Takamatsu
Apr 18, 2024 00:37
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 189 km SW
from Takamatsu
Apr 18, 2024 00:30
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 198 km SW
from Takamatsu
Apr 17, 2024 23:52
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 198 km SW
from Takamatsu
Apr 17, 2024 23:27
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 205 km SW
from Takamatsu
Apr 17, 2024 23:19
(Tokyo)
M 4.8 197 km SW
from Takamatsu
Apr 17, 2024 23:14
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 197 km SW
from Takamatsu
Apr 17, 2024 19:16
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 271 km ENE
from Takamatsu
Apr 13, 2024 16:43
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 163 km SW
from Takamatsu
Apr 8, 2024 10:25
(Tokyo)
M 5.1 387 km SW
from Takamatsu
Mar 27, 2024 23:13
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 290 km E
from Takamatsu

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Kagawa

Recent Kagawa Earthquake News

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

Kagawa Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
27 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.5
May 9, 2024 04:34

Average

A total of 278 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Kagawa, Japan in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 27 earthquakes per year, or 2 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Kagawa roughly every 13 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Kagawa in 2022. A total of 39 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Kagawa that year. The strongest had a 6.3 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Kagawa in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Kagawa 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 Kagawa (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 256 92.09%
Mag. 5 19 6.83%
Mag. 6 3 1.08%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Kagawa

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.3
On Jan 22, 2022 01:08.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8.3
On Dec 21, 1946 04:19.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Kagawa occurred on Jan 22, 2022 01:08 local time (Asia/Tokyo timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.3 and struck 258 kilometers (160 mi) south-west of Takamatsu, at a depth of 39 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Kagawa in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.3 earthquake struck on Dec 21, 1946 04:19, 218 kilometers (135 mi) south-west of Takamatsu. It is the strongest earthquake near Kagawa 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 Kagawa, 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 Kagawa.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Kagawa.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jan 22, 2022 01:08
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 258 km SW
from Takamatsu
Apr 17, 2024 23:14
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 197 km SW
from Takamatsu
Oct 21, 2016 14:07
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 118 km N
from Takamatsu
Apr 1, 2016 11:39
(Tokyo)
M 5.9 241 km ESE
from Takamatsu
Apr 9, 2018 01:32
(Tokyo)
M 5.7 171 km NW
from Takamatsu
Jun 18, 2018 07:58
(Tokyo)
M 5.5 155 km ENE
from Takamatsu
Jul 13, 2015 02:52
(Tokyo)
M 5.5 258 km SW
from Takamatsu
Nov 2, 2018 16:53
(Tokyo)
M 5.4 125 km SE
from Takamatsu
Mar 2, 2017 23:53
(Tokyo)
M 5.3 261 km SW
from Takamatsu
May 9, 2022 17:33
(Tokyo)
M 5.3 262 km E
from Takamatsu

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Kagawa

Earthquakes by city in Kagawa

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

Use this regional Kagawa earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Marugame, Sakaidechō, Kan’onjichō, Tadotsu, Shido and Utazu.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Kagawa, Japan?

A 4.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Kagawa on the night of May 9, 2024 at 04:34 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 281km west-southwest of Takamatsu at a depth of 105km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Kagawa, Japan in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Kagawa, Japan?

A 8.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Kagawa on the night of December 21, 1946 at 04:19 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 218km south-east of Takamatsu at a depth of 15km under water in the Philippine Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Kagawa since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Kagawa, Japan?

In the past 10 years, 278 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Kagawa. This averages to 28 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 13 days.