Latest earthquakes near Kagoshima today

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List of latest earthquakes near Kagoshima.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jul 18, 2024 22:19
(Tokyo)
M 4.7 256 km S
from Kagoshima
Jul 18, 2024 20:37
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 200 km NE
from Kagoshima
Jul 15, 2024 20:07
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 196 km S
from Kagoshima
Jun 30, 2024 19:38
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 168 km ENE
from Kagoshima
Jun 30, 2024 10:37
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 86 km SSW
from Kagoshima
Jun 19, 2024 23:06
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 283 km SSW
from Kagoshima
Jun 19, 2024 16:16
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 283 km SSW
from Kagoshima
Jun 19, 2024 16:13
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 288 km SSW
from Kagoshima
Jun 17, 2024 18:26
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 111 km E
from Kagoshima
Jun 17, 2024 15:57
(Tokyo)
M 4.8 101 km E
from Kagoshima
Jun 12, 2024 13:19
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 193 km SSW
from Kagoshima
Jun 1, 2024 11:37
(Tokyo)
M 5.0 300 km S
from Kagoshima
Jun 1, 2024 04:02
(Tokyo)
M 4.7 248 km NE
from Kagoshima
May 31, 2024 04:46
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 114 km N
from Kagoshima
May 27, 2024 13:26
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 56 km SSW
from Kagoshima
May 25, 2024 15:37
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 194 km S
from Kagoshima
May 17, 2024 20:12
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 248 km SW
from Kagoshima
May 11, 2024 03:29
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 66 km SSW
from Kagoshima
May 11, 2024 03:29
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 79 km SSE
from Kagoshima
May 9, 2024 04:34
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 184 km NNE
from Kagoshima
May 6, 2024 15:26
(Tokyo)
M 4.8 174 km SSE
from Kagoshima
May 6, 2024 00:50
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 251 km NE
from Kagoshima
May 5, 2024 01:34
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 137 km SSE
from Kagoshima
May 4, 2024 09:40
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 251 km NE
from Kagoshima
May 3, 2024 11:42
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 259 km NE
from Kagoshima

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Kagoshima Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
84 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.7
Jul 18, 2024 22:19

Average

A total of 844 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Kagoshima in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 84 earthquakes per year, or 7 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Kagoshima roughly every 4 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Kagoshima in 2016. A total of 181 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Kagoshima that year. The strongest had a 7 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Kagoshima in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Kagoshima 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 Kagoshima (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 747 88.51%
Mag. 5 88 10.43%
Mag. 6 8 0.95%
Mag. 7 1 0.12%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Kagoshima

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7
On Apr 16, 2016 01:25.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8
On Nov 19, 1941 01:46.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Kagoshima occurred on Apr 16, 2016 01:25 local time (Asia/Tokyo timezone). It had a magnitude of 7 and struck 137 kilometers (85 mi) north of Kagoshima, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Kagoshima in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8 earthquake struck on Nov 19, 1941 01:46, 146 kilometers (91 mi) north of Kagoshima. It is the strongest earthquake near Kagoshima 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 Kagoshima 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 Kagoshima.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Kagoshima.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 16, 2016 01:25
(Tokyo)
M 7.0 137 km N
from Kagoshima
Nov 14, 2015 05:51
(Tokyo)
M 6.7 171 km WSW
from Kagoshima
Jan 8, 2019 21:39
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 119 km SSE
from Kagoshima
Jan 22, 2022 01:08
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 191 km NE
from Kagoshima
Apr 17, 2024 23:14
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 253 km NE
from Kagoshima
May 10, 2019 08:48
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 125 km E
from Kagoshima
Apr 14, 2016 21:26
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 137 km N
from Kagoshima
Dec 9, 2021 11:05
(Tokyo)
M 6.0 264 km SSW
from Kagoshima
Apr 15, 2016 00:03
(Tokyo)
M 6.0 127 km N
from Kagoshima
Apr 16, 2024 07:38
(Tokyo)
M 5.9 263 km SSE
from Kagoshima

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Nearest earthquakes from Kagoshima

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Kagoshima.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Mar 29, 2015 12:23
(Tokyo)
M 4.6 17 km S
from Kagoshima
Jul 11, 2017 11:56
(Tokyo)
M 5.3 21 km SSE
from Kagoshima
Aug 24, 2017 14:34
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 23 km SSE
from Kagoshima
May 20, 2016 07:53
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 22 km SW
from Kagoshima
Dec 9, 2019 00:03
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 25 km SSE
from Kagoshima
Jun 27, 2018 20:47
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 25 km N
from Kagoshima
Jun 1, 2020 09:33
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 24 km W
from Kagoshima
Mar 19, 2024 01:12
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 29 km S
from Kagoshima
May 27, 2015 10:51
(Tokyo)
M 4.7 32 km SSW
from Kagoshima
Jun 10, 2019 22:00
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 31 km SSW
from Kagoshima

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Kagoshima?

A 4.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Kagoshima on the evening of July 18, 2024 at 22:19 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 256km south of Kagoshima at a depth of 36km under water in the East China Sea. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Kagoshima in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Kagoshima?

A 8 magnitude earthquake hit near Kagoshima on the night of November 19, 1941 at 01:46 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 146km east-northeast of Kagoshima at a depth of 35km under water in the Philippine Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Kagoshima since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Kagoshima?

In the past 10 years, 844 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Kagoshima. This averages to 84 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 4 days.