Latest earthquakes near Kawasaki, Kanagawa today

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List of latest earthquakes near Kawasaki.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jul 20, 2024 20:15
(Tokyo)
M 5.0 214 km NE
from Kawasaki
Jul 19, 2024 16:14
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 229 km NE
from Kawasaki
Jul 19, 2024 00:17
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 63 km NNE
from Kawasaki
Jul 18, 2024 20:07
(Tokyo)
M 5.6 225 km S
from Kawasaki
Jul 18, 2024 16:46
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 241 km SW
from Kawasaki
Jul 18, 2024 05:51
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 238 km NNE
from Kawasaki
Jul 16, 2024 22:19
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 60 km NNE
from Kawasaki
Jul 16, 2024 18:02
(Tokyo)
M 4.7 140 km ESE
from Kawasaki
Jul 15, 2024 03:03
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 251 km SSE
from Kawasaki
Jul 13, 2024 12:27
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 295 km NE
from Kawasaki
Jul 11, 2024 12:01
(Tokyo)
M 4.9 264 km NW
from Kawasaki
Jul 11, 2024 00:01
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 135 km NE
from Kawasaki
Jul 10, 2024 17:39
(Tokyo)
M 4.6 297 km NE
from Kawasaki
Jul 6, 2024 19:21
(Tokyo)
M 4.8 241 km SSE
from Kawasaki
Jul 6, 2024 15:42
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 250 km NE
from Kawasaki
Jul 6, 2024 07:53
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 111 km ENE
from Kawasaki
Jul 4, 2024 12:12
(Tokyo)
M 5.1 75 km SE
from Kawasaki
Jul 4, 2024 10:25
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 128 km NE
from Kawasaki
Jul 3, 2024 15:28
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 272 km NE
from Kawasaki
Jul 3, 2024 00:32
(Tokyo)
M 4.7 273 km E
from Kawasaki
Jul 1, 2024 12:32
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 297 km NW
from Kawasaki
Jun 30, 2024 10:15
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 138 km SE
from Kawasaki
Jun 28, 2024 16:16
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 135 km NE
from Kawasaki
Jun 28, 2024 01:19
(Tokyo)
M 4.7 244 km SE
from Kawasaki
Jun 27, 2024 22:45
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 118 km E
from Kawasaki

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Kawasaki

Recent Kawasaki Earthquake News

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

Kawasaki Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
243 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 5
Jul 20, 2024 20:15

Average

A total of 2438 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Kawasaki, Kanagawa in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 243 earthquakes per year, or 20 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Kawasaki roughly every 1 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Kawasaki in 2016. A total of 407 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Kawasaki that year. The strongest had a 6.9 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Kawasaki in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Kawasaki 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 Kawasaki (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 2234 91.63%
Mag. 5 196 8.04%
Mag. 6 7 0.29%
Mag. 7 1 0.04%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Kawasaki

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.3
On Mar 16, 2022 23:36.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8
On Sep 1, 1923 11:58.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Kawasaki occurred on Mar 16, 2022 23:36 local time (Asia/Tokyo timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.3 and struck 295 kilometers (183 mi) north-east of Kawasaki, at a depth of 41 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Kawasaki in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8 earthquake struck on Sep 1, 1923 11:58, 44 kilometers (27 mi) north-east of Kawasaki. It is the strongest earthquake near Kawasaki 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 Kawasaki, Kanagawa 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 Kawasaki.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Kawasaki.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Mar 16, 2022 23:36
(Tokyo)
M 7.3 295 km NE
from Kawasaki
Nov 22, 2016 05:59
(Tokyo)
M 6.9 256 km NE
from Kawasaki
Nov 22, 2014 22:08
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 206 km NW
from Kawasaki
Sep 23, 2016 09:14
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 211 km ESE
from Kawasaki
Nov 14, 2022 17:08
(Tokyo)
M 6.1 291 km SW
from Kawasaki
May 26, 2023 19:03
(Tokyo)
M 6.1 73 km E
from Kawasaki
May 23, 2022 00:17
(Tokyo)
M 6.0 299 km SSE
from Kawasaki
Mar 16, 2022 23:34
(Tokyo)
M 6.0 294 km NE
from Kawasaki
Jul 7, 2018 20:23
(Tokyo)
M 5.9 96 km ESE
from Kawasaki
Dec 28, 2016 21:38
(Tokyo)
M 5.9 163 km NNE
from Kawasaki

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Kawasaki

Nearest earthquakes from Kawasaki

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Kawasaki.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 9, 2021 17:27
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 4 km N
from Kawasaki
Feb 5, 2016 07:41
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 4 km WNW
from Kawasaki
Feb 6, 2022 13:15
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 8 km WSW
from Kawasaki
Apr 16, 2017 14:28
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 11 km N
from Kawasaki
Apr 4, 2024 11:15
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 14 km NNW
from Kawasaki
Apr 14, 2016 20:58
(Tokyo)
M 4.6 13 km NNW
from Kawasaki
May 14, 2021 18:38
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 15 km N
from Kawasaki
Dec 29, 2021 11:33
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 16 km N
from Kawasaki
Sep 12, 2015 05:49
(Tokyo)
M 5.1 17 km E
from Kawasaki
Sep 9, 2016 05:17
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 17 km ENE
from Kawasaki

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Kawasaki

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Kawasaki, Kanagawa?

A 5 magnitude earthquake hit near Kawasaki on the evening of July 20, 2024 at 20:15 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 214km north-east of Kawasaki at a depth of 41km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Kawasaki, Kanagawa in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Kawasaki, Kanagawa?

A 8 magnitude earthquake hit near Kawasaki on the morning of September 1, 1923 at 11:58 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 44km southwest of Kawasaki at a depth of 15km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Kawasaki since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Kawasaki, Kanagawa?

In the past 10 years, 2438 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Kawasaki. This averages to 244 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 1 days.