Latest earthquakes near Kyoto, Japan today

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List of latest earthquakes near Kyoto.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 2, 2024 17:24
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 284 km NNE
from Kyoto
Mar 27, 2024 23:13
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 175 km SE
from Kyoto
Mar 23, 2024 08:31
(Tokyo)
M 4.6 104 km ENE
from Kyoto
Mar 22, 2024 01:08
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 31 km N
from Kyoto
Mar 21, 2024 09:08
(Tokyo)
M 5.2 382 km ENE
from Kyoto
Mar 14, 2024 13:51
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 266 km SE
from Kyoto
Mar 13, 2024 03:31
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 247 km NNE
from Kyoto
Mar 9, 2024 12:47
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 291 km NNE
from Kyoto
Mar 9, 2024 02:55
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 109 km SSW
from Kyoto
Mar 7, 2024 15:41
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 284 km NNE
from Kyoto
Mar 7, 2024 11:28
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 109 km SSW
from Kyoto
Mar 7, 2024 05:40
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 291 km E
from Kyoto
Mar 4, 2024 17:31
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 257 km NNE
from Kyoto
Mar 1, 2024 13:14
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 273 km NNE
from Kyoto
Feb 28, 2024 17:29
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 17 km WNW
from Kyoto
Feb 28, 2024 16:14
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 284 km NNE
from Kyoto
Feb 24, 2024 08:10
(Tokyo)
M 5.3 356 km SSE
from Kyoto
Feb 23, 2024 07:48
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 180 km SSE
from Kyoto
Feb 22, 2024 06:44
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 289 km SE
from Kyoto
Feb 18, 2024 19:48
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 139 km NE
from Kyoto
Feb 15, 2024 15:29
(Tokyo)
M 5.0 325 km NNE
from Kyoto
Feb 15, 2024 10:08
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 17 km WNW
from Kyoto
Feb 14, 2024 15:34
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 278 km NNE
from Kyoto
Feb 14, 2024 15:29
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 16 km W
from Kyoto
Feb 14, 2024 10:32
(Tokyo)
M 4.8 260 km NNE
from Kyoto

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Recent Kyoto Earthquake News

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

Kyoto Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
51 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.5
Apr 2, 2024 17:24

Average

A total of 518 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Kyoto, Japan in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 51 earthquakes per year, or 4 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Kyoto roughly every 7 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Kyoto in 2024. A total of 95 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Kyoto that year. The strongest had a 6.2 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Kyoto in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Kyoto 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 Kyoto (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 485 93.63%
Mag. 5 28 5.41%
Mag. 6 5 0.97%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Kyoto

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.3
On Jul 28, 2019 03:31.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8.3
On Dec 21, 1946 04:19.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Kyoto occurred on Jul 28, 2019 03:31 local time (Asia/Tokyo timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.3 and struck 252 kilometers (157 mi) south-east of Kyoto, at a depth of 367 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Kyoto in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.3 earthquake struck on Dec 21, 1946 04:19, 212 kilometers (132 mi) south-east of Kyoto. It is the strongest earthquake near Kyoto 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 Kyoto, 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 Kyoto.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Kyoto.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jul 28, 2019 03:31
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 252 km SE
from Kyoto
Nov 22, 2014 22:08
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 263 km NE
from Kyoto
Jan 1, 2024 16:18
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 260 km NNE
from Kyoto
Oct 21, 2016 14:07
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 181 km WNW
from Kyoto
Nov 14, 2022 17:08
(Tokyo)
M 6.1 196 km SE
from Kyoto
Apr 1, 2016 11:39
(Tokyo)
M 5.9 192 km SSE
from Kyoto
Apr 9, 2018 01:32
(Tokyo)
M 5.7 292 km W
from Kyoto
Jan 1, 2024 16:56
(Tokyo)
M 5.6 273 km NNE
from Kyoto
Jun 18, 2018 07:58
(Tokyo)
M 5.5 24 km SSW
from Kyoto
Jan 2, 2024 10:17
(Tokyo)
M 5.4 264 km NNE
from Kyoto

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Kyoto

Earthquakes by city in Kyoto

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

Use this regional Kyoto earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Kameoka, Maizuru, Kamigyō-ku, Yawata, Fukuchiyama, Tanabe, Mukō, Arashiyama, Ayabe and Miyazu.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Kyoto, Japan?

A 3.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Kyoto on the afternoon of April 2, 2024 at 17:24 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 284km north-northeast of Kyoto at a depth of 10km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Kyoto, Japan in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Kyoto, Japan?

A 8.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Kyoto on the night of December 21, 1946 at 04:19 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 212km south of Kyoto at a depth of 15km under water in the Philippine Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Kyoto since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Kyoto, Japan?

In the past 10 years, 518 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Kyoto. This averages to 52 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 7 days.