Latest earthquakes near Miyagi, Japan today

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List of latest earthquakes near Miyagi.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 26, 2024 16:59
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 87 km NE
from Sendai
May 26, 2024 00:55
(Tokyo)
M 4.8 252 km SSW
from Sendai
May 22, 2024 06:40
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 283 km SSW
from Sendai
May 22, 2024 05:46
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 142 km SE
from Sendai
May 21, 2024 21:06
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 288 km NNE
from Sendai
May 21, 2024 15:09
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 241 km ENE
from Sendai
May 19, 2024 06:32
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 152 km S
from Sendai
May 19, 2024 00:45
(Tokyo)
M 4.7 137 km SSE
from Sendai
May 18, 2024 09:55
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 274 km S
from Sendai
May 17, 2024 01:15
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 112 km SE
from Sendai
May 16, 2024 22:18
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 183 km NE
from Sendai
May 14, 2024 02:13
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 210 km S
from Sendai
May 13, 2024 01:37
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 62 km E
from Sendai
May 12, 2024 12:03
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 119 km S
from Sendai
May 10, 2024 19:40
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 291 km WSW
from Sendai
May 7, 2024 23:17
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 133 km SSE
from Sendai
May 6, 2024 13:43
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 178 km SE
from Sendai
May 6, 2024 02:32
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 233 km SE
from Sendai
May 2, 2024 04:06
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 88 km NE
from Ishinomaki
May 2, 2024 02:36
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 90 km SE
from Sendai
Apr 29, 2024 01:16
(Tokyo)
M 4.6 111 km SSE
from Sendai
Apr 28, 2024 18:28
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 282 km W
from Sendai
Apr 28, 2024 14:08
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 282 km W
from Sendai
Apr 28, 2024 09:30
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 252 km NE
from Sendai
Apr 28, 2024 09:25
(Tokyo)
M 4.6 265 km NW
from Sendai

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Miyagi

Recent Miyagi Earthquake News

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

Miyagi Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
311 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4
May 26, 2024 16:59

Average

A total of 3113 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Miyagi, Japan in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 311 earthquakes per year, or 25 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Miyagi roughly every 1 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Miyagi in 2014. A total of 464 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Miyagi that year. The strongest had a 6.5 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Miyagi in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Miyagi 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 Miyagi (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 2862 91.94%
Mag. 5 232 7.45%
Mag. 6 16 0.51%
Mag. 7 3 0.1%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Miyagi

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.3
On Mar 16, 2022 23:36.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 9.1
On Mar 11, 2011 14:46.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Miyagi occurred on Mar 16, 2022 23:36 local time (Asia/Tokyo timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.3 and struck 88 kilometers (55 mi) south-east of Sendai, at a depth of 41 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Miyagi in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-9.1 earthquake struck on Mar 11, 2011 14:46, 132 kilometers (82 mi) south-east of Sendai. It is the strongest earthquake near Miyagi 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 Miyagi, 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 Miyagi.

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Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Miyagi.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Mar 16, 2022 23:36
(Tokyo)
M 7.3 88 km SE
from Sendai
Feb 13, 2021 23:07
(Tokyo)
M 7.1 100 km SE
from Sendai
Mar 20, 2021 18:09
(Tokyo)
M 7.0 71 km ENE
from Sendai
May 1, 2021 10:27
(Tokyo)
M 6.9 64 km E
from Sendai
Nov 22, 2016 05:59
(Tokyo)
M 6.9 107 km SSE
from Sendai
May 13, 2015 06:12
(Tokyo)
M 6.8 84 km NE
from Ishinomaki
Feb 17, 2015 08:06
(Tokyo)
M 6.7 248 km NE
from Sendai
Jul 12, 2014 04:22
(Tokyo)
M 6.5 198 km SE
from Sendai
Jun 18, 2019 22:22
(Tokyo)
M 6.4 128 km WNW
from Sendai
Aug 4, 2019 19:23
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 86 km SE
from Sendai

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Miyagi

Earthquakes by city in Miyagi

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

Use this regional Miyagi earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Furukawa, Shiogama, Tomiya, Iwanuma, Shiroishi, Rifu, Watari, Kakuda, Yamoto, Ōkawara, Kogota, Matsushima and Wakuya.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Miyagi, Japan?

A 4 magnitude earthquake hit near Miyagi on the afternoon of May 26, 2024 at 16:59 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 87km north-east of Sendai at a depth of 80km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Miyagi, Japan in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Miyagi, Japan?

A 9.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Miyagi on the afternoon of March 11, 2011 at 14:46 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 132km east of Sendai at a depth of 29km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Miyagi since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Miyagi, Japan?

In the past 10 years, 3113 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Miyagi. This averages to 311 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 1 days.