Latest earthquakes near Miyazaki, Japan today

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List of latest earthquakes near Miyazaki.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 11, 2024 03:29
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 99 km SSW
from Miyakonojō
May 9, 2024 04:34
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 55 km NNW
from Nobeoka
May 6, 2024 15:26
(Tokyo)
M 4.8 185 km S
from Miyakonojō
May 6, 2024 00:50
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 97 km NE
from Nobeoka
May 5, 2024 01:34
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 173 km SSW
from Miyazaki
May 4, 2024 09:40
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 97 km NE
from Nobeoka
May 3, 2024 11:42
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 105 km NE
from Nobeoka
May 2, 2024 08:20
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 276 km N
from Miyazaki
Apr 29, 2024 06:09
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 97 km NE
from Nobeoka
Apr 26, 2024 10:29
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 70 km NW
from Nobeoka
Apr 26, 2024 10:24
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 92 km SSE
from Miyazaki
Apr 25, 2024 00:26
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 40 km ESE
from Miyazaki
Apr 24, 2024 10:59
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 97 km NE
from Nobeoka
Apr 23, 2024 14:29
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 97 km NE
from Nobeoka
Apr 23, 2024 09:51
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 97 km NE
from Nobeoka
Apr 21, 2024 12:02
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 298 km SSW
from Miyazaki
Apr 21, 2024 09:46
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 279 km SSW
from Miyakonojō
Apr 21, 2024 09:27
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 275 km S
from Miyakonojō
Apr 18, 2024 23:46
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 97 km NE
from Nobeoka
Apr 18, 2024 12:16
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 105 km NE
from Nobeoka
Apr 18, 2024 06:31
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 97 km NE
from Nobeoka
Apr 18, 2024 00:44
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 97 km NE
from Nobeoka
Apr 18, 2024 00:37
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 107 km NE
from Nobeoka
Apr 18, 2024 00:30
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 97 km NE
from Nobeoka
Apr 17, 2024 23:52
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 97 km NE
from Nobeoka

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Miyazaki

Recent Miyazaki Earthquake News

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

Miyazaki Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
77 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.5
May 11, 2024 03:29

Average

A total of 776 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Miyazaki, Japan in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 77 earthquakes per year, or 6 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Miyazaki roughly every 4 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Miyazaki in 2016. A total of 177 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Miyazaki that year. The strongest had a 7 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Miyazaki in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Miyazaki 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 Miyazaki (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 691 89.05%
Mag. 5 77 9.92%
Mag. 6 7 0.9%
Mag. 7 1 0.13%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Miyazaki

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 Miyazaki occurred on Apr 16, 2016 01:25 local time (Asia/Tokyo timezone). It had a magnitude of 7 and struck 88 kilometers (55 mi) west-northwest of Nobeoka, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Miyazaki in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8 earthquake struck on Nov 19, 1941 01:46, 55 kilometers (34 mi) west-northwest of Miyazaki. It is the strongest earthquake near Miyazaki 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 Miyazaki, 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 Miyazaki.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Miyazaki.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 16, 2016 01:25
(Tokyo)
M 7.0 88 km WNW
from Nobeoka
Nov 14, 2015 05:51
(Tokyo)
M 6.7 262 km WSW
from Miyazaki
Jan 22, 2022 01:08
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 38 km ENE
from Nobeoka
Apr 17, 2024 23:14
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 99 km NE
from Nobeoka
Jan 8, 2019 21:39
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 152 km SSW
from Miyazaki
May 10, 2019 08:48
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 44 km ESE
from Miyazaki
Apr 14, 2016 21:26
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 93 km WNW
from Nobeoka
Apr 15, 2016 00:03
(Tokyo)
M 6.0 90 km W
from Nobeoka
May 3, 2020 20:54
(Tokyo)
M 5.9 251 km WSW
from Miyazaki
Apr 16, 2024 07:38
(Tokyo)
M 5.9 278 km S
from Miyazaki

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Miyazaki

Earthquakes by city in Miyazaki

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

Use this regional Miyazaki earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Nichinan, Kobayashi, Tsuma, Kushima, Takanabe, Kadogawa and Kawaminami.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Miyazaki, Japan?

A 4.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Miyazaki on the night of May 11, 2024 at 03:29 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 99km south-southwest of Miyakonojō at a depth of 150km under water in the East China Sea. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Miyazaki, Japan in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Miyazaki, Japan?

A 8 magnitude earthquake hit near Miyazaki on the night of November 19, 1941 at 01:46 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 55km east-northeast of Miyazaki at a depth of 35km under water in the Philippine Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Miyazaki since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Miyazaki, Japan?

In the past 10 years, 776 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Miyazaki. This averages to 78 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 5 days.