Latest earthquakes near Nagasaki, Japan today

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List of latest earthquakes near Nagasaki.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 13, 2024 16:43
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 266 km ENE
from Nagasaki
Apr 8, 2024 13:57
(Tokyo)
M 4.6 208 km ESE
from Nagasaki
Apr 8, 2024 10:25
(Tokyo)
M 5.1 186 km SE
from Nagasaki
Mar 19, 2024 01:12
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 171 km SSE
from Nagasaki
Mar 18, 2024 10:58
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 242 km ENE
from Nagasaki
Mar 7, 2024 17:14
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 179 km E
from Nagasaki
Mar 2, 2024 23:00
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 170 km ESE
from Nagasaki
Feb 26, 2024 15:24
(Tokyo)
M 4.9 256 km ENE
from Nagasaki
Feb 23, 2024 04:36
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 217 km SE
from Nagasaki
Feb 21, 2024 18:27
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 267 km E
from Nagasaki
Feb 12, 2024 12:48
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 278 km S
from Nagasaki
Feb 6, 2024 02:58
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 211 km ESE
from Nagasaki
Feb 5, 2024 17:30
(Tokyo)
M 5.0 264 km SE
from Nagasaki
Jan 30, 2024 05:11
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 77 km E
from Nagasaki
Jan 24, 2024 21:12
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 219 km ESE
from Nagasaki
Jan 5, 2024 08:06
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 243 km SE
from Nagasaki
Dec 17, 2023 05:33
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 169 km NNE
from Sasebo
Dec 15, 2023 18:04
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 231 km ENE
from Nagasaki
Dec 8, 2023 20:31
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 199 km SSE
from Nagasaki
Nov 30, 2023 04:55
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 287 km N
from Sasebo
Nov 27, 2023 02:05
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 223 km ESE
from Nagasaki
Nov 22, 2023 23:07
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 180 km ENE
from Nagasaki
Nov 11, 2023 05:50
(Tokyo)
M 5.3 182 km SSE
from Nagasaki
Nov 3, 2023 23:53
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 129 km SW
from Nagasaki
Oct 8, 2023 01:34
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 248 km ENE
from Nagasaki

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Nagasaki

Recent Nagasaki Earthquake News

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

Nagasaki Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
50 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.5
Apr 13, 2024 16:43

Average

A total of 502 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Nagasaki, Japan in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 50 earthquakes per year, or 4 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Nagasaki roughly every 7 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Nagasaki in 2016. A total of 139 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Nagasaki that year. The strongest had a 7 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Nagasaki in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Nagasaki 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 Nagasaki (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 439 87.45%
Mag. 5 56 11.16%
Mag. 6 6 1.2%
Mag. 7 1 0.2%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Nagasaki

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 Nagasaki occurred on Apr 16, 2016 01:25 local time (Asia/Tokyo timezone). It had a magnitude of 7 and struck 82 kilometers (51 mi) east of Nagasaki, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Nagasaki in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8 earthquake struck on Nov 19, 1941 01:46, 205 kilometers (127 mi) east of Nagasaki. It is the strongest earthquake near Nagasaki 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 Nagasaki, 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 Nagasaki.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Nagasaki.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 16, 2016 01:25
(Tokyo)
M 7.0 82 km E
from Nagasaki
Nov 14, 2015 05:51
(Tokyo)
M 6.7 217 km SSW
from Nagasaki
Jan 8, 2019 21:39
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 264 km SSE
from Nagasaki
Jan 22, 2022 01:08
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 202 km E
from Nagasaki
Apr 14, 2016 21:26
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 77 km E
from Nagasaki
May 10, 2019 08:48
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 214 km ESE
from Nagasaki
Apr 15, 2016 00:03
(Tokyo)
M 6.0 79 km E
from Nagasaki
May 3, 2020 20:54
(Tokyo)
M 5.9 179 km SSW
from Nagasaki
Aug 29, 2014 04:14
(Tokyo)
M 5.8 218 km ESE
from Nagasaki
Apr 29, 2017 21:32
(Tokyo)
M 5.7 259 km SE
from Nagasaki

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Nagasaki

Earthquakes by city in Nagasaki

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

Use this regional Nagasaki earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Isahaya, Ōmura, Obita, Shimabara, Togitsu, Fukuechō and Hirado.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Nagasaki, Japan?

A 3.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Nagasaki on the afternoon of April 13, 2024 at 16:43 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 266km east-northeast of Nagasaki at a depth of 40km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Nagasaki, Japan in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Nagasaki, Japan?

A 8 magnitude earthquake hit near Nagasaki on the night of November 19, 1941 at 01:46 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 205km east-southeast of Nagasaki at a depth of 35km under water in the Philippine Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Nagasaki since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Nagasaki, Japan?

In the past 10 years, 502 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Nagasaki. This averages to 50 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 7 days.