Latest earthquakes near Nara, Japan today

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List of latest earthquakes near Nara.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jun 10, 2024 02:25
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 291 km SE
from Kashihara-shi
Jun 5, 2024 10:54
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 118 km ESE
from Nara-shi
Jun 3, 2024 06:31
(Tokyo)
M 5.8 334 km NNE
from Nara-shi
May 31, 2024 01:58
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 193 km E
from Nara-shi
May 30, 2024 11:54
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 253 km ENE
from Nara-shi
May 30, 2024 02:14
(Tokyo)
M 5.5 310 km SSE
from Nara-shi
May 19, 2024 17:15
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 228 km ESE
from Nara-shi
May 8, 2024 03:04
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 293 km SE
from Nara-shi
May 3, 2024 09:10
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 91 km SSW
from Kashihara-shi
Apr 30, 2024 01:14
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 212 km NE
from Nara-shi
Apr 28, 2024 05:43
(Tokyo)
M 4.7 149 km ENE
from Nara-shi
Apr 21, 2024 21:28
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 111 km ESE
from Nara-shi
Apr 17, 2024 23:14
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 355 km WSW
from Nara-shi
Apr 17, 2024 19:18
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 226 km NE
from Nara-shi
Apr 17, 2024 19:16
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 113 km NE
from Nara-shi
Mar 27, 2024 23:13
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 148 km ESE
from Nara-shi
Mar 23, 2024 08:31
(Tokyo)
M 4.6 123 km NE
from Nara-shi
Mar 22, 2024 01:08
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 69 km N
from Nara-shi
Mar 21, 2024 09:08
(Tokyo)
M 5.2 385 km ENE
from Nara-shi
Mar 14, 2024 13:51
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 236 km SE
from Nara-shi
Mar 13, 2024 03:31
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 281 km NNE
from Nara-shi
Mar 9, 2024 02:55
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 84 km SW
from Nara-shi
Mar 7, 2024 11:28
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 84 km SW
from Nara-shi
Mar 7, 2024 05:40
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 296 km ENE
from Nara-shi
Mar 4, 2024 17:31
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 291 km NNE
from Nara-shi

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Nara

Recent Nara Earthquake News

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

Nara Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
45 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.1
Jun 10, 2024 02:25

Average

A total of 459 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Nara, Japan in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 45 earthquakes per year, or 3 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Nara roughly every 7 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Nara in 2020. A total of 59 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Nara that year. The strongest had a 5.2 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Nara in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Nara 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 Nara (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 429 93.46%
Mag. 5 25 5.45%
Mag. 6 5 1.09%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Nara

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 Nara occurred on Jul 28, 2019 03:31 local time (Asia/Tokyo timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.3 and struck 220 kilometers (137 mi) south-east of Nara-shi, at a depth of 367 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Nara in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.3 earthquake struck on Dec 21, 1946 04:19, 174 kilometers (108 mi) south-east of Nara-shi. It is the strongest earthquake near Nara 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 Nara, 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 Nara.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Nara.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jul 28, 2019 03:31
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 220 km SE
from Nara-shi
Jan 1, 2024 16:18
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 293 km NNE
from Nara-shi
Oct 21, 2016 14:07
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 197 km WNW
from Nara-shi
Nov 22, 2014 22:08
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 288 km NE
from Nara-shi
Nov 14, 2022 17:08
(Tokyo)
M 6.1 169 km SE
from Nara-shi
Apr 1, 2016 11:39
(Tokyo)
M 5.9 155 km SSE
from Nara-shi
Apr 9, 2018 01:32
(Tokyo)
M 5.7 294 km WNW
from Ikoma
Jun 18, 2018 07:58
(Tokyo)
M 5.5 22 km NW
from Nara-shi
Jan 2, 2024 10:17
(Tokyo)
M 5.4 298 km NNE
from Nara-shi
Nov 2, 2018 16:53
(Tokyo)
M 5.4 128 km SSW
from Nara-shi

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Nara

Earthquakes by city in Nara

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

Use this regional Nara earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Tenri, Sakurai, Gojō, Gose, Tawaramoto, Hōryūji, Kanmaki and Haibara-akanedai.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Nara, Japan?

A 4.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Nara on the night of June 10, 2024 at 02:25 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 291km south-east of Kashihara-shi at a depth of 389km under water in the Philippine Sea. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Nara, Japan in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Nara, Japan?

A 8.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Nara on the night of December 21, 1946 at 04:19 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 174km south of Nara-shi at a depth of 15km under water in the Philippine Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Nara since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Nara, Japan?

In the past 10 years, 459 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Nara. This averages to 46 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 8 days.