Latest earthquakes near Ōita, Japan today

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List of latest earthquakes near Ōita.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 13, 2024 16:43
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 97 km ENE
from Ōita
Apr 8, 2024 13:57
(Tokyo)
M 4.6 135 km SSE
from Ōita
Apr 8, 2024 10:25
(Tokyo)
M 5.1 177 km S
from Ōita
Mar 19, 2024 01:12
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 237 km SSW
from Ōita
Mar 18, 2024 10:58
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 75 km E
from Ōita
Mar 7, 2024 17:14
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 56 km SSE
from Ōita
Mar 2, 2024 23:00
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 106 km S
from Ōita
Feb 26, 2024 15:24
(Tokyo)
M 4.9 89 km ENE
from Ōita
Feb 23, 2024 04:36
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 198 km S
from Ōita
Feb 21, 2024 18:27
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 102 km E
from Ōita
Feb 6, 2024 02:58
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 138 km SSE
from Ōita
Feb 5, 2024 17:30
(Tokyo)
M 5.0 273 km S
from Ōita
Jan 30, 2024 05:11
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 98 km SW
from Beppu
Jan 24, 2024 21:12
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 159 km SSE
from Ōita
Jan 21, 2024 19:02
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 192 km ENE
from Ōita
Jan 5, 2024 08:06
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 241 km S
from Ōita
Jan 1, 2024 16:10
(Tokyo)
M 7.5 698 km NE
from Ōita
Dec 29, 2023 00:47
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 238 km ENE
from Ōita
Dec 17, 2023 05:33
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 168 km NW
from Ōita
Dec 15, 2023 18:04
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 65 km E
from Ōita
Dec 8, 2023 20:31
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 237 km SSW
from Ōita
Nov 27, 2023 02:05
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 118 km SSE
from Ōita
Nov 22, 2023 23:07
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 12 km NE
from Ōita
Nov 11, 2023 05:50
(Tokyo)
M 5.3 230 km SSW
from Ōita
Nov 10, 2023 10:54
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 199 km E
from Ōita

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Ōita

Recent Ōita Earthquake News

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

Ōita Earthquake Statistics

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

Average

A total of 459 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Ōita, 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 Ōita roughly every 7 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Ōita in 2016. A total of 124 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Ōita that year. The strongest had a 7 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Ōita in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Ōita 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 Ōita (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 400 87.15%
Mag. 5 53 11.55%
Mag. 6 5 1.09%
Mag. 7 1 0.22%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Ōita

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 Ōita occurred on Apr 16, 2016 01:25 local time (Asia/Tokyo timezone). It had a magnitude of 7 and struck 93 kilometers (58 mi) west-southwest of Ōita, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Ōita in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8 earthquake struck on Nov 19, 1941 01:46, 127 kilometers (79 mi) west-southwest of Ōita. It is the strongest earthquake near Ōita 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 Ōita, 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 Ōita.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Ōita.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 16, 2016 01:25
(Tokyo)
M 7.0 93 km WSW
from Ōita
Jan 22, 2022 01:08
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 69 km SE
from Ōita
Jan 8, 2019 21:39
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 299 km S
from Ōita
May 10, 2019 08:48
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 164 km S
from Ōita
Apr 14, 2016 21:26
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 97 km WSW
from Ōita
Apr 15, 2016 00:03
(Tokyo)
M 6.0 97 km SW
from Beppu
Aug 29, 2014 04:14
(Tokyo)
M 5.8 135 km SSE
from Ōita
Oct 2, 2022 00:02
(Tokyo)
M 5.7 210 km S
from Ōita
Apr 16, 2016 01:45
(Tokyo)
M 5.7 81 km WSW
from Ōita
Apr 29, 2017 21:32
(Tokyo)
M 5.7 269 km S
from Ōita

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Ōita

Earthquakes by city in Ōita

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

Use this regional Ōita earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Tsurusaki, Nakatsu, Hita, Saiki, Usuki, Hiji, Bungo-Takada-shi, Kitsuki, Tsukumiura, Tsukawaki and Takedamachi.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Ōita, Japan?

A 3.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Ōita on the afternoon of April 13, 2024 at 16:43 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 97km east-northeast of Ōita at a depth of 40km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Ōita, Japan in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Ōita, Japan?

A 8 magnitude earthquake hit near Ōita on the night of November 19, 1941 at 01:46 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 127km south-southeast of Ōita at a depth of 35km under water in the Philippine Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Ōita since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Ōita, Japan?

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