Latest earthquakes near Okayama, Japan today

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List of latest earthquakes near Okayama.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Nov 27, 2023 02:05
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 293 km SSW
from Kurashiki
Nov 22, 2023 23:07
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 255 km SW
from Okayama
Nov 10, 2023 10:54
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 124 km S
from Okayama
Nov 1, 2023 07:34
(Tokyo)
M 4.8 141 km SE
from Okayama
Oct 31, 2023 23:00
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 254 km NE
from Okayama
Oct 23, 2023 13:49
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 260 km ENE
from Okayama
Oct 23, 2023 02:57
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 128 km SSE
from Okayama
Oct 14, 2023 16:23
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 252 km E
from Okayama
Oct 9, 2023 08:18
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 156 km ESE
from Okayama
Oct 8, 2023 01:34
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 184 km SW
from Okayama
Oct 7, 2023 21:58
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 278 km W
from Okayama
Oct 5, 2023 02:01
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 95 km SE
from Okayama
Sep 26, 2023 23:13
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 139 km ENE
from Okayama
Sep 25, 2023 23:52
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 164 km SE
from Okayama
Sep 25, 2023 12:38
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 292 km ESE
from Okayama
Sep 15, 2023 18:38
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 297 km ENE
from Okayama
Sep 9, 2023 11:41
(Tokyo)
M 4.6 218 km SW
from Okayama
Sep 5, 2023 11:41
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 293 km SW
from Okayama
Aug 26, 2023 22:29
(Tokyo)
M 4.7 189 km WSW
from Kurashiki
Aug 24, 2023 00:50
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 183 km ESE
from Okayama
Aug 19, 2023 14:07
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 286 km ENE
from Okayama
Aug 5, 2023 07:35
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 267 km E
from Okayama
Jul 26, 2023 21:37
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 239 km NNW
from Okayama
Jul 22, 2023 21:14
(Tokyo)
M 4.9 283 km SW
from Okayama
Jul 16, 2023 14:22
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 163 km ESE
from Okayama

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Okayama

Recent Okayama Earthquake News

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

Okayama Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
26 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.8
Nov 27, 2023 02:05

Average

A total of 263 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Okayama, Japan in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 26 earthquakes per year, or 2 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Okayama roughly every 13 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Okayama in 2022. A total of 37 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Okayama that year. The strongest had a 6.3 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Okayama in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Okayama 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 Okayama (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 241 91.63%
Mag. 5 19 7.22%
Mag. 6 3 1.14%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Okayama

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.3
On Jan 22, 2022 01:08.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8.3
On Dec 21, 1946 04:19.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Okayama occurred on Jan 22, 2022 01:08 local time (Asia/Tokyo timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.3 and struck 276 kilometers (171 mi) south-west of Okayama, at a depth of 39 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Okayama in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.3 earthquake struck on Dec 21, 1946 04:19, 249 kilometers (155 mi) south-west of Okayama. It is the strongest earthquake near Okayama in the past 123 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Okayama, 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 Okayama.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Okayama.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jan 22, 2022 01:08
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 276 km SW
from Okayama
Mar 14, 2014 02:06
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 222 km WSW
from Okayama
Oct 21, 2016 14:07
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 81 km N
from Okayama
Apr 1, 2016 11:39
(Tokyo)
M 5.9 267 km ESE
from Okayama
Apr 9, 2018 01:32
(Tokyo)
M 5.7 143 km WNW
from Okayama
Jul 13, 2015 02:52
(Tokyo)
M 5.5 271 km SW
from Okayama
Apr 16, 2016 03:55
(Tokyo)
M 5.5 298 km SW
from Kurashiki
Jun 18, 2018 07:58
(Tokyo)
M 5.5 157 km E
from Okayama
Nov 2, 2018 16:53
(Tokyo)
M 5.4 156 km SE
from Okayama
Nov 19, 2016 11:48
(Tokyo)
M 5.3 165 km SE
from Okayama

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Okayama

Earthquakes by city in Okayama

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Okayama, Japan?

A 3.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Okayama on the night of November 27, 2023 at 02:05 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 293km south-southwest of Kurashiki at a depth of 20km under water in the Philippine Sea. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Okayama, Japan in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Okayama, Japan?

A 8.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Okayama on the night of December 21, 1946 at 04:19 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 249km south-east of Okayama at a depth of 15km under water in the Philippine Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Okayama since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Okayama, Japan?

In the past 10 years, 263 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Okayama. This averages to 26 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 14 days.