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List of latest earthquakes near Okinawa.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jul 13, 2024 08:18
(Tokyo)
M 5.3 145 km SSE
from Okinawa
Jul 7, 2024 09:51
(Tokyo)
M 4.6 109 km NW
from Okinawa
Jul 2, 2024 15:23
(Tokyo)
M 4.6 261 km W
from Okinawa
Jul 2, 2024 07:50
(Tokyo)
M 4.7 289 km NE
from Okinawa
Jun 28, 2024 11:31
(Tokyo)
M 4.8 137 km NE
from Okinawa
Jun 28, 2024 04:27
(Tokyo)
M 4.9 150 km NE
from Okinawa
Jun 21, 2024 03:59
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 296 km NE
from Okinawa
Jun 18, 2024 20:21
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 293 km SW
from Okinawa
Jun 17, 2024 13:47
(Tokyo)
M 4.9 238 km E
from Okinawa
Jun 15, 2024 12:00
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 91 km NNE
from Okinawa
Jun 13, 2024 18:19
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 250 km NE
from Okinawa
Jun 9, 2024 15:41
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 39 km N
from Okinawa
Jun 7, 2024 08:24
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 179 km E
from Okinawa
Jun 6, 2024 19:22
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 30 km NNW
from Okinawa
Jun 6, 2024 11:12
(Tokyo)
M 4.9 298 km NE
from Okinawa
May 25, 2024 06:02
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 211 km E
from Okinawa
May 19, 2024 09:51
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 124 km S
from Okinawa
May 15, 2024 03:18
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 150 km E
from Okinawa
May 11, 2024 19:53
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 240 km NE
from Okinawa
May 7, 2024 18:50
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 241 km SSW
from Okinawa
Apr 30, 2024 04:23
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 88 km ESE
from Okinawa
Apr 28, 2024 04:04
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 252 km SW
from Okinawa
Apr 28, 2024 01:44
(Tokyo)
M 4.6 99 km S
from Okinawa
Apr 27, 2024 06:10
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 258 km NNE
from Okinawa
Apr 18, 2024 18:59
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 189 km SW
from Okinawa

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Recent Okinawa Earthquake News

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

Okinawa Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
111 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 5.3
Jul 13, 2024 08:18

Average

A total of 1115 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Okinawa in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 111 earthquakes per year, or 9 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Okinawa roughly every 3 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Okinawa in 2022. A total of 260 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Okinawa that year. The strongest had a 5.7 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Okinawa in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Okinawa 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 Okinawa (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 987 88.52%
Mag. 5 124 11.12%
Mag. 6 4 0.36%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Okinawa

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.6
On Jun 14, 2020 00:51.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.7
On Jun 10, 1938 18:53.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Okinawa occurred on Jun 14, 2020 00:51 local time (Asia/Tokyo timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.6 and struck 284 kilometers (176 mi) north of Okinawa, at a depth of 165 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Okinawa in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.7 earthquake struck on Jun 10, 1938 18:53, 284 kilometers (176 mi) north of Okinawa. It is the strongest earthquake near Okinawa 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 Okinawa 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 Okinawa.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Okinawa.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 14, 2020 00:51
(Tokyo)
M 6.6 284 km N
from Okinawa
Sep 18, 2023 22:21
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 257 km W
from Okinawa
Jul 26, 2017 19:32
(Tokyo)
M 6.0 245 km ENE
from Okinawa
May 9, 2017 10:54
(Tokyo)
M 6.0 257 km SW
from Okinawa
May 27, 2016 12:44
(Tokyo)
M 5.9 243 km ENE
from Okinawa
May 1, 2023 12:22
(Tokyo)
M 5.9 76 km ESE
from Okinawa
Dec 26, 2021 17:26
(Tokyo)
M 5.9 253 km WSW
from Okinawa
Mar 27, 2021 07:02
(Tokyo)
M 5.9 272 km W
from Okinawa
Oct 22, 2014 09:15
(Tokyo)
M 5.8 141 km NNE
from Okinawa
Sep 15, 2018 09:08
(Tokyo)
M 5.7 188 km ENE
from Okinawa

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Nearest earthquakes from Okinawa

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to Okinawa. You can use the buttons to find nearby earthquakes for a specific year or with a specific magnitude.

List of nearest earthquakes from Okinawa.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 22, 2023 10:24
(Tokyo)
M 5.0 4 km ENE
from Okinawa
Sep 13, 2014 23:51
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 8 km NNE
from Okinawa
Jan 13, 2017 21:28
(Tokyo)
M 4.6 14 km NE
from Okinawa
Aug 18, 2022 16:11
(Tokyo)
M 4.8 17 km N
from Okinawa
Nov 23, 2017 05:30
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 20 km N
from Okinawa
Feb 19, 2022 01:12
(Tokyo)
M 4.6 21 km NNW
from Okinawa
Dec 8, 2021 08:14
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 21 km E
from Okinawa
May 22, 2015 14:44
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 23 km NNE
from Okinawa
Sep 5, 2017 15:56
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 27 km N
from Okinawa
Mar 16, 2017 15:49
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 29 km N
from Okinawa

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Okinawa

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Okinawa?

A 5.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Okinawa on the morning of July 13, 2024 at 08:18 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 145km south-southeast of Okinawa at a depth of 10km under water in the Philippine Sea. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Okinawa in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Okinawa?

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Okinawa on the evening of June 10, 1938 at 18:53 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 284km west-southwest of Okinawa at a depth of 20km under water in the East China Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Okinawa since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Okinawa?

In the past 10 years, 1115 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Okinawa. This averages to 112 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 3 days.