Latest earthquakes near Ōsaka, Japan today

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List of latest earthquakes near Ōsaka.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 19, 2024 17:15
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 254 km ESE
from Osaka
May 8, 2024 03:04
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 297 km ESE
from Tondabayashichō
May 3, 2024 09:10
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 88 km S
from Sakai
Apr 30, 2024 01:14
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 232 km NE
from Osaka
Apr 28, 2024 05:43
(Tokyo)
M 4.7 174 km ENE
from Osaka
Apr 21, 2024 21:28
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 138 km ESE
from Osaka
Apr 17, 2024 23:14
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 331 km WSW
from Osaka
Apr 17, 2024 19:18
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 248 km ENE
from Osaka
Apr 17, 2024 19:16
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 133 km ENE
from Osaka
Apr 13, 2024 16:43
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 298 km WSW
from Osaka
Mar 27, 2024 23:13
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 173 km ESE
from Osaka
Mar 23, 2024 08:31
(Tokyo)
M 4.6 143 km NE
from Osaka
Mar 22, 2024 01:08
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 70 km NNE
from Osaka
Mar 21, 2024 09:08
(Tokyo)
M 5.2 393 km ENE
from Hirakata
Mar 14, 2024 13:51
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 258 km SE
from Osaka
Mar 13, 2024 03:31
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 290 km NNE
from Osaka
Mar 9, 2024 02:55
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 54 km SW
from Sakai
Mar 7, 2024 11:28
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 54 km SW
from Sakai
Mar 4, 2024 17:31
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 299 km NNE
from Osaka
Mar 1, 2024 13:14
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 298 km NNE
from Hirakata
Feb 28, 2024 17:29
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 46 km N
from Osaka
Feb 26, 2024 15:24
(Tokyo)
M 4.9 288 km WSW
from Kishiwada
Feb 24, 2024 08:10
(Tokyo)
M 5.3 336 km SE
from Osaka
Feb 23, 2024 07:48
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 166 km SE
from Osaka
Feb 22, 2024 06:44
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 282 km SE
from Osaka

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Ōsaka

Recent Ōsaka Earthquake News

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Ōsaka Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
47 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.3
May 19, 2024 17:15

Average

A total of 476 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Ōsaka, Japan in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 47 earthquakes per year, or 3 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Ōsaka roughly every 7 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Ōsaka in 2024. A total of 64 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Ōsaka that year. The strongest had a 5.1 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Ōsaka in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Ōsaka 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 Ōsaka (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 449 94.33%
Mag. 5 24 5.04%
Mag. 6 3 0.63%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Ōsaka

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 Ōsaka occurred on Jul 28, 2019 03:31 local time (Asia/Tokyo timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.3 and struck 239 kilometers (149 mi) south-east of Osaka, at a depth of 367 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Ōsaka in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.3 earthquake struck on Dec 21, 1946 04:19, 179 kilometers (111 mi) south-east of Osaka. It is the strongest earthquake near Ōsaka 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 Ōsaka, 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 Ōsaka.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Ōsaka.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jul 28, 2019 03:31
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 239 km SE
from Osaka
Oct 21, 2016 14:07
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 172 km WNW
from Osaka
Nov 14, 2022 17:08
(Tokyo)
M 6.1 192 km ESE
from Osaka
Apr 1, 2016 11:39
(Tokyo)
M 5.9 167 km SSE
from Osaka
Apr 9, 2018 01:32
(Tokyo)
M 5.7 276 km WNW
from Osaka
Jun 18, 2018 07:58
(Tokyo)
M 5.5 2 km NW
from Hirakata
Nov 2, 2018 16:53
(Tokyo)
M 5.4 118 km SSW
from Osaka
Mar 13, 2020 02:18
(Tokyo)
M 5.3 295 km NNE
from Hirakata
Nov 19, 2016 11:48
(Tokyo)
M 5.3 86 km S
from Sakai
May 9, 2022 17:33
(Tokyo)
M 5.3 129 km E
from Osaka

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Ōsaka

Earthquakes by city in Ōsaka

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

Use this regional Ōsaka earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Ikeda, Izumisano, Kaizuka, Izumiōtsu, Kashihara and Takaishi.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Ōsaka, Japan?

A 4.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Ōsaka on the afternoon of May 19, 2024 at 17:15 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 254km east-southeast of Osaka at a depth of 267km under water in the Philippine Sea. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Ōsaka, Japan in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Ōsaka, Japan?

A 8.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Ōsaka on the night of December 21, 1946 at 04:19 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 179km south-southeast of Osaka at a depth of 15km under water in the Philippine Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Ōsaka since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Ōsaka, Japan?

In the past 10 years, 476 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Ōsaka. This averages to 48 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 8 days.