Latest earthquakes near Shiga, Japan today

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List of latest earthquakes near Shiga.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Sep 28, 2023 23:29
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 297 km NNE
from Ōtsu
Sep 28, 2023 08:57
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 264 km NNE
from Hikone
Sep 26, 2023 23:13
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 43 km W
from Ōtsu
Sep 25, 2023 23:52
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 154 km SSW
from Ōtsu
Sep 25, 2023 14:33
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 264 km NNE
from Hikone
Sep 25, 2023 12:38
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 164 km SE
from Ōtsu
Sep 19, 2023 05:32
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 299 km SE
from Kusatsu
Sep 15, 2023 18:38
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 77 km E
from Hikone
Sep 15, 2023 15:26
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 264 km NNE
from Hikone
Sep 11, 2023 04:53
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 298 km NNW
from Ōtsu
Sep 2, 2023 23:04
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 264 km NNE
from Hikone
Aug 24, 2023 00:50
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 123 km S
from Ōtsu
Aug 19, 2023 14:07
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 80 km NNE
from Hikone
Aug 12, 2023 03:09
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 131 km E
from Ōtsu
Aug 10, 2023 09:20
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 286 km SE
from Ōtsu
Aug 5, 2023 07:35
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 126 km SE
from Ōtsu
Jul 28, 2023 07:59
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 182 km ENE
from Hikone
Jul 22, 2023 13:44
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 171 km NE
from Ōtsu
Jul 16, 2023 21:54
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 278 km NNE
from Hikone
Jul 16, 2023 14:22
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 100 km SSW
from Ōtsu
Jul 13, 2023 23:40
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 16 km NNE
from Ōtsu
Jul 12, 2023 23:57
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 271 km NNE
from Hikone
Jul 8, 2023 21:36
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 264 km NNE
from Hikone
Jun 21, 2023 08:33
(Tokyo)
M 5.0 143 km S
from Ōtsu
Jun 20, 2023 20:10
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 197 km NE
from Hikone

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Recent Shiga Earthquake News

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Shiga Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
53 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.5
Sep 28, 2023 23:29

Average

A total of 539 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 kilometers (186 mi) of Shiga, Japan in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 53 earthquakes per year, or 4 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Shiga roughly every 6 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Shiga in 2022. A total of 73 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Shiga that year. The strongest had a 6.1 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Shiga in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Shiga 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 Shiga (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 511 94.81%
Mag. 5 24 4.45%
Mag. 6 4 0.74%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Shiga

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 Shiga occurred on Jul 28, 2019 03:31 local time (Asia/Tokyo timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.3 and struck 245 kilometers (152 mi) south-southeast of Ōtsu, at a depth of 367 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Shiga in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.3 earthquake struck on Dec 21, 1946 04:19, 209 kilometers (130 mi) south-southeast of Ōtsu. It is the strongest earthquake near Shiga 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 Shiga, 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 Shiga.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Shiga.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jul 28, 2019 03:31
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 245 km SSE
from Ōtsu
Nov 22, 2014 22:08
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 258 km NE
from Ōtsu
Oct 21, 2016 14:07
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 192 km WNW
from Ōtsu
Nov 14, 2022 17:08
(Tokyo)
M 6.1 187 km SE
from Ōtsu
Apr 1, 2016 11:39
(Tokyo)
M 5.9 186 km SSE
from Ōtsu
Nov 19, 2013 04:10
(Tokyo)
M 5.6 131 km SE
from Ōtsu
May 5, 2023 21:58
(Tokyo)
M 5.6 265 km NNE
from Hikone
Jun 18, 2018 07:58
(Tokyo)
M 5.5 28 km SW
from Ōtsu
Nov 2, 2018 16:53
(Tokyo)
M 5.4 162 km SSW
from Ōtsu
May 9, 2022 17:33
(Tokyo)
M 5.3 107 km ESE
from Ōtsu

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Earthquakes by city in Shiga

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Shiga, Japan?

A 4.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Shiga on the evening of September 28, 2023 at 23:29 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 297km north-northeast of Ōtsu at a depth of 10km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Shiga, Japan in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Shiga, Japan?

A 8.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Shiga on the night of December 21, 1946 at 04:19 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 209km south of Ōtsu at a depth of 15km under water in the Philippine Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Shiga since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Shiga, Japan?

In the past 10 years, 539 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Shiga. This averages to 54 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 7 days.