Latest earthquakes near Kusatsu, Shiga today

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List of latest earthquakes near Kusatsu.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jul 18, 2024 16:46
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 190 km ESE
from Kusatsu
Jul 11, 2024 12:01
(Tokyo)
M 4.9 258 km NNE
from Kusatsu
Jul 5, 2024 14:08
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 228 km NNE
from Kusatsu
Jul 1, 2024 23:55
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 284 km NNE
from Kusatsu
Jul 1, 2024 00:43
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 153 km SW
from Kusatsu
Jun 27, 2024 03:24
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 281 km NNE
from Kusatsu
Jun 24, 2024 05:50
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 143 km SSW
from Kusatsu
Jun 20, 2024 04:24
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 92 km S
from Kusatsu
Jun 5, 2024 10:54
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 125 km SE
from Kusatsu
Jun 3, 2024 12:56
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 293 km E
from Kusatsu
Jun 3, 2024 06:31
(Tokyo)
M 5.7 294 km NNE
from Kusatsu
May 31, 2024 01:58
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 177 km E
from Kusatsu
May 30, 2024 11:54
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 225 km ENE
from Kusatsu
May 30, 2024 02:14
(Tokyo)
M 5.5 335 km SSE
from Kusatsu
May 19, 2024 17:15
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 231 km ESE
from Kusatsu
May 10, 2024 18:50
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 278 km NNE
from Kusatsu
May 3, 2024 09:10
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 148 km SSW
from Kusatsu
Apr 30, 2024 01:14
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 177 km NE
from Kusatsu
Apr 28, 2024 05:43
(Tokyo)
M 4.7 125 km E
from Kusatsu
Apr 21, 2024 21:28
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 114 km SE
from Kusatsu
Apr 17, 2024 23:14
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 385 km WSW
from Kusatsu
Apr 17, 2024 19:18
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 193 km ENE
from Kusatsu
Apr 17, 2024 19:16
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 82 km ENE
from Kusatsu
Apr 11, 2024 13:16
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 297 km NNE
from Kusatsu
Apr 8, 2024 22:29
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 293 km NNE
from Kusatsu

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Recent Kusatsu Earthquake News

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

Kusatsu Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
57 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.3
Jul 18, 2024 16:46

Average

A total of 572 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Kusatsu, Shiga in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 57 earthquakes per year, or 4 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Kusatsu roughly every 6 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Kusatsu in 2024. A total of 127 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Kusatsu that year. The strongest had a 7.5 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Kusatsu in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Kusatsu 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 Kusatsu (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 536 93.71%
Mag. 5 30 5.24%
Mag. 6 5 0.87%
Mag. 7 1 0.17%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Kusatsu

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.5
On Jan 1, 2024 16:10.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8.3
On Dec 21, 1946 04:19.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Kusatsu occurred on Jan 1, 2024 16:10 local time (Asia/Tokyo timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.5 and struck 299 kilometers (186 mi) north-northeast of Kusatsu, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Kusatsu in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.3 earthquake struck on Dec 21, 1946 04:19, 211 kilometers (131 mi) north-northeast of Kusatsu. It is the strongest earthquake near Kusatsu 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 Kusatsu, Shiga 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 Kusatsu.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Kusatsu.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jan 1, 2024 16:10
(Tokyo)
M 7.5 299 km NNE
from Kusatsu
Jul 28, 2019 03:31
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 241 km SSE
from Kusatsu
Jan 1, 2024 16:18
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 254 km NNE
from Kusatsu
Oct 21, 2016 14:07
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 200 km W
from Kusatsu
Nov 22, 2014 22:08
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 250 km NE
from Kusatsu
Nov 14, 2022 17:08
(Tokyo)
M 6.1 182 km SE
from Kusatsu
Apr 1, 2016 11:39
(Tokyo)
M 5.9 186 km SSE
from Kusatsu
Jan 1, 2024 16:06
(Tokyo)
M 5.8 298 km NNE
from Kusatsu
Jun 3, 2024 06:31
(Tokyo)
M 5.7 294 km NNE
from Kusatsu
Jan 1, 2024 16:56
(Tokyo)
M 5.6 267 km NNE
from Kusatsu

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Nearest earthquakes from Kusatsu

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Kusatsu.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jul 13, 2023 23:40
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 13 km N
from Kusatsu
Aug 6, 2022 23:52
(Tokyo)
M 4.6 19 km S
from Kusatsu
Jun 11, 2019 04:30
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 28 km W
from Kusatsu
Apr 30, 2022 18:06
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 32 km WSW
from Kusatsu
Apr 13, 2022 11:12
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 33 km W
from Kusatsu
Apr 25, 2022 13:10
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 33 km W
from Kusatsu
May 2, 2022 22:21
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 34 km W
from Kusatsu
Jul 20, 2014 14:35
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 35 km SW
from Kusatsu
Feb 14, 2024 15:29
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 35 km W
from Kusatsu
Apr 3, 2022 18:58
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 36 km WSW
from Kusatsu

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Kusatsu, Shiga?

A 4.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Kusatsu on the afternoon of July 18, 2024 at 16:46 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 190km east-southeast of Kusatsu at a depth of 330km under water in the Philippine Sea. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Kusatsu, Shiga in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Kusatsu, Shiga?

A 8.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Kusatsu on the night of December 21, 1946 at 04:19 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 211km south of Kusatsu at a depth of 15km under water in the Philippine Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Kusatsu since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Kusatsu, Shiga?

In the past 10 years, 572 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Kusatsu. This averages to 57 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 6 days.