Latest earthquakes near Matsue, Shimane today

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List of latest earthquakes near Matsue.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 1, 2024 04:02
(Tokyo)
M 4.7 259 km SSW
from Matsue
May 6, 2024 00:50
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 261 km SSW
from Matsue
May 4, 2024 09:40
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 261 km SSW
from Matsue
May 3, 2024 11:42
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 250 km SSW
from Matsue
May 3, 2024 09:10
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 278 km SE
from Matsue
May 2, 2024 08:20
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 193 km SW
from Matsue
Apr 29, 2024 06:09
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 261 km SSW
from Matsue
Apr 24, 2024 10:59
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 261 km SSW
from Matsue
Apr 23, 2024 14:29
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 261 km SSW
from Matsue
Apr 23, 2024 09:51
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 261 km SSW
from Matsue
Apr 18, 2024 23:46
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 261 km SSW
from Matsue
Apr 18, 2024 12:16
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 250 km SSW
from Matsue
Apr 18, 2024 06:31
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 261 km SSW
from Matsue
Apr 18, 2024 00:44
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 261 km SSW
from Matsue
Apr 18, 2024 00:37
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 247 km SSW
from Matsue
Apr 18, 2024 00:30
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 261 km SSW
from Matsue
Apr 17, 2024 23:52
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 261 km SSW
from Matsue
Apr 17, 2024 23:27
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 263 km SSW
from Matsue
Apr 17, 2024 23:19
(Tokyo)
M 4.8 256 km SSW
from Matsue
Apr 17, 2024 23:14
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 256 km SSW
from Matsue
Apr 13, 2024 16:43
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 224 km S
from Matsue
Mar 22, 2024 01:08
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 241 km E
from Matsue
Mar 18, 2024 10:58
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 250 km SSW
from Matsue
Mar 9, 2024 02:55
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 235 km SE
from Matsue
Mar 7, 2024 11:28
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 235 km SE
from Matsue

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Matsue

Recent Matsue Earthquake News

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

Matsue Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
18 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.7
Jun 1, 2024 04:02

Average

A total of 183 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Matsue, Shimane in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 18 earthquakes per year, or 1 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Matsue roughly every 19 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Matsue in 2021. A total of 24 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Matsue that year. The strongest had a 5.2 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Matsue in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Matsue 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 Matsue (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 171 93.44%
Mag. 5 10 5.46%
Mag. 6 2 1.09%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Matsue

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.3
On Apr 17, 2024 23:14.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7
On Mar 7, 1927 18:27.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Matsue occurred on Apr 17, 2024 23:14 local time (Asia/Tokyo timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.3 and struck 256 kilometers (159 mi) south-southwest of Matsue, at a depth of 32 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Matsue in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7 earthquake struck on Mar 7, 1927 18:27, 176 kilometers (109 mi) south-southwest of Matsue. It is the strongest earthquake near Matsue 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 Matsue, Shimane 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 Matsue.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Matsue.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 17, 2024 23:14
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 256 km SSW
from Matsue
Oct 21, 2016 14:07
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 70 km E
from Matsue
Apr 9, 2018 01:32
(Tokyo)
M 5.7 52 km WSW
from Matsue
Jun 18, 2018 07:58
(Tokyo)
M 5.5 246 km ESE
from Matsue
Jul 13, 2015 02:52
(Tokyo)
M 5.5 299 km SSW
from Matsue
Nov 2, 2018 16:53
(Tokyo)
M 5.4 278 km SE
from Matsue
Nov 19, 2016 11:48
(Tokyo)
M 5.3 285 km SE
from Matsue
Mar 13, 2019 13:48
(Tokyo)
M 5.2 249 km SE
from Matsue
Jul 17, 2021 20:49
(Tokyo)
M 5.2 236 km SSW
from Matsue
Dec 3, 2021 09:28
(Tokyo)
M 5.2 261 km SE
from Matsue

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Matsue

Nearest earthquakes from Matsue

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Matsue.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Oct 21, 2016 14:30
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 49 km E
from Matsue
Aug 2, 2021 09:37
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 49 km S
from Matsue
Apr 9, 2018 01:32
(Tokyo)
M 5.7 52 km WSW
from Matsue
Aug 18, 2021 01:31
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 57 km S
from Matsue
Apr 9, 2018 05:05
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 63 km SW
from Matsue
Apr 9, 2018 01:56
(Tokyo)
M 4.7 63 km SW
from Matsue
Oct 29, 2016 13:43
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 65 km E
from Matsue
Apr 9, 2018 02:10
(Tokyo)
M 4.6 66 km SW
from Matsue
Apr 9, 2018 01:43
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 68 km SW
from Matsue
Oct 21, 2016 14:07
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 70 km E
from Matsue

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Matsue

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Matsue, Shimane?

A 4.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Matsue on the night of June 1, 2024 at 04:02 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 259km south-southwest of Matsue at a depth of 45km under water in the Philippine Sea. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Matsue, Shimane in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Matsue, Shimane?

A 7 magnitude earthquake hit near Matsue on the evening of March 7, 1927 at 18:27 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 176km east of Matsue at a depth of 10km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Matsue since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Matsue, Shimane?

In the past 10 years, 183 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Matsue. This averages to 18 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 20 days.