Latest earthquakes near Shizuoka, Japan today

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List of latest earthquakes near Shizuoka.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jun 18, 2024 03:33
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 146 km NE
from Shizuoka
Jun 16, 2024 19:35
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 174 km ENE
from Shizuoka
Jun 16, 2024 19:16
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 185 km ENE
from Shizuoka
Jun 12, 2024 07:24
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 296 km NNW
from Shizuoka
Jun 10, 2024 02:25
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 249 km S
from Hamamatsu
Jun 6, 2024 09:03
(Tokyo)
M 4.7 193 km ENE
from Fuji
Jun 5, 2024 21:54
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 181 km NE
from Shizuoka
Jun 5, 2024 10:54
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 83 km SW
from Hamamatsu
Jun 3, 2024 12:56
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 89 km NE
from Shizuoka
Jun 3, 2024 06:45
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 293 km NNW
from Shizuoka
Jun 3, 2024 06:40
(Tokyo)
M 4.9 294 km NNW
from Shizuoka
Jun 3, 2024 06:31
(Tokyo)
M 5.8 294 km NNW
from Shizuoka
Jun 1, 2024 20:30
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 292 km NNW
from Fuji
May 31, 2024 01:58
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 27 km NE
from Hamamatsu
May 30, 2024 11:54
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 80 km N
from Shizuoka
May 30, 2024 02:14
(Tokyo)
M 5.5 266 km S
from Hamamatsu
May 27, 2024 15:40
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 290 km SE
from Fuji
May 26, 2024 00:55
(Tokyo)
M 4.8 194 km NE
from Shizuoka
May 26, 2024 00:07
(Tokyo)
M 4.7 283 km SE
from Numazu
May 22, 2024 06:40
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 190 km ENE
from Shizuoka
May 21, 2024 10:07
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 266 km ESE
from Shizuoka
May 19, 2024 17:15
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 95 km SSE
from Hamamatsu
May 19, 2024 06:32
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 271 km NE
from Fuji
May 18, 2024 09:55
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 254 km ENE
from Shizuoka
May 15, 2024 12:46
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 210 km ESE
from Shizuoka

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Shizuoka

Recent Shizuoka Earthquake News

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

Shizuoka Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
218 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.7
Jun 18, 2024 03:33

Average

A total of 2182 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Shizuoka, Japan in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 218 earthquakes per year, or 18 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Shizuoka roughly every 1 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Shizuoka in 2016. A total of 262 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Shizuoka that year. The strongest had a 5.9 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Shizuoka in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Shizuoka 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 Shizuoka (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 2022 92.67%
Mag. 5 154 7.06%
Mag. 6 5 0.23%
Mag. 7 1 0.05%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Shizuoka

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 Shizuoka occurred on Jan 1, 2024 16:10 local time (Asia/Tokyo timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.5 and struck 296 kilometers (184 mi) north-northwest of Shizuoka, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Shizuoka in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.3 earthquake struck on Dec 21, 1946 04:19, 243 kilometers (151 mi) north-northwest of Hamamatsu. It is the strongest earthquake near Shizuoka 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 Shizuoka, 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 Shizuoka.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Shizuoka.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jan 1, 2024 16:10
(Tokyo)
M 7.5 296 km NNW
from Shizuoka
Jul 28, 2019 03:31
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 177 km SSW
from Hamamatsu
Nov 22, 2014 22:08
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 190 km NNW
from Shizuoka
Jan 1, 2024 16:18
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 289 km NNW
from Hamamatsu
Nov 14, 2022 17:08
(Tokyo)
M 6.1 106 km SSW
from Hamamatsu
May 26, 2023 19:03
(Tokyo)
M 6.1 158 km ENE
from Numazu
Jul 7, 2018 20:23
(Tokyo)
M 5.9 162 km E
from Numazu
Apr 1, 2016 11:39
(Tokyo)
M 5.9 192 km SW
from Hamamatsu
Dec 28, 2016 21:38
(Tokyo)
M 5.9 279 km NE
from Shizuoka
Oct 7, 2021 22:41
(Tokyo)
M 5.9 167 km ENE
from Shizuoka

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Shizuoka

Earthquakes by city in Shizuoka

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

Use this regional Shizuoka earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Iwata, Fukuroi, Hamakita, Kakegawa, Gotenba, Shimada, Itō, Kosai, Kikugawa, Atami, Shimoda, Sagara, Ōyama, Kanaya, Mori and Arai.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Shizuoka, Japan?

A 3.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Shizuoka on the night of June 18, 2024 at 03:33 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 146km north-east of Shizuoka at a depth of 60km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Shizuoka, Japan in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Shizuoka, Japan?

A 8.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Shizuoka on the night of December 21, 1946 at 04:19 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 243km southwest of Hamamatsu at a depth of 15km under water in the Philippine Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Shizuoka since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Shizuoka, Japan?

In the past 10 years, 2182 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Shizuoka. This averages to 218 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 2 days.