Latest earthquakes near Tochigi, Japan today

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List of latest earthquakes near Tochigi.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 26, 2024 16:59
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 296 km NNE
from Utsunomiya
May 26, 2024 00:55
(Tokyo)
M 4.8 32 km SE
from Oyama
May 22, 2024 06:40
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 87 km SSE
from Utsunomiya
May 22, 2024 05:46
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 208 km ENE
from Utsunomiya
May 19, 2024 17:15
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 297 km SSW
from Ashikaga
May 19, 2024 06:32
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 90 km ENE
from Utsunomiya
May 19, 2024 00:45
(Tokyo)
M 4.7 168 km ENE
from Utsunomiya
May 18, 2024 09:55
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 117 km SE
from Utsunomiya
May 17, 2024 01:15
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 181 km ENE
from Utsunomiya
May 15, 2024 12:46
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 250 km SSE
from Utsunomiya
May 15, 2024 12:46
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 250 km SSE
from Utsunomiya
May 14, 2024 02:13
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 119 km E
from Utsunomiya
May 13, 2024 01:37
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 250 km NE
from Utsunomiya
May 12, 2024 12:03
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 70 km ENE
from Nasushiobara
May 10, 2024 19:40
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 229 km WNW
from Utsunomiya
May 10, 2024 18:50
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 281 km WNW
from Utsunomiya
May 8, 2024 06:53
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 248 km WNW
from Utsunomiya
May 7, 2024 23:17
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 131 km ENE
from Utsunomiya
May 6, 2024 13:43
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 228 km ENE
from Utsunomiya
May 6, 2024 02:32
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 227 km E
from Utsunomiya
May 2, 2024 04:06
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 278 km NE
from Nasushiobara
May 2, 2024 02:36
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 198 km NE
from Utsunomiya
Apr 30, 2024 01:14
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 179 km WSW
from Ashikaga
Apr 29, 2024 01:16
(Tokyo)
M 4.6 151 km NE
from Utsunomiya
Apr 28, 2024 18:28
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 237 km NW
from Utsunomiya

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Tochigi

Recent Tochigi Earthquake News

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Tochigi Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
319 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4
May 26, 2024 16:59

Average

A total of 3196 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Tochigi, Japan in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 319 earthquakes per year, or 26 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Tochigi roughly every 1 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Tochigi in 2016. A total of 427 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Tochigi that year. The strongest had a 6.9 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Tochigi in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Tochigi 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 Tochigi (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 2953 92.4%
Mag. 5 225 7.04%
Mag. 6 14 0.44%
Mag. 7 4 0.13%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Tochigi

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.5
On Jan 1, 2024 16:10.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 9.1
On Mar 11, 2011 14:46.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Tochigi occurred on Jan 1, 2024 16:10 local time (Asia/Tokyo timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.5 and struck 253 kilometers (157 mi) west-northwest of Utsunomiya, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Tochigi in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-9.1 earthquake struck on Mar 11, 2011 14:46, 292 kilometers (181 mi) west-northwest of Utsunomiya. It is the strongest earthquake near Tochigi 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 Tochigi, 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 Tochigi.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Tochigi.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jan 1, 2024 16:10
(Tokyo)
M 7.5 253 km WNW
from Utsunomiya
Mar 16, 2022 23:36
(Tokyo)
M 7.3 197 km NE
from Utsunomiya
Feb 13, 2021 23:07
(Tokyo)
M 7.1 212 km NE
from Utsunomiya
Mar 20, 2021 18:09
(Tokyo)
M 7.0 261 km NE
from Utsunomiya
Nov 22, 2016 05:59
(Tokyo)
M 6.9 162 km NE
from Utsunomiya
May 1, 2021 10:27
(Tokyo)
M 6.9 236 km NE
from Utsunomiya
Jul 12, 2014 04:22
(Tokyo)
M 6.5 234 km ENE
from Utsunomiya
Jun 18, 2019 22:22
(Tokyo)
M 6.4 233 km N
from Utsunomiya
Aug 4, 2019 19:23
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 202 km NE
from Utsunomiya
Sep 23, 2016 09:14
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 283 km SE
from Utsunomiya

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Tochigi

Earthquakes by city in Tochigi

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

Use this regional Tochigi earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Kanuma, Sano, Tochigi, Mooka, Imaichi, Kuroiso, Ōtawara, Mibu, Yaita, Kaminokawa, Ujiie, Tanuma, Mashiko, Karasuyama, Fujioka and Nikkō.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Tochigi, Japan?

A 4 magnitude earthquake hit near Tochigi on the afternoon of May 26, 2024 at 16:59 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 296km north-northeast of Utsunomiya at a depth of 80km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Tochigi, Japan in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Tochigi, Japan?

A 9.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Tochigi on the afternoon of March 11, 2011 at 14:46 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 292km north-east of Utsunomiya at a depth of 29km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Tochigi since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Tochigi, Japan?

In the past 10 years, 3196 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Tochigi. This averages to 320 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 1 days.