Latest earthquakes near Tokyo, Japan today

Complete overview of the latest earthquakes near Tokyo, Japan, updated every minute. Did you feel an earthquake today in Tokyo? If an earthquake is happening right now near Tokyo (also known as 東京都), it will show up within minutes.

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List of latest earthquakes near Tokyo.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jun 18, 2024 03:33
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 43 km NW
from Tokyo
Jun 16, 2024 19:35
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 35 km E
from Tokyo
Jun 16, 2024 19:16
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 45 km E
from Tokyo
Jun 12, 2024 07:24
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 293 km NW
from Tokyo
Jun 11, 2024 23:49
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 292 km NE
from Urayasu
Jun 8, 2024 08:08
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 288 km NNW
from Hachiōji
Jun 6, 2024 09:03
(Tokyo)
M 4.7 97 km E
from Tokyo
Jun 5, 2024 21:54
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 55 km N
from Tokyo
Jun 5, 2024 10:54
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 292 km WSW
from Tokyo
Jun 3, 2024 12:56
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 25 km SW
from Hachiōji
Jun 3, 2024 06:45
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 287 km NW
from Tokyo
Jun 3, 2024 06:40
(Tokyo)
M 4.9 291 km NW
from Tokyo
Jun 3, 2024 06:31
(Tokyo)
M 5.8 294 km NW
from Tokyo
Jun 1, 2024 20:30
(Tokyo)
M 4.2 290 km NW
from Tokyo
May 31, 2024 01:58
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 185 km WSW
from Tokyo
May 30, 2024 11:54
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 93 km W
from Hachiōji
May 30, 2024 02:14
(Tokyo)
M 5.5 399 km SSW
from Machida
May 28, 2024 18:55
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 295 km NE
from Tokyo
May 27, 2024 15:40
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 275 km SSE
from Tokyo
May 26, 2024 00:55
(Tokyo)
M 4.8 56 km NNE
from Tokyo
May 26, 2024 00:07
(Tokyo)
M 4.7 288 km SSE
from Tokyo
May 22, 2024 06:40
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 52 km E
from Tokyo
May 22, 2024 05:46
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 280 km NE
from Tokyo
May 21, 2024 10:07
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 247 km SSE
from Tokyo
May 19, 2024 17:15
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 247 km SW
from Tokyo

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Tokyo

Recent Tokyo Earthquake News

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

Tokyo Earthquake Statistics

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

Average

A total of 2950 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Tokyo, Japan in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 295 earthquakes per year, or 24 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Tokyo roughly every 1 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Tokyo in 2016. A total of 421 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Tokyo that year. The strongest had a 6.9 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Tokyo in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Tokyo 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 Tokyo (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 2711 91.9%
Mag. 5 224 7.59%
Mag. 6 12 0.41%
Mag. 7 3 0.1%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Tokyo

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.5
On Jan 1, 2024 16:10.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8
On Sep 1, 1923 11:58.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Tokyo occurred on Jan 1, 2024 16:10 local time (Asia/Tokyo timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.5 and struck 294 kilometers (183 mi) north-west of Tokyo, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Tokyo in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8 earthquake struck on Sep 1, 1923 11:58, 31 kilometers (19 mi) north-west of Machida. It is the strongest earthquake near Tokyo 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 Tokyo, 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 Tokyo.

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Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Tokyo.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jan 1, 2024 16:10
(Tokyo)
M 7.5 294 km NW
from Tokyo
Mar 16, 2022 23:36
(Tokyo)
M 7.3 281 km NE
from Tokyo
Feb 13, 2021 23:07
(Tokyo)
M 7.1 293 km NE
from Tokyo
Nov 22, 2016 05:59
(Tokyo)
M 6.9 243 km NE
from Tokyo
Jul 12, 2014 04:22
(Tokyo)
M 6.5 287 km ENE
from Tokyo
Aug 4, 2019 19:23
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 286 km NE
from Tokyo
Sep 23, 2016 09:14
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 224 km SE
from Tokyo
Nov 22, 2014 22:08
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 193 km WNW
from Tokyo
Jan 1, 2024 16:18
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 281 km NW
from Hachiōji
May 5, 2023 14:42
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 297 km NW
from Tokyo

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Tokyo

Earthquakes by city in Tokyo

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

Use this regional Tokyo earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Tanashichō, Fussa and Itsukaichi.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Tokyo, Japan?

A 3.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Tokyo on the night of June 18, 2024 at 03:33 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 43km northwest of Tokyo at a depth of 60km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Tokyo, Japan in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Tokyo, Japan?

A 8 magnitude earthquake hit near Tokyo on the morning of September 1, 1923 at 11:58 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 31km south-southwest of Machida at a depth of 15km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Tokyo since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Tokyo, Japan?

In the past 10 years, 2950 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Tokyo. This averages to 295 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 1 days.