Latest earthquakes near Minato, Wakayama today

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List of latest earthquakes near Minato.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 5, 2024 10:54
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 169 km E
from Minato
Jun 1, 2024 04:02
(Tokyo)
M 4.7 285 km WSW
from Minato
May 31, 2024 01:58
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 263 km ENE
from Minato
May 30, 2024 02:14
(Tokyo)
M 5.5 308 km SE
from Minato
May 19, 2024 17:15
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 274 km E
from Minato
May 6, 2024 00:50
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 278 km WSW
from Minato
May 4, 2024 09:40
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 278 km WSW
from Minato
May 3, 2024 11:42
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 274 km WSW
from Minato
May 3, 2024 09:10
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 48 km SSE
from Minato
Apr 30, 2024 01:14
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 292 km NE
from Minato
Apr 29, 2024 06:09
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 278 km WSW
from Minato
Apr 28, 2024 05:43
(Tokyo)
M 4.7 226 km ENE
from Minato
Apr 24, 2024 10:59
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 278 km WSW
from Minato
Apr 23, 2024 14:29
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 278 km WSW
from Minato
Apr 23, 2024 09:51
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 278 km WSW
from Minato
Apr 21, 2024 21:28
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 168 km E
from Minato
Apr 18, 2024 23:46
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 278 km WSW
from Minato
Apr 18, 2024 12:16
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 274 km WSW
from Minato
Apr 18, 2024 06:31
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 278 km WSW
from Minato
Apr 18, 2024 00:44
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 278 km WSW
from Minato
Apr 18, 2024 00:37
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 272 km WSW
from Minato
Apr 18, 2024 00:30
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 278 km WSW
from Minato
Apr 17, 2024 23:52
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 278 km WSW
from Minato
Apr 17, 2024 23:27
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 287 km WSW
from Minato
Apr 17, 2024 23:19
(Tokyo)
M 4.8 280 km WSW
from Minato

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Minato

Recent Minato Earthquake News

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

Minato Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
34 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.1
Jun 5, 2024 10:54

Average

A total of 343 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Minato, Wakayama in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 34 earthquakes per year, or 2 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Minato roughly every 10 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Minato in 2022. A total of 43 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Minato that year. The strongest had a 6.1 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Minato in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Minato 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 Minato (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 324 94.46%
Mag. 5 15 4.37%
Mag. 6 4 1.17%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Minato

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.3
On Jul 28, 2019 03:31.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8.3
On Dec 21, 1946 04:19.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Minato occurred on Jul 28, 2019 03:31 local time (Asia/Tokyo timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.3 and struck 232 kilometers (144 mi) east-southeast of Minato, at a depth of 367 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Minato in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.3 earthquake struck on Dec 21, 1946 04:19, 140 kilometers (87 mi) east-southeast of Minato. It is the strongest earthquake near Minato 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 Minato, Wakayama 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 Minato.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Minato.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jul 28, 2019 03:31
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 232 km ESE
from Minato
Apr 17, 2024 23:14
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 279 km WSW
from Minato
Oct 21, 2016 14:07
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 178 km NW
from Minato
Nov 14, 2022 17:08
(Tokyo)
M 6.1 204 km ESE
from Minato
Apr 1, 2016 11:39
(Tokyo)
M 5.9 147 km SE
from Minato
Apr 9, 2018 01:32
(Tokyo)
M 5.7 264 km WNW
from Minato
Jun 18, 2018 07:58
(Tokyo)
M 5.5 81 km NNE
from Minato
Nov 2, 2018 16:53
(Tokyo)
M 5.4 60 km S
from Minato
May 9, 2022 17:33
(Tokyo)
M 5.3 164 km ENE
from Minato
Nov 19, 2016 11:48
(Tokyo)
M 5.3 51 km SSE
from Minato

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Minato

Nearest earthquakes from Minato

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Minato.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Feb 15, 2021 13:28
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 8 km S
from Minato
Mar 15, 2021 00:26
(Tokyo)
M 4.7 21 km SSE
from Minato
Jan 6, 2022 02:50
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 24 km WNW
from Minato
May 16, 2022 14:29
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 24 km S
from Minato
Feb 7, 2024 20:59
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 26 km SSE
from Minato
Aug 26, 2014 03:42
(Tokyo)
M 4.6 25 km NW
from Minato
Jan 7, 2022 01:59
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 38 km SSE
from Minato
Jan 28, 2022 00:25
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 39 km ESE
from Minato
Sep 21, 2017 01:02
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 39 km SE
from Minato
May 23, 2023 17:21
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 40 km SW
from Minato

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Minato

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Minato, Wakayama?

A 4.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Minato on the morning of June 5, 2024 at 10:54 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 169km east of Minato at a depth of 362km under water in the Philippine Sea. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Minato, Wakayama in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Minato, Wakayama?

A 8.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Minato on the night of December 21, 1946 at 04:19 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 140km south-southeast of Minato at a depth of 15km under water in the Philippine Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Minato since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Minato, Wakayama?

In the past 10 years, 343 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Minato. This averages to 34 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 11 days.