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List of latest earthquakes near Wakayama.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 5, 2024 10:54
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 168 km E
from Wakayama
Jun 1, 2024 04:02
(Tokyo)
M 4.7 287 km WSW
from Wakayama
May 31, 2024 01:58
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 261 km ENE
from Wakayama
May 30, 2024 02:14
(Tokyo)
M 5.5 309 km SE
from Wakayama
May 19, 2024 17:15
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 272 km E
from Wakayama
May 6, 2024 00:50
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 280 km WSW
from Wakayama
May 4, 2024 09:40
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 280 km WSW
from Wakayama
May 3, 2024 11:42
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 276 km WSW
from Wakayama
May 3, 2024 09:10
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 50 km SSE
from Wakayama
Apr 30, 2024 01:14
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 289 km NE
from Wakayama
Apr 29, 2024 06:09
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 280 km WSW
from Wakayama
Apr 28, 2024 05:43
(Tokyo)
M 4.7 223 km ENE
from Wakayama
Apr 24, 2024 10:59
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 280 km WSW
from Wakayama
Apr 23, 2024 14:29
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 280 km WSW
from Wakayama
Apr 23, 2024 09:51
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 280 km WSW
from Wakayama
Apr 21, 2024 21:28
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 166 km E
from Wakayama
Apr 18, 2024 23:46
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 280 km WSW
from Wakayama
Apr 18, 2024 12:16
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 276 km WSW
from Wakayama
Apr 18, 2024 06:31
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 280 km WSW
from Wakayama
Apr 18, 2024 00:44
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 280 km WSW
from Wakayama
Apr 18, 2024 00:37
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 274 km WSW
from Wakayama
Apr 18, 2024 00:30
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 280 km WSW
from Wakayama
Apr 17, 2024 23:52
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 280 km WSW
from Wakayama
Apr 17, 2024 23:27
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 289 km WSW
from Wakayama
Apr 17, 2024 23:19
(Tokyo)
M 4.8 282 km WSW
from Wakayama

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Wakayama

Recent Wakayama Earthquake News

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

Wakayama 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 345 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of 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 Wakayama roughly every 10 days.

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

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Wakayama in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Wakayama 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 Wakayama (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 326 94.49%
Mag. 5 15 4.35%
Mag. 6 4 1.16%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Wakayama

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 Wakayama 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 Wakayama, at a depth of 367 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Wakayama in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.3 earthquake struck on Dec 21, 1946 04:19, 141 kilometers (88 mi) east-southeast of Wakayama. It is the strongest earthquake near Wakayama 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 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 Wakayama.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Wakayama.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jul 28, 2019 03:31
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 232 km ESE
from Wakayama
Apr 17, 2024 23:14
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 281 km WSW
from Wakayama
Oct 21, 2016 14:07
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 177 km NW
from Wakayama
Nov 14, 2022 17:08
(Tokyo)
M 6.1 203 km ESE
from Wakayama
Apr 1, 2016 11:39
(Tokyo)
M 5.9 148 km SE
from Wakayama
Apr 9, 2018 01:32
(Tokyo)
M 5.7 265 km WNW
from Wakayama
Jun 18, 2018 07:58
(Tokyo)
M 5.5 79 km NNE
from Wakayama
Nov 2, 2018 16:53
(Tokyo)
M 5.4 62 km S
from Wakayama
May 9, 2022 17:33
(Tokyo)
M 5.3 162 km ENE
from Wakayama
Nov 19, 2016 11:48
(Tokyo)
M 5.3 52 km SSE
from Wakayama

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Wakayama

Nearest earthquakes from Wakayama

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Wakayama.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Feb 15, 2021 13:28
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 10 km S
from Wakayama
Mar 15, 2021 00:26
(Tokyo)
M 4.7 23 km S
from Wakayama
Jan 6, 2022 02:50
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 25 km W
from Wakayama
May 16, 2022 14:29
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 26 km S
from Wakayama
Aug 26, 2014 03:42
(Tokyo)
M 4.6 26 km WNW
from Wakayama
Feb 7, 2024 20:59
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 28 km SSE
from Wakayama
Nov 18, 2014 06:07
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 41 km NNW
from Wakayama
Nov 12, 2014 10:13
(Tokyo)
M 4.6 40 km E
from Wakayama
Sep 21, 2017 01:02
(Tokyo)
M 4.4 39 km SE
from Wakayama
Jan 7, 2022 01:59
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 39 km SSE
from Wakayama

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Wakayama

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Wakayama?

A 4.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Wakayama on the morning of June 5, 2024 at 10:54 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 168km east of Wakayama at a depth of 362km under water in the Philippine Sea. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Wakayama in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Wakayama?

A 8.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Wakayama on the night of December 21, 1946 at 04:19 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 141km south-southeast of Wakayama at a depth of 15km under water in the Philippine Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Wakayama since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Wakayama?

In the past 10 years, 345 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Wakayama. This averages to 35 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 11 days.