Latest earthquakes near Yamaguchi, Japan today

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List of latest earthquakes near Yamaguchi.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jun 17, 2024 18:26
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 256 km SSE
from Shimonoseki
Jun 17, 2024 15:57
(Tokyo)
M 4.8 263 km SSE
from Shimonoseki
Jun 1, 2024 04:02
(Tokyo)
M 4.7 149 km ESE
from Shimonoseki
May 31, 2024 04:46
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 155 km SSW
from Shimonoseki
May 9, 2024 04:34
(Tokyo)
M 4.5 111 km SSE
from Shimonoseki
May 6, 2024 00:50
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 158 km ESE
from Shimonoseki
May 4, 2024 09:40
(Tokyo)
M 4.0 158 km ESE
from Shimonoseki
May 3, 2024 11:42
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 97 km S
from Iwakuni
May 3, 2024 09:10
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 287 km E
from Iwakuni
May 2, 2024 08:20
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 25 km NNW
from Yamaguchi
Apr 29, 2024 06:09
(Tokyo)
M 3.9 158 km ESE
from Shimonoseki
Apr 26, 2024 10:29
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 107 km S
from Shimonoseki
Apr 25, 2024 00:26
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 257 km SSE
from Shimonoseki
Apr 24, 2024 10:59
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 158 km ESE
from Shimonoseki
Apr 23, 2024 14:29
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 158 km ESE
from Shimonoseki
Apr 23, 2024 09:51
(Tokyo)
M 3.6 158 km ESE
from Shimonoseki
Apr 19, 2024 23:28
(Tokyo)
M 4.1 156 km NW
from Shimonoseki
Apr 18, 2024 23:46
(Tokyo)
M 3.8 158 km ESE
from Shimonoseki
Apr 18, 2024 12:16
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 97 km S
from Iwakuni
Apr 18, 2024 06:31
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 158 km ESE
from Shimonoseki
Apr 18, 2024 00:44
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 158 km ESE
from Shimonoseki
Apr 18, 2024 00:37
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 95 km S
from Iwakuni
Apr 18, 2024 00:30
(Tokyo)
M 3.7 158 km ESE
from Shimonoseki
Apr 17, 2024 23:52
(Tokyo)
M 3.5 158 km ESE
from Shimonoseki
Apr 17, 2024 23:27
(Tokyo)
M 4.3 150 km ESE
from Shimonoseki

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Yamaguchi

Recent Yamaguchi Earthquake News

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

Yamaguchi Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
37 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.5
Jun 17, 2024 18:26

Average

A total of 370 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Yamaguchi, Japan in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 37 earthquakes per year, or 3 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Yamaguchi roughly every 9 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Yamaguchi in 2016. A total of 130 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Yamaguchi that year. The strongest had a 7 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Yamaguchi in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Yamaguchi 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 Yamaguchi (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 320 86.49%
Mag. 5 43 11.62%
Mag. 6 6 1.62%
Mag. 7 1 0.27%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Yamaguchi

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7
On Apr 16, 2016 01:25.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8
On Nov 19, 1941 01:46.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Yamaguchi occurred on Apr 16, 2016 01:25 local time (Asia/Tokyo timezone). It had a magnitude of 7 and struck 130 kilometers (81 mi) south of Shimonoseki, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Yamaguchi in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8 earthquake struck on Nov 19, 1941 01:46, 223 kilometers (139 mi) south of Shimonoseki. It is the strongest earthquake near Yamaguchi 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 Yamaguchi, 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 Yamaguchi.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Yamaguchi.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 16, 2016 01:25
(Tokyo)
M 7.0 130 km S
from Shimonoseki
Apr 17, 2024 23:14
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 152 km ESE
from Shimonoseki
Jan 22, 2022 01:08
(Tokyo)
M 6.3 169 km SE
from Shimonoseki
Oct 21, 2016 14:07
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 198 km NE
from Iwakuni
Apr 14, 2016 21:26
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 131 km S
from Shimonoseki
May 10, 2019 08:48
(Tokyo)
M 6.2 256 km SSE
from Shimonoseki
Apr 15, 2016 00:03
(Tokyo)
M 6.0 141 km S
from Shimonoseki
Aug 29, 2014 04:14
(Tokyo)
M 5.8 232 km SSE
from Shimonoseki
Oct 2, 2022 00:02
(Tokyo)
M 5.7 293 km S
from Shimonoseki
Apr 16, 2016 01:45
(Tokyo)
M 5.7 115 km S
from Shimonoseki

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Yamaguchi

Earthquakes by city in Yamaguchi

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

Use this regional Yamaguchi earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Kudamatsu, Hikari, Onoda, Hagi, Yanai, Ogōri-shimogō and Nagato.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Yamaguchi, Japan?

A 4.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Yamaguchi on the evening of June 17, 2024 at 18:26 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 256km south-southeast of Shimonoseki at a depth of 46km under water in the Philippine Sea. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Yamaguchi, Japan in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Yamaguchi, Japan?

A 8 magnitude earthquake hit near Yamaguchi on the night of November 19, 1941 at 01:46 local time (Asia/Tokyo). The center of this earthquake was located 223km south-southeast of Shimonoseki at a depth of 35km under water in the Philippine Sea. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Yamaguchi since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Yamaguchi, Japan?

In the past 10 years, 370 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Yamaguchi. This averages to 37 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 10 days.