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Largest earthquakes in or near Gushikawa, Okinawa, Japan, on record since 1900 - list, stats and map

Updated May 12, 2022 06:51 GMT -
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Quakes since 1900:

  • 2 quakes above magnitude 7
  • 17 quakes between magnitude 6 and 7
  • 213 quakes between magnitude 5 and 6
Since 1900, Gushikawa has had 2 quakes of magnitude 7.0 or above, 17 quakes between 6.0 and 7.0, and 213 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 5.5 | East China Sea, 137 km NW of Naha, Okinawa, Japan -

Strongest quake: Mag. 7.5 | 80 km S of Naze, Amami Shi, Kagoshima, Japan -

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Showing quakes since 1900, magnitude 5 or higher (232 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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May 7, 2022 8:53 pm (GMT +9) (May 7, 2022 11:53 GMT)
5.5

10 km
213 km (132 mi)East China Sea, 137 km northwest of Naha, Okinawa, Japan 22 reportsMoreMap
May 6, 2022 10:21 pm (GMT +9) (May 6, 2022 13:21 GMT)
5.4

10 km
205 km (127 mi)East China Sea, 134 km northwest of Naha, Okinawa, Japan 9 reportsMoreMap
Apr 14, 2022 8:15 am (GMT +8) (Apr 14, 2022 00:15 GMT)
5.0

10 km
207 km (129 mi)East China Sea, 137 km northwest of Naha, Okinawa, Japan MoreMap
Apr 13, 2022 10:22 am (GMT +9) (Apr 13, 2022 01:22 GMT)
5.6

8 km
211 km (131 mi)East China Sea, 146 km northwest of Naha, Okinawa, Japan 1 reportMoreMap
Apr 6, 2022 12:12 pm (GMT +9) (Apr 6, 2022 03:12 GMT)
5.0

10 km
221 km (137 mi)East China Sea, 134 km northwest of Naha, Okinawa, Japan 1 reportMoreMap
Apr 3, 2022 6:00 pm (GMT +9) (Apr 3, 2022 09:00 GMT)
5.0

10 km
214 km (133 mi)East China Sea, 141 km northwest of Naha, Okinawa, Japan MoreMap
Mar 30, 2022 1:36 am (GMT +8) (Mar 29, 2022 17:36 GMT)
5.4

10 km
212 km (132 mi)East China Sea, 144 km northwest of Naha, Okinawa, Japan 1 reportMoreMap
Mar 27, 2022 12:38 am (GMT +9) (Mar 26, 2022 15:38 GMT)
5.4

10 km
208 km (129 mi)East China Sea, 134 km northwest of Naha, Okinawa, Japan 1 reportMoreMap
Mar 24, 2022 6:53 am (GMT +8) (Mar 23, 2022 22:53 GMT)
5.1

10 km
217 km (135 mi)East China Sea, 143 km northwest of Naha, Okinawa, Japan MoreMap
Mar 24, 2022 3:11 am (GMT +9) (Mar 23, 2022 18:11 GMT)
5.3

10 km
217 km (135 mi)East China Sea, 148 km northwest of Naha, Okinawa, Japan MoreMap
Mar 17, 2022 9:52 pm (GMT +9) (Mar 17, 2022 12:52 GMT)
5.2

10 km
206 km (128 mi)East China Sea, 142 km northwest of Naha, Okinawa, Japan 2 reportsMoreMap
Mar 17, 2022 8:33 pm (GMT +9) (Mar 17, 2022 11:33 GMT)
5.6

10 km
217 km (135 mi)East China Sea, 146 km northwest of Naha, Okinawa, Japan 10 reportsMoreMap
Feb 25, 2022 5:50 pm (GMT +9) (Feb 25, 2022 08:50 GMT)
5.3

10 km
215 km (134 mi)East China Sea, 135 km northwest of Naha, Okinawa, Japan 2 reportsMoreMap
Feb 24, 2022 4:53 am (GMT +9) (Feb 23, 2022 19:53 GMT)
5.1

10 km
205 km (127 mi)East China Sea, 143 km northwest of Naha, Okinawa, Japan 1 reportMoreMap
Feb 22, 2022 5:52 am (GMT +9) (Feb 21, 2022 20:52 GMT)
5.5

9.7 km
208 km (129 mi)East China Sea, 144 km northwest of Naha, Okinawa, Japan 5 reportsMoreMap
Feb 9, 2022 7:41 am (GMT +9) (Feb 8, 2022 22:41 GMT)
5.1

10 km
220 km (137 mi)East China Sea, 149 km northwest of Naha, Okinawa, Japan MoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 2 x 1016 joules (5448 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4.7 x 106 tons of TNT or 293 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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Gushikawa Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Gushikawa?

The last earthquake in Gushikawa occurred 10 days ago: Strong mag. 5.5 earthquake - East China Sea, 137 km northwest of Naha, Okinawa, Japan, on Saturday, May 7, 2022 at 8:53 pm (GMT +9).

How many quakes were there in Gushikawa since 1900?

Since 1900, Gushikawa, Okinawa, Japan had 232 quakes up to magnitude 7.5.

What was the strongest quake in Gushikawa since 1900?

The strongest earthquake in Gushikawa since 1900 occurred 84 years ago: Major magnitude 7.5 earthquake - 80 km south of Naze, Amami Shi, Kagoshima, Japan, on Thursday, June 16, 1938 at 02:15 GMT.

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