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Largest earthquakes in or near Kōfu-shi, Yamanashi, Japan, on record since 1900 - list, stats and map

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Quakes since 1900:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 8
  • 2 quakes between magnitude 7 and 8
  • 30 quakes between magnitude 6 and 7
  • 242 quakes between magnitude 5 and 6
Since 1900, Kōfu-shi has had 1 quake of magnitude 8.1, 2 quakes between 7.0 and 8.0, 30 quakes between 6.0 and 7.0, and 242 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 5.2 | 286 km SW of Saitama, Japan -

Strongest quake: Mag. 8.1 | near the south coast of Honshu, Japan -

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Showing quakes since 1900, magnitude 5 or higher (275 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
May 9, 2022 5:33 pm (GMT +9) (May 9, 2022 08:33 GMT)
5.2

329 km
164 km (102 mi)286 km southwest of Saitama, Japan 5 reportsMoreMap
May 5, 2022 6:42 pm (GMT +9) (May 5, 2022 09:42 GMT)
5.0

51 km
77 km (48 mi)33 km northwest of Kawagoe, Saitama, Japan 27 reportsMoreMap
Apr 4, 2022 10:29 pm (GMT +9) (Apr 4, 2022 13:29 GMT)
5.1

64 km
109 km (68 mi)14 km north of Chiba, Japan 12 reportsMoreMap
Dec 2, 2021 1:58 am (GMT +9) (Dec 1, 2021 16:58 GMT)
5.0

68 km
79 km (49 mi)4.7 km west of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan 61 reportsMoreMap
Nov 20, 2021 8:57 am (GMT +9) (Nov 19, 2021 23:57 GMT)
5.1

100 km
73 km (45 mi)15 km west of Tokyo, Japan 70 reportsMoreMap
Oct 7, 2021 10:41 pm (GMT +9) (Oct 7, 2021 13:41 GMT)
5.9

63 km
108 km (67 mi)14 km south of Chiba, Japan 326 reportsMoreMap
Sep 19, 2021 5:18 pm (GMT +9) (Sep 19, 2021 08:18 GMT)
5.0

2 km
9 km (5.6 mi)Gifu, 25 km west of Matsumoto, Nagano, Japan 5 reportsMoreMap
7 Jun 3:11 am (GMT +9) (Jun 6, 2021 18:11 GMT)
5.0

94 km
91 km (57 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 60 km southeast of Tateyama, Chiba, Japan 17 reportsMoreMap
Mar 16, 2021 4:56 am (GMT +9) (Mar 15, 2021 19:56 GMT)
5.0

54 km
71 km (44 mi)Ibaraki, 53 km north of Tokyo, Japan 104 reportsMoreMap
Jan 8, 2021 9:35 pm (GMT +9) (Jan 8, 2021 12:35 GMT)
5.4

320 km
58 km (36 mi)5.6 km northwest of Mizunami, Gifu, Japan MoreMap
27 Sep 1:13 pm (GMT +9) (Sep 27, 2020 04:13 GMT)
5.2

48 km
94 km (58 mi)27 km northeast of Shinshiro, Aichi, Japan 10 reportsMoreMap
May 29, 2020 10:05 GMT
5.0

10 km
15 km (9.3 mi)18 km west of Matsumoto, Nagano, Japan 2 reportsMoreMap
May 19, 2020 04:13 GMT
5.3

10 km
5 km (3.1 mi)Gifu, 27 km west of Matsumoto, Nagano, Japan 1 reportMoreMap
Apr 23, 2020 04:44 GMT
5.2

10 km
10 km (6.2 mi)24 km west of Matsumoto, Nagano, Japan 4 reportsMoreMap
Jan 31, 2020 17:07 GMT
5.2

83 km
110 km (68 mi)3.9 km northwest of Ryūgasaki, Ibaraki, Japan 49 reportsMoreMap
Jan 13, 2020 19:53 GMT
5.0

60 km
59 km (37 mi)2.4 km southeast of Sakai, Sashima-gun, Ibaraki, Japan 42 reportsMoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.4 x 1017 joules (39385 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3.4 x 107 tons of TNT or 2118 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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Kōfu-shi Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Kōfu-shi?

The last earthquake in Kōfu-shi occurred 10 days ago: Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - 286 km southwest of Saitama, Japan, on Monday, May 9, 2022 at 5:33 pm (GMT +9).

How many quakes were there in Kōfu-shi since 1900?

Since 1900, Kōfu-shi, Yamanashi, Japan had 275 quakes up to magnitude 8.1.

What was the strongest quake in Kōfu-shi since 1900?

The strongest earthquake in Kōfu-shi since 1900 occurred 99 years ago: Major magnitude 8.1 earthquake - near the south coast of Honshu, Japan, on Saturday, September 1, 1923 at 02:58 GMT.

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