Japan has had: (M1.5 or greater)

  • 0 earthquakes in the past 24 hours
  • 4 earthquakes in the past 7 days
  • 33 earthquakes in the past 30 days
  • 561 earthquakes in the past 365 days

The largest earthquake in Japan:

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2011-03-11 05:46:24 UTC 9.0 magnitude, 29 km depth
Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan

9.0 magnitude earthquake

2011-03-11 05:46:24 UTC at 05:46
March 11, 2011 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 38.297, 142.373
94.2 km from Ishinomaki (58.2 miles)

Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 29 km

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1963-10-13 05:17:59 UTC 8.5 magnitude, 35 km depth
Kuril’sk, Hokkaido, Japan

8.5 magnitude earthquake

1963-10-13 05:17:59 UTC at 05:17
October 13, 1963 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 44.872, 149.483
132.2 km from Kuril’sk (82.2 miles)

Kuril Islands

Depth: 35 km

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1933-03-02 17:31:00 UTC 8.5 magnitude, 15 km depth
Yamada, Iwate, Japan

8.5 magnitude earthquake

1933-03-02 17:31:00 UTC at 17:31
March 02, 1933 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 39.209, 144.59
229.2 km from Yamada (142.2 miles)

East Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 15 km

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1958-11-06 22:58:09 UTC 8.4 magnitude, 35 km depth
Kuril’sk, Hokkaido, Japan

8.4 magnitude earthquake

1958-11-06 22:58:09 UTC at 22:58
November 06, 1958 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 44.479, 148.485
95.2 km from Kuril’sk (59.2 miles)

Kuril Islands

Depth: 35 km

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2003-09-25 19:50:06 UTC 8.3 magnitude, 27 km depth
Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan

8.3 magnitude earthquake

2003-09-25 19:50:06 UTC at 19:50
September 25, 2003 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 41.815, 143.91
134.2 km from Kushiro (83.2 miles)

Depth: 27 km

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2006-11-15 11:14:13 UTC 8.3 magnitude, 10 km depth
Kuril’sk, Hokkaido, Japan

8.3 magnitude earthquake

2006-11-15 11:14:13 UTC at 11:14
November 15, 2006 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 46.592, 153.266
444.2 km from Kuril’sk (276.2 miles)

Northwest Of Kuril Islands

Depth: 10 km

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1994-10-04 13:22:55 UTC 8.3 magnitude, 14 km depth
Shikotan, Sakhalin, Russia

8.3 magnitude earthquake

1994-10-04 13:22:55 UTC at 13:22
October 04, 1994 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 43.773, 147.321
48.2 km from Shikotan (30.2 miles)

Kuril Islands

Depth: 14 km

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1946-12-20 19:19:10 UTC 8.3 magnitude, 15 km depth
Shingū, Wakayama, Japan

8.3 magnitude earthquake

1946-12-20 19:19:10 UTC at 19:19
December 20, 1946 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 33.116, 135.895
68.2 km from Shingū (42.2 miles)

Near S. Coast Of Western Honshu

Depth: 15 km

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1968-05-16 00:49:02 UTC 8.2 magnitude, 29 km depth
Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan

8.2 magnitude earthquake

1968-05-16 00:49:02 UTC at 00:49
May 16, 1968 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 40.86, 143.435
168.2 km from Hachinohe (104.2 miles)

East Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 29 km

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1920-06-05 04:21:35 UTC 8.2 magnitude, 20 km depth
Hualian, Taiwan, Taiwan

8.2 magnitude earthquake

1920-06-05 04:21:35 UTC at 04:21
June 05, 1920 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 23.684, 121.986
50.2 km from Hualian (31.2 miles)

Depth: 20 km



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8.1 magnitude earthquake

2007-01-13 04:23:21 UTC at 04:23
January 13, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 46.243, 154.524
506.2 km from Severo-Kuril’sk (314.2 miles)

Northwest Of Kuril Islands

Depth: 10 km

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1952-03-04 01:22:49 UTC 8.1 magnitude, 45 km depth
Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1952-03-04 01:22:49 UTC at 01:22
March 04, 1952 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 42.084, 143.899
106.2 km from Kushiro (66.2 miles)

Depth: 45 km

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1944-12-07 04:35:45 UTC 8.1 magnitude, 15 km depth
Shingū, Wakayama, Japan

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1944-12-07 04:35:45 UTC at 04:35
December 07, 1944 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 33.682, 136.204
21.2 km from Shingū (13.2 miles)

Near S. Coast Of Western Honshu

Depth: 15 km

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1918-09-07 17:16:23 UTC 8.1 magnitude, 15 km depth
Kuril’sk, Hokkaido, Japan

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1918-09-07 17:16:23 UTC at 17:16
September 07, 1918 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 46.737, 150.653
272.2 km from Kuril’sk (169.2 miles)

Northwest Of Kuril Islands

Depth: 15 km

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1923-09-01 02:58:35 UTC 8.1 magnitude, 15 km depth
Isehara, Kanagawa, Japan

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1923-09-01 02:58:35 UTC at 02:58
September 01, 1923 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 35.413, 139.298
1.2 km from Isehara (1.2 miles)

Near S. Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 15 km

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1910-04-12 00:22:24 UTC 8.1 magnitude, 235 km depth
Ishigaki, Okinawa, Japan

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1910-04-12 00:22:24 UTC at 00:22
April 12, 1910 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 25.911, 123.973
174.2 km from Ishigaki (108.2 miles)

Northeast Of Taiwan

Depth: 235 km

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1960-03-20 17:07:31 UTC 8.0 magnitude, 15 km depth
Miyako, Iwate, Japan

8.0 magnitude earthquake

1960-03-20 17:07:31 UTC at 17:07
March 20, 1960 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 39.869, 143.228
113.2 km from Miyako (70.2 miles)

East Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 15 km

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2011-03-11 06:15:40 UTC 7.9 magnitude, 42 km depth
Ōarai, Ibaraki, Japan

7.9 magnitude earthquake

2011-03-11 06:15:40 UTC at 06:15
March 11, 2011 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 36.281, 141.111
47.2 km from Ōarai (29.2 miles)

Eastern Honshu, Japan

Depth: 42 km

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1995-12-03 18:01:08 UTC 7.9 magnitude, 33 km depth
Kuril’sk, Hokkaido, Japan

7.9 magnitude earthquake

1995-12-03 18:01:08 UTC at 18:01
December 03, 1995 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 44.663, 149.3
128.2 km from Kuril’sk (79.2 miles)

Kuril Islands

Depth: 33 km

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7.9 magnitude earthquake

1968-05-16 10:39:02 UTC at 10:39
May 16, 1968 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 41.43, 142.864
108.2 km from Shizunai-furukawachō (67.2 miles)

Depth: 25 km



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1953-11-25 17:48:55 UTC 7.9 magnitude, 25 km depth
Katsuura, Chiba, Japan

7.9 magnitude earthquake

1953-11-25 17:48:55 UTC at 17:48
November 25, 1953 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 34.006, 141.625
174.2 km from Katsuura (108.2 miles)

Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 25 km

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1941-11-18 16:46:32 UTC 7.9 magnitude, 35 km depth
Takanabe, Miyazaki, Japan

7.9 magnitude earthquake

1941-11-18 16:46:32 UTC at 16:46
November 18, 1941 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 32.095, 131.949
42.2 km from Takanabe (26.2 miles)

Kyushu, Japan

Depth: 35 km

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1911-06-15 14:25:53 UTC 7.9 magnitude, 100 km depth
Naze, Kagoshima, Japan

7.9 magnitude earthquake

1911-06-15 14:25:53 UTC at 14:25
June 15, 1911 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 29.049, 128.778
102.2 km from Naze (63.2 miles)

Northwest Of Ryukyu Islands

Depth: 100 km

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2015-05-30 11:23:02 UTC 7.8 magnitude, 664 km depth
Shimoda, Shizuoka, Japan

7.8 magnitude earthquake

2015-05-30 11:23:02 UTC at 11:23
May 30, 2015 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 27.839, 140.493
771.2 km from Shimoda (479.2 miles)

Bonin Islands, Japan

Depth: 664 km

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1994-12-28 12:19:23 UTC 7.8 magnitude, 26 km depth
Miyako, Iwate, Japan

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1994-12-28 12:19:23 UTC at 12:19
December 28, 1994 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 40.525, 143.419
159.2 km from Miyako (99.2 miles)

East Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 26 km

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1963-10-20 00:53:12 UTC 7.8 magnitude, 28 km depth
Kuril’sk, Hokkaido, Japan

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1963-10-20 00:53:12 UTC at 00:53
October 20, 1963 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 44.726, 150.547
217.2 km from Kuril’sk (135.2 miles)

Kuril Islands

Depth: 28 km

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7.8 magnitude earthquake

1951-11-24 18:50:24 UTC at 18:50
November 24, 1951 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 23.092, 121.214
37.2 km from Taitung City (23.2 miles)

Depth: 30 km

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1938-11-05 08:43:24 UTC 7.8 magnitude, 35 km depth
Iwaki, Fukushima, Japan

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1938-11-05 08:43:24 UTC at 08:43
November 05, 1938 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 36.966, 142.09
107.2 km from Iwaki (67.2 miles)

Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 35 km

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1931-03-09 03:49:00 UTC 7.8 magnitude, 35 km depth
Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1931-03-09 03:49:00 UTC at 03:49
March 09, 1931 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 40.572, 142.398
76.2 km from Hachinohe (47.2 miles)

Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 35 km

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1918-11-08 04:38:09 UTC 7.8 magnitude, 15 km depth
Kuril’sk, Hokkaido, Japan

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1918-11-08 04:38:09 UTC at 04:38
November 08, 1918 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 44.893, 151.896
318.2 km from Kuril’sk (198.2 miles)

Kuril Islands

Depth: 15 km