Japan has had: (M1.5 or greater)

  • 3 earthquakes today
  • 7 earthquakes in the past 7 days
  • 60 earthquakes in the past month
  • 797 earthquakes in the past year

The largest earthquake in Japan:

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2016-05-23 16:42:58 UTC 4.5 magnitude, 56 km depth
Yachimata, Chiba, Japan

4.5 magnitude earthquake

Today 2016-05-23 16:42:58 UTC at 16:42
May 23, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 35.602, 140.295
5.2 km from Yachimata (3.2 miles)

Eastern Honshu, Japan

Depth: 56 km

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4.8 magnitude earthquake

Today 2016-05-23 15:17:42 UTC at 15:17
May 23, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 31.177, 129.248
102.2 km from Makurazaki (63.2 miles)

Kyushu, Japan

Depth: 14 km

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2016-05-23 14:17:15 UTC 4.5 magnitude, 44 km depth
Ōarai, Ibaraki, Japan

4.5 magnitude earthquake

Today 2016-05-23 14:17:15 UTC at 14:17
May 23, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 36.376, 141.068
43.2 km from Ōarai (27.2 miles)

Eastern Honshu, Japan

Depth: 44 km

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2016-05-20 14:04:44 UTC 5.2 magnitude, 82 km depth
Kuril’sk, Hokkaido, Japan

5.2 magnitude earthquake

2016-05-20 14:04:44 UTC at 14:04
May 20, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 44.174, 148.127
118.2 km from Kuril’sk (73.2 miles)

Kuril Islands

Depth: 82 km

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2016-05-19 11:50:09 UTC 4.8 magnitude, 110 km depth
Ishikawa, Okinawa, Japan

4.8 magnitude earthquake

2016-05-19 11:50:09 UTC at 11:50
May 19, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 26.958, 127.047
97.2 km from Ishikawa (60.2 miles)

Ryukyu Islands, Japan

Depth: 110 km

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2016-05-18 13:33:37 UTC 4.5 magnitude, 34 km depth
Namie, Fukushima, Japan

4.5 magnitude earthquake

2016-05-18 13:33:37 UTC at 13:33
May 18, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 37.327, 141.717
65.2 km from Namie (40.2 miles)

Eastern Honshu, Japan

Depth: 34 km

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4.7 magnitude earthquake

2016-05-18 00:22:45 UTC at 00:22
May 18, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 23.195, 121.619
68.2 km from Taitung City (42.2 miles)

Depth: 43 km

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2016-05-16 21:57:33 UTC 4.6 magnitude, 48 km depth
Mitsukaidō, Ibaraki, Japan

4.6 magnitude earthquake

2016-05-16 21:57:33 UTC at 21:57
May 16, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 36.004, 139.988
1.2 km from Mitsukaidō (0.2 miles)

Eastern Honshu, Japan

Depth: 48 km

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2016-05-16 21:55:04 UTC 4.5 magnitude, 51 km depth
Mitsukaidō, Ibaraki, Japan

4.5 magnitude earthquake

2016-05-16 21:55:04 UTC at 21:55
May 16, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 36.028, 140.005
2.2 km from Mitsukaidō (1.2 miles)

Eastern Honshu, Japan

Depth: 51 km

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2016-05-16 12:23:01 UTC 5.4 magnitude, 37 km depth
Iwai, Ibaraki, Japan

5.4 magnitude earthquake

2016-05-16 12:23:01 UTC at 12:23
May 16, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 36.047, 139.832
6.2 km from Iwai (3.2 miles)

Near West Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 37 km



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2016-05-16 08:50:18 UTC 4.8 magnitude, 25 km depth
Miyazaki, Miyazaki, Japan

4.8 magnitude earthquake

2016-05-16 08:50:18 UTC at 08:50
May 16, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 31.81, 131.761
34.2 km from Miyazaki (21.2 miles)

Kyushu, Japan

Depth: 25 km

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4.5 magnitude earthquake

2016-05-15 03:56:55 UTC at 03:56
May 15, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 31.076, 128.992
128.2 km from Makurazaki (79.2 miles)

Depth: 15 km

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2016-05-15 01:10:45 UTC 4.7 magnitude, 53 km depth
Ōtsuchi, Iwate, Japan

4.7 magnitude earthquake

2016-05-15 01:10:45 UTC at 01:10
May 15, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 39.337, 142.106
18.2 km from Ōtsuchi (11.2 miles)

Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 53 km

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2016-05-14 03:32:48 UTC 4.6 magnitude, 5 km depth
Hualian, Taiwan, Taiwan

4.6 magnitude earthquake

2016-05-14 03:32:48 UTC at 03:32
May 14, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 24.149, 121.793
27.2 km from Hualian (16.2 miles)

Depth: 5 km

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2016-05-14 03:12:02 UTC 4.5 magnitude, 9 km depth
Hualian, Taiwan, Taiwan

4.5 magnitude earthquake

2016-05-14 03:12:02 UTC at 03:12
May 14, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 24.166, 121.783
27.2 km from Hualian (17.2 miles)

Depth: 9 km

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4.9 magnitude earthquake

2016-05-13 19:05:48 UTC at 19:05
May 13, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 31.097, 129.277
100.2 km from Makurazaki (62.2 miles)

Kyushu, Japan

Depth: 5 km

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2016-05-13 08:24:12 UTC 5.1 magnitude, 8 km depth
Yilan, Taiwan, Taiwan

5.1 magnitude earthquake

2016-05-13 08:24:12 UTC at 08:24
May 13, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 24.695, 121.972
23.2 km from Yilan (14.2 miles)

Depth: 8 km

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4.5 magnitude earthquake

2016-05-12 22:28:20 UTC at 22:28
May 12, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 31.113, 129.214
106.2 km from Makurazaki (66.2 miles)

Kyushu, Japan

Depth: 6 km

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2016-05-12 19:04:07 UTC 4.5 magnitude, 24 km depth
Hirara, Okinawa, Japan

4.5 magnitude earthquake

2016-05-12 19:04:07 UTC at 19:04
May 12, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 24.57, 125.083
34.2 km from Hirara (21.2 miles)

Southwestern Ryukyu Island, Japan

Depth: 24 km

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2016-05-12 17:43:39 UTC 4.6 magnitude, 37 km depth
Namie, Fukushima, Japan

4.6 magnitude earthquake

2016-05-12 17:43:39 UTC at 17:43
May 12, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 37.543, 141.824
73.2 km from Namie (45.2 miles)

Eastern Honshu, Japan

Depth: 37 km



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2016-05-12 16:03:17 UTC 4.5 magnitude, 7 km depth
Uto, Kumamoto, Japan

4.5 magnitude earthquake

2016-05-12 16:03:17 UTC at 16:03
May 12, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 32.691, 130.572
8.2 km from Uto (5.2 miles)

Kyushu, Japan

Depth: 7 km

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2016-05-12 08:04:25 UTC 4.4 magnitude, 6 km depth
Uto, Kumamoto, Japan

4.4 magnitude earthquake

2016-05-12 08:04:25 UTC at 08:04
May 12, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 32.69, 130.606
5.2 km from Uto (3.2 miles)

Kyushu, Japan

Depth: 6 km

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2016-05-12 06:32:30 UTC 5.0 magnitude, 65 km depth
Shikotan, Sakhalin, Russia

5.0 magnitude earthquake

2016-05-12 06:32:30 UTC at 06:32
May 12, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 43.326, 146.659
52.2 km from Shikotan (32.2 miles)

Kuril Islands

Depth: 65 km

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2016-05-12 04:29:56 UTC 5.5 magnitude, 10 km depth
Yilan, Taiwan, Taiwan

5.5 magnitude earthquake

2016-05-12 04:29:56 UTC at 04:29
May 12, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 24.682, 122.039
30.2 km from Yilan (18.2 miles)

Depth: 10 km

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2016-05-12 03:17:16 UTC 5.6 magnitude, 10 km depth
Yilan, Taiwan, Taiwan

5.6 magnitude earthquake

2016-05-12 03:17:16 UTC at 03:17
May 12, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 24.674, 121.966
23.2 km from Yilan (14.2 miles)

Depth: 10 km

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2016-05-11 19:16:56 UTC 4.4 magnitude, 34 km depth
Shikotan, Sakhalin, Russia

4.4 magnitude earthquake

2016-05-11 19:16:56 UTC at 19:16
May 11, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 43.845, 148.373
132.2 km from Shikotan (82.2 miles)

Kuril Islands

Depth: 34 km

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2016-05-10 07:04:28 UTC 4.4 magnitude, 49 km depth
Shikotan, Sakhalin, Russia

4.4 magnitude earthquake

2016-05-10 07:04:28 UTC at 07:04
May 10, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 43.681, 148.482
142.2 km from Shikotan (88.2 miles)

Kuril Islands

Depth: 49 km

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2016-05-10 05:56:39 UTC 4.8 magnitude, 35 km depth
Shikotan, Sakhalin, Russia

4.8 magnitude earthquake

2016-05-10 05:56:39 UTC at 05:56
May 10, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 43.636, 148.429
138.2 km from Shikotan (86.2 miles)

Kuril Islands

Depth: 35 km

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2016-05-10 05:44:58 UTC 4.7 magnitude, 41 km depth
Shikotan, Sakhalin, Russia

4.7 magnitude earthquake

2016-05-10 05:44:58 UTC at 05:44
May 10, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 43.792, 148.343
130.2 km from Shikotan (81.2 miles)

Kuril Islands

Depth: 41 km

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2016-05-10 04:02:28 UTC 4.9 magnitude, 33 km depth
Shikotan, Sakhalin, Russia

4.9 magnitude earthquake

2016-05-10 04:02:28 UTC at 04:02
May 10, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 43.982, 148.373
134.2 km from Shikotan (83.2 miles)

Kuril Islands

Depth: 33 km