Japan has had: (M1.5 or greater)

  • 0 earthquakes in the past 24 hours
  • 10 earthquakes in the past 7 days
  • 51 earthquakes in the past 30 days
  • 584 earthquakes in the past 365 days

The largest earthquake in Japan:

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2016-04-15 16:25:06 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 10 km depth
Kumamoto, Kumamoto, Japan

7.0 magnitude earthquake

2016-04-15 16:25:06 UTC at 16:25
April 15, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 32.782, 130.726
4.2 km from Kumamoto (2.2 miles)

Kyushu, Japan

Depth: 10 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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2013-10-25 17:10:19 UTC 7.1 magnitude, 35 km depth
Namie, Fukushima, Japan

7.1 magnitude earthquake

2013-10-25 17:10:19 UTC at 17:10
October 25, 2013 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 37.156, 144.661
326.2 km from Namie (202.2 miles)

East Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 35 km

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2013-04-19 03:05:52 UTC 7.2 magnitude, 110 km depth
Kuril’sk, Hokkaido, Japan

7.2 magnitude earthquake

2013-04-19 03:05:52 UTC at 03:05
April 19, 2013 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 46.221, 150.788
252.2 km from Kuril’sk (156.2 miles)

Northwest Of Kuril Islands

Depth: 110 km

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2012-12-07 08:18:23 UTC 7.3 magnitude, 31 km depth
Ōfunato, Iwate, Japan

7.3 magnitude earthquake

2012-12-07 08:18:23 UTC at 08:18
December 07, 2012 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 37.89, 143.949
234.2 km from Ōfunato (145.2 miles)

East Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 31 km

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2012-08-14 02:59:38 UTC 7.7 magnitude, 583 km depth
Poronaysk, Sakhalin, Russia

7.7 magnitude earthquake

2012-08-14 02:59:38 UTC at 02:59
August 14, 2012 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 49.8, 145.064
156.2 km from Poronaysk (97.2 miles)

Sea Of Okhotsk

Depth: 583 km

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2011-07-10 00:57:10 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 23 km depth
Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan

7.0 magnitude earthquake

2011-07-10 00:57:10 UTC at 00:57
July 10, 2011 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 38.034, 143.264
177.2 km from Ishinomaki (110.2 miles)

East Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 23 km

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2011-04-07 14:32:43 UTC 7.1 magnitude, 42 km depth
Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan

7.1 magnitude earthquake

2011-04-07 14:32:43 UTC at 14:32
April 07, 2011 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 38.276, 141.588
29.2 km from Ishinomaki (18.2 miles)

Eastern Honshu, Japan

Depth: 42 km

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2011-03-11 06:25:50 UTC 7.7 magnitude, 18 km depth
Kamaishi, Iwate, Japan

7.7 magnitude earthquake

2011-03-11 06:25:50 UTC at 06:25
March 11, 2011 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 38.058, 144.59
272.2 km from Kamaishi (169.2 miles)

East Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 18 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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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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2011-03-09 02:45:20 UTC 7.3 magnitude, 32 km depth
Ōfunato, Iwate, Japan

7.3 magnitude earthquake

2011-03-09 02:45:20 UTC at 02:45
March 09, 2011 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 38.435, 142.842
120.2 km from Ōfunato (74.2 miles)

Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 32 km

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7.0 magnitude earthquake

2010-02-26 20:31:26 UTC at 20:31
February 26, 2010 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 25.93, 128.425
70.2 km from Katsuren-haebaru (44.2 miles)

Ryukyu Islands, Japan

Depth: 25 km

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2009-08-09 10:55:55 UTC 7.1 magnitude, 292 km depth
Ōyama, Shizuoka, Japan

7.1 magnitude earthquake

2009-08-09 10:55:55 UTC at 10:55
August 09, 2009 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 33.167, 137.944
161.2 km from Ōyama (100.2 miles)

Near S. Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 292 km

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2008-07-19 02:39:28 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 22 km depth
Namie, Fukushima, Japan

7.0 magnitude earthquake

2008-07-19 02:39:28 UTC at 02:39
July 19, 2008 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 37.552, 142.214
107.2 km from Namie (66.2 miles)

Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 22 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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2006-12-26 12:26:21 UTC 7.1 magnitude, 10 km depth
Hengchun, Taiwan, Taiwan

7.1 magnitude earthquake

2006-12-26 12:26:21 UTC at 12:26
December 26, 2006 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 21.799, 120.547
30.2 km from Hengchun (18.2 miles)

Depth: 10 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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2005-11-14 21:38:51 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 11 km depth
Kamaishi, Iwate, Japan

7.0 magnitude earthquake

2005-11-14 21:38:51 UTC at 21:38
November 14, 2005 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 38.107, 144.896
293.2 km from Kamaishi (182.2 miles)

East Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 11 km

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2005-08-16 02:46:28 UTC 7.2 magnitude, 36 km depth
Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan

7.2 magnitude earthquake

2005-08-16 02:46:28 UTC at 02:46
August 16, 2005 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 38.276, 142.039
66.2 km from Ishinomaki (41.2 miles)

Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 36 km



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2005-08-16 02:46:00 UTC 7.2 magnitude, 40 km depth
Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan

7.2 magnitude earthquake

2005-08-16 02:46:00 UTC at 02:46
August 16, 2005 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 38.27, 142.03
65.2 km from Ishinomaki (40.2 miles)

Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 40 km

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2004-11-28 18:32:14 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 39 km depth
Nemuro, Hokkaido, Japan

7.0 magnitude earthquake

2004-11-28 18:32:14 UTC at 18:32
November 28, 2004 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 43.006, 145.119
51.2 km from Nemuro (31.2 miles)

Depth: 39 km

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2004-09-05 14:57:18 UTC 7.4 magnitude, 10 km depth
Shingū, Wakayama, Japan

7.4 magnitude earthquake

2004-09-05 14:57:18 UTC at 14:57
September 05, 2004 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 33.184, 137.071
118.2 km from Shingū (73.2 miles)

Near S. Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 10 km

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2004-09-05 14:57:00 UTC 7.4 magnitude, 14 km depth
Shingū, Wakayama, Japan

7.4 magnitude earthquake

2004-09-05 14:57:00 UTC at 14:57
September 05, 2004 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 33.2, 137.09
118.2 km from Shingū (73.2 miles)

Near S. Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 14 km

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2004-09-05 10:07:07 UTC 7.2 magnitude, 14 km depth
Shingū, Wakayama, Japan

7.2 magnitude earthquake

2004-09-05 10:07:07 UTC at 10:07
September 05, 2004 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 33.07, 136.618
94.2 km from Shingū (58.2 miles)

Near S. Coast Of Western Honshu

Depth: 14 km

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7.4 magnitude earthquake

2003-09-25 21:08:00 UTC at 21:08
September 25, 2003 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 41.774, 143.593
119.2 km from Shizunai-furukawachō (73.2 miles)

Depth: 33 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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2003-05-26 09:24:33 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 68 km depth
Ōfunato, Iwate, Japan

7.0 magnitude earthquake

2003-05-26 09:24:33 UTC at 09:24
May 26, 2003 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 38.849, 141.568
27.2 km from Ōfunato (17.2 miles)

Eastern Honshu, Japan

Depth: 68 km

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2002-11-17 04:53:53 UTC 7.3 magnitude, 459 km depth
Dolinsk, Sakhalin, Russia

7.3 magnitude earthquake

2002-11-17 04:53:53 UTC at 04:53
November 17, 2002 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 47.824, 146.209
262.2 km from Dolinsk (163.2 miles)

Northwest Of Kuril Islands

Depth: 459 km

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1999-09-20 17:47:18 UTC 7.7 magnitude, 33 km depth
Puli, Taiwan, Taiwan

7.7 magnitude earthquake

1999-09-20 17:47:18 UTC at 17:47
September 20, 1999 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 23.772, 120.982
21.2 km from Puli (13.2 miles)

Depth: 33 km