Japan has had: (M1.5 or greater)

  • 2 earthquakes in the past 24 hours
  • 16 earthquakes in the past 7 days
  • 43 earthquakes in the past 30 days
  • 571 earthquakes in the past 365 days

The largest earthquake in Japan:

2008-06-13 23:43:45 UTC 6.9 magnitude, 7 km depth
Mizusawa, Iwate, Japan
2008-06-13 23:43:00 UTC 6.9 magnitude, 7 km depth
Mizusawa, Iwate, Japan
1992-07-18 08:36:58 UTC 6.9 magnitude, 28 km depth
Yamada, Iwate, Japan
1993-10-11 15:54:21 UTC 6.9 magnitude, 350 km depth
Shingū, Wakayama, Japan
1995-01-16 20:46:52 UTC 6.9 magnitude, 21 km depth
Akashi, Hyōgo, Japan
1995-04-28 16:30:00 UTC 6.9 magnitude, 28 km depth
Shikotan, Sakhalin, Russia
1982-06-30 01:57:34 UTC 6.9 magnitude, 33 km depth
Kuril’sk, Hokkaido, Japan
1984-04-24 04:11:29 UTC 6.9 magnitude, 403 km depth
Shingū, Wakayama, Japan
1984-08-06 19:06:38 UTC 6.9 magnitude, 46 km depth
Nobeoka, Miyazaki, Japan
1989-10-29 05:25:38 UTC 6.9 magnitude, 9 km depth
Yamada, Iwate, Japan
1938-11-13 22:31:31 UTC 6.9 magnitude, 35 km depth
Iwaki, Fukushima, Japan
1927-08-18 19:27:55 UTC 6.9 magnitude, 20 km depth
Katsuura, Chiba, Japan
1929-06-13 00:12:20 UTC 6.9 magnitude, 35 km depth
Kuril’sk, Hokkaido, Japan
1929-06-02 21:38:36 UTC 6.9 magnitude, 350 km depth
Toba, Mie, Japan
1930-11-25 19:02:53 UTC 6.9 magnitude, 15 km depth
Atami, Shizuoka, Japan
1922-09-14 19:31:42 UTC 6.9 magnitude, 25 km depth
Yonakuni, Okinawa, Japan
1923-11-05 21:28:02 UTC 6.9 magnitude, 35 km depth
Naze, Kagoshima, Japan
1923-06-01 17:24:46 UTC 6.9 magnitude, 15 km depth
Hasaki, Chiba, Japan