Japan has had: (M1.5 or greater)

  • 3 earthquakes in the past 24 hours
  • 10 earthquakes in the past 7 days
  • 29 earthquakes in the past 30 days
  • 413 earthquakes in the past 365 days

The largest earthquake in Japan:

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2017-10-06 07:59:33 UTC 6.0 magnitude, 10 km depth
Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan

6.0 magnitude earthquake

2017-10-06 07:59:33 UTC at 07:59
October 06, 2017 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 37.485, 143.954
255.2 km from Ishinomaki (158.2 miles)

East Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 10 km

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2017-09-20 16:37:16 UTC 6.1 magnitude, 10 km depth
Kamaishi, Iwate, Japan

6.1 magnitude earthquake

2017-09-20 16:37:16 UTC at 16:37
September 20, 2017 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 37.982, 144.669
283.2 km from Kamaishi (175.2 miles)

East Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 10 km

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2017-05-09 01:54:14 UTC 6.0 magnitude, 10 km depth
Hirara, Okinawa, Japan

6.0 magnitude earthquake

2017-05-09 01:54:14 UTC at 01:54
May 09, 2017 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 24.429, 126.322
111.2 km from Hirara (69.2 miles)

Ryukyu Islands, Japan

Depth: 10 km

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2016-11-21 20:59:49 UTC 6.9 magnitude, 11 km depth
Namie, Fukushima, Japan

6.9 magnitude earthquake

2016-11-21 20:59:49 UTC at 20:59
November 21, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 37.392, 141.403
37.2 km from Namie (23.2 miles)

Eastern Honshu, Japan

Depth: 11 km

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2016-11-11 21:42:59 UTC 6.2 magnitude, 44 km depth
Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan

6.2 magnitude earthquake

2016-11-11 21:42:59 UTC at 21:42
November 11, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 38.499, 141.561
24.2 km from Ishinomaki (15.2 miles)

Eastern Honshu, Japan

Depth: 44 km

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2016-10-21 05:07:23 UTC 6.2 magnitude, 10 km depth
Kurayoshi, Tottori, Japan

6.2 magnitude earthquake

2016-10-21 05:07:23 UTC at 05:07
October 21, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 35.358, 133.801
8.2 km from Kurayoshi (5.2 miles)

Western Honshu, Japan

Depth: 10 km

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2016-09-26 05:19:58 UTC 6.0 magnitude, 40 km depth
Nago, Okinawa, Japan

6.0 magnitude earthquake

2016-09-26 05:19:58 UTC at 05:19
September 26, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 27.471, 128.56
110.2 km from Nago (68.2 miles)

Northwest Of Ryukyu Islands

Depth: 40 km

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2016-09-23 00:14:34 UTC 6.2 magnitude, 10 km depth
Katsuura, Chiba, Japan

6.2 magnitude earthquake

2016-09-23 00:14:34 UTC at 00:14
September 23, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 34.488, 141.659
151.2 km from Katsuura (94.2 miles)

Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 10 km

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2016-08-20 15:58:04 UTC 6.0 magnitude, 10 km depth
Miyako, Iwate, Japan

6.0 magnitude earthquake

2016-08-20 15:58:04 UTC at 15:58
August 20, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 40.293, 143.754
170.2 km from Miyako (106.2 miles)

East Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 10 km

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2016-08-20 09:01:26 UTC 6.0 magnitude, 10 km depth
Miyako, Iwate, Japan

6.0 magnitude earthquake

2016-08-20 09:01:26 UTC at 09:01
August 20, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 40.356, 143.68
168.2 km from Miyako (104.2 miles)

East Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 10 km



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2016-05-31 05:23:47 UTC 6.4 magnitude, 244 km depth
Keelung, Taiwan, Taiwan

6.4 magnitude earthquake

2016-05-31 05:23:47 UTC at 05:23
May 31, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 25.577, 122.534
93.2 km from Keelung (58.2 miles)

Depth: 244 km

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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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2016-04-14 15:03:46 UTC 6.0 magnitude, 5 km depth
Uto, Kumamoto, Japan

6.0 magnitude earthquake

2016-04-14 15:03:46 UTC at 15:03
April 14, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 32.693, 130.732
5.2 km from Uto (3.2 miles)

Kyushu, Japan

Depth: 5 km

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2016-04-14 12:26:36 UTC 6.2 magnitude, 10 km depth
Kumamoto, Kumamoto, Japan

6.2 magnitude earthquake

2016-04-14 12:26:36 UTC at 12:26
April 14, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 32.849, 130.635
7.2 km from Kumamoto (4.2 miles)

Kyushu, Japan

Depth: 10 km

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2016-04-01 02:39:07 UTC 6.0 magnitude, 10 km depth
Shingū, Wakayama, Japan

6.0 magnitude earthquake

2016-04-01 02:39:07 UTC at 02:39
April 01, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 33.374, 136.413
56.2 km from Shingū (35.2 miles)

Near S. Coast Of Western Honshu

Depth: 10 km

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2016-02-05 19:57:27 UTC 6.4 magnitude, 23 km depth
Yujing, Taiwan, Taiwan

6.4 magnitude earthquake

2016-02-05 19:57:27 UTC at 19:57
February 05, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 22.939, 120.593
24.2 km from Yujing (15.2 miles)

Depth: 23 km

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6.7 magnitude earthquake

2016-01-14 03:25:34 UTC at 03:25
January 14, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 41.952, 142.721
51.2 km from Shizunai-furukawachō (32.2 miles)

Depth: 51 km

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2016-01-11 17:08:03 UTC 6.2 magnitude, 239 km depth
Rumoi, Hokkaido, Japan

6.2 magnitude earthquake

2016-01-11 17:08:03 UTC at 17:08
January 11, 2016 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 44.465, 141.076
74.2 km from Rumoi (46.2 miles)

Depth: 239 km

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6.7 magnitude earthquake

2015-11-13 20:51:31 UTC at 20:51
November 13, 2015 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 31.001, 128.873
140.2 km from Makurazaki (87.2 miles)

Northwest Of Ryukyu Islands

Depth: 12 km

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2015-07-07 05:10:28 UTC 6.3 magnitude, 49 km depth
Shikotan, Sakhalin, Russia

6.3 magnitude earthquake

2015-07-07 05:10:28 UTC at 05:10
July 07, 2015 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 43.91, 147.975
101.2 km from Shikotan (63.2 miles)

Kuril Islands

Depth: 49 km



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2015-06-08 06:01:08 UTC 6.1 magnitude, 42 km depth
Mutsu, Aomori, Japan

6.1 magnitude earthquake

2015-06-08 06:01:08 UTC at 06:01
June 08, 2015 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 41.562, 142.031
74.2 km from Mutsu (46.2 miles)

Depth: 42 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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2015-05-12 21:12:58 UTC 6.8 magnitude, 35 km depth
Ōfunato, Iwate, Japan

6.8 magnitude earthquake

2015-05-12 21:12:58 UTC at 21:12
May 12, 2015 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 38.906, 142.032
32.2 km from Ōfunato (20.2 miles)

Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 35 km

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2015-04-20 12:00:00 UTC 6.1 magnitude, 29 km depth
Yonakuni, Okinawa, Japan

6.1 magnitude earthquake

2015-04-20 12:00:00 UTC at 12:00
April 20, 2015 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 24.047, 122.453
72.2 km from Yonakuni (45.2 miles)

Depth: 29 km

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2015-04-20 11:45:13 UTC 6.0 magnitude, 29 km depth
Yonakuni, Okinawa, Japan

6.0 magnitude earthquake

2015-04-20 11:45:13 UTC at 11:45
April 20, 2015 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 24.085, 122.453
69.2 km from Yonakuni (43.2 miles)

Depth: 29 km

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2015-04-20 01:42:58 UTC 6.4 magnitude, 29 km depth
Yonakuni, Okinawa, Japan

6.4 magnitude earthquake

2015-04-20 01:42:58 UTC at 01:42
April 20, 2015 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 24.203, 122.316
75.2 km from Yonakuni (46.2 miles)

Depth: 29 km

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2015-02-21 10:13:53 UTC 6.0 magnitude, 7 km depth
Miyako, Iwate, Japan

6.0 magnitude earthquake

2015-02-21 10:13:53 UTC at 10:13
February 21, 2015 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 39.819, 143.486
133.2 km from Miyako (83.2 miles)

East Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 7 km

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2015-02-20 04:25:23 UTC 6.2 magnitude, 10 km depth
Miyako, Iwate, Japan

6.2 magnitude earthquake

2015-02-20 04:25:23 UTC at 04:25
February 20, 2015 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 39.824, 143.587
142.2 km from Miyako (88.2 miles)

East Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 10 km

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2015-02-16 23:06:28 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 23 km depth
Miyako, Iwate, Japan

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2015-02-16 23:06:28 UTC at 23:06
February 16, 2015 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 39.856, 142.881
83.2 km from Miyako (52.2 miles)

Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 23 km

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6.2 magnitude earthquake

2015-02-13 20:06:32 UTC at 20:06
February 13, 2015 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 22.637, 121.427
32.2 km from Taitung City (19.2 miles)

Depth: 30 km