Japan has had: (M1.5 or greater)

  • 4 earthquakes in the past 24 hours
  • 11 earthquakes in the past 7 days
  • 57 earthquakes in the past 30 days
  • 762 earthquakes in the past 365 days

The largest earthquake in Japan:

2012-12-07 08:18:23 UTC 7.3 magnitude, 31 km depth
Ōfunato, Iwate, Japan
2012-10-01 22:21:46 UTC 6.1 magnitude, 15 km depth
Miyako, Iwate, Japan
2012-08-14 02:59:38 UTC 7.7 magnitude, 583 km depth
Poronaysk, Sakhalin, Russia
2012-07-08 11:33:02 UTC 6.0 magnitude, 20 km depth
Kuril’sk, Hokkaido, Japan
2012-06-17 20:32:20 UTC 6.3 magnitude, 36 km depth
Ōfunato, Iwate, Japan
2012-06-05 19:31:33 UTC 6.1 magnitude, 15 km depth
Ōhara, Chiba, Japan
2012-05-20 07:20:36 UTC 6.3 magnitude, 11 km depth
Miyako, Iwate, Japan
2012-03-27 11:00:44 UTC 6.1 magnitude, 15 km depth
Miyako, Iwate, Japan
2012-03-14 12:05:04 UTC 6.0 magnitude, 10 km depth
Asahi, Chiba, Japan
2012-03-14 10:49:24 UTC 6.1 magnitude, 10 km depth
Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan
2012-03-14 09:08:35 UTC 6.9 magnitude, 12 km depth
Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan
2012-01-01 05:27:55 UTC 6.8 magnitude, 365 km depth
Shingū, Wakayama, Japan
2011-11-23 19:24:31 UTC 6.1 magnitude, 33 km depth
Namie, Fukushima, Japan
2011-11-23 19:24:31 UTC 6.1 magnitude, 34 km depth
Namie, Fukushima, Japan
2011-11-08 02:59:08 UTC 6.9 magnitude, 224 km depth
Naha, Okinawa, Japan
2011-10-21 08:02:37 UTC 6.1 magnitude, 187 km depth
Asahikawa, Hokkaido, Japan
2011-09-16 19:26:40 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 30 km depth
Miyako, Iwate, Japan
2011-09-15 08:00:09 UTC 6.1 magnitude, 28 km depth
Ōarai, Ibaraki, Japan
2011-08-19 05:36:33 UTC 6.2 magnitude, 47 km depth
Namie, Fukushima, Japan
2011-08-17 11:44:08 UTC 6.1 magnitude, 9 km depth
Namie, Fukushima, Japan
2011-07-30 18:53:50 UTC 6.3 magnitude, 38 km depth
Iwaki, Fukushima, Japan
2011-07-24 18:51:25 UTC 6.3 magnitude, 40 km depth
Namie, Fukushima, Japan
2011-07-23 04:34:24 UTC 6.3 magnitude, 41 km depth
Ōfunato, Iwate, Japan
2011-07-10 00:57:10 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 23 km depth
Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan
2011-06-22 21:50:52 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 33 km depth
Miyako, Iwate, Japan
2011-06-03 00:05:00 UTC 6.1 magnitude, 14 km depth
Namie, Fukushima, Japan
2011-05-13 23:35:52 UTC 6.1 magnitude, 35 km depth
Namie, Fukushima, Japan
2011-05-05 14:58:18 UTC 6.0 magnitude, 11 km depth
Kamaishi, Iwate, Japan