Japan has had: (M1.5 or greater)

  • 6 earthquakes in the past 24 hours
  • 12 earthquakes in the past 7 days
  • 48 earthquakes in the past 30 days
  • 630 earthquakes in the past 365 days

The largest earthquake in Japan:

2021-03-20 09:09:45 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 54 km depth
Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan
2021-02-13 14:07:50 UTC 7.1 magnitude, 49 km depth
Namie, Fukushima, Japan
2020-02-13 10:33:44 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 144 km depth
Kuril’sk, Hokkaido, Japan
2016-04-15 16:25:06 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 10 km depth
Kumamoto, Kumamoto, Japan
2015-05-30 11:23:02 UTC 7.8 magnitude, 664 km depth
Shimoda, Shizuoka, Japan
2013-10-25 17:10:19 UTC 7.1 magnitude, 35 km depth
Namie, Fukushima, Japan
2013-04-19 03:05:52 UTC 7.2 magnitude, 110 km depth
Kuril’sk, Hokkaido, Japan
2012-12-07 08:18:23 UTC 7.3 magnitude, 31 km depth
Ōfunato, Iwate, Japan
2012-08-14 02:59:38 UTC 7.7 magnitude, 583 km depth
Poronaysk, Sakhalin, Russia
2011-07-10 00:57:10 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 23 km depth
Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan
2011-04-07 14:32:43 UTC 7.1 magnitude, 42 km depth
Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan
2011-03-11 06:25:50 UTC 7.7 magnitude, 18 km depth
Kamaishi, Iwate, Japan
2011-03-11 06:15:40 UTC 7.9 magnitude, 42 km depth
Ōarai, Ibaraki, Japan
2011-03-11 05:46:24 UTC 9.0 magnitude, 29 km depth
Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan
2011-03-09 02:45:20 UTC 7.3 magnitude, 32 km depth
Ōfunato, Iwate, Japan
2009-08-09 10:55:55 UTC 7.1 magnitude, 292 km depth
Ōyama, Shizuoka, Japan
2008-07-19 02:39:28 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 22 km depth
Namie, Fukushima, Japan
2006-12-26 12:26:21 UTC 7.1 magnitude, 10 km depth
Hengchun, Taiwan, Taiwan
2006-11-15 11:14:13 UTC 8.3 magnitude, 10 km depth
Kuril’sk, Hokkaido, Japan
2005-11-14 21:38:51 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 11 km depth
Kamaishi, Iwate, Japan
2005-08-16 02:46:28 UTC 7.2 magnitude, 36 km depth
Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan
2005-08-16 02:46:00 UTC 7.2 magnitude, 40 km depth
Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan
2004-11-28 18:32:14 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 39 km depth
Nemuro, Hokkaido, Japan
2004-09-05 14:57:18 UTC 7.4 magnitude, 10 km depth
Shingū, Wakayama, Japan
2004-09-05 14:57:00 UTC 7.4 magnitude, 14 km depth
Shingū, Wakayama, Japan
2004-09-05 10:07:07 UTC 7.2 magnitude, 14 km depth
Shingū, Wakayama, Japan
2003-09-25 19:50:06 UTC 8.3 magnitude, 27 km depth
Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan