Japan has had: (M1.5 or greater)

  • 3 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:

1968-05-16 00:49:02 UTC 8.2 magnitude, 29 km depth
Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan
1968-06-12 13:41:53 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 32 km depth
Yamada, Iwate, Japan
1969-01-19 07:02:09 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 244 km depth
Mombetsu, Hokkaido, Japan
1969-04-21 07:19:28 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 38 km depth
Takanabe, Miyazaki, Japan
1969-08-14 14:19:04 UTC 7.1 magnitude, 27 km depth
Shikotan, Sakhalin, Russia
1969-08-11 21:27:40 UTC 7.5 magnitude, 25 km depth
Shikotan, Sakhalin, Russia
1956-09-29 23:20:55 UTC 7.5 magnitude, 66 km depth
Shisui, Chiba, Japan
1958-11-12 20:23:33 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 35 km depth
Kuril’sk, Hokkaido, Japan
1958-11-06 22:58:09 UTC 8.4 magnitude, 35 km depth
Kuril’sk, Hokkaido, Japan
1958-03-11 00:26:02 UTC 7.2 magnitude, 35 km depth
Ishigaki, Okinawa, Japan