Japan has had: (M1.5 or greater)

  • 1 earthquake in the past 24 hours
  • 12 earthquakes in the past 7 days
  • 54 earthquakes in the past 30 days
  • 652 earthquakes in the past 365 days

The largest earthquake in Japan:

1964-05-07 07:58:15 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 20 km depth
Noshiromachi, Akita, Japan
1964-06-23 01:26:38 UTC 7.1 magnitude, 71 km depth
Nemuro, Hokkaido, Japan
1964-06-16 04:01:43 UTC 7.6 magnitude, 15 km depth
Murakami, Niigata, Japan
1965-06-11 03:34:04 UTC 7.2 magnitude, 58 km depth
Kuril’sk, Hokkaido, Japan
1965-06-11 03:33:47 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 40 km depth
Kuril’sk, Hokkaido, Japan
1966-03-12 16:31:20 UTC 7.5 magnitude, 30 km depth
Yonakuni, Okinawa, Japan
1968-01-29 10:19:07 UTC 7.4 magnitude, 36 km depth
Shikotan, Sakhalin, Russia
1968-04-01 00:42:07 UTC 7.5 magnitude, 34 km depth
Nobeoka, Miyazaki, Japan
1968-05-20 21:09:46 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 28 km depth
Kuril’sk, Hokkaido, 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