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:

1959-01-22 05:10:32 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 35 km depth
Namie, Fukushima, Japan
1959-08-15 08:57:06 UTC 7.2 magnitude, 25 km depth
Hengchun, Taiwan, Taiwan
1960-03-23 00:23:28 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 15 km depth
Miyako, Iwate, Japan
1960-03-20 17:07:31 UTC 8.0 magnitude, 15 km depth
Miyako, Iwate, Japan
1961-01-16 12:12:30 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 30 km depth
Hasaki, Chiba, Japan
1961-01-16 07:20:13 UTC 7.2 magnitude, 30 km depth
Hasaki, Chiba, Japan
1961-02-26 18:10:52 UTC 7.5 magnitude, 35 km depth
Nichinan, Miyazaki, Japan
1961-08-11 15:51:36 UTC 7.1 magnitude, 43 km depth
Nemuro, Hokkaido, Japan
1962-04-23 05:58:13 UTC 7.1 magnitude, 60 km depth
Obihiro, Hokkaido, Japan
1962-04-12 00:52:44 UTC 7.3 magnitude, 28 km depth
Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan
1963-10-20 00:53:12 UTC 7.8 magnitude, 28 km depth
Kuril’sk, Hokkaido, Japan
1963-10-13 05:17:59 UTC 8.5 magnitude, 35 km depth
Kuril’sk, Hokkaido, Japan
1963-10-12 11:27:00 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 37 km depth
Kuril’sk, Hokkaido, Japan
1963-02-13 08:50:04 UTC 7.2 magnitude, 30 km depth
Yilan, Taiwan, Taiwan
1945-02-10 04:57:58 UTC 7.2 magnitude, 58 km depth
Misawa, Aomori, Japan
1946-12-20 19:19:10 UTC 8.3 magnitude, 15 km depth
Shingū, Wakayama, Japan
1947-11-04 00:09:14 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 15 km depth
Rumoi, Hokkaido, Japan
1948-04-17 16:11:32 UTC 7.2 magnitude, 15 km depth
Shingū, Wakayama, Japan
1950-02-28 10:21:00 UTC 7.7 magnitude, 329 km depth
Korsakov, Sakhalin, Russia
1951-10-22 05:43:07 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 20 km depth
Hualian, Taiwan, Taiwan
1951-10-22 03:29:35 UTC 7.2 magnitude, 25 km depth
Hualian, Taiwan, Taiwan
1951-10-21 21:34:21 UTC 7.5 magnitude, 25 km depth
Hualian, Taiwan, Taiwan
1952-03-04 01:22:49 UTC 8.1 magnitude, 45 km depth
Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan
1953-11-25 17:48:55 UTC 7.9 magnitude, 25 km depth
Katsuura, Chiba, Japan
1936-11-02 20:45:58 UTC 7.2 magnitude, 35 km depth
Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan
1936-08-22 06:51:35 UTC 7.1 magnitude, 15 km depth
Hengchun, Taiwan, Taiwan
1937-02-21 07:02:42 UTC 7.4 magnitude, 30 km depth
Kuril’sk, Hokkaido, Japan