Japan has had: (M1.5 or greater)

  • 4 earthquakes in the past 24 hours
  • 14 earthquakes in the past 7 days
  • 59 earthquakes in the past 30 days
  • 779 earthquakes in the past 365 days

The largest earthquake in Japan:

1938-11-06 21:38:48 UTC 7.6 magnitude, 25 km depth
Namie, Fukushima, Japan
1938-11-06 08:53:55 UTC 7.7 magnitude, 30 km depth
Namie, Fukushima, Japan
1938-11-05 10:50:18 UTC 7.7 magnitude, 35 km depth
Namie, Fukushima, Japan
1938-11-05 08:43:24 UTC 7.8 magnitude, 35 km depth
Iwaki, Fukushima, Japan
1938-05-23 07:18:30 UTC 7.7 magnitude, 15 km depth
Takahagi, Ibaraki, Japan
1938-06-16 02:15:18 UTC 7.5 magnitude, 20 km depth
Naze, Kagoshima, Japan
1938-06-10 09:53:43 UTC 7.7 magnitude, 20 km depth
Hirara, Okinawa, Japan
1938-09-07 04:03:20 UTC 7.2 magnitude, 15 km depth
Hualian, Taiwan, Taiwan
1939-10-10 18:31:59 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 20 km depth
Ōfunato, Iwate, Japan
1939-05-01 05:58:30 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 10 km depth
Tennō, Akita, Japan
1940-08-13 15:36:47 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 10 km depth
Hiratachō, Shimane, Japan
1941-11-18 16:46:32 UTC 7.9 magnitude, 35 km depth
Takanabe, Miyazaki, Japan
1941-12-16 19:19:43 UTC 7.3 magnitude, 15 km depth
Pizitou, Taiwan, Taiwan
1943-06-13 05:11:42 UTC 7.2 magnitude, 35 km depth
Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan
1943-09-10 08:37:00 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 15 km depth
Kurayoshi, Tottori, Japan
1944-12-07 04:35:45 UTC 8.1 magnitude, 15 km depth
Shingū, Wakayama, Japan
1927-03-07 09:27:42 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 10 km depth
Miyazu, Kyoto, Japan
1927-08-05 21:12:58 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 35 km depth
Namie, Fukushima, Japan
1928-03-29 05:06:05 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 405 km depth
Shingū, Wakayama, Japan
1928-05-27 09:50:29 UTC 7.2 magnitude, 35 km depth
Miyako, Iwate, Japan
1930-11-10 13:35:26 UTC 7.7 magnitude, 30 km depth
Takahagi, Ibaraki, Japan
1931-11-02 10:03:04 UTC 7.5 magnitude, 35 km depth
Takanabe, Miyazaki, Japan
1931-03-09 03:49:00 UTC 7.8 magnitude, 35 km depth
Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan
1933-03-02 17:31:00 UTC 8.5 magnitude, 15 km depth
Yamada, Iwate, Japan
1933-06-18 21:37:36 UTC 7.2 magnitude, 30 km depth
Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan
1935-10-18 00:12:00 UTC 7.1 magnitude, 15 km depth
Miyako, Iwate, Japan
1935-10-12 16:45:24 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 15 km depth
Miyako, Iwate, Japan
1935-12-17 19:17:35 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 15 km depth
Hirara, Okinawa, Japan