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:

1935-04-20 22:02:01 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 15 km depth
Taichung, Taiwan, Taiwan
1935-09-11 14:04:04 UTC 7.2 magnitude, 35 km depth
Shikotan, Sakhalin, Russia
1918-11-08 04:38:09 UTC 7.8 magnitude, 15 km depth
Kuril’sk, Hokkaido, Japan
1918-09-07 17:16:23 UTC 8.1 magnitude, 15 km depth
Kuril’sk, Hokkaido, Japan
1919-05-03 00:52:03 UTC 7.2 magnitude, 15 km depth
Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan
1920-06-05 04:21:35 UTC 8.2 magnitude, 20 km depth
Hualian, Taiwan, Taiwan
1921-04-02 09:36:53 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 15 km depth
Ishigaki, Okinawa, Japan
1922-10-14 23:46:52 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 15 km depth
Daxi, Taiwan, Taiwan
1922-09-01 19:16:07 UTC 7.1 magnitude, 20 km depth
Hualian, Taiwan, Taiwan
1923-09-02 02:46:41 UTC 7.8 magnitude, 15 km depth
Tateyama, Chiba, Japan
1923-09-01 02:58:35 UTC 8.1 magnitude, 15 km depth
Isehara, Kanagawa, Japan
1924-08-14 18:02:41 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 15 km depth
Hasaki, Chiba, Japan
1925-04-16 19:52:41 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 15 km depth
Hengchun, Taiwan, Taiwan
1909-03-13 14:29:00 UTC 7.1 magnitude, 15 km depth
Hasaki, Chiba, Japan
1910-04-12 00:22:24 UTC 8.1 magnitude, 235 km depth
Ishigaki, Okinawa, Japan
1911-06-15 14:25:53 UTC 7.9 magnitude, 100 km depth
Naze, Kagoshima, Japan
1915-11-01 07:23:53 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 30 km depth
Ōfunato, Iwate, Japan
1915-02-28 18:59:12 UTC 7.3 magnitude, 20 km depth
Ishigaki, Okinawa, Japan
1901-08-09 18:33:00 UTC 7.5 magnitude, 0 km depth
Miyako, Iwate, Japan
1906-01-21 13:49:33 UTC 7.4 magnitude, 300 km depth
Ōyama, Shizuoka, Japan