Asia has had: (M1.5 or greater)

  • 11 earthquakes in the past 24 hours
  • 25 earthquakes in the past 7 days
  • 138 earthquakes in the past 30 days
  • 2,018 earthquakes in the past 365 days

The largest earthquake in Asia:


A
1939-05-01 05:58:30 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 10 km depth
Tennō, Akita, Japan

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1939-05-01 05:58:30 UTC at 05:58
May 01, 1939 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 39.945, 139.682
24.2 km from Tennō (15.2 miles)

Near West Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 10 km

B
1940-08-13 15:36:47 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 10 km depth
Hiratachō, Shimane, Japan

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1940-08-13 15:36:47 UTC at 15:36
August 13, 1940 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 36.019, 132.276
81.2 km from Hiratachō (50.2 miles)

East Sea

Depth: 10 km

C

7.5 magnitude earthquake

1940-08-01 15:08:25 UTC at 15:08
August 01, 1940 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 44.527, 139.489
152.2 km from Rishiri Town (94.2 miles)

Eastern East Sea

Depth: 15 km

D
1941-11-18 16:46:32 UTC 7.9 magnitude, 35 km depth
Takanabe, Miyazaki, Japan

7.9 magnitude earthquake

1941-11-18 16:46:32 UTC at 16:46
November 18, 1941 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 32.095, 131.949
42.2 km from Takanabe (26.2 miles)

Kyushu, Japan

Depth: 35 km

E

7.4 magnitude earthquake

1941-11-08 23:37:28 UTC at 23:37
November 08, 1941 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 0.742, 122.791
37.2 km from Gorontalo (23.2 miles)

Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia

Depth: 35 km

F

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1941-11-05 17:38:49 UTC at 17:38
November 05, 1941 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 12.842, 123.467
15.2 km from Dangcalan (9.2 miles)

Masbate, Philippines

Depth: 15 km

G
1941-12-26 14:48:06 UTC 7.2 magnitude, 10 km depth
Jinghong, Yunnan, China

7.2 magnitude earthquake

1941-12-26 14:48:06 UTC at 14:48
December 26, 1941 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 22.408, 99.814
105.2 km from Jinghong (65.2 miles)

Myanmar China Border

Depth: 10 km

H
1941-12-16 19:19:43 UTC 7.3 magnitude, 15 km depth
Pizitou, Taiwan, Taiwan

7.3 magnitude earthquake

1941-12-16 19:19:43 UTC at 19:19
December 16, 1941 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 23.304, 120.393
20.2 km from Pizitou (12.2 miles)

Taiwan Strait

Depth: 15 km

I

7.6 magnitude earthquake

1941-06-26 11:52:03 UTC at 11:52
June 26, 1941 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 12.017, 92.575
38.2 km from Bamboo Flat (23.2 miles)

Andaman Islands, India

Depth: 20 km

J

7.2 magnitude earthquake

1942-10-20 23:21:53 UTC at 23:21
October 20, 1942 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 7.949, 122.455
13.2 km from Kipit (8.2 miles)

Mindanao, Philippines

Depth: 35 km



A

7.4 magnitude earthquake

1942-04-08 15:40:27 UTC at 15:40
April 08, 1942 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 13.061, 120.483
21.2 km from Tayaman (13.2 miles)

Mindoro, Philippines

Depth: 15 km

B
1943-10-23 17:23:21 UTC 7.2 magnitude, 15 km depth
Numāligarh, Assam, India

7.2 magnitude earthquake

1943-10-23 17:23:21 UTC at 17:23
October 23, 1943 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 26.637, 93.852
13.2 km from Numāligarh (8.2 miles)

Myanmar India Border

Depth: 15 km

C
1943-04-01 14:18:17 UTC 7.1 magnitude, 35 km depth
Labuan, Banten, Indonesia

7.1 magnitude earthquake

1943-04-01 14:18:17 UTC at 14:18
April 01, 1943 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.389, 105.48
38.2 km from Labuan (24.2 miles)

Sunda Strait, Indonesia

Depth: 35 km

D
1943-05-25 23:07:40 UTC 7.8 magnitude, 15 km depth
Baculin, Davao, Philippines

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1943-05-25 23:07:40 UTC at 23:07
May 25, 1943 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 7.4, 127.178
65.2 km from Baculin (40.2 miles)

Philippine Islands

Depth: 15 km

E
1943-05-03 01:59:14 UTC 7.2 magnitude, 15 km depth
Gubat, Bicol, Philippines

7.2 magnitude earthquake

1943-05-03 01:59:14 UTC at 01:59
May 03, 1943 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 13.001, 124.312
22.2 km from Gubat (13.2 miles)

Philippine Islands

Depth: 15 km

F

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1943-06-09 03:06:20 UTC at 03:06
June 09, 1943 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -0.827, 100.736
9.2 km from Solok (5.2 miles)

Southern Sumatra, Indonesia

Depth: 10 km

G
1943-06-08 20:42:43 UTC 7.4 magnitude, 15 km depth
Curup, Bengkulu, Indonesia

7.4 magnitude earthquake

1943-06-08 20:42:43 UTC at 20:42
June 08, 1943 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -2.908, 102.153
74.2 km from Curup (46.2 miles)

Southern Sumatra, Indonesia

Depth: 15 km

H

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1943-07-23 14:53:10 UTC at 14:53
July 23, 1943 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -8.591, 109.803
87.2 km from Srandakan (54.2 miles)

South Of Java, Indonesia

Depth: 60 km

I
1943-09-10 08:37:00 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 15 km depth
Kurayoshi, Tottori, Japan

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1943-09-10 08:37:00 UTC at 08:37
September 10, 1943 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 35.448, 133.993
16.2 km from Kurayoshi (9.2 miles)

Western Honshu, Japan

Depth: 15 km

J
1944-12-07 04:35:45 UTC 8.1 magnitude, 15 km depth
Shingū, Wakayama, Japan

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1944-12-07 04:35:45 UTC at 04:35
December 07, 1944 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 33.682, 136.204
21.2 km from Shingū (13.2 miles)

Near S. Coast Of Western Honshu

Depth: 15 km



A

7.1 magnitude earthquake

1944-03-09 22:12:58 UTC at 22:12
March 09, 1944 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 43.29, 83.892
190.2 km from Kuche (118.2 miles)

Kazakhstan Xinjiang Border

Depth: 10 km

B
1927-03-07 09:27:42 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 10 km depth
Miyazu, Kyoto, Japan

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1927-03-07 09:27:42 UTC at 09:27
March 07, 1927 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 35.632, 135.013
18.2 km from Miyazu (11.2 miles)

Western Honshu, Japan

Depth: 10 km

C
1927-05-22 22:32:49 UTC 7.7 magnitude, 15 km depth
Wuwei, Gansu Sheng, China

7.7 magnitude earthquake

1927-05-22 22:32:49 UTC at 22:32
May 22, 1927 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 37.645, 102.489
33.2 km from Wuwei (20.2 miles)

Gansu Qinghai Border, China

Depth: 15 km

D
1927-08-05 21:12:58 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 35 km depth
Namie, Fukushima, Japan

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1927-08-05 21:12:58 UTC at 21:12
August 05, 1927 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 37.631, 142.217
108.2 km from Namie (67.2 miles)

Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 35 km

E

7.4 magnitude earthquake

1928-12-19 11:37:18 UTC at 11:37
December 19, 1928 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 6.753, 124.178
4.2 km from Basak (2.2 miles)

Mindanao, Philippines

Depth: 25 km

F
1928-03-29 05:06:05 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 405 km depth
Shingū, Wakayama, Japan

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1928-03-29 05:06:05 UTC at 05:06
March 29, 1928 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 31.748, 137.858
281.2 km from Shingū (175.2 miles)

Izu Islands, Japan

Depth: 405 km

G

7.7 magnitude earthquake

1928-03-09 18:05:29 UTC at 18:05
March 09, 1928 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -2.649, 88.436

South Indian Ocean

Depth: 15 km

H
1928-05-27 09:50:29 UTC 7.2 magnitude, 35 km depth
Miyako, Iwate, Japan

7.2 magnitude earthquake

1928-05-27 09:50:29 UTC at 09:50
May 27, 1928 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 39.916, 142.819
80.2 km from Miyako (50.2 miles)

Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 35 km

I

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1929-11-17 03:43:18 UTC at 03:43
November 17, 1929 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 6.484, 126.301
19.2 km from Pondaguitan (11.2 miles)

Mindanao, Philippines

Depth: 35 km

J

7.2 magnitude earthquake

1929-06-13 09:24:44 UTC at 09:24
June 13, 1929 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 8.097, 125.948
2.2 km from Veruela (1.2 miles)

Mindanao, Philippines

Depth: 35 km


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