Latest Earthquakes in ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต Japan

Latest Earthquakes in Japan

An overview of the latest earthquakes near the Japan. Each event is recorded as they happend updated every minute, the first event recorded was in 1950.

Earthquakes are recorded and updated every minute.
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(Currently displaying 50 out of 26769 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
21 hours ago
On 2024-05-28 14:35:21
24.4753, 123.2759
1904 km (1183 mi) โ†™ SW of Japan
M 4.4
62.14 km
1 day ago
On 2024-05-28 09:55:22
37.6747, 141.787
384 km (239 mi) โ†— NE of Japan
M 4.4
47.88 km
3 days ago
On 2024-05-25 15:55:35
36.0922, 140.0514
184 km (114 mi) โ†— NE of Japan
M 4.8
69.35 km
6 days ago
On 2024-05-23 10:59:58
43.1381, 145.5605
1023 km (636 mi) โ†‘ N of Japan
M 4.7
45.29 km
7 days ago
On 2024-05-22 03:09:02
24.3491, 122.6109
1961 km (1219 mi) โ†™ SW of Japan
M 4.4
52.9 km
7 days ago
On 2024-05-21 20:46:22
37.3579, 142.0078
387 km (241 mi) โ†— NE of Japan
M 4.3
42.87 km
8 days ago
On 2024-05-21 12:06:42
40.6354, 142.2353
634 km (393 mi) โ†‘ N of Japan
M 4.3
83.44 km
8 days ago
On 2024-05-21 09:16:47
24.6332, 122.7131
1932 km (1200 mi) โ†™ SW of Japan
M 4.6
101.76 km
8 days ago
On 2024-05-21 00:39:37
26.1835, 141.3915
1138 km (707 mi) โ†˜ SE of Japan
M 5.4
38.2 km
9 days ago
On 2024-05-20 07:56:02
23.9204, 122.3737
2012 km (1250 mi) โ†™ SW of Japan
M 4.4
26.42 km
10 days ago
On 2024-05-19 08:15:37
33.9001, 138.0959
233 km (145 mi) โ†˜ SE of Japan
M 4.3
266.51 km
10 days ago
On 2024-05-18 15:45:54
37.185, 141.6007
347 km (215 mi) โ†— NE of Japan
M 4.7
35.39 km
11 days ago
On 2024-05-18 00:55:48
35.8064, 140.7822
251 km (156 mi) โ†’ E of Japan
M 4.5
42.61 km
12 days ago
On 2024-05-17 03:42:00
32.5325, 140.5331
450 km (279 mi) โ†˜ SE of Japan
M 4.5
72.28 km
12 days ago
On 2024-05-16 16:15:27
37.4361, 141.5945
357 km (222 mi) โ†— NE of Japan
M 4.6
52.94 km
16 days ago
On 2024-05-12 16:37:10
38.259, 141.5672
403 km (250 mi) โ†— NE of Japan
M 4.2
64.3 km
19 days ago
On 2024-05-10 08:30:06
42.4225, 143.3321
848 km (527 mi) โ†‘ N of Japan
M 4.3
66.91 km
20 days ago
On 2024-05-08 19:34:44
33.0588, 131.4577
682 km (424 mi) โ†™ SW of Japan
M 4.5
103.06 km
21 days ago
On 2024-05-08 11:31:26
24.0626, 122.515
1991 km (1237 mi) โ†™ SW of Japan
M 4.4
29.64 km
23 days ago
On 2024-05-06 06:26:24
30.072, 131.0841
921 km (572 mi) โ†™ SW of Japan
M 4.8
26.3 km
24 days ago
On 2024-05-05 06:54:49
32.312, 140.5581
472 km (293 mi) โ†˜ SE of Japan
M 4.5
59.18 km
29 days ago
On 2024-04-29 19:23:49
26.0079, 128.6167
1424 km (885 mi) โ†“ S of Japan
M 4.4
10 km
1 month ago
On 2024-04-28 16:16:05
37.3398, 141.3647
335 km (208 mi) โ†— NE of Japan
M 4.6
23.49 km
1 month ago
On 2024-04-27 20:43:31
35.1815, 137.3209
109 km (68 mi) โ†“ S of Japan
M 4.7
291.03 km
1 month ago
On 2024-04-27 19:04:08
25.0156, 125.7604
1690 km (1050 mi) โ†™ SW of Japan
M 4.5
35 km
1 month ago
On 2024-04-24 15:26:03
31.7116, 131.8107
744 km (462 mi) โ†™ SW of Japan
M 4.2
42.59 km
1 month ago
On 2024-04-24 11:40:07
36.4511, 140.6649
244 km (151 mi) โ†— NE of Japan
M 5.1
54.95 km
1 month ago
On 2024-04-23 17:01:58
35.5807, 140.0992
194 km (121 mi) โ†’ E of Japan
M 4.3
68.26 km
1 month ago
On 2024-04-23 09:41:10
25.2385, 124.7807
1737 km (1079 mi) โ†™ SW of Japan
M 4.5
96.79 km
1 month ago
On 2024-04-22 04:19:45
24.1468, 125.1556
1803 km (1120 mi) โ†™ SW of Japan
M 4.6
26.15 km
1 month ago
On 2024-04-21 12:28:14
34.4206, 136.9581
199 km (123 mi) โ†“ S of Japan
M 4.3
328.29 km
1 month ago
On 2024-04-21 03:02:33
29.3747, 130.4184
1022 km (635 mi) โ†™ SW of Japan
M 4.3
41.24 km
1 month ago
On 2024-04-21 00:27:28
29.2937, 130.5217
1022 km (635 mi) โ†™ SW of Japan
M 4.3
35.13 km
1 month ago
On 2024-04-19 22:07:30
43.3924, 146.1751
1078 km (669 mi) โ†‘ N of Japan
M 4.8
53.95 km
1 month ago
On 2024-04-19 00:33:24
36.2564, 139.6754
153 km (95 mi) โ†— NE of Japan
M 4.5
73.97 km
1 month ago
On 2024-04-17 14:14:45
33.1621, 132.3871
602 km (374 mi) โ†™ SW of Japan
M 6.3
25.74 km
1 month ago
On 2024-04-16 20:19:16
26.3805, 142.526
1152 km (716 mi) โ†˜ SE of Japan
M 4.8
10 km
1 month ago
On 2024-04-16 18:21:30
39.5156, 141.8333
516 km (320 mi) โ†‘ N of Japan
M 4.6
56.38 km
1 month ago
On 2024-04-12 09:00:17
28.2768, 129.2967
1185 km (736 mi) โ†™ SW of Japan
M 4.9
55.72 km
1 month ago
On 2024-04-11 07:13:44
40.8547, 141.6208
625 km (388 mi) โ†‘ N of Japan
M 4.3
99.42 km
1 month ago
On 2024-04-10 06:19:20
29.126, 128.4538
1175 km (730 mi) โ†™ SW of Japan
M 4.6
182.72 km
1 month ago
On 2024-04-08 21:13:03
40.2566, 141.4952
563 km (350 mi) โ†‘ N of Japan
M 4.3
83.43 km
1 month ago
On 2024-04-08 04:57:08
32.0495, 131.9391
710 km (441 mi) โ†™ SW of Japan
M 4.6
35 km
1 month ago
On 2024-04-08 01:25:29
31.6547, 131.3794
779 km (484 mi) โ†™ SW of Japan
M 5.1
53.78 km
1 month ago
On 2024-04-06 06:13:05
38.2634, 141.6674
411 km (255 mi) โ†— NE of Japan
M 4.4
69.47 km
1 month ago
On 2024-04-06 01:13:39
25.7834, 128.3554
1460 km (907 mi) โ†“ S of Japan
M 4.7
10 km
1 month ago
On 2024-04-06 00:12:17
40.9168, 143.2371
711 km (442 mi) โ†‘ N of Japan
M 5.4
19.21 km
1 month ago
On 2024-04-04 20:31:49
41.9425, 142.4691
765 km (475 mi) โ†‘ N of Japan
M 5
62.99 km
1 month ago
On 2024-04-04 03:16:31
37.7196, 141.924
397 km (247 mi) โ†— NE of Japan
M 6.1
40.06 km
1 month ago
On 2024-04-04 02:15:51
35.6483, 139.6828
156 km (97 mi) โ†’ E of Japan
M 4.4
96.41 km

Earthquake Statistics in ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต Japan

Japan is a country in Eastern Asia that has experienced a total of 26,769 earthquakes since the 1950's.

Number of Earthquakes per Year in Japan 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Japan was last updated at 2023-11-16 22:42:12.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 0 487 1.61%
M 1 3 0.01%
M 2 19 0.06%
M 3 2,264 7.47%
M 4 20,152 66.46%
M 5 3,631 11.97%
M 6 441 1.45%
M 7 38 0.13%
M 8 1 0.0%

Magnitude distribution for Japan was last updated at 2024-05-12 07:00:11.

When was the last earthquake in Japan?

The last earthquake in Japan was 21 hours ago and struck 1904 km (1183 mi) โ†™ SW from the center of the country. The earthquake had a magnitude 4.40 on the richter scale and a depth of 62.141 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Japan?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Japan was a 8.20 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 29.9 kilometers. It struck 168 km ENE of Hachinohe, Japan or 718 km (446 mi) โ†‘ N from the center of Japan, 56 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur in Japan?

In 2024, Japan has experienced 0 earthquakes thus far, which is lower than the average of 356.92 earthquakes per year in the country. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that Japan is struck by 29.74 earthquakes per month.

Earthquakes By Region in Japan

Data Information

Information found on this page is a derivative set, based on sources mentioned below.

Data Sources

We aggregate and combine data from USGS (United States Geographical Survey) and the EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre). This allow us to get near real-time and historical earthquake data dating back to the year 1950.

Disclaimer

Information or data found on this page should not be used for, or as an early warning system. It is intended as an historical reference or near real-time complementary information to offical and governmental sources. In an event of an emergency it is important closely monitor and follow advice from national, state and local authorities.