Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits off the east coast of Hachijojima Island, Japan

Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits off the east coast of Hachijojima Island, Japan

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.1 hit off the east coast of Hachijojima Island, Japan at 15:17 UTC on May 22, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 15.8 km (9.8 miles), EMSC M6.0 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles).

Major M7.4 earthquake hits near the coast of Fukushima Prefecture, Japan

Major M7.4 earthquake hits near the coast of Fukushima Prefecture, Japan

A major earthquake registered by the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) as M7.4 hit near the coast of Fukushima Prefecture at 14:36 UTC (23:36 JTC) on March 16, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 60 km (37 miles). USGS is reporting M7.3 at a depth of 33 km (20…

Strong M6.4 earthquake hits Shikoku, Japan

Strong M6.4 earthquake hits Shikoku, Japan

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.4 hit Shikoku, Japan at 16:08 UTC on January 21, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 40 km (24.8 miles). EMSC and USGS are reporting M6.3 at a depth of 41.8 km (26 miles). The epicenter was located…

Strong M6.0 earthquake hits Ryukyu Islands, Japan

Strong M6.0 earthquake hits Ryukyu Islands, Japan

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.0 hit the Ryukyu Islands, Japan at 02:05 UTC on December 9, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 20 km (12.4 miles). The USGS is reporting it as M6.0 at a depth of 17 km (10 miles); EMSC M5.9 at a depth…

Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake hits Izu Islands, Japan

Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake hits Izu Islands, Japan

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.6 hit Izu Islands region, Japan at 12:40 UTC (21:40 JST) on November 29, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The USGS is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 6.1 km (3.8 miles); EMSC M6.4 at…

Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake hits southeast of the Ryukyu Islands, Japan

Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake hits southeast of the Ryukyu Islands, Japan

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.6 hit southeast of Ryukyu Islands, Japan at 15:45 UTC on November 10, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The USGS is reporting the same magnitude and depth; EMSC M6.6 at a depth of…

Strong M6.1 earthquake hits near Tokyo, Japan

Strong M6.1 earthquake hits near Tokyo, Japan

A strong earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.1 hit near Tokyo, Japan at 13:41 UTC (22:41 LT) on October 7, 2021, at a depth of 80 km (50 miles). The USGS is reporting M5.9 at a depth of 62 km (38 miles), EMSC M5.9 at 80 km (50 miles). The epicenter was located…

M6.0 earthquake hits off the coast of Iwate Prefecture, Honshu, Japan

M6.0 earthquake hits off the coast of Iwate Prefecture, Honshu, Japan

A strong earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.0 hit off the coast of Iwate Prefecture, Honshu, Japan at 17:46 UTC on October 5, 2021, at a depth of 50 km (31 miles). USGS is reporting it as M5.6 at a depth of 54 km (33 miles), EMSC M5.6 at 60 km (37 miles). The…

Deep M6.1 earthquake hits central Sea of Japan

Deep M6.1 earthquake hits central Sea of Japan

A deep earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.1 hit the central Sea of Japan at 08:37 UTC (17:37 JST) on September 29, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 400 km (248 miles). The USGS is reproing M6.1 at a depth of 367.7 km (228 miles). The epicenter was…

M6.0 earthquake hits near the east coast of Honshu, Japan

M6.0 earthquake hits near the east coast of Honshu, Japan

A strong earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.0 hit near the east coast of Honshu, Japan at 23:58 UTC on May 13, 2021 (08:58 JST, May 14). The agency is reporting a depth of 40 km (25 miles). USGS is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 32 km (20 miles); EMSC M6.0 at a…