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Strong M5.9 earthquake hits Fukushima Prefecture, Japan

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the JMA as M5.9 hit Fukushima Prefecture, Japan at 14:56 UTC (23:56 JST) on October 6, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 50 km (31 miles). EMSC is reporting M5.4 at a depth of 60 km (37.3 miles); USGS M5.4 at a...

October 06, 2017

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Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits off the east coast of Honshu, Japan

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.0 hit off the east coast of Honshu at 07:59 UTC on October 6, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS and EMSC are reporting the same magnitude and depth. According to the USGS, the...

October 06, 2017

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

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.0 hit near the east coast of Honshu, Japan at 20:22 UTC on September 26, 2017 (05:22 JST, September 27). The agency is reporting a depth of 30 km (18.6 miles). USGS is reporting M5.9 at a depth of 32.4 km...

September 26, 2017

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Shallow M5.9 earthquake hits off the coast of Honshu, Japan

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the JMA as M5.9 hit off the east coast of Honshu, Japan at 16:37 UTC on September 20, 2017 (01:37 JST, September 21). The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 10 km. If...

September 20, 2017

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Deep M6.1 earthquake hits Bonin Islands, Japan region

A deep earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.1 hit Bonin Islands, Japan at 17:26 UTC on September 7, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 460 km (285.8 miles). USGS is reporting the same magnitude and depth. According to the USGS, the epicenter was located...

September 07, 2017

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Shallow M6.4 earthquake hits Ryukyu Islands, Japan

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the Japan Meteorological Agency as M6.4 hit Ryukyu Islands at 01:54 UTC on May 9, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS registered it as M6.0 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). According to the...

May 09, 2017

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Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Japan

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the Japan Meteorological Agency as M6.3 hit Japan's Ibaraki Prefecture, Honshu at 12:38 UTC (21:38 JST) on December 28, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting M5.9 at the same...

December 28, 2016

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Massive M7.4 earthquake hits near Fukushima, tsunami warnings issued

A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the JMA as M7.3 (upgraded from M7.3) hit near the east coast of Honshu, Japan at 20:59 UTC on November 21, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 25 km (15.5 miles). USGS is reporting M6.9 (downgraded from M7.3)...

November 21, 2016

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Strong M5.8 earthquake hits near Sendai, Japan

A strong earthquake registered by the JMA as M5.8 hit near Sendai, the capital of Miyagi Prefecture, Japan at 21:52 UTC on November 11, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 60 km (37 miles). USGS is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 44.8 km (27.8 miles). According to...

November 11, 2016

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Over 200 people suffering from earthquake sickness, Japan

More than 200 people in Kyushu, southern Japan are suffering from earthquake sickness, a state linked to a loss of balance that can cause nausea and panic. The state was reported over two months after Japan was hit by two major earthquakes, only several days apart....

October 27, 2016

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Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake hits Western Honshu, Japan

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.6 hit Central Tottori region, Japan at 05:07 UTC on October 21, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 10 km. According to the USGS, the epicenter...

October 21, 2016

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Ryukyu Islands, Japan

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit Ryukyu Islands region, Japan at 05:19 UTC on September 26, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 40.3 km (25 miles). JMA is reporting M5.7 at a depth of 40 km (24.8 miles). According to the USGS,...

September 26, 2016

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Strong and shallow M6.5 earthquake hit off the east coast of Honshu, Japan

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.5 hit off the east coast of Honshu, Japan at 00:14 UTC on September 23, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 10 km. EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a...

September 23, 2016

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Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits off the coast of Japan

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.3 hit Izu Islands region, Japan at 16:22 UTC on September 20, 2016 (01:22 JST on September 21). The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting Mw6.0 at a depth of 5 km (3.1 miles)....

September 20, 2016

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Shallow M5.9 earthquake hits off the east coast of Honshu, Japan

A shallow earthquake registered by the JMA as M5.9 hit off the east coast of Honshu, Japan at 15:58 UTC on August 20, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS registered it as M6.0 at the same depth. According to the USGS, this is the sixth...

August 20, 2016

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

A shallow earthquake registered by the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) as M6.0 hit off the east coast of Honshu, Japan at 09:01 UTC on August 20, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting the same magnitude and depth. According...

August 20, 2016

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Strong and deep M6.3 earthquake hits near Iwo Jima, Japan

A strong and deep earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.3 hit near the island of Iwo Jima, Japan at 16:24 UTC on August 4, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 530 km (329 miles). USGS is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 516.7 km (321 km). According to the USGS,...

August 04, 2016

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Very strong and shallow M7.3 earthquake hits Kyushu, Japan

​A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the JMA as M7.3 (increased from M7.1) hit Kyushu, Japan at 16:25 UTC on April 15, 2016 (01:25 JST on April 16). The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting M7.0 at a depth of 10 km...

April 15, 2016

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Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits Kyushu, Japan

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.4 hit Kyushu, Japan at 12:26 UTC on April 14, 2016 (21:26 local time). The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting M6.2 at the same depth. EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 15...

April 14, 2016

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Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits near the south coast of western Honshu, Japan

A shallow earthquake registered by JMA as M6.1 hit near the south coast of western Honshu at 02:39 UTC on April 1, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS registered the quake as M6.0 at the same depth. According to the USGS, the epicenter...

April 01, 2016

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Strong and deep M6.0 earthquake hit off the coast of Hokkaido, Japan

A strong earthquake registered by JMA as M6.0 at a depth of 260 km (161 miles) hit off the coast of Hokkaido, Japan at 17:08 UTC on January 11, 2016. USGS is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 236.1 km (146.7 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was located 75 km...

January 11, 2016

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Very strong and shallow M7.0 earthquake triggers tsunami advisories, southwestern Japan

A very strong and shallow earthquake registered as M7.0 by JMA hit off the coast of Kyushu, Japan at 20:51 UTC on November 13, 2015. The agency is reporting depth of about 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting M6.5 at a depth of 10 km. According to the USGS,...

November 13, 2015

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Extremely strong and very deep M8.5 earthquake hits Bonin Islands region, Japan

Extremely strong and very deep M8.5 earthquake was registered by Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) off the coast of Chichi-shima, Bonin Islands region (Ogasawara), Japan at 11:23 UTC on May 30, 2015. JMA is reporting depth of 590 km (366 miles). Preliminary report by US

May 30, 2015

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M5.6 earthquake rattles Tokyo, Japan

Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) recorded M5.6 earthquake at a depth of 50 km (31 miles) near Tokyo, Japan at 05:28 UTC on May 25, 2015. USGS reports it as M5.3 at a depth of 35.0 km (21.7 miles). EMSC reports M5.1 at a depth of 71 km (44 miles).According to the USGS,

May 25, 2015

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Very strong M6.6 earthquake hit near the east coast of Honshu, Japan

A very strong earthquake registered as M6.6 at a depth of 50 km (31 miles) by Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) hit near the east coast of Honshu, Japan at 21:12 UTC on May 12, 2015 (06:12 JST on May 13). USGS is reporting it as M6.8 at a depth of 38.9 km (24.1 miles).

May 12, 2015

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Very strong and shallow M6.8 earthquake hit Honshu, Japan

Extremely dangerous earthquake measuring M6.8 (JMA) on the Richter scale hit Honshu, Japan on November 22, 2014 at 13:08 UTC (22:08 local time). USGS is reporting M6.2 at depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). JMA is also reporting depth of 10 km.Epicenter was located 16 km (10 mi

November 22, 2014

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Strong M5.6 earthquake registered 44 km NNE of Tokyo, Japan

A strong earthquake registered as M5.6 on the Richter scale shook eastern Japan on September 16 at 03:28 UTC (12:28 local time). JMA reported depth of 50 km. USGS reports the same magnitude and depth of 53.9 km (33.5 miles). Widespread minor damage has been reported.Acc

September 16, 2014

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M6.1 earthquake registered off the coast of Hokkaido, Japan

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake (JMA) was registered off the coast of Hokkaido, Japan, at 03:43 UTC on August 10, 2014. JMA is reporting depth of 50 km. USGS is reporting M6.0 at depth of 41 km (25.5 miles).Epicenter was located 81 km (50 miles) E of 

August 10, 2014

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Strong M6.8 earthquake struck off the east coast of Honshu, Japan

Strong and shallow M6.8 (JMA/EMSC/PTWC) earthquake occurred off the east coast of Honshu, about 129 km ESE of Namie, Japan, at 19:22 UTC on July 11, 2014.  USGS recorded M6.5.The epicenter was located at coordinates 37.064°N 142.365°E, too

July 11, 2014

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Strong M6.2 earthquake hit Volcano Islands region, Japan

A strong earthquake measuring M6.2 on the Richter scale hit Volcano Islands region, Japan, on June 29, 2014 at 05:56 UTC. USGS measured depth of 43.2 km (26.8 miles). JMA is also reporting M6.2 earthquake, but at depth of 160 km. EMSC reports M6.3 at

June 29, 2014

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Strong earthquake M6.2 rattles Tokyo vicinity, Japan

Strong earthquake measuring M6.2 (JMA) on the Richter scale struck near Tokyo, Japan on May 4, 2014 at 20:18 UTC (May 5, 2014 at 05:18 JST - local time). Japan Meteorological Agency reported depth of 160 km. Epicenter was located 23 km (14 miles) ESE of Ito and 98

May 05, 2014

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Magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck Kyushu, Japan

Earthquake registered as M 6.1 (JMA) struck Kyushu, Japan on March 13, 2014 at 17:07 UTC (02:07 JST on March 14). JMA is reporting depth of 80 km. USGS is reporting M 6.3 at depth of 82.9 km (51.5 miles). Epicenter was located 13 km (8 miles) N

March 13, 2014

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Very strong earthquake M 6.6 reported near Ryukyu Islands, Japan

Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) recorded a very strong earthquake measuring M 6.6 near Ryukyu Islands on March 2, 2014. USGS is reporting M 6.5 at depth of 111.2 km (69.1 miles); EMSC Mw 6.4 at depth of 110 km.  The earthquake

March 02, 2014

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Magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck Hokkaido, Japan

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck Hokkaido, Japan on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 15:02:25 UTC. Epicenter was located 109 km (68 miles) NNE (26 degrees) of Hachinohe, Honshu, 120 km (74 miles) ESE (111 degrees) of Hakodate, Hokkaido, 129 km (80 miles) ENE (61 degrees) of

May 23, 2012

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Three strong earthquakes struck near the March 11, 2011, M 9.0 area within three hours

On May 19, 2012 JST three strong earthquakes struck near the March 11, 2011 magnitude 9.0 Great Tohoku earthquake and they all happened within three hours. For easier understanding of times when they occurred all earthquakes will be described in UTC time.According to

May 19, 2012

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Very strong coastal earthquake struck near the east coast of Honshu, Japan

Magnitude 6.0 shallow earthquake struck near the east coast of Honshu, Japan at 11:00:43 UTC on March 27, 2012 according to USGS. The epicenter was located 85 km (52 miles) ENE of Morioka, Honshu, Japan (39.866°N, 142.116°E). The recorded depth of epicenter was

March 27, 2012

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Great Tohoku earthquake probably shook Earth's upper atmosphere before it shook the Earth

The devastating earthquake that struck Japan this year may have rattled the highest layer of the atmosphere even before it shook the Earth, a discovery that one day could be used to provide warnings of giant quakes, scientists find.The magnitude 9.0 quake that struck

October 08, 2011

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6.8 earthquake struck near the coast of Honshu, Japan

A strong earthquake meassured 6.8 magnitude struck near the east cost of Honshu island Japan at depth of 20km, according to Japan Meteorological Agency. USGS meassured 6.5 magnitude with epicentre 99 km (61 miles) SE of Sendai, 103 km (64 miles) NE of Iwaki, 113 km (70

August 19, 2011

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6.2 earthquake hits off the east coast of Japan

According to USGS an earthquake magnitude 6.2 hit 304 km (188 miles) E of Iwaki, 349 km (216 miles) ESE of Sendai, 418 km (259 miles) ENE of Tokyo, Japan (36.776°N, 143.773°E) on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at 09:44:07 PM. Epicentre was located at depth of 10 km (6.2

August 18, 2011

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Shallow 6.2 earthquake hit Suruga Bay, Japan

Very strong shallow earthquake meassured as 6.2 magnitude by USGS seismographs, struck at 14:58:08 UTC with epicenter in the middle of the Suruga Bay (34.635°N, 138.443°E). The earthquake occurred on depth of 10 km (6.2 miles), 32 km (19 miles) S of Shizuoka

August 01, 2011