Japan earthquake list

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The list below shows the last Japanese earthquakes

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Label info : M = magnitude, D = depth (km), Time = UTC – Japan time = UTC +9

SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
EMSC Bonin Islands, Japan Region Jun 30 08:47 4.8 35 MAP I Felt It
USGS Chichi-shima, Japan Jun 30 08:47 4.8 35 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Bonin Islands, Japan Region Jun 30 08:47 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Izu Islands, Japan Region Jun 30 08:43 4.6 28 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Izu Islands, Japan Region Jun 30 08:43 4.6 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Bonin Islands, Japan Region Jun 30 07:05 4.6 100 MAP I Felt It
USGS Chichi-shima, Japan Jun 30 07:05 4.6 98 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Iwanai, Japan Jun 28 14:03 4.1 218 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Hokkaido, Japan Region Jun 28 14:03 4.1 220 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Naze, Japan Jun 26 20:39 4.6 41 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Ryukyu Islands, Japan Jun 26 20:39 4.6 41 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Yonakuni, Japan Jun 26 16:16 4.7 109 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Hokkaido, Japan Region Jun 26 10:38 4.7 71 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Hokkaido, Japan Region Jun 26 10:38 4.7 76 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Mutsu, Japan Jun 26 10:38 4.5 54 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Jun 23 16:32 4.3 31 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Hasaki, Japan Jun 23 16:32 4.3 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Chichi-shima, Japan Jun 23 13:54 4.4 472 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Bonin Islands, Japan Region Jun 23 13:54 4.4 474 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Bonin Islands, Japan Region Jun 23 13:54 4.3 475 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Chichi-shima, Japan Jun 23 12:18 6.3 455 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Bonin Islands, Japan Region Jun 23 12:18 6.5 480 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bonin Islands, Japan Region Jun 23 12:18 6.5 472 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Sea Of Japan Jun 23 12:18 5.6 410 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Sea Of Japan Jun 23 12:18 5.8 412 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Nishinoomote, Japan Jun 22 15:50 4.1 22 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Mutsu, Japan Jun 22 15:35 4.9 58 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Hokkaido, Japan Region Jun 22 15:35 4.7 64 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Hokkaido, Japan Region Jun 22 15:35 4.7 64 MAP I Felt It
USGS Ofunato, Japan Jun 22 02:17 4.7 37 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Jun 22 02:17 4.9 35 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Jun 22 02:17 4.9 50 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Hachijo-jima, Japan Jun 22 02:08 4.6 35 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Jun 21 20:30 4.5 45 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Izu Islands, Japan Region Jun 21 15:16 4.5 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Izu Islands, Japan Region Jun 21 15:16 4.7 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Iwaki, Japan Jun 21 14:18 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Off East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Jun 21 14:18 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Yonakuni, Japan Jun 21 06:15 4.8 29 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Iwo Jima, Japan Jun 21 05:40 4.7 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Volcano Islands, Japan Region Jun 21 05:40 4.7 40 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Volcano Islands, Japan Region Jun 21 05:40 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Iwaki, Japan Jun 21 01:57 4.3 32 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Off East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Jun 21 01:57 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Volcano Islands, Japan Region Jun 20 14:49 4.5 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Iwo Jima, Japan Jun 20 14:49 4.5 28 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Chichi-shima, Japan Jun 20 13:50 4.8 33 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Volcano Islands, Japan Region Jun 20 13:50 4.8 40 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Volcano Islands, Japan Region Jun 20 13:50 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Iwo Jima, Japan Jun 20 07:44 4.5 25 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Volcano Islands, Japan Region Jun 20 07:44 4.5 40 MAP I Felt It
USGS Chichi-shima, Japan Jun 19 22:38 4.8 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Volcano Islands, Japan Region Jun 19 22:38 4.8 40 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Volcano Islands, Japan Region Jun 19 22:38 4.8 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Naze, Japan Jun 19 12:30 4.7 31 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Ryukyu Islands, Japan Jun 19 12:30 4.7 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Chichi-shima, Japan Jun 19 08:09 5.3 10 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bonin Islands, Japan Region Jun 19 08:09 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Bonin Islands, Japan Region Jun 19 08:09 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Jun 19 00:35 4.7 57 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Jun 19 00:35 4.9 50 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Namie, Japan Jun 19 00:35 4.9 39 MAP I Felt It
USGS Iwo Jima, Japan Jun 17 16:39 4.7 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Volcano Islands, Japan Region Jun 17 16:39 4.7 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Hasaki, Japan Jun 16 19:57 4.3 47 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Hachijo-jima, Japan Jun 16 01:01 4.3 399 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Southeast Of Honshu, Japan Jun 16 01:01 4.3 404 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Izu Islands, Japan Region Jun 16 01:01 4.3 404 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Off Coast Of Hokkaido, Japan Jun 15 20:26 5.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Hokkaido, Japan Region Jun 15 08:38 4.5 50 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Bonin Islands, Japan Region Jun 14 22:22 4.6 395 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bonin Islands, Japan Region Jun 14 22:22 4.6 392 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Chichi-shima, Japan Jun 14 22:22 4.8 371 MAP I Felt It
USGS Rishiri Town, Japan Jun 14 01:02 4.0 254 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Eastern Sea Of Japan Jun 14 01:02 4.1 252 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Hokkaido, Japan Region Jun 13 22:38 4.3 296 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Hokkaido, Japan Region Jun 13 22:38 4.6 292 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Wakkanai, Japan Jun 13 22:38 4.2 300 MAP I Felt It
USGS Tahara, Japan Jun 13 02:33 4.5 322 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Near S. Coast Of Honshu, Japan Jun 13 02:33 4.3 324 MAP I Felt It

Data sources courtesy : USGSEMSCGFZGEONET


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MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
People :
Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
People :
Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
People :
Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
Fittings :
Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
Structures :
Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
People :
Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
Fittings :
Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
Structures :
Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
Fittings :
Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
Structures :
Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
Environment :
Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
People
General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
Fittings :
Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
Structures :
Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
Environment :
Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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Comments

  1. Cuaresan says:

    hey big earthquake – hokkaido too!

  2. Jurg says:

    I was in the hotel 9th floor was preparing to go to bed when i feeled it!is not my first one but unconfortable and scary!!

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