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

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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
USGS Chitose, Japan Feb 21 12:22 5.5 41 MAP
GEOFON Hokkaido, Japan Region Feb 21 12:22 5.8 29 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Chitose - Maybe 10 - 15 seconds
  • Sapporo - 4-5 seconds
  • Kutchan'cho - 10-15 seconds. No damage. Just shaking.
  • Kutchan - 5 seconds. No damage to property
  • Susukino - Very weak shaking
  • Kutchan Cho - Weak shaking
  • Sapporo - Light shaking
  • Sapporo - Shaking 2nd floor Hotel Downtown Sapporo for ~5 seconds.
  • Rusutsu - No damage. It lasted at most 15 seconds.
  • Sapporo - Moderate shaking
  • USGS Naze, Japan Feb 21 02:11 4.9 35 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Ryukyu Islands, Japan Feb 20 03:18 4.8 10 MAP
    GEOFON Ryukyu Islands, Japan Feb 20 03:18 4.9 10 MAP
    USGS Naze, Japan Feb 20 03:18 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Feb 19 16:24 4.7 70 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Ofunato, Japan Feb 19 16:24 4.6 68 MAP
    EMSC Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Feb 19 16:24 4.6 80 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Izu Islands, Japan Region Feb 18 08:01 4.2 421 MAP
    EMSC Izu Islands, Japan Region Feb 18 08:01 4.2 429 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Southwestern Ryukyu Islands, Japan Feb 18 07:32 4.5 25 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Hirara, Japan Feb 18 07:32 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Izu Islands, Japan Region Feb 18 00:05 4.5 489 MAP
    EMSC Izu Islands, Japan Region Feb 18 00:05 4.5 489 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Izu Islands, Japan Region Feb 18 00:03 4.5 494 MAP
    GEOFON Southeast Of Honshu, Japan Feb 18 00:03 4.7 489 MAP
    EMSC Izu Islands, Japan Region Feb 18 00:03 4.6 489 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Kitaibaraki, Japan Feb 17 19:21 4.8 36 MAP
    GEOFON Off East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Feb 17 19:21 5.0 10 MAP
    EMSC Off East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Feb 17 19:21 5.1 8 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Hirara, Japan Feb 17 02:13 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Hirara, Japan Feb 16 10:01 5.2 10 MAP
    USGS Hirara, Japan Feb 16 09:06 4.8 18 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Southwestern Ryukyu Islands, Japan Feb 16 09:06 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Iwo Jima, Japan Feb 15 03:34 4.6 83 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Toba, Japan Feb 14 01:45 4.5 362 MAP
    GEOFON Near S. Coast Of Honshu, Japan Feb 14 01:45 4.8 363 MAP
    EMSC Near S. Coast Of Honshu, Japan Feb 14 01:45 4.5 365 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Oarai, Japan Feb 12 20:40 4.3 50 MAP
    EMSC Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Feb 12 20:40 4.3 51 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Yonakuni, Japan Feb 12 16:39 4.5 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Hokkaido, Japan Region Feb 12 14:55 4.2 230 MAP
    USGS Nayoro, Japan Feb 12 14:55 4.2 233 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Hokkaido, Japan Region Feb 12 14:55 4.7 225 MAP
    GEOFON Southeast Of Honshu, Japan Feb 11 23:26 4.9 14 MAP
    USGS Izu Islands, Japan Region Feb 11 23:26 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Shiraoi, Japan Feb 10 15:59 4.4 110 MAP
    GEOFON Hokkaido, Japan Region Feb 10 15:59 4.4 115 MAP
    EMSC Hokkaido, Japan Region Feb 10 15:59 4.4 123 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Naze, Japan Feb 10 05:34 5.1 39 MAP
    GEOFON Ryukyu Islands, Japan Feb 10 05:34 5.1 35 MAP
    EMSC Ryukyu Islands, Japan Feb 10 05:34 5.1 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Hokkaido, Japan Region Feb 09 02:24 4.9 108 MAP
    EMSC Hokkaido, Japan Region Feb 09 02:24 5.0 100 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Shizuoka-shi, Japan Feb 07 21:34 4.3 23 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Nago, Japan Feb 07 17:47 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Shizunai, Japan Feb 07 07:57 4.9 31 MAP
    GEOFON Hokkaido, Japan Region Feb 07 07:57 5.0 35 MAP
    EMSC Hokkaido, Japan Region Feb 07 07:57 4.9 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Ishigaki, Japan Feb 06 11:11 4.8 26 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southwestern Ryukyu Isl., Japan Feb 06 11:11 4.8 15 MAP
    USGS Nishinoomote, Japan Feb 05 16:59 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Hachijo-jima, Japan Feb 05 02:20 4.7 47 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Feb 05 02:19 4.7 48 MAP
    GEOFON Off East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Feb 05 02:19 4.7 53 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Bonin Islands, Japan Region Feb 04 18:08 4.3 450 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Bonin Islands, Japan Region Feb 04 18:08 4.5 462 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Feb 03 01:01 4.8 56 MAP
    USGS Iwaki, Japan Feb 03 01:01 4.8 55 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Feb 02 19:10 5.0 35 MAP
    EMSC Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Feb 02 19:10 4.9 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Hasaki, Japan Feb 02 19:10 4.9 37 MAP
    USGS Toba, Japan Jan 31 03:41 4.1 341 MAP
    GEOFON Near S. Coast Of Honshu, Japan Jan 31 03:41 4.2 342 MAP
    EMSC Near S. Coast Of Honshu, Japan Jan 31 03:41 4.1 341 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Iwo Jima, Japan Jan 30 23:07 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Jan 29 03:42 5.0 2 MAP
    USGS Ohara, Japan Jan 29 03:42 5.0 10 MAP
    GEOFON Off East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Jan 29 03:42 5.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Southwestern Ryukyu Islands, Japan Jan 27 12:20 5.0 25 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Hirara, Japan Jan 27 12:20 4.9 20 MAP
    EMSC Southwestern Ryukyu Isl., Japan Jan 27 12:20 4.9 32 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Hirara, Japan Jan 27 03:43 4.8 28 MAP
    EMSC Southwestern Ryukyu Isl., Japan Jan 27 03:43 4.8 28 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Southwestern Ryukyu Islands, Japan Jan 27 03:43 4.8 31 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Haebaru, Japan Jan 26 22:50 4.9 10 MAP
    USGS Naze, Japan Jan 26 13:46 4.9 52 MAP
    GEOFON Ryukyu Islands, Japan Jan 26 13:46 4.9 31 MAP
    EMSC Ryukyu Islands, Japan Jan 26 13:46 4.9 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Okinawa - It lasted about 45 second to a minute. No damage.

  • Data sources courtesy : USGSEMSCGFZGEONET


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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
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    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
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    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) ?
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    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.
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    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
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    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
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    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.
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    MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
    People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
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    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) ?
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    General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
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    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. 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!!