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Latest quakes in or near Japan in the past 24 hours on Thursday, May 26, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated May 26, 2022 07:17 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 24 hours:

  • 11 quakes above magnitude 3
  • 11 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
In the past 24 hours, Japan had 11 quakes of magnitude 3.0 or above and 11 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.

Latest quake: Mag. 2.7 | 13 km N of Hitachi, Ibaraki, Japan -

Strongest quake today: Mag. 3.8 | North Pacific Ocean, Japan -

Recent quakes above magnitude 2.0 in or near Japan (updated )

Past 24 hours:23 quakes | 11 quakes M2+ | 11 quakes M3+ | 1 quake M4+
Strongest quake: Mag. 4.2 on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 4:09 pm (GMT +9)Philippine Sea, 67 km SE of Ise, Mie, Japan
Past 7 days:173 quakes | 97 quakes M2+ | 54 quakes M3+ | 18 quakes M4+ | 3 quakes M5+ | 1 quake M6+
Past 30 days:783 quakes | 449 quakes M2+ | 241 quakes M3+ | 72 quakes M4+ | 19 quakes M5+ | 2 quakes M6+
Past 90 days:3,302 quakes | 1,896 quakes M2+ | 1,003 quakes M3+ | 343 quakes M4+ | 56 quakes M5+ | 3 quakes M6+ | 1 quake M7+
Past 365 days:9,219 quakes | 5,043 quakes M2+ | 2,954 quakes M3+ | 1,051 quakes M4+ | 161 quakes M5+ | 9 quakes M6+ | 1 quake M7+

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (22 quakes):
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Thursday, May 26, 2022 GMT (5 quakes)
May 26, 2022 3:50 pm (GMT +9) (May 26, 2022 06:50 GMT)
2.7

8.6 km
13 km north of Hitachi, Ibaraki, Japan
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May 26, 2022 12:57 pm (GMT +10) (May 26, 2022 02:57 GMT)
3.6

57 km
North Pacific Ocean, 151 km east of Miyako, Iwate, Japan
I FELT IT
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May 26, 2022 11:37 am (GMT +9) (May 26, 2022 02:37 GMT)
3.1

50 km
North Pacific Ocean, 93 km southeast of Sendai, Honshu-miyagi-ken, Japan
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May 26, 2022 10:51 am (GMT +9) (May 26, 2022 01:51 GMT)
2.6

16 km
North Pacific Ocean, 98 km northeast of Iwaki, Fukushima, Japan MoreMap
May 26, 2022 10:46 am (GMT +9) (May 26, 2022 01:46 GMT)
3.5

33 km
North Pacific Ocean, 77 km east of Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan
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Wednesday, May 25, 2022 GMT (17 quakes)
May 26, 2022 8:45 am (GMT +9) (May 25, 2022 23:45 GMT)
2.5

124 km
North Pacific Ocean, 43 km southeast of Tomakomai, Hokkaido, Japan MoreMap
May 26, 2022 7:19 am (GMT +9) (May 25, 2022 22:19 GMT)
2.6

73 km
East China Sea, 75 km southwest of Miyanoura, Kumage-gun, Kagoshima, Japan MoreMap
May 26, 2022 7:01 am (GMT +9) (May 25, 2022 22:01 GMT)
2.5

31 km
Philippine Sea, 29 km southeast of Nobeoka, Miyazaki, Japan MoreMap
May 26, 2022 6:55 am (GMT +9) (May 25, 2022 21:55 GMT)
2.9

138 km
6.9 km northwest of Maebashi, Gunma, Japan MoreMap
May 26, 2022 6:40 am (GMT +9) (May 25, 2022 21:40 GMT)
3.7

428 km
Japan Sea, 42 km north of Toyama, Japan
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May 26, 2022 5:28 am (GMT +9) (May 25, 2022 20:28 GMT)
3.1

48 km
North Pacific Ocean, 92 km southeast of Sendai, Honshu-miyagi-ken, Japan
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May 26, 2022 4:34 am (GMT +9) (May 25, 2022 19:34 GMT)
3.0

55 km
North Pacific Ocean, 47 km southeast of Ishinomaki, Honshu-miyagi-ken, Japan
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May 26, 2022 4:02 am (GMT +9) (May 25, 2022 19:02 GMT)
2.6

48 km
North Pacific Ocean, 34 km southeast of Namie, Futaba-gun, Fukushima, Japan MoreMap
May 26, 2022 3:44 am (GMT +9) (May 25, 2022 18:44 GMT)
3.2

173 km
Philippine Sea, 250 km south of Tokyo, Japan
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May 26, 2022 12:57 am (GMT +9) (May 25, 2022 15:57 GMT)
3.2

58 km
16 km northwest of Miyako, Iwate, Japan
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May 26, 2022 12:03 am (GMT +9) (May 25, 2022 15:03 GMT)
3.0

30 km
North Pacific Ocean, 33 km southeast of Namie, Futaba-gun, Fukushima, Japan
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.1 x 1011 joules (30.9 megawatt hours, equivalent to 26.6 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Japan Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Japan?

The last earthquake in Japan occurred 27 minutes ago: Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - 13 km north of Hitachi, Ibaraki, Japan, on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 3:50 pm (GMT +9).

How many quakes were there in Japan today?

In the past 24 hours, Japan had 22 quakes up to magnitude 3.8.

What was the strongest quake in Japan today?

The strongest earthquake in Japan today occurred 23 hours ago: Weak mag. 3.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, Japan, on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 5:35 pm (GMT +9).

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