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Past earthquakes in Japan: March 2019 - list, stats and map

Updated: Sep 29, 2022 07:38 GMT -
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Quakes during March 2019:

  • 14 quakes above magnitude 5
  • 42 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
During March 2019, Japan was shaken by 14 quakes of magnitude 5.0 or above and 42 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0.

Strongest quake: Mag. 5.8 | North Pacific Ocean, 238 km SE of Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan -

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (56 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Saturday, March 30, 2019 GMT (1 quake)
Mar 30, 2019 23:20 GMT
4.0

59 km
North Pacific Ocean, 69 km east of Mutsu, Aomori, Japan More
Friday, March 29, 2019 GMT (4 quakes)
Mar 29, 2019 20:55 GMT
4.9

94 km
Philippine Sea, 16 km east of Nishinoomote, Kagoshima, Japan More
2019-03-30 03:00:35 +09:00 (Mar 29, 2019 18:00 GMT)
4.5

49 km
North Pacific Ocean, 26 km southeast of Ishinomaki, Honshu-miyagi-ken, Japan 1 reportMore
2019-03-29 17:47:29 +09:00 (Mar 29, 2019 08:47 GMT)
4.6

42 km
North Pacific Ocean, 41 km southeast of Hitachi, Ibaraki, Japan More
2019-03-29 03:24:19 UTC (Mar 29, 2019 03:24 GMT)
4.5

35 km
North Pacific Ocean, 28 km northeast of Iwaki, Fukushima, Japan 1 reportMore
Thursday, March 28, 2019 GMT (5 quakes)
Mar 28, 2019 23:04 GMT
4.6

63 km
Philippine Sea, 292 km north of Futami, Tokyo, Japan More
Mar 28, 2019 20:38 GMT
4.7

20 km
North Pacific Ocean, 281 km northeast of Tokyo, Japan More
Mar 28, 2019 14:55 GMT
4.6

383 km
Japan Sea, 246 km northwest of Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan More
Mar 28, 2019 11:08 GMT
4.7

60 km
North Pacific Ocean, 504 km southeast of Hamamatsu, Japan More
Mar 28, 2019 02:16 GMT
4.9

78 km
North Pacific Ocean, 69 km southeast of Obihiro, Hokkaido, Japan More
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 GMT (2 quakes)
Mar 27, 2019 06:38 GMT
5.0

69 km
Philippine Sea, 41 km east of Nobeoka, Miyazaki, Japan 2 reportsMore
Mar 27, 2019 00:11 GMT
5.0

77 km
Philippine Sea, 61 km southeast of Nobeoka, Miyazaki, Japan More
Monday, March 25, 2019 GMT (1 quake)
2019-03-26 03:30:21 +09:00 (Mar 25, 2019 18:30 GMT)
4.6

102 km
15 km northwest of Kōriyama, Fukushima, Japan 1 reportMore
Sunday, March 24, 2019 GMT (1 quake)
Mar 24, 2019 04:38 GMT
4.7

40 km
North Pacific Ocean, 305 km east of Kuril'sk, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia More
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 GMT (1 quake)
2019-03-21 03:17:17 +09:00 (Mar 20, 2019 18:17 GMT)
4.5

9.8 km
Philippine Sea, 124 km southeast of Naha, Okinawa, Japan More
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 GMT (2 quakes)
2019-03-19 20:50:28 +10:00 (Mar 19, 2019 10:50 GMT)
4.7

10 km
North Pacific Ocean, 811 km north of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands More
Mar 19, 2019 04:01 GMT
4.4

86 km
Philippine Sea, 21 km east of Yilan, Taiwan 7 reportsMore
Monday, March 18, 2019 GMT (1 quake)
Mar 18, 2019 02:25 GMT
4.8

100 km
North Pacific Ocean, 414 km northwest of Agrihan Village, Northern Mariana Islands More
Sunday, March 17, 2019 GMT (6 quakes)
Mar 17, 2019 22:53 GMT
4.4

35 km
North Pacific Ocean, 97 km northeast of Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan More
Mar 17, 2019 20:28 GMT
4.8

10 km
Philippine Sea, 181 km southeast of Ishigaki, Okinawa, Japan More
2019-03-18 00:48:23 +10:00 (Mar 17, 2019 14:48 GMT)
4.7

10 km
North Pacific Ocean, 304 km east of Tokyo, Japan More
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.2 x 1014 joules (34.2 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 29448 tons of TNT or 1.8 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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