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Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 52 km southeast of Tateyama, Chiba, Japan, on Wednesday, Jan 25, 2023 at 9:46 am (GMT +9) -

Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 52 km southeast of Tateyama, Chiba, Japan, on Wednesday, Jan 25, 2023 at 9:46 am (GMT +9) Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 52 km southeast of Tateyama, Chiba, Japan, on Wednesday, Jan 25, 2023 at 9:46 am (GMT +9)

Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 54 km depth

25 Jan 00:52 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJan 25, 2023 00:46:07 UTC -
Local time at epicenterWednesday, Jan 25, 2023 at 9:46 am (GMT +9)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2.7
Depth53.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude34.582°N / 140.149°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Antipode34.582°S / 39.851°W
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceNIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)
Nearest volcanoOshima (70 km / 43 mi)
Nearby towns and cities52 km (32 mi) SSE of Tateyama (pop: 50,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
57 km (36 mi) S of Kamogawa (pop: 29,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
79 km (49 mi) SE of Miura (pop: 51,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
89 km (55 mi) SSE of Kimitsu (pop: 92,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
90 km (56 mi) SSE of Yokosuka (pop: 429,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
91 km (57 mi) SSE of Kisarazu (pop: 122,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
105 km (65 mi) SSE of Yokohama (pop: 3,574,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
130 km (81 mi) SSE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
90 km (56 mi) ENE of Shikine-jima Island (pop: 600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeLight Snow 1.6°C (35 F), humidity: 59%, wind: 11 m/s (21 kts) from NW
Estimated seismic energy released7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.754 kmJapan: SE OFF BOSO PENINSULANIED

Seismograms

Seismic station: Hachijojima Island (JHJ2/JP network) | Distance from quake: 166 km / 103 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Hachijojima Island: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Bandpass filter applied: 0.5-10.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Date and time GMTMag
Depth
DistanceLocationDetails
Sep 1, 1923 02:58
99 years ago
8.1

15 km
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Mar 11, 2011 06:15
12 years ago
7.9

43 km
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Nov 25, 1953 17:48
69 years ago
7.9

25 km
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Sep 2, 1923 02:46
99 years ago
7.8

15 km
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May 23, 1938 07:18
85 years ago
7.7

15 km
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Nov 10, 1930 13:35
92 years ago
7.7

30 km
233km / 145mi70 km E of Hitachi, Ibaraki, JapanMore
Sep 29, 1956 23:20
66 years ago
7.5

66 km
122km / 76miImba-gun, 5 km SE of Sakura, Chiba, JapanMore
Dec 4, 1972 10:16
50 years ago
7.4

55 km
149km / 93mi100 km E of Hachijojima Island, Hachijō Shichō, Tokyo, JapanMore
Jan 21, 1906 13:49
117 years ago
7.4

300 km
194km / 120mi64 km S of Iwata, Prefectura de Shizuoka, JapanMore
Feb 29, 1972 09:23
51 years ago
7.2

60 km
145km / 90mi112 km E of Hachijojima Island, Hachijō Shichō, Tokyo, JapanMore
Jan 16, 1961 07:20
62 years ago
7.2

30 km
225km / 140mi192 km E of Tokyo, JapanMore
Aug 9, 2009 10:55
13 years ago
7.1

292 km
257km / 160mi323 km SW of Tokyo, JapanMore
Jul 23, 1982 14:23
41 years ago
7.1

37 km
228km / 142mi98 km E of Kashima-shi, Ibaraki, JapanMore
Mar 13, 1909 14:29
114 years ago
7.1

15 km
216km / 134mi137 km E of Hasaki, Chōshi-shi, Chiba, JapanMore
Jan 16, 1961 12:12
62 years ago
7.0

30 km
237km / 147mi200 km E of Tokyo, JapanMore
Aug 14, 1924 18:02
99 years ago
7.0

15 km
206km / 128mi69 km E of Kashima-shi, Ibaraki, JapanMore
May 7, 2008 16:45
15 years ago
6.9

27 km
216km / 134mi79 km NE of Hasaki, Chōshi-shi, Chiba, JapanMore
Nov 25, 1930 19:02
92 years ago
6.9

15 km
107km / 66mi8.1 km SE of Atami, Prefectura de Shizuoka, JapanMore
Aug 18, 1927 19:27
96 years ago
6.9

20 km
122km / 76mi130 km SE of Katsuura, Chiba, JapanMore
Jun 1, 1923 17:24
100 years ago
6.9

15 km
194km / 121mi66 km E of Hasaki, Chōshi-shi, Chiba, JapanMore
Sep 18, 1984 17:02
38 years ago
6.8

48 km
140km / 87mi250 km SE of Tokyo, JapanMore
Sep 17, 1965 16:21
57 years ago
6.8

35 km
218km / 135mi73 km SE of Hitachi, Ibaraki, JapanMore
Apr 11, 1943 14:45
80 years ago
6.8

15 km
245km / 152mi205 km E of Tokyo, JapanMore
Nov 22, 1938 01:14
84 years ago
6.8

25 km
315km / 196mi275 km NE of Tokyo, JapanMore
Nov 9, 1938 09:15
84 years ago
6.8

15 km
317km / 197mi290 km E of Tokyo, JapanMore
Jan 14, 1924 20:50
99 years ago
6.8

15 km
158km / 98mi2.1 km NW of Sayama, Saitama, JapanMore
Dec 17, 1987 02:08
35 years ago
6.7

63 km
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Jan 16, 1961 15:41
62 years ago
6.7

30 km
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12 years ago
6.6

16 km
250km / 156mi235 km E of Tokyo, JapanMore
Aug 12, 2009 22:48
13 years ago
6.6

53 km
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Jan 19, 2005 06:11
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6.6

28 km
136km / 85mi244 km SE of Tokyo, JapanMore
Jun 24, 1986 02:53
37 years ago
6.6

63 km
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Jan 14, 1978 03:24
45 years ago
6.6

14 km
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Mar 11, 2011 08:19
12 years ago
6.5

6.8 km
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Mar 11, 2011 06:20
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6.5

49 km
235km / 146mi217 km E of Tokyo, JapanMore
May 29, 2004 20:56
19 years ago
6.5

16 km
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Jul 30, 2000 12:25
23 years ago
6.5

10 km
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Sep 23, 1990 21:13
32 years ago
6.5

10 km
202km / 125mi109 km W of Hachijojima Island, Hachijō Shichō, Tokyo, JapanMore
Feb 20, 1982 19:18
41 years ago
6.5

18 km
136km / 85mi123 km NE of Hachijojima Island, Hachijō Shichō, Tokyo, JapanMore
May 8, 1974 23:33
49 years ago
6.5

2 km
129km / 80mi61 km SE of Shizuoka, Prefectura de Shizuoka, JapanMore
Mar 11, 2011 06:07
12 years ago
6.4

32 km
257km / 160mi213 km NE of Tokyo, JapanMore
Aug 11, 1992 15:14
31 years ago
6.4

16 km
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Sep 3, 1991 08:44
31 years ago
6.4

27 km
163km / 102mi85 km SW of Shikine-jima Island, JapanMore
Feb 20, 1990 06:53
33 years ago
6.4

14 km
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Mar 11, 2011 15:13
12 years ago
6.3

21 km
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Mar 11, 2011 07:14
12 years ago
6.3

25 km
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6.3

19 km
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Oct 19, 2005 11:44
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6.3

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6.3

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33 years ago
6.3

67 km
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Dec 28, 1982 06:37
40 years ago
6.3

22 km
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6.2

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6.2

43 km
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6.2

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6.2

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6.2

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6.2

19 km
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6.2

62 km
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6.2

55 km
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Sep 23, 1990 22:09
32 years ago
6.2

10 km
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Feb 12, 1986 02:59
37 years ago
6.2

30 km
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Apr 9, 1985 05:15
38 years ago
6.2

44 km
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Sep 13, 1984 23:48
38 years ago
6.2

10 km
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Jul 23, 1982 17:54
41 years ago
6.2

31 km
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Jun 29, 1980 07:20
43 years ago
6.2

15 km
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Jun 5, 2012 19:31
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6.1

15 km
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Sep 15, 2011 08:00
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6.1

28 km
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Mar 13, 2011 01:26
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6.1

8 km
186km / 115mi176 km E of Tokyo, JapanMore
Mar 11, 2011 07:28
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6.1

28 km
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May 7, 2008 16:16
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6.1

23 km
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Jul 15, 2000 01:30
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6.1

10 km
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Jul 1, 2000 07:01
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6.1

10 km
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Nov 20, 1996 02:27
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6.1

33 km
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Aug 5, 1990 03:36
33 years ago
6.1

27 km
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Mar 6, 1989 14:39
34 years ago
6.1

42 km
110km / 69miSambu-gun, 7 km E of Tōgane, Chiba, JapanMore
Sep 27, 1974 03:10
48 years ago
6.1

46 km
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May 22, 2022 15:17
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6.0

12 km
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May 4, 2014 20:18
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6.0

155 km
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Mar 14, 2012 12:05
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6.0

10 km
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Mar 15, 2011 13:31
12 years ago
6.0

9 km
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Mar 11, 2011 15:20
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6.0

53 km
255km / 158mi211 km NE of Tokyo, JapanMore
Mar 11, 2011 06:57
12 years ago
6.0

48 km
142km / 88mi4.4 km SE of Hasaki, Chōshi-shi, Chiba, JapanMore
Apr 3, 2004 23:02
19 years ago
6.0

31 km
220km / 136mi37 km SE of Hitachi, Ibaraki, JapanMore
Jul 20, 2000 18:39
23 years ago
6.0

47 km
227km / 141mi31 km E of Hitachi, Ibaraki, JapanMore
Jan 9, 1995 18:00
28 years ago
6.0

33 km
181km / 112mi64 km E of Kashima-shi, Ibaraki, JapanMore
Aug 6, 1991 14:49
32 years ago
6.0

29 km
151km / 94mi45 km SE of Kashima-shi, Ibaraki, JapanMore
Nov 22, 1986 00:41
36 years ago
6.0

9 km
60km / 37mi31 km NE of Shikine-jima Island, JapanMore
Oct 3, 1983 13:33
39 years ago
6.0

12 km
92km / 57mi51 km SE of Shikine-jima Island, JapanMore
Sep 24, 1980 17:54
42 years ago
6.0

73 km
98km / 61miSodegaura-shi, 7.9 km N of Kisarazu, Chiba, JapanMore
Feb 18, 1977 20:51
46 years ago
6.0

42 km
179km / 111miJapanMore
Jul 8, 1974 05:45
49 years ago
6.0

35 km
221km / 138mi59 km E of Mito, Ibaraki, JapanMore
Oct 7, 2021 13:41
1 year 17 weeks ago
5.9

63 km
100km / 62mi14 km S of Chiba, JapanMore
Jun 24, 2020 19:47
3 years ago
5.9

10 km
138km / 86miNorth Pacific Ocean, 51 km SE of Hasaki, Chōshi-shi, Chiba, JapanMore
Jan 22, 2017 04:37
6 years ago
5.9

416 km
110km / 68miNorth Pacific Ocean, 240 km S of Tokyo, JapanMore
Mar 22, 2011 13:50
12 years ago
5.9

20 km
185km / 115mi65 km E of Hasaki, Chōshi-shi, Chiba, JapanMore
Jan 15, 2007 18:17
16 years ago
5.9

170 km
142km / 88mi26 km SE of Shizuoka, Prefectura de Shizuoka, JapanMore
Jul 23, 2005 07:34
18 years ago
5.9

61 km
103km / 64mi9.4 km W of Ichihara, Chiba, JapanMore
Apr 10, 2005 22:22
18 years ago
5.9

43 km
116km / 72mi1.5 km W of Naruto, Sanmu-shi, Chiba, JapanMore
Oct 2, 2001 01:01
21 years ago
5.9

33 km
116km / 72mi141 km SE of Mobara, Chiba, JapanMore
Jul 8, 2000 18:57
23 years ago
5.9

10 km
111km / 69mi31 km S of Shikine-jima Island, JapanMore
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