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Past earthquakes in Niigata City, Japan: 2021 - list, stats and map

Updated May 23, 2022 09:16 GMT -
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Quakes in 2021:

  • 3 quakes above magnitude 5
  • 19 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
  • 125 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 272 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
In 2021, Niigata was shaken by 3 quakes of magnitude 5.0 or above, 19 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, 125 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 272 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.

Strongest quake: Mag. 5.7 | North Pacific Ocean, 21 km NE of Mito, Ibaraki, Japan -

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Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Friday, December 31, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Jan 1, 2022 8:26 am (GMT +9) (Dec 31, 2021 23:26 GMT)
2.9

22 km
Japan Sea, 256 km northwest of Tokyo, Japan MoreMap
Dec 31, 2021 2:52 pm (GMT +9) (Dec 31, 2021 05:52 GMT)
4.1

14 km
Ishikawa, 116 km southwest of Sado Island, Niigata, Japan MoreMap
Thursday, December 30, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 31, 2021 3:19 am (GMT +9) (Dec 30, 2021 18:19 GMT)
3.2

237 km
Japan Sea, 244 km northwest of Tokyo, Japan MoreMap
Tuesday, December 28, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 28, 2021 12:23 pm (GMT +9) (Dec 28, 2021 03:23 GMT)
2.7

140 km
Honshu-miyagi-ken, 22 km northeast of Yamagata, Japan MoreMap
Saturday, December 25, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 26, 2021 12:13 am (GMT +9) (Dec 25, 2021 15:13 GMT)
3.3

5.8 km
Nagano, 39 km southeast of Jōetsu, Niigata, Japan 2 reportsMoreMap
Dec 25, 2021 9:31 am (GMT +9) (Dec 25, 2021 00:31 GMT)
3.9

84 km
44 km northwest of Utsunomiya, Prefectura de Tochigi, Japan 1 reportMoreMap
Friday, December 24, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 25, 2021 5:01 am (GMT +9) (Dec 24, 2021 20:01 GMT)
2.9

6.1 km
20 km east of Iiyama, Nagano, Japan MoreMap
Dec 25, 2021 4:41 am (GMT +9) (Dec 24, 2021 19:41 GMT)
3.3

5 km
26 km northeast of Nakano, Nagano, Japan 2 reportsMoreMap
Thursday, December 23, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 24, 2021 4:08 am (GMT +9) (Dec 23, 2021 19:08 GMT)
3.1

91 km
North Pacific Ocean, 9.8 km southeast of Hitachi, Ibaraki, Japan MoreMap
Dec 23, 2021 10:32 am (GMT +9) (Dec 23, 2021 01:32 GMT)
3.0

8.6 km
Fukushima, 16 km south of Yonezawa, Yamagata, Japan MoreMap
Wednesday, December 22, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 22, 2021 5:42 pm (GMT +9) (Dec 22, 2021 08:42 GMT)
3.0

8.3 km
Fukushima, 16 km south of Yonezawa, Yamagata, Japan MoreMap
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 21, 2021 9:26 pm (GMT +9) (Dec 21, 2021 12:26 GMT)
2.9

155 km
7.8 km north of Murakami, Niigata, Japan MoreMap
Sunday, December 19, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 19, 2021 9:06 pm (GMT +9) (Dec 19, 2021 12:06 GMT)
3.5

216 km
Japan Sea, 46 km northwest of Niigata, Japan MoreMap
Dec 19, 2021 4:27 pm (GMT +9) (Dec 19, 2021 07:27 GMT)
2.7

12 km
Japan Sea, 55 km northeast of Nanao, Ishikawa, Japan MoreMap
Saturday, December 18, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 18, 2021 3:38 pm (GMT +9) (Dec 18, 2021 06:38 GMT)
3.1

108 km
7.6 km southeast of Yamagata, Japan MoreMap
Thursday, December 16, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 17, 2021 8:42 am (GMT +9) (Dec 16, 2021 23:42 GMT)
2.8

10.3 km
Japan Sea, 77 km north of Ryōtsu-minato, Sado Shi, Niigata, Japan MoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 3.4 x 1013 joules (9.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 8177 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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