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Largest earthquakes in or near Island Sado, Niigata, Japan, on record since 1900 - list, stats and map

Updated: Nov 30, 2022 10:32 GMT -
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Quakes since 1900:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 7
  • 16 quakes between magnitude 6 and 7
  • 67 quakes between magnitude 5 and 6
Since 1900, Island Sado has had 1 quake of magnitude 7.6, 16 quakes between 6.0 and 7.0, and 67 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 5.1 | Ishikawa, 91 km N of Toyama, Japan -

Strongest quake: Mag. 7.6 | 25 km NW of Murakami, Niigata, Japan -

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Showing quakes since 1900, magnitude 5 or higher (84 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Jun 19, 2022 3:08 pm (GMT +9) (Jun 19, 2022 06:08 GMT)
5.1

10 km
90 km (56 mi)Ishikawa, 91 km north of Toyama, Japan 2 reportsMore
Sep 16, 2021 6:42 pm (GMT +9) (Sep 16, 2021 09:42 GMT)
5.3

13 km
92 km (57 mi)Ishikawa, 90 km north of Toyama, Japan 9 reportsMore
Aug 6, 2020 03:06 GMT
5.1

182 km
52 km (32 mi)14 km south of Tochio-honchō, Nagaoka Shi, Niigata, Japan 1 reportMore
Mar 12, 2020 17:18 GMT
5.3

30 km
86 km (53 mi)28 km northwest of Nanao, Ishikawa, Japan 11 reportsMore
Jun 18, 2019 13:22 GMT
6.5

10 km
58 km (36 mi)37 km west of Tsuruoka, Yamagata, Japan 35 reportsMore
Nov 22, 2014 13:08 GMT
6.2

12 km
34 km (21 mi)8.1 km south of Hakuba, Kitaazumi Gun, Nagano, Japan 14 reportsMore
Wednesday, September 03, 2014 16:24:20 (Sep 3, 2014 07:24 GMT)
5.2

15 km
13 km (8.1 mi)29 km northwest of Imaichi, Nikko-shi, Prefectura de Tochigi, Japan More
Mon, 25 Feb 2013 16:23 (Asia/Tokyo) (Feb 25, 2013 07:23 GMT)
5.7

9.9 km
7 km (4.3 mi)34 km northeast of Numata, Gunma, Japan 3 reportsMore
Feb 8, 2012 12:01 GMT
5.4

10 km
Japan Sea, 46 km southwest of Ryōtsu-minato, Sado Shi, Niigata, Japan More
Apr 11, 2011 22:26 GMT
5.5

17 km
Kamiminochi-gun, 9.9 km northwest of Nakano, Nagano, Japan More
Mar 11, 2011 19:31 GMT
5.7

12 km
Iiyama Shi, Nagano, 9.2 km southeast of Arai, Hiramaru-mura, Niigata, Japan More
Mar 11, 2011 18:59 GMT
6.2

9.3 km
13 km east of Arai, Hiramaru-mura, Niigata, Japan More
Mar 11, 2011 11:31 GMT
5.1

58 km
Nanyō Shi, 7.3 km east of Nagai, Yamagata, Japan More
Mar 11, 2011 09:16 GMT
5.0

54 km
6.3 km north of Yonezawa, Yamagata, Japan More
Sep 29, 2010 08:00 GMT
5.5

33 km
Minamiaizu-gun, Fukushima, 36 km northwest of Kuroiso, Japan More
Apr 16, 2008 19:19 GMT
5.8

166 km
6.7 km east of Yuza, Akumi-gun, Yamagata, Japan More
Jul 16, 2007 06:37 GMT
5.7

15 km
Near the West Coast of Honshu, Japan More
Jul 16, 2007 01:13 GMT
6.6

12 km
Near the West Coast of Honshu, Japan More
Mar 25, 2007 09:11 GMT
5.2

14 km
Near the West Coast of Honshu, Japan More
Mar 25, 2007 00:41 GMT
6.7

8 km
Near the West Coast of Honshu, Japan More
Nov 9, 2004 18:43 GMT
5.1

10.3 km
Near the West Coast of Honshu, Japan More
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 2.1 x 1016 joules (5728 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4.9 x 106 tons of TNT or 308 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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Seismic station: Sado (JSD/JP network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Sado: seismogram of vertical movement last 60 minutes (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) last 60 minutes. Source: IRIS query builder webtool
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Island Sado Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Island Sado?

The last earthquake in Island Sado occurred 24 weeks ago: Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - Ishikawa, 91 km north of Toyama, Japan, on Sunday, Jun 19, 2022 at 3:08 pm (GMT +9).

How many quakes were there in Island Sado since 1900?

Since 1900, Island Sado, Niigata, Japan had 84 quakes up to magnitude 7.6.

What was the strongest quake in Island Sado since 1900?

The strongest earthquake in Island Sado since 1900 occurred 59 years ago: Major magnitude 7.6 earthquake - 25 km northwest of Murakami, Niigata, Japan, on Tuesday, June 16, 1964 at 04:01 GMT.

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