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Latest quakes in or near Japan Sea in the past 24 hours on Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated: Dec 7, 2022 10:50 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 24 hours:

  • 4 quakes above magnitude 4
  • 2 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 8 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
In the past 24 hours, Japan Sea was shaken by 4 quakes of magnitude 4.0 or above, 2 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 8 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.
A light magnitude 4.5 earthquake occurred in North Pacific Ocean, Japan, 14 hours ago.

Latest quake: Mag. 3.3 | 16 km S of Kumamoto, Prefectura de Kumamoto, Japan -

Strongest quake today: Mag. 4.5 | North Pacific Ocean, 46 km E of Mito, Ibaraki, Japan -

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

Past 24 hours14 quakes8 quakes M2+2 quakes M3+4 quakes M4+
Past 7 days105 quakes57 quakes M2+37 quakes M3+11 quakes M4+
Past 30 days455 quakes270 quakes M2+140 quakes M3+40 quakes M4+4 quakes M5+1 quake M6+
Past 90 days1,352 quakes806 quakes M2+422 quakes M3+114 quakes M4+9 quakes M5+1 quake M6+
Past 365 days7,128 quakes4,286 quakes M2+2,195 quakes M3+584 quakes M4+58 quakes M5+4 quakes M6+1 quake M7+

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (14 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Wednesday, December 7, 2022 GMT (4 quakes)
Dec 7, 2022 6:42 pm (GMT +9) (Dec 7, 2022 09:42 GMT)
3.3

14 km
16 km south of Kumamoto, Prefectura de Kumamoto, Japan
I FELT IT
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Dec 7, 2022 4:00 pm (GMT +9) (Dec 7, 2022 07:00 GMT)
2.8

46 km
North Pacific Ocean, 82 km southeast of Sendai, Honshu-miyagi-ken, Japan More
Dec 7, 2022 1:06 pm (GMT +9) (Dec 7, 2022 04:06 GMT)
4.2

21 km
North Pacific Ocean, 26 km east of Iwaki, Fukushima, Japan
I FELT IT - 1 report
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Dec 7, 2022 10:22 am (GMT +9) (Dec 7, 2022 01:22 GMT)
3.4

21 km
North Pacific Ocean, 25 km east of Iwaki, Fukushima, Japan
I FELT IT
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Tuesday, December 6, 2022 GMT (10 quakes)
Dec 7, 2022 7:27 am (GMT +9) (Dec 6, 2022 22:27 GMT)
2.7

154 km
43 km northwest of Obihiro, Hokkaido, Japan More
Dec 7, 2022 6:46 am (GMT +9) (Dec 6, 2022 21:46 GMT)
2.6

15 km
North Pacific Ocean, 89 km southeast of Iwaki, Fukushima, Japan More
Dec 7, 2022 5:39 am (GMT +9) (Dec 6, 2022 20:39 GMT)
4.5

57 km
North Pacific Ocean, 46 km east of Mito, Ibaraki, Japan
I FELT IT
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Dec 7, 2022 5:39 am (GMT +9) (Dec 6, 2022 20:39 GMT)
4.5

48 km
North Pacific Ocean, 39 km southeast of Hitachi, Ibaraki, Japan
I FELT IT
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Dec 7, 2022 4:54 am (GMT +9) (Dec 6, 2022 19:54 GMT)
2.7

55 km
North Pacific Ocean, 100 km southeast of Sendai, Honshu-miyagi-ken, Japan More
Dec 7, 2022 3:30 am (GMT +9) (Dec 6, 2022 18:30 GMT)
2.7

49 km
North Pacific Ocean, 73 km southeast of Ishinomaki, Honshu-miyagi-ken, Japan More
Dec 7, 2022 2:00 am (GMT +9) (Dec 6, 2022 17:00 GMT)
4.2

432 km
Mie, 12 km north of Shingu, Wakayama, Japan
I FELT IT
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Dec 7, 2022 12:48 am (GMT +9) (Dec 6, 2022 15:48 GMT)
2.9

56 km
Inland Sea of Japan, 39 km southeast of Hikari, Yamaguchi, Japan More
Dec 6, 2022 10:13 pm (GMT +9) (Dec 6, 2022 13:13 GMT)
2.6

8.6 km
21 km southeast of Fukui-shi, Japan
I FELT IT
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Dec 6, 2022 9:14 pm (GMT +9) (Dec 6, 2022 12:14 GMT)
2.6

47 km
North Pacific Ocean, 94 km southeast of Sendai, Honshu-miyagi-ken, Japan More
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 9.8 x 1011 joules (273 megawatt hours, equivalent to 234 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Seismic station: Eniwa (JEW/JP network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Eniwa: 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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Japan Sea Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Japan Sea?

The last earthquake in Japan Sea occurred 1 hour and 8 minutes ago: Light mag. 3.3 earthquake - 16 km south of Kumamoto, Prefectura de Kumamoto, Japan, on Wednesday, Dec 7, 2022 at 6:42 pm (GMT +9).

How many quakes were there in Japan Sea today?

In the past 24 hours, Japan Sea had 14 quakes up to magnitude 4.5.

What was the strongest quake in Japan Sea today?

The strongest earthquake in Japan Sea today occurred 14 hours ago: Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 46 km east of Mito, Ibaraki, Japan, on Wednesday, Dec 7, 2022 at 5:39 am (GMT +9).

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