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Latest quakes in or near Saitama, Japan, in the past 24 hours on Monday, May 16, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated May 16, 2022 06:38 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 24 hours:

  • 2 quakes above magnitude 3
  • 1 quake between magnitude 2 and 3
In the past 24 hours, Saitama had 2 quakes of magnitude 3.0 or above and 1 quake of magnitude 2.6.

Latest quake: Mag. 2.6 | Gunma, 36 km NW of Imaichi, Nikko-shi, Prefectura de Tochigi, Japan -

Strongest quake today: Mag. 3.1 | 11 km N of Saitama, Japan -

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

Past 24 hours:3 quakes | 1 quake M2+ | 2 quakes M3+
Past 7 days:19 quakes | 12 quakes M2+ | 6 quakes M3+ | 1 quake M4+
Past 30 days:94 quakes | 62 quakes M2+ | 26 quakes M3+ | 4 quakes M4+ | 2 quakes M5+
Past 90 days:292 quakes | 186 quakes M2+ | 90 quakes M3+ | 13 quakes M4+ | 3 quakes M5+
Past 365 days:1,207 quakes | 760 quakes M2+ | 376 quakes M3+ | 62 quakes M4+ | 9 quakes M5+

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Monday, May 16, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
May 16, 2022 10:48 am (GMT +9) (May 16, 2022 01:48 GMT)

149 km
Gunma, 36 km northwest of Imaichi, Nikko-shi, Prefectura de Tochigi, Japan MoreMap
Sunday, May 15, 2022 GMT (2 quakes)
May 16, 2022 2:02 am (GMT +9) (May 15, 2022 17:02 GMT)

88 km
North Pacific Ocean, 20 km northeast of Iwaki, Fukushima, Japan
May 16, 2022 1:50 am (GMT +9) (May 15, 2022 16:50 GMT)

58 km
11 km north of Saitama, Japan
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 5.3 x 109 joules (1.48 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.27 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Saitama Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Saitama?

The last earthquake in Saitama occurred 5 hours ago: Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - Gunma, 36 km northwest of Imaichi, Nikko-shi, Prefectura de Tochigi, Japan, on Monday, May 16, 2022 at 10:48 am (GMT +9).

How many quakes were there in Saitama today?

In the past 24 hours, Saitama, Japan had 3 quakes up to magnitude 3.1.

What was the strongest quake in Saitama today?

The strongest earthquake in Saitama today occurred 14 hours ago: Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - 11 km north of Saitama, Japan, on Monday, May 16, 2022 at 1:50 am (GMT +9).

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