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Latest quakes in or near Futaba-gun, Fukushima, Japan - list, stats and map

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Mag. 2.8 earthquake North Pacific Ocean, Fukushima, Japan -
Strongest past 30 daysMag. 3.3 North Pacific Ocean, Fukushima, Japan - Feb 14, 2024 -
Updated: Mar 3, 2024 16:56 GMT -
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There were no significant confirmed earthquakes in or near Futaba-gun in the past 24 hours.
In the past 30 days, Futaba-gun has had 7 quakes of magnitudes above 2 and up to 3.3:
  • 1 quake above magnitude 3
  • 6 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
Latest: Mag. 2.8 Earthquake North Pacific Ocean, 41 km E of Iwaki, Fukushima, Japan -
Strongest: Mag. 3.3 Earthquake North Pacific Ocean, 49 km E of Namie, Fukushima, Japan -

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Showing all recent or significant quakes in the past 30 days, magnitude 0 or higher, within up to 50 km (31 mi) distance (17 quakes):
Date and TimeMag
Depth
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Mar 2, 04:35 am (GMT +9)
Mar 1, 19:35 GMT
2.8

29 km
50 km (31 mi) to the SE North Pacific Ocean, 41 km east of Iwaki, Fukushima, Japan Info
Thursday, February 29, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Feb 29, 10:30 am (GMT +9)
Feb 29, 01:30 GMT
2.5

93 km
5 km (3.1 mi) to the SE 32 km north of Iwaki, Fukushima, Japan Info
Wednesday, February 28, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Feb 29, 01:34 am (GMT +9)
Feb 28, 16:34 GMT
2.6

104 km
36 km (22 mi) to the W 6.8 km southeast of Kōriyama, Fukushima, Japan Info
Saturday, February 24, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Feb 24, 11:42 am (GMT +9)
Feb 24, 02:42 GMT
2.5

110 km
14 km (8.7 mi) to the N 39 km southeast of Fukushima, Fukushima, Japan Info
Wednesday, February 21, 2024 GMT (2 quakes)
Feb 22, 07:24 am (GMT +9)
Feb 21, 22:24 GMT
2.7

39 km
40 km (25 mi) to the E North Pacific Ocean, 44 km east of Namie, Fukushima, Japan Info
Feb 22, 02:01 am (GMT +9)
Feb 21, 17:01 GMT
2.9

40 km
48 km (30 mi) to the E North Pacific Ocean, 68 km northeast of Iwaki, Fukushima, Japan Info
Saturday, February 17, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Feb 18, 05:28 am (GMT +9)
Feb 17, 20:28 GMT
2.5

85 km
12 km (7.5 mi) to the SE North Pacific Ocean, 29 km northeast of Iwaki, Fukushima, Japan Info
Friday, February 16, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Feb 16, 10:40 pm (GMT +9)
Feb 16, 13:40 GMT
2.5

20 km
41 km (25 mi) to the SE North Pacific Ocean, 25 km east of Iwaki, Fukushima, Japan Info
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Feb 14, 01:39 pm (GMT +9)
Feb 14, 04:39 GMT
3.3

44 km
46 km (29 mi) to the E North Pacific Ocean, 49 km east of Namie, Fukushima, Japan Info
Tuesday, February 13, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Feb 14, 12:54 am (GMT +9)
Feb 13, 15:54 GMT
2.5

26 km
10 km (6.2 mi) to the SE North Pacific Ocean, 31 km northeast of Iwaki, Fukushima, Japan Info
Monday, February 12, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Feb 12, 09:05 am (GMT +9)
Feb 12, 00:05 GMT
2.5

95 km
44 km (27 mi) to the NW 20 km south of Fukushima, Fukushima, Japan Info
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.5 x 1010 joules (4.26 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.67 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Average number of earthquakes

Based on data from the past 10 years and our earthquake archive back to 1900, there are about 3,700 quakes on average per year in or near Futaba-gun, Fukushima, Japan:
  • Mag. 7 or higher: 0.18 quakes per year (or 1 quake every 5.6 years)
  • Mag. 6 or higher: 0.48 quakes per year (or 1 quake every 2.1 years)
  • Mag. 5 or higher: 5 quakes per year
  • Mag. 4 or higher: 51 quakes per year
  • Mag. 3 or higher: 254 quakes per year (or 21.2 quakes per month)
  • Mag. 2 or higher: 360 quakes per year (or 30 quakes per month)
  • Mag. 1 or higher: 363 quakes per year (or 30.2 quakes per month)
Futaba-gun has a very high level of seismic activity. Futaba-gun has had at least 23 quakes above magnitude 7 since 1900, which suggests that larger earthquakes of this size occur infrequently, probably on average approximately every 5 to 10 years.

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Futaba-gun Earthquake FAQ

How frequent are earthquakes in or near Futaba-gun, Fukushima, Japan?

Futaba-gun has a very high level of seismic activity. Based on data from the past 10 years and our earthquake archive back to 1900, there are about 3,700 quakes on average per year in or near Futaba-gun, Fukushima, Japan. Futaba-gun has had at least 23 quakes above magnitude 7 since 1900, which suggests that larger earthquakes of this size occur infrequently, probably on average approximately every 5 to 10 years.

When was the latest earthquake in Futaba-gun?

The last earthquake in Futaba-gun occurred 1 day 21 hours ago and had a magnitude of 2.8:

A light magnitude 2.8 earthquake occurred under the sea near the coast of  Japan in the early morning of Saturday, Mar 2, 2024 at 4.35 am local time (GMT +9). The quake had a very shallow depth of 29 km (18 mi) and was not felt (or at least not reported so).

How many quakes were there in Futaba-gun in the past 30 days?

In the past 30 days, Futaba-gun has had 1 quake of magnitude 3.3 and 6 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.

What was the strongest quake in Futaba-gun in the past 30 days?

The strongest earthquake in Futaba-gun in the past 30 days had a magnitude of 3.3 and occurred 3 weeks ago:

Mag. 3.3 earthquake North Pacific Ocean, Fukushima, Japan - Feb 14, 2024 -

A light magnitude 3.3 earthquake occurred under the sea near the coast of Fukushima,  Japan, around noon of Wednesday, Feb 14, 2024 at 1.39 pm local time (GMT +9). The quake had a shallow depth of 44 km (27 mi) and was not felt (or at least not reported so).

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Largest Quakes in or near Futaba-gun, Fukushima, Japan

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