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Latest quakes in or near Japan in the past 48 hours on Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated: Oct 4, 2022 20:45 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 48 hours:

  • 4 quakes above magnitude 4
  • 20 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 22 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
In the past 48 hours, Japan was shaken by 4 quakes of magnitude 4.0 or above, 20 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 22 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 2.8 | North Pacific Ocean, 51 km SE of Iwaki, Fukushima, Japan -

Strongest quake: Mag. 4.5 | North Pacific Ocean, 112 km E of Ishinomaki, Honshu-miyagi-ken, Japan -

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

Past 24 hours21 quakes | 11 quakes M2+ | 9 quakes M3+ | 1 quake M4+
Past 7 days162 quakes | 89 quakes M2+ | 56 quakes M3+ | 15 quakes M4+ | 2 quakes M5+
Past 30 days652 quakes | 346 quakes M2+ | 221 quakes M3+ | 75 quakes M4+ | 10 quakes M5+
Past 90 days1,938 quakes | 1,044 quakes M2+ | 598 quakes M3+ | 253 quakes M4+ | 43 quakes M5+
Past 365 days9,425 quakes | 5,203 quakes M2+ | 2,943 quakes M3+ | 1,103 quakes M4+ | 167 quakes M5+ | 8 quakes M6+ | 1 quake M7+

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (46 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Tuesday, October 4, 2022 GMT (19 quakes)
Oct 5, 2022 3:31 am (GMT +9) (Oct 4, 2022 18:31 GMT)
2.8

41 km
North Pacific Ocean, 51 km southeast of Iwaki, Fukushima, Japan More
Oct 5, 2022 3:06 am (GMT +9) (Oct 4, 2022 18:06 GMT)
4.4

172 km
Philippine Sea, Japan
I FELT IT
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Oct 5, 2022 2:38 am (GMT +9) (Oct 4, 2022 17:38 GMT)
2.6

92 km
10.2 km northeast of Mito, Ibaraki, Japan More
Oct 5, 2022 2:02 am (GMT +9) (Oct 4, 2022 17:02 GMT)
3.5

7.8 km
14 km west of Kitaibaraki, Japan
I FELT IT
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Oct 5, 2022 12:52 am (GMT +9) (Oct 4, 2022 15:52 GMT)
2.8

49 km
North Pacific Ocean, 62 km northeast of Iwaki, Fukushima, Japan More
Oct 5, 2022 12:11 am (GMT +9) (Oct 4, 2022 15:11 GMT)
2.7

147 km
Japan Sea, 6.8 km northwest of Murakami, Niigata, Japan More
Oct 4, 2022 10:47 pm (GMT +9) (Oct 4, 2022 13:47 GMT)
3.3

59 km
North Pacific Ocean, 96 km southeast of Sendai, Honshu-miyagi-ken, Japan
I FELT IT
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Oct 4, 2022 9:53 pm (GMT +9) (Oct 4, 2022 12:53 GMT)
3.1

55 km
North Pacific Ocean, 51 km southeast of Ishinomaki, Honshu-miyagi-ken, Japan
I FELT IT
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Oct 4, 2022 9:25 pm (GMT +9) (Oct 4, 2022 12:25 GMT)
2.7

58 km
14 km north of Miyako, Iwate, Japan More
Oct 4, 2022 7:19 pm (GMT +9) (Oct 4, 2022 10:19 GMT)
3.2

47 km
North Pacific Ocean, 88 km southeast of Sendai, Honshu-miyagi-ken, Japan
I FELT IT
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Oct 4, 2022 5:22 pm (GMT +9) (Oct 4, 2022 08:22 GMT)
3.0

168 km
25 km northwest of Kokubu-matsuki, Kirishima Shi, Kagoshima, Japan
I FELT IT
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Oct 4, 2022 3:46 pm (GMT +9) (Oct 4, 2022 06:46 GMT)
3.0

13 km
Japan Sea, 56 km northeast of Nanao, Ishikawa, Japan
I FELT IT
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Oct 4, 2022 1:40 pm (GMT +9) (Oct 4, 2022 04:40 GMT)
3.2

12 km
North Pacific Ocean, 98 km south of Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan
I FELT IT
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Oct 4, 2022 12:44 pm (GMT +9) (Oct 4, 2022 03:44 GMT)
2.6

94 km
18 km north of Ōita, Oita, Japan More
Oct 4, 2022 1:15 pm (GMT +10) (Oct 4, 2022 03:15 GMT)
3.1

63 km
Sea of Okhotsk, Russia, 57 km east of Nemuro, Hokkaido, Japan
I FELT IT
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Oct 4, 2022 11:26 am (GMT +9) (Oct 4, 2022 02:26 GMT)
2.5

24 km
North Pacific Ocean, 80 km east of Ishinomaki, Honshu-miyagi-ken, Japan More
Oct 4, 2022 11:09 am (GMT +9) (Oct 4, 2022 02:09 GMT)
2.8

148 km
Kyūshū, 49 km southeast of Kumamoto, Prefectura de Kumamoto, Japan More
Oct 4, 2022 9:42 am (GMT +9) (Oct 4, 2022 00:42 GMT)
3.4

29 km
North Pacific Ocean, 32 km southeast of Shizunai-furukawachō, Japan
I FELT IT
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Oct 4, 2022 9:09 am (GMT +9) (Oct 4, 2022 00:09 GMT)
2.7

79 km
Sea of Okhotsk, 22 km northeast of Nemuro, Hokkaido, Japan More
Monday, October 3, 2022 GMT (24 quakes)
Oct 4, 2022 7:49 am (GMT +9) (Oct 3, 2022 22:49 GMT)
2.8

182 km
24 km southeast of Murakami, Niigata, Japan More
Oct 4, 2022 6:05 am (GMT +9) (Oct 3, 2022 21:05 GMT)
2.6

39 km
North Pacific Ocean, 96 km southeast of Ishinomaki, Honshu-miyagi-ken, Japan More
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.2 x 1012 joules (321 megawatt hours, equivalent to 277 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

Latest seismic signals

Seismic station: Ibaraki Yasato (JYT/JP network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Ibaraki Yasato: 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 Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Japan?

The last earthquake in Japan occurred 2 hours and 14 minutes ago: Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 51 km southeast of Iwaki, Fukushima, Japan, on Wednesday, Oct 5, 2022 at 3:31 am (GMT +9).

How many quakes were there in Japan in the past 48 hours?

In the past 48 hours, Japan had 46 quakes up to magnitude 4.5.

What was the strongest quake in Japan in the past 48 hours?

The strongest earthquake in Japan in the past 48 hours occurred 1 day 22 hours ago: Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 112 km east of Ishinomaki, Honshu-miyagi-ken, Japan, on Monday, Oct 3, 2022 at 8:45 am (GMT +10).

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