Earthquakes M5.5+ around Japan (1900–2016) M7.0–7.9=163 EQs, M8.0+=14 EQs.  This is a list of earthquakes in Japan with either a magnitude greater than or equal to 7.0 or which caused significant damage or casualties. As indicated below, magnitude is measured on the Richter magnitude scale ( ML) or the moment magnitude scale ( Mw ), or ...
Coordinates: 38.24°S 73.05°W The 1960 Valdivia earthquake and tsunami (Spanish: Terremoto de Valdivia) or the Great Chilean earthquake ( Gran terremoto de Chile) on 22 May 1960 was the most powerful earthquake ever recorded. Various studies have placed it at 9.4–9.6 on the moment magnitude scale. 
- 9.4–9.6 '"`UNIQ--templatestyles-00000004-QINU`"'Mw
- approx. 10 minutes
Filter By Magnitude Nearby Places 4 hours ago 4.6 magnitude, 43 km depth Kushiro , Hokkaido , Japan 15 hours ago 4.1 magnitude, 296 km depth Ōyama , Shizuoka , Japan 16 hours ago 5.5 magnitude, 64 km depth Ishinomaki , Miyagi , Japan 22 hours ago 6.3 magnitude, 183 km depth Hirara , Okinawa , Japan 1 day ago 4.7 magnitude, 35 km depth
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