Earthquake off the Coast of Fukushima 16 March 2022

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A M7.4 earthquake struck at a depth of 57km off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture at around 23:36 on 16 March 2022.  The Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto University has started a disaster investigation on this event.

Please be careful about the occurrence of aftershocks and the surrounding conditions.

We would like to express our deepest sympathies to all those affected by this earthquake, their families, and all concerned.


  • For further details, please check here : Disaster investigation report page) (updated from time to time).