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6.0 earthquake strikes Hokkaido, Japan

6.0 earthquake strikes Hokkaido, Japan

A 6.0 earthquake hit Hokkaido, Japan, today less than an hour ago at 23:46:39 UTC.

Said one person on, the shaking felt “like dizziness and soup inside the bowl is shaking.”

The last time a strong earthquake at a 6.7 magnitude struck Hokkaido was on September 6, 2018 (see video).

The Japan quake occurred at a depth of 17 kilometers.

No tsunami or reports of damage or injuries have been reported.


  • 141.1 km (87.5 mi) ENE of Hachinohe, Japan
  • 141.7 km (87.8 mi) ENE of Misawa, Japan
  • 149.3 km (92.5 mi) SSE of Shizunai-furukawacho, Japan
  • 150.8 km (93.5 mi) E of Mutsu, Japan
  • 192.2 km (119.2 mi) E of Aomori, Japan

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