The USGS lists past years at about ONE 6.0 every 3 to 5 days !!
This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
Date-Time Monday, August 01, 2011 at 14:58:08 UTC
Monday, August 01, 2011 at 11:58:08 PM at epicenter
Time of Earthquake in other Time ZonesLocation 34.635°N, 138.443°E
Depth 10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program
Region NEAR THE SOUTH COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
Distances 32 km (19 miles) S of Shizuoka, Honshu, Japan
60 km (37 miles) SW of Numazu, Honshu, Japan
64 km (39 miles) E of Hamamatsu, Honshu, Japan
163 km (101 miles) SW of TOKYO, Japan