Past earthquakes near Kuju volcano: 2020

Updated Sep 20, 2021 01:09 GMT -
During 2020, Kuju volcano was shaken by 2 quakes of magnitude 3.0 or above and 4 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.
Biggest quake: 3.8 quake 52 km south of Ōita, Japan, July, 28 2020 20:16 GMT
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Wednesday, December 30, 2020 19:12 GMT (2 earthquakes)
Dec 31, 2020 4:12 am (GMT +9) (Dec 30, 2020 19:12 GMT)
2.8

8.3 km
25 km (16 mi)3.5 km west of Aso, Kumamoto, Japan MoreMap
Dec 30, 2020 10:25 am (GMT +9) (Dec 30, 2020 01:25 GMT)
2.6

8 km
6.1 km (3.8 mi)Aso-gun, Kumamoto, 18 km south of Tsukawaki, Kusu-gun, Oita, Japan MoreMap
Friday, December 18, 2020 20:40 GMT (1 earthquake)
Dec 19, 2020 5:40 am (GMT +9) (Dec 18, 2020 20:40 GMT)
2.6

115 km
48 km (30 mi)4.8 km west of Kitsuki, Oita, Japan MoreMap
Thursday, December 17, 2020 00:16 GMT (1 earthquake)
Dec 17, 2020 9:16 am (GMT +9) (Dec 17, 2020 00:16 GMT)
2.6

106 km
41 km (25 mi)3.5 km southeast of Hiji, Oita, Japan MoreMap
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 20:16 GMT (1 earthquake)
Jul 28, 2020 20:16 GMT
3.8

100 km
34 km (21 mi)52 km south of Ōita, Japan MoreMap
Tuesday, June 2, 2020 21:32 GMT (1 earthquake)
Jun 2, 2020 21:32 GMT
3.6

10 km
34 km (21 mi)52 km south of Ōita, Japan 1 reportMoreMap
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 5 x 1010 joules (13.9 megawatt hours, equivalent to 11.9 tons of TNT) More info

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