Earthquakes near Ontake-san volcano during the year 2020

Updated 25 Jul 2021 14:59 GMT -
During 2020, Ontake-san volcano was shaken by 3 quakes of magnitude 5.0 or above, 17 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, 24 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 3 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.
Biggest quake: 5.3 quake Takayama Shi, Gifu, 27 km west of Matsumoto, Nagano, Japan, 19 May 2020 04:13 GMT
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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (47 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Tue, 29 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
29 Dec 2020 5:49 pm (GMT +9) (29 Dec 2020 08:49:38 GMT)
2.8

3.8 km
41 km (25 mi)28 km west of Matsumoto, Nagano, Japan MoreMap
Mon, 28 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
28 Dec 2020 2:17 pm (GMT +9) (28 Dec 2020 05:17:21 GMT)
3.2

5.9 km
41 km (25 mi)28 km west of Matsumoto, Nagano, Japan MoreMap
Sun, 27 Dec 2020 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
28 Dec 2020 2:38 am (GMT +9) (27 Dec 2020 17:38:15 GMT)
3.3

4.9 km
41 km (25 mi)Takayama Shi, Gifu, 29 km west of Matsumoto, Nagano, Japan MoreMap
27 Dec 2020 12:53 pm (GMT +9) (27 Dec 2020 03:53:04 GMT)
2.5

7 km
17 km (10.6 mi)Kiso-gun, 28 km west of Ina, Nagano, Japan MoreMap
Thu, 24 Dec 2020 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
25 Dec 2020 6:14 am (GMT +9) (24 Dec 2020 21:14:09 GMT)
2.5

4.6 km
41 km (25 mi)Takayama Shi, Gifu, 29 km west of Matsumoto, Nagano, Japan MoreMap
25 Dec 2020 5:35 am (GMT +9) (24 Dec 2020 20:35:05 GMT)
3.4

5 km
34 km (21 mi)29 km west of Matsumoto, Nagano, Japan MoreMap
Sat, 5 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
6 Dec 2020 12:14 am (GMT +9) (5 Dec 2020 15:14:30 GMT)
3.5

10 km
25 km (16 mi)12 km north of Gero, Gifu, Japan MoreMap
Tue, 21 Jul 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
21 Jul 2020 09:58:30 GMT
3.6

10 km
40 km (25 mi)24 km west of Matsumoto, Japan MoreMap
Tue, 7 Jul 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
7 Jul 2020 20:01:30 GMT
3.5

10 km
40 km (25 mi)24 km west of Matsumoto, Japan MoreMap
Sun, 5 Jul 2020 (GMT) (3 earthquakes)
5 Jul 2020 22:03:30 GMT
3.9

10 km
40 km (25 mi)24 km west of Matsumoto, Japan MoreMap
5 Jul 2020 17:17:30 GMT
3.5

10 km
40 km (25 mi)24 km west of Matsumoto, Japan MoreMap
5 Jul 2020 06:09:30 GMT
4.6

10 km
47 km (29 mi)34 km west of Matsumoto, Japan 1 reportMoreMap
Sat, 4 Jul 2020 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
4 Jul 2020 22:01:30 GMT
3.8

10 km
47 km (29 mi)34 km west of Matsumoto, Japan MoreMap
4 Jul 2020 19:10:30 GMT
4.4

10 km
47 km (29 mi)34 km west of Matsumoto, Japan MoreMap
Fri, 3 Jul 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
3 Jul 2020 02:36:30 GMT
3.9

10 km
40 km (25 mi)24 km west of Matsumoto, Japan 1 reportMoreMap
Fri, 19 Jun 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
19 Jun 2020 18:03:30 GMT
4.0

10 km
40 km (25 mi)24 km west of Matsumoto, Japan MoreMap
Fri, 29 May 2020 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
29 May 2020 10:46:30 GMT
3.8

10 km
40 km (25 mi)24 km west of Matsumoto, Japan MoreMap
29 May 2020 10:05:18 GMT
5.0

10 km
42 km (26 mi)18 km west of Matsumoto, Nagano, Japan 2 reportsMoreMap
Tue, 19 May 2020 (GMT) (8 earthquakes)
19 May 2020 07:55:09 GMT
4.6

2 km
46 km (29 mi)19 km west of Matsumoto, Japan MoreMap
19 May 2020 07:05:30 GMT
3.7

10 km
47 km (29 mi)34 km west of Matsumoto, Japan MoreMap
19 May 2020 05:36:30 GMT
4.0

10 km
47 km (29 mi)34 km west of Matsumoto, Japan MoreMap
19 May 2020 05:33:30 GMT
3.7

10 km
47 km (29 mi)34 km west of Matsumoto, Japan MoreMap
19 May 2020 05:27:30 GMT
3.6

10 km
47 km (29 mi)34 km west of Matsumoto, Japan MoreMap
19 May 2020 05:23:30 GMT
4.5

10 km
47 km (29 mi)34 km west of Matsumoto, Japan MoreMap
19 May 2020 04:13:00 GMT
5.3

10 km
45 km (28 mi)Takayama Shi, Gifu, 27 km west of Matsumoto, Nagano, Japan 1 reportMoreMap
19 May 2020 03:46:30 GMT
3.7

10 km
47 km (29 mi)34 km west of Matsumoto, Japan MoreMap
Mon, 18 May 2020 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
18 May 2020 20:00:30 GMT
4.0

10 km
47 km (29 mi)34 km west of Matsumoto, Japan MoreMap
18 May 2020 17:01:20 GMT
4.5

5 km
43 km (27 mi)29 km west of Matsumoto, Japan MoreMap
Wed, 13 May 2020 (GMT) (3 earthquakes)
13 May 2020 06:15:30 GMT
3.7

10 km
47 km (29 mi)34 km west of Matsumoto, Japan MoreMap
13 May 2020 01:28:32 GMT
4.5

2 km
41 km (25 mi)27 km west of Matsumoto, Japan MoreMap
13 May 2020 00:40:30 GMT
4.5

10 km
47 km (29 mi)34 km west of Matsumoto, Japan MoreMap
Tue, 12 May 2020 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
12 May 2020 22:31:30 GMT
3.5

10 km
47 km (29 mi)34 km west of Matsumoto, Japan MoreMap
12 May 2020 22:04:30 GMT
4.5

10 km
47 km (29 mi)34 km west of Matsumoto, Japan MoreMap
Mon, 27 Apr 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
27 Apr 2020 02:32:30 GMT
4.6

10 km
36 km (22 mi)33 km west of Matsumoto, Japan MoreMap
Sat, 25 Apr 2020 (GMT) (3 earthquakes)
25 Apr 2020 23:56:30 GMT
3.5

10 km
36 km (22 mi)Takayama Shi, Gifu, 30 km southwest of Hotaka, Azumino-Shi, Nagano, Japan MoreMap
25 Apr 2020 17:37:30 GMT
3.6

10 km
36 km (22 mi)33 km west of Matsumoto, Japan MoreMap
25 Apr 2020 17:22:30 GMT
4.9

10 km
40 km (25 mi)24 km west of Matsumoto, Japan 1 reportMoreMap
Fri, 24 Apr 2020 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
24 Apr 2020 12:12:30 GMT
3.6

10 km
40 km (25 mi)24 km west of Matsumoto, Japan MoreMap
24 Apr 2020 10:57:30 GMT
3.5

10 km
40 km (25 mi)24 km west of Matsumoto, Nagano, Japan MoreMap
Thu, 23 Apr 2020 (GMT) (5 earthquakes)
23 Apr 2020 12:03:30 GMT
4.2

10 km
40 km (25 mi)24 km west of Matsumoto, Japan MoreMap
23 Apr 2020 05:16:30 GMT
3.6

10 km
40 km (25 mi)24 km west of Matsumoto, Japan MoreMap
23 Apr 2020 04:57:55 GMT
4.6

10 km
41 km (25 mi)25 km west of Matsumoto, Japan 1 reportMoreMap
23 Apr 2020 04:52:30 GMT
4.5

10 km
40 km (25 mi)24 km west of Matsumoto, Japan MoreMap
23 Apr 2020 04:44:23 GMT
5.2

10 km
42 km (26 mi)24 km west of Matsumoto, Nagano, Japan 4 reportsMoreMap
Tue, 21 Apr 2020 (GMT) (3 earthquakes)
21 Apr 2020 17:47:30 GMT
3.7

10 km
40 km (25 mi)24 km west of Matsumoto, Japan MoreMap
21 Apr 2020 17:26:30 GMT
3.8

10 km
40 km (25 mi)24 km west of Matsumoto, Japan MoreMap
21 Mar 2020 04:58:30 GMT
4.2

10 km
29 km (18 mi)23 km northwest of Iida, Nagano, Japan 1 reportMoreMap
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.8 x 1013 joules (5.08 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4374 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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