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Past earthquakes near Kumamoto, Kumamoto Shi, Japan, during the year 2020

Updated 21 Apr 2021 07:43 GMT -
During 2020, Kumamoto was shaken by 6 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, 28 July 2020 20:16 GMT
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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (10 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Wed, 30 Dec 2020 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
31 Dec 2020 4:12 am (GMT +9) (30 Dec 2020 19:12:09 GMT)
2.8

8.3 km
Aso (9 km) - central Kyushu, Japan3.5 km west of Aso, Kumamoto, Japan MoreMap
30 Dec 2020 10:25 am (GMT +9) (30 Dec 2020 01:25:00 GMT)
2.6

8 km
Kuju (6 km)Aso-gun, Kumamoto, 18 km south of Tsukawaki, Kusu-gun, Oita, Japan MoreMap
Sun, 20 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
21 Dec 2020 6:32 am (GMT +9) (20 Dec 2020 21:32:10 GMT)
2.8

9.8 km
(38 km)1.9 km northeast of Matsubase, Uki Shi, Kumamoto, Japan MoreMap
Sun, 13 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
13 Dec 2020 11:35 pm (GMT +9) (13 Dec 2020 14:35:52 GMT)
2.8

73 km
(46 km)Kōyu-gun, 27 km northwest of Tsuma (Saito-shi), Miyazaki, Japan MoreMap
Thu, 10 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
11 Dec 2020 8:27 am (GMT +9) (10 Dec 2020 23:27:30 GMT)
3.7

20 km
(61 km)East China Sea, 14 km northwest of Izumi, Kagoshima, Japan MoreMap
Tue, 28 Jul 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
28 Jul 2020 20:16:30 GMT
3.8

1 km
Aso (29 km) - central Kyushu, Japan52 km south of Ōita, Japan MoreMap
Fri, 17 Jul 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
17 Jul 2020 05:54:30 GMT
3.8

10 km
(38 km)1 km southeast of Kumamoto, Japan MoreMap
Tue, 2 Jun 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2 Jun 2020 21:32:30 GMT
3.6

10 km
Aso (29 km) - central Kyushu, Japan52 km south of Ōita, Japan 1 reportMoreMap
Thu, 12 Mar 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
12 Mar 2020 22:15:30 GMT
3.7

10 km
Kinpo (4 km) - Japan8.6 km west of Kumamoto, Japan MoreMap
Tue, 18 Feb 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
18 Feb 2020 19:15:30 GMT
3.5

10 km
Unzen (29 km)6.5 km west of Uto, Kumamoto, Japan MoreMap
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.4 x 1011 joules (38.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 33.1 tons of TNT) More info

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