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Past earthquakes near Sendai, Satsumasendai Shi, Kagoshima, Japan, during the year 2020

Updated 10 Apr 2021 23:21 GMT -
During 2020, Sendai was shaken by 2 quakes of magnitude 6.0 or above, 7 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, 2 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 4 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.
Biggest quake: 6.0 quake East China Sea, 155 km west of Sendai, Kagoshima, Japan, 3 May 2020 11:54 GMT
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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (15 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Sat, 26 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
27 Dec 2020 7:39 am (GMT +9) (26 Dec 2020 22:39:24 GMT)
2.8

170 km
Kirishima (26 km)Kirishima Shi, 15 km northwest of Kajiki, Aira Shi, Kagoshima, Japan MoreMap
Sat, 19 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
19 Dec 2020 10:46 pm (GMT +9) (19 Dec 2020 13:46:53 GMT)
2.9

153 km
Ibusuku (11 km)East China Sea, 17 km southeast of Makurazaki, Kagoshima, Japan MoreMap
Wed, 16 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
16 Dec 2020 12:39 pm (GMT +9) (16 Dec 2020 03:39:13 GMT)
2.9

147 km
Sakurajima (4 km) - Kyushu, Japan5.9 km east of Kagoshima, 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
Kirishima (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
Kirishima (61 km)East China Sea, 14 km northwest of Izumi, Kagoshima, Japan MoreMap
Wed, 16 Sep 2020 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
16 Sep 2020 01:17:07 GMT
4.1

10 km
(124 km)157 km west of Kagoshima, Japan MoreMap
16 Sep 2020 00:58:30 GMT
4.3

10 km
(128 km)166 km west of Kagoshima, Japan MoreMap
Mon, 14 Sep 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
14 Sep 2020 16:05:21 GMT
4.5

60 km
(123 km)117 km west of Kagoshima, Japan MoreMap
Wed, 12 Aug 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
12 Aug 2020 05:41:41 GMT
4.4

154 km
Ibusuku (31 km)54 km southwest of Kagoshima, Japan MoreMap
Mon, 1 Jun 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
1 Jun 2020 00:33:30 GMT
4.3

10 km
Sendai (20 km) - Japan24 km west of Kagoshima, Japan MoreMap
Sun, 3 May 2020 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
3 May 2020 11:54:26 GMT
6.0

10 km
(128 km)East China Sea, 155 km west of Sendai, Kagoshima, Japan 2 reportsMoreMap
2020-05-03 19:54:26 (3 May 2020 11:54:26 GMT)
6.0

10 km
(133 km)East China Sea, 160 km west of Sendai, Kagoshima, Japan MoreMap
Tue, 7 Apr 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
7 Apr 2020 17:53:30 GMT
4.1

10 km
(87 km)101 km west of Kagoshima, Japan MoreMap
Sat, 4 Apr 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
4 Apr 2020 21:57:30 GMT
3.9

10 km
(53 km)60 km southwest of Kagoshima, Japan MoreMap
Fri, 7 Feb 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
7 Feb 2020 17:13:30 GMT
4.0

20 km
(95 km)140 km southwest of Nagasaki, Japan MoreMap
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30465 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) More info

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