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Past earthquakes near Ōtsuchi, Kamihei-gun, Iwate, Japan, during April 2021

Updated 13 Jun 2021 16:48 GMT -
During Apr 2021, Ōtsuchi was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 5.0, 1 quake of magnitude 4.3, 9 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 15 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.
Biggest quake: 5.0 quake North Pacific Ocean, 35 km southeast of Ōfunato, Iwate, Japan, 3 Apr 2021 9:58 pm (GMT +9)
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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (26 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Fri, 30 Apr 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
Apr 30, 2021 11:22:56.02 (30 Apr 2021 02:22:56 GMT)
2.7

38 km
115 km (71 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 50 km northeast of Miyako, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Thu, 29 Apr 2021 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
Apr 29, 2021 21:26:14.06 (29 Apr 2021 12:26:14 GMT)
2.7

47 km
97 km (60 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 14 km east of Miyako, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Apr 29, 2021 17:18:09.33 (29 Apr 2021 08:18:09 GMT)
2.6

61 km
135 km (84 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 43 km east of Kamaishi, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Tue, 27 Apr 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
Apr 27, 2021 22:41:50.71 (27 Apr 2021 13:41:50 GMT)
3.4

47 km
97 km (60 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 14 km east of Miyako, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Wed, 21 Apr 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
Apr 22, 2021 03:12:08.69 (21 Apr 2021 18:12:08 GMT)
3.1

60 km
75 km (47 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 24 km south of Ōfunato, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Tue, 20 Apr 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
Apr 21, 2021 02:11:57.06 (20 Apr 2021 17:11:57 GMT)
3.2

47 km
96 km (60 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 13 km east of Miyako, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
Apr 18, 2021 11:15:37.57 (18 Apr 2021 02:15:37 GMT)
3.5

68 km
69 km (43 mi)Shimohei-gun, 26 km northwest of Miyako, Iwate, Japan 1 reportMoreMap
Sat, 17 Apr 2021 (GMT) (3 earthquakes)
Apr 18, 2021 08:23:42.73 (17 Apr 2021 23:23:42 GMT)
2.6

42 km
114 km (71 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 42 km southeast of Ōfunato, Iwate, Japan 1 reportMoreMap
Apr 18, 2021 00:38:35.89 (17 Apr 2021 15:38:35 GMT)
3.6

70 km
74 km (46 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 49 km northeast of Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan MoreMap
Apr 17, 2021 19:26:53.28 (17 Apr 2021 10:26:53 GMT)
2.8

47 km
97 km (60 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 14 km east of Miyako, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
Apr 17, 2021 01:20:32.54 (16 Apr 2021 16:20:32 GMT)
2.7

25 km
138 km (86 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 67 km southeast of Ōfunato, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
Apr 15, 2021 22:04:54.95 (15 Apr 2021 13:04:54 GMT)
2.9

40 km
114 km (71 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 36 km east of Miyako, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Apr 15, 2021 15:03:47.30 (15 Apr 2021 06:03:47 GMT)
2.8

16 km
77 km (48 mi)Shimohei-gun, 24 km north of Miyako, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Wed, 14 Apr 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
Apr 14, 2021 10:02:49.72 (14 Apr 2021 01:02:49 GMT)
3.0

75 km
71 km (44 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 28 km south of Ōfunato, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Sun, 11 Apr 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
Apr 11, 2021 15:59:31.57 (11 Apr 2021 06:59:31 GMT)
2.5

52 km
112 km (70 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 40 km southeast of Ōfunato, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Sat, 10 Apr 2021 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
Apr 11, 2021 08:37:27.90 (10 Apr 2021 23:37:27 GMT)
3.0

58 km
72 km (45 mi)Shimohei-gun, 15 km northwest of Miyako, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Apr 10, 2021 11:02:25.56 (10 Apr 2021 02:02:25 GMT)
3.3

45 km
117 km (73 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 30 km southeast of Kamaishi, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Fri, 9 Apr 2021 (GMT) (4 earthquakes)
Apr 10, 2021 04:31:36.06 (9 Apr 2021 19:31:36 GMT)
2.9

57 km
73 km (45 mi)Shimohei-gun, 14 km northwest of Miyako, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
9 Apr 2021 5:54 pm (GMT +9) (9 Apr 2021 08:54:05 GMT)
4.3

58 km
72 km (45 mi)Shimohei-gun, 15 km northwest of Miyako, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
9 Apr 2021 3:46 pm (GMT +9) (9 Apr 2021 06:46:06 GMT)
2.8

55 km
124 km (77 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 35 km east of Kamaishi, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
9 Apr 2021 9:38 am (GMT +9) (9 Apr 2021 00:38:20 GMT)
3.7

133 km
38 km (24 mi)Shiwa-gun, 20 km south of Morioka, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Wed, 7 Apr 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
7 Apr 2021 10:31 am (GMT +9) (7 Apr 2021 01:31:37 GMT)
2.5

46 km
116 km (72 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 29 km southeast of Kamaishi, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Sun, 4 Apr 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
4 Apr 2021 9:04 pm (GMT +9) (4 Apr 2021 12:04:13 GMT)
2.6

41 km
128 km (80 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 58 km southeast of Ōfunato, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Sat, 3 Apr 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
3 Apr 2021 9:58 pm (GMT +9) (3 Apr 2021 12:58:26 GMT)
5.0

45 km
110 km (68 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 35 km southeast of Ōfunato, Iwate, Japan 1 reportMoreMap
Thu, 1 Apr 2021 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
2 Apr 2021 1:08 am (GMT +9) (1 Apr 2021 16:08:39 GMT)
2.8

105 km
63 km (39 mi)Shimohei-gun, 22 km northwest of Miyako, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
1 Apr 2021 6:34 pm (GMT +9) (1 Apr 2021 09:34:19 GMT)
2.5

61 km
97 km (60 mi)3.8 km south of Kamaishi, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
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