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

Updated 14 May 2021 11:48 GMT -
During Mar 2021, Ōtsuchi was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 5.4, 4 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 11 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.
Biggest quake: 5.4 quake North Pacific Ocean, 46 km northeast of Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan, 9 Mar 2021 8:29 am (GMT +9)
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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (16 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Tue, 30 Mar 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
30 Mar 2021 4:55 pm (GMT +9) (30 Mar 2021 07:55:18 GMT)
2.6

52 km
111 km (69 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 45 km southeast of Ōfunato, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Mon, 29 Mar 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
29 Mar 2021 8:25 pm (GMT +9) (29 Mar 2021 11:25:04 GMT)
2.7

55 km
141 km (88 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 63 km southeast of Kamaishi, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Sun, 28 Mar 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
29 Mar 2021 3:44 am (GMT +9) (28 Mar 2021 18:44:51 GMT)
2.7

39 km
114 km (71 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 49 km northeast of Miyako, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Fri, 26 Mar 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
26 Mar 2021 12:49 pm (GMT +9) (26 Mar 2021 03:49:08 GMT)
2.7

15 km
59 km (37 mi)Miyako-shi, 24 km north of Tōno, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Wed, 24 Mar 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
25 Mar 2021 7:44 am (GMT +9) (24 Mar 2021 22:44:42 GMT)
2.5

35 km
135 km (84 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 52 km southeast of Kamaishi, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Thu, 18 Mar 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
19 Mar 2021 4:52 am (GMT +9) (18 Mar 2021 19:52:00 GMT)
2.8

47 km
96 km (60 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 13 km east of Miyako, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Wed, 17 Mar 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
17 Mar 2021 11:48 pm (GMT +9) (17 Mar 2021 14:48:33 GMT)
3.8

45 km
107 km (66 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 36 km southeast of Ōfunato, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Mon, 15 Mar 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
16 Mar 2021 5:46 am (GMT +9) (15 Mar 2021 20:46:15 GMT)
2.5

114 km
51 km (32 mi)22 km southeast of Ichinoseki, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Tue, 9 Mar 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
9 Mar 2021 9:49 am (GMT +9) (9 Mar 2021 00:49:55 GMT)
2.5

74 km
74 km (46 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 46 km northeast of Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan MoreMap
Mon, 8 Mar 2021 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
9 Mar 2021 8:48 am (GMT +9) (8 Mar 2021 23:48:56 GMT)
3.3

74 km
72 km (45 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 37 km south of Ōfunato, Iwate, Japan 2 reportsMoreMap
9 Mar 2021 8:29 am (GMT +9) (8 Mar 2021 23:29:59 GMT)
5.4

76 km
74 km (46 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 46 km northeast of Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan 2 reportsMoreMap
Sun, 7 Mar 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
8 Mar 2021 2:08 am (GMT +9) (7 Mar 2021 17:08:06 GMT)
3.3

45 km
105 km (65 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 38 km southeast of Ōfunato, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Sat, 6 Mar 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
6 Mar 2021 10:42 pm (GMT +9) (6 Mar 2021 13:42:10 GMT)
3.8

61 km
102 km (63 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 9.3 km northeast of Kamaishi, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Thu, 4 Mar 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
5 Mar 2021 1:18 am (GMT +9) (4 Mar 2021 16:18:24 GMT)
2.8

57 km
139 km (86 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 49 km southeast of Kamaishi, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Tue, 2 Mar 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
3 Mar 2021 7:50 am (GMT +9) (2 Mar 2021 22:50:58 GMT)
2.6

57 km
73 km (45 mi)15 km northwest of Miyako, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Mon, 1 Mar 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
1 Mar 2021 11:00 am (GMT +9) (1 Mar 2021 02:00:44 GMT)
2.8

37 km
117 km (73 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 51 km northeast of Miyako, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
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