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Past earthquakes near Yamada, Shimohei-gun, Iwate, Japan, during the year 2020

Updated 17 Apr 2021 18:43 GMT -
During 2020, Yamada was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 6.4, 17 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, 26 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 8 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.
Biggest quake: 6.4 quake North Pacific Ocean, 29 km southeast of Ōfunato, Iwate, Japan, 19 April 2020 20:39 GMT
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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (52 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Thu, 31 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
31 Dec 2020 8:31 pm (GMT +9) (31 Dec 2020 11:31:30 GMT)
3.4

72 km
(67 km)Shimohei-gun, 24 km northwest of Miyako, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Fri, 25 Dec 2020 (GMT) (5 earthquakes)
26 Dec 2020 6:32 am (GMT +9) (25 Dec 2020 21:32:32 GMT)
4.4

19 km
(76 km)7.7 km northwest of Miyako, Iwate, Japan 1 reportMoreMap
26 Dec 2020 1:58 am (GMT +9) (25 Dec 2020 16:58:53 GMT)
2.6

47 km
(96 km)North Pacific Ocean, 13 km east of Miyako, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
25 Dec 2020 11:16 pm (GMT +9) (25 Dec 2020 14:16:22 GMT)
3.1

64 km
(139 km)North Pacific Ocean, 60 km southeast of Kamaishi, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
25 Dec 2020 10:32 pm (GMT +9) (25 Dec 2020 13:32:16 GMT)
2.8

38 km
(115 km)North Pacific Ocean, 50 km northeast of Miyako, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
25 Dec 2020 7:23 pm (GMT +9) (25 Dec 2020 10:23:04 GMT)
2.8

64 km
(78 km)North Pacific Ocean, 21 km south of Ōfunato, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Wed, 23 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
23 Dec 2020 10:08 pm (GMT +9) (23 Dec 2020 13:08:37 GMT)
4.1

63 km
(143 km)North Pacific Ocean, 66 km southeast of Kamaishi, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Mon, 21 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
21 Dec 2020 9:11 pm (GMT +9) (21 Dec 2020 12:11:10 GMT)
2.7

44 km
(129 km)North Pacific Ocean, 48 km southeast of Kamaishi, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Sat, 19 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
19 Dec 2020 12:08 pm (GMT +9) (19 Dec 2020 03:08:50 GMT)
2.7

52 km
(129 km)North Pacific Ocean, 42 km east of Kamaishi, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Fri, 18 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
19 Dec 2020 5:13 am (GMT +9) (18 Dec 2020 20:13:33 GMT)
2.5

104 km
(72 km)Miyako-shi, 22 km northeast of Tōno, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Thu, 17 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
18 Dec 2020 7:48 am (GMT +9) (17 Dec 2020 22:48:06 GMT)
2.7

95 km
Iwate (16 km)20 km north of Morioka, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Mon, 14 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
15 Dec 2020 4:25 am (GMT +9) (14 Dec 2020 19:25:45 GMT)
2.5

57 km
Iwate (73 km)Shimohei-gun, 14 km northwest of Miyako, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Thu, 26 Nov 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
27 Nov 2020 5:54 am (GMT +9) (26 Nov 2020 20:54:27 GMT)
4.5

64 km
Iwate (68 km)North Pacific Ocean, 30 km east of Miyako, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Tue, 24 Nov 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
25 Nov 2020 3:11 am (GMT +9) (24 Nov 2020 18:11:30 GMT)
3.6

50 km
(113 km)North Pacific Ocean, 46 km southeast of Kamaishi, Iwate, Japan 1 reportMoreMap
Mon, 26 Oct 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
27 Oct 7:42 am (GMT +9) (26 Oct 2020 22:42:30 GMT)
3.8

50 km
(113 km)128 km northeast of Sendai, Japan MoreMap
Fri, 16 Oct 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
16 Oct 9:38 am (GMT +9) (16 Oct 2020 00:38:30 GMT)
3.7

60 km
Iwate (68 km)21 km northwest of Miyako, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Tue, 6 Oct 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
6 Oct 3:27 pm (GMT +9) (6 Oct 2020 06:27:34 GMT)
4.6

93 km
Iwate (92 km)6.8 km southeast of Yamada, Shimohei-gun, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Mon, 5 Oct 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
5 Oct 2020 14:01:17 GMT
4.7

70 km
Iwate (112 km)9.5 km west of Yamada, Japan MoreMap
Wed, 30 Sep 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
30 Sep 10:58 pm (GMT +9) (30 Sep 2020 13:58:46 GMT)
4.9

56 km
(119 km)132 km northeast of Sendai, Japan MoreMap
Thu, 17 Sep 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
17 Sep 2020 00:18:02 GMT
4.7

69 km
Iwate (112 km)3.5 km west of Yamada, Japan 1 reportMoreMap
Wed, 9 Sep 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
9 Sep 2020 02:45:30 GMT
4.0

50 km
Iwate (98 km)15 km east of Miyako, Iwate, Japan 1 reportMoreMap
Thu, 3 Sep 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
3 Sep 2020 03:05:30 GMT
4.1

50 km
Iwate (114 km)35 km southeast of Miyako, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Thu, 27 Aug 2020 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
27 Aug 2020 10:46:30 GMT
3.8

50 km
(125 km)30 km east of Kamaishi, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
27 Aug 2020 00:48:44 GMT
4.5

60 km
(115 km)132 km northeast of Sendai, Japan 1 reportMoreMap
Tue, 25 Aug 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
25 Aug 2020 00:08:30 GMT
3.7

60 km
(113 km)135 km northeast of Sendai, Japan MoreMap
Tue, 28 Jul 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
28 Jul 2020 10:46:30 GMT
3.8

50 km
(96 km)114 km northeast of Sendai, Japan MoreMap
Fri, 24 Jul 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
24 Jul 2020 10:35:30 GMT
3.5

50 km
Iwate (112 km)20 km east of Kamaishi, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Sat, 11 Jul 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
11 Jul 2020 13:12:30 GMT
3.9

50 km
(105 km)121 km northeast of Sendai, Japan MoreMap
Fri, 19 Jun 2020 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
19 Jun 2020 17:38:30 GMT
3.7

50 km
Iwate (105 km)12 km east of Kamaishi, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
19 Jun 2020 05:45:30 GMT
4.0

40 km
(123 km)35 km southeast of Kamaishi, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Sun, 14 Jun 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
14 Jun 2020 13:33:30 GMT
3.8

50 km
(113 km)128 km northeast of Sendai, Japan MoreMap
Fri, 12 Jun 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
12 Jun 2020 15:54:30 GMT
3.6

50 km
(96 km)114 km northeast of Sendai, Japan MoreMap
Wed, 3 Jun 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
3 Jun 2020 12:20:30 GMT
4.0

30 km
(135 km)162 km northeast of Sendai, Japan MoreMap
Tue, 2 Jun 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
2 Jun 2020 17:14:30 GMT
4.1

30 km
(137 km)122 km southeast of Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan MoreMap
Tue, 19 May 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
19 May 2020 00:46:30 GMT
3.7

80 km
(114 km)43 km northeast of Miyako, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Wed, 29 Apr 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
29 Apr 2020 09:25:30 GMT
3.7

50 km
Iwate (98 km)15 km east of Miyako, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Mon, 20 Apr 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
20 Apr 2020 01:49:37 GMT
4.5

35 km
(115 km)127 km northeast of Sendai, Japan MoreMap
Sun, 19 Apr 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
19 Apr 2020 20:39:06 GMT
6.4

53 km
(125 km)North Pacific Ocean, 29 km southeast of Ōfunato, Iwate, Japan 13 reportsMoreMap
Wed, 15 Apr 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
15 Apr 2020 17:15:30 GMT
3.6

60 km
(66 km)21 km northwest of Miyako, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Sat, 11 Apr 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
11 Apr 2020 23:29:30 GMT
3.8

50 km
(113 km)128 km northeast of Sendai, Japan 2 reportsMoreMap
Wed, 8 Apr 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
8 Apr 2020 10:44:30 GMT
3.7

50 km
Iwate (98 km)15 km east of Miyako, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Mon, 6 Apr 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
6 Apr 2020 07:41:44 GMT
4.2

55 km
Iwate (98 km)11 km north of Miyako, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Tue, 24 Mar 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
24 Mar 2020 11:13:30 GMT
3.9

40 km
(102 km)88 km southeast of Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan MoreMap
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
26 Feb 2020 18:02:30 GMT
3.7

50 km
(96 km)114 km northeast of Sendai, Japan MoreMap
Sun, 23 Feb 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
23 Feb 2020 22:29:30 GMT
3.8

50 km
Iwate (134 km)46 km east of Kamaishi, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Sat, 22 Feb 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
22 Feb 2020 01:45:30 GMT
3.5

40 km
(113 km)North Pacific Ocean, 38 km southeast of Ōfunato, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Mon, 10 Feb 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
10 Feb 2020 03:22:30 GMT
3.6

120 km
(44 km)80 km northeast of Sendai, Japan MoreMap
Tue, 28 Jan 2020 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
28 Jan 2020 14:59:30 GMT
3.9

50 km
(105 km)121 km northeast of Sendai, Japan MoreMap
28 Jan 2020 03:24:30 GMT
4.2

20 km
Iwate (155 km)183 km northeast of Sendai, Japan MoreMap
Tue, 21 Jan 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
21 Jan 2020 19:34:30 GMT
3.7

60 km
Iwate (68 km)21 km northwest of Miyako, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
17 Jan 2020 17:53:30 GMT
4.0

50 km
(113 km)128 km northeast of Sendai, Japan MoreMap
Fri, 3 Jan 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
3 Jan 2020 22:50:30 GMT
3.6

40 km
(139 km)151 km northeast of Sendai, Japan MoreMap
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 2.6 x 1014 joules (71.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 61479 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) More info

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