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Past earthquakes near Morioka, Morioka-shi, Iwate, Japan, during the year 2020

Updated 13 Apr 2021 23:33 GMT -
During 2020, Morioka was shaken by 10 quakes of magnitude 4.0 or above, 6 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 3 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.
Biggest quake: 4.7 quake 9.5 km west of Yamada, Japan, 5 October 2020 14:01 GMT
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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (19 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) (1 earthquake)
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
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
Tue, 15 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
16 Dec 2020 7:59 am (GMT +9) (15 Dec 2020 22:59:30 GMT)
3.1

9.4 km
Akita-Yake-yama (4 km)Kazuno Shi, 21 km south of Hanawa (Kazuno), Akita, 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, 5 Nov 2020 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
6 Nov 2020 4:51 am (GMT +9) (5 Nov 2020 19:51:30 GMT)
4.1

10 km
Akita-Yake-yama (14 km)52 km northeast of Akita, Japan MoreMap
6 Nov 2020 4:42 am (GMT +9) (5 Nov 2020 19:42:30 GMT)
4.2

10 km
Akita-Yake-yama (21 km)19 km south of Ōdate, Odate, Akita, Japan 2 reportsMoreMap
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
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
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
Thu, 27 Aug 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
27 Aug 2020 18:20:30 GMT
4.1

50 km
(61 km)51 km southeast of Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan MoreMap
Tue, 28 Jul 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
28 Jul 2020 04:22:20 GMT
4.4

141 km
(39 km)7.8 km northwest of Yokote, Akita, Japan MoreMap
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
14 Jul 2020 03:36:30 GMT
3.6

10 km
Kurikoma (18 km)20 km west of Mizusawa, Oshu, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Wed, 13 May 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
13 May 2020 19:30:30 GMT
4.6

20 km
(76 km)35 km southeast of Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan MoreMap
Fri, 8 May 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
8 May 2020 21:35:24 GMT
4.4

54 km
(76 km)22 km south of Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan MoreMap
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
Wed, 11 Mar 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
11 Mar 2020 04:04:27 GMT
4.5

40 km
Akita-Komaga-take (6 km)42 km west of Morioka, Iwate, 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
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 3.4 x 1012 joules (950 megawatt hours, equivalent to 817 tons of TNT) More info

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