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Past earthquakes in or near Nagasaki, Japan, during the year 2020

Updated 10 Apr 2021 15:01 GMT -
During 2020, Nagasaki was shaken by 5 quakes of magnitude 4.0 or above, 7 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 7 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.
Biggest quake: 4.3 quake 166 km west of Kagoshima, Japan, 16 September 2020 00:58 GMT
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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (19 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Wed, 30 Dec 2020 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
31 Dec 2020 4:12 am (GMT +9) (30 Dec 2020 19:12:09 GMT)
2.8

8.3 km
Aso (9 km) - central Kyushu, Japan3.5 km west of Aso, Kumamoto, Japan MoreMap
30 Dec 2020 10:25 am (GMT +9) (30 Dec 2020 01:25:00 GMT)
2.6

8 km
Kuju (6 km)Aso-gun, Kumamoto, 18 km south of Tsukawaki, Kusu-gun, Oita, Japan MoreMap
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
Sun, 20 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
21 Dec 2020 6:32 am (GMT +9) (20 Dec 2020 21:32:10 GMT)
2.8

9.8 km
(38 km)1.9 km northeast of Matsubase, Uki Shi, Kumamoto, 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) (2 earthquakes)
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
13 Dec 2020 10:39 pm (GMT +9) (13 Dec 2020 13:39:57 GMT)
2.5

7 km
(48 km)Japan Sea, 8.8 km southwest of Togitsu, Nishisonogi-gun, Nagasaki, 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
Fri, 17 Jul 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
17 Jul 2020 5:54 am (GMT +0) (17 Jul 2020 05:54:30 GMT)
3.8

10 km
(38 km)1 km southeast of Kumamoto, Japan MoreMap
Mon, 1 Jun 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
1 Jun 2020 12:33 am (GMT +0) (1 Jun 2020 00:33:30 GMT)
4.3

10 km
Sendai (20 km) - Japan24 km west of Kagoshima, Japan MoreMap
Wed, 29 Apr 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
29 Apr 2020 04:44:30 GMT
3.9

10 km
(48 km)68 km northwest of Fukuoka, 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
Mon, 16 Mar 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
16 Mar 2020 11:42:30 GMT
3.8

10 km
Kurose (15 km) - Japan11 km north of Fukuoka, Japan 5 reportsMoreMap
Thu, 12 Mar 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
12 Mar 2020 22:15:30 GMT
3.7

10 km
Kinpo (4 km) - Japan8.6 km west of Kumamoto, Japan MoreMap
Tue, 18 Feb 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
18 Feb 2020 19:15:30 GMT
3.5

10 km
Unzen (29 km)Kyushu, 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
Sat, 25 Jan 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
25 Jan 2020 22:45:30 GMT
3.8

10 km
(55 km)226 km south of Busan, South Korea, Japan MoreMap
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 8 x 1011 joules (222 megawatt hours, equivalent to 191 tons of TNT) More info

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