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Latest earthquakes in or near Akita, Japan, past 30 days

Updated 14 May 2021 09:23 GMT -
During the past 30 days, Akita was shaken by 3 quakes of magnitude 4.0 or above, 15 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 16 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.
Biggest quake: 4.7 quake Waga-gun, 34 km west of Kitakami, Iwate, Japan, 1 May 2021 9:10 am (GMT +9)
Most recent quake: 3.1 quake Kitaakita-shi, 35 km south of Ōdate, Akita, Japan, May 12, 2021 23:40:50.91
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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (34 quakes):
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Wed, 12 May 2021 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
May 12, 2021 23:40:50.91 (12 May 2021 14:40:50 GMT)
3.1

5.3 km
11 km (6.8 mi)Kitaakita-shi, 35 km south of Ōdate, Akita, Japan
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May 12, 2021 20:06:55.36 (12 May 2021 11:06:55 GMT)
3.0

210 km
89 km (55 mi)Japan Sea, 62 km west of Tsuruoka, Yamagata, Japan
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Mon, 10 May 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
May 11, 2021 06:17:31.02 (10 May 2021 21:17:31 GMT)
3.4

179 km
46 km (29 mi)Japan Sea, 82 km west of Aomori, Japan
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Sun, 9 May 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
May 09, 2021 22:09:13.98 (9 May 2021 13:09:13 GMT)
2.7

57 km
72 km (45 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 43 km northeast of Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan MoreMap
Sat, 8 May 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
May 08, 2021 17:38:43.100 (8 May 2021 08:38:43 GMT)
3.2

7.4 km
84 km (52 mi)Japan Sea, 97 km northwest of Noshiro, Akita, Japan
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Wed, 5 May 2021 (GMT) (3 earthquakes)
May 05, 2021 23:28:07.47 (5 May 2021 14:28:07 GMT)
2.7

176 km
54 km (34 mi)Murakami Shi, Niigata, 33 km southwest of Tsuruoka, Yamagata, Japan MoreMap
May 05, 2021 23:26:11.13 (5 May 2021 14:26:11 GMT)
2.6

172 km
62 km (39 mi)Japan Sea, 32 km west of Tsuruoka, Yamagata, Japan MoreMap
May 05, 2021 22:08:32.83 (5 May 2021 13:08:32 GMT)
2.9

51 km
91 km (57 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 41 km east of Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan MoreMap
Mon, 3 May 2021 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
May 04, 2021 02:59:59.24 (3 May 2021 17:59:59 GMT)
2.5

159 km
16 km (9.9 mi)Japan Sea, 30 km west of Akita, Japan MoreMap
May 04, 2021 02:47:41.10 (3 May 2021 17:47:41 GMT)
2.5

102 km
84 km (52 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 48 km northeast of Misawa, Aomori, Japan MoreMap
Sat, 1 May 2021 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
May 02, 2021 06:41:58.96 (1 May 2021 21:41:58 GMT)
2.8

73 km
74 km (46 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 26 km south of Ōfunato, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
1 May 2021 9:10 am (GMT +9) (1 May 2021 00:10:06 GMT)
4.7

146 km
45 km (28 mi)Waga-gun, 34 km west of Kitakami, Iwate, Japan 3 reportsMoreMap
Fri, 30 Apr 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
Apr 30, 2021 10:13:37.84 (30 Apr 2021 01:13:37 GMT)
3.1

56 km
80 km (50 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 26 km east of Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan MoreMap
Mon, 26 Apr 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
Apr 26, 2021 20:43:16.51 (26 Apr 2021 11:43:16 GMT)
2.5

92 km
37 km (23 mi)Kurokawa-gun, 16 km north of Sendai, Miyagi, Japan MoreMap
Sun, 25 Apr 2021 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
Apr 26, 2021 02:25:30.73 (25 Apr 2021 17:25:30 GMT)
2.6

157 km
31 km (19 mi)Nishimurayama-gun, 38 km northwest of Yamagata, Japan MoreMap
Apr 25, 2021 16:43:15.03 (25 Apr 2021 07:43:15 GMT)
3.2

75 km
66 km (41 mi)6.6 km east of Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan MoreMap
Sat, 24 Apr 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
Apr 24, 2021 14:20:05.09 (24 Apr 2021 05:20:05 GMT)
3.3

45 km
104 km (65 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 59 km northeast of Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan MoreMap
Fri, 23 Apr 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
24 Apr 6:34 am (GMT +9) (23 Apr 2021 21:34:30 GMT)
3.9

60 km
92 km (57 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 35 km east of Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan 1 reportMoreMap
Thu, 22 Apr 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
Apr 22, 2021 12:54:59.40 (22 Apr 2021 03:54:59 GMT)
2.7

63 km
111 km (69 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 55 km east of Ishinomaki, Miyagi, 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 06:31:57.04 (20 Apr 2021 21:31:57 GMT)
3.0

8.7 km
68 km (42 mi)Japan Sea, 40 km west of Tsuruoka, Yamagata, Japan MoreMap
Mon, 19 Apr 2021 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
Apr 20, 2021 07:58:50.16 (19 Apr 2021 22:58:50 GMT)
2.9

223 km
36 km (22 mi)8 km north of Ōmagari, Daisen-shi, Akita, Japan MoreMap
Apr 20, 2021 05:00:13.11 (19 Apr 2021 20:00:13 GMT)
2.9

143 km
19 km (12 mi)Mogami-gun, 25 km northeast of Shinjō, Yamagata, Japan MoreMap
Sun, 18 Apr 2021 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
Apr 18, 2021 17:40:42.68 (18 Apr 2021 08:40:42 GMT)
3.1

63 km
111 km (69 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 55 km east of Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan MoreMap
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) (2 earthquakes)
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 18:36:52.90 (17 Apr 2021 09:36:52 GMT)
3.0

57 km
72 km (45 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 38 km east of Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan MoreMap
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 (GMT) (3 earthquakes)
Apr 17, 2021 07:20:29.03 (16 Apr 2021 22:20:29 GMT)
2.6

149 km
48 km (30 mi)Semboku-gun, 6.3 km north of Yokote, Akita, Japan MoreMap
Apr 17, 2021 06:58:09.58 (16 Apr 2021 21:58:09 GMT)
3.3

83 km
46 km (29 mi)5.8 km northeast of Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan MoreMap
Apr 16, 2021 19:30:28.77 (16 Apr 2021 10:30:28 GMT)
2.7

10.2 km
11 km (6.8 mi)Japan Sea, 19 km west of Tennō, Katagami, Akita, Japan MoreMap
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 (GMT) (4 earthquakes)
16 Apr 2021 8:33 am (GMT +9) (15 Apr 2021 23:33:06 GMT)
4.0

10.3 km
10 km (6.2 mi)Japan Sea, 36 km northwest of Akita, Japan MoreMap
16 Apr 2021 4:28 am (GMT +9) (15 Apr 2021 19:28:57 GMT)
4.0

9.8 km
11 km (6.8 mi)Japan Sea, 36 km northwest of Akita, 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
Apr 15, 2021 13:32:10.38 (15 Apr 2021 04:32:10 GMT)
2.8

53 km
86 km (53 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 38 km northeast of Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan MoreMap
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