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Past earthquakes in or near Kitakami-shi, Iwate, Japan, during the year 2020

Updated 18 Jun 2021 16:42 GMT -
During 2020, Kitakami-shi was shaken by 6 quakes of magnitude 4.0 or above, 7 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 3 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.
Biggest quake: 4.8 quake 55 km north of Sendai, Japan, 21 Nov 2020 7:20 am (GMT +9)
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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (16 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 (42 mi)Shimohei-gun, 24 km northwest of Miyako, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Fri, 25 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
25 Dec 2020 7:23 pm (GMT +9) (25 Dec 2020 10:23:04 GMT)
2.8

64 km
78 km (48 mi)North Pacific Ocean, 21 km south of Ōfunato, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Thu, 24 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
25 Dec 2020 6:27 am (GMT +9) (24 Dec 2020 21:27:25 GMT)
4.5

103 km
64 km (40 mi)Kesennuma Shi, Miyagi, 35 km southeast of Ichinoseki, Iwate, Japan 1 reportMoreMap
Sat, 19 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
19 Dec 2020 8:00 pm (GMT +9) (19 Dec 2020 11:00:37 GMT)
3.2

131 km
17 km (10.6 mi)2.7 km south of Shinjō, Yamagata, 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 (45 mi)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
16 km (9.9 mi)20 km north of Morioka, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Fri, 20 Nov 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
21 Nov 2020 7:20 am (GMT +9) (20 Nov 2020 22:20:46 GMT)
4.8

1 km
28 km (17 mi)55 km north of Sendai, 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
68 km (42 mi)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
112 km (70 mi)9.5 km west of Yamada, Japan MoreMap
Tue, 28 Jul 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
28 Jul 2020 04:22:20 GMT
4.4

141 km
39 km (24 mi)7.8 km northwest of Yokote, Akita, Japan MoreMap
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
14 Jul 2020 03:36:30 GMT
3.6

10 km
18 km (11 mi)20 km west of Mizusawa, Oshu, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
14 May 2020 21:40:27 GMT
4.5

66 km
134 km (83 mi)92 km north of Sendai, Japan MoreMap
Wed, 15 Apr 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
15 Apr 2020 17:15:30 GMT
3.6

60 km
66 km (41 mi)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
6 km (3.7 mi)42 km west of Morioka, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
Mon, 10 Feb 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
10 Feb 2020 03:22:30 GMT
3.6

120 km
44 km (27 mi)80 km northeast of Sendai, Japan MoreMap
Tue, 21 Jan 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
21 Jan 2020 19:34:30 GMT
3.7

60 km
68 km (42 mi)21 km northwest of Miyako, Iwate, Japan MoreMap
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