The 1936 Miyagi earthquake occurred on November 2, 1936 at 20:45 UTC (November 3, 1936 at 05:45 local time). The earthquake had a magnitude Ms 7.2, or Mjma 7.4, with the epicenter located off the Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. 4 people were injured. Building damage was reported. In Isobe (磯部) village, nowadays part of Sōma, Fukushima, a small market building collapsed. A tsunami triggered by the earthquake was recorded.
This earthquake was an interplate earthquake. It is one of the recurring interplate earthquakes at the offshore Miyagi with a period of about 37 years. Although not officially named by the Japanese Meteorological Agency, in Japanese, this earthquake is commonly known as 1936年宮城県沖地震 (Sen-kyūhyaku-sanjūroku-nen Miyagi-ken-oki Jishin) or 1936年金華山沖地震 (Sen-kyūhyaku-sanjūroku-nen Kinkasan-oki Jishin).