Kantō earthquakes

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A Kantō earthquake (関東地震 kantō jishin?) is a megathrust earthquake occurring in the Kantō region of Japan that originate from slippage in the Sagami Trough. Kantō earthquakes are thought to occur with a 200 year return period.

Only two earthquakes in the Kantō region are thought to be megathrust earthquakes:

Other earthquakes in the Kantō region, which may or may not be due to slippage in the Sagami Trough:

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Coordinates: 35°19′48″N 139°08′06″E / 35.33000°N 139.13500°E / 35.33000; 139.13500