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:
- Earthquakes in Japan