A Kantō earthquake (関東地震 kantō jishin ) refers to an interplate earthquake occurring in the Kantō region of Japan that originate from slippage in the Sagami Trough. Kantō earthquakes are thought to occur on a 200 year cycle.
Only two earthquakes in the Kantō region are thought to be interplate earthquakes:
Other earthquakes in the Kantō region:
- Earthquakes in Japan