Kantō earthquakes

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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:

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