Earthquake Statistics

The GeoNet project locates between 50 and 80 earthquakes each day, or about 20,000 a year.



Earthquakes Per Day


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Plot showing earthquakes per day over the last 365 days. The maximum earthquakes per day was 482 on 22 November, 2016.


Table summarising earthquake numbers over the last 365 days.
Magnitude Last 7 days Last 28 days Last 365 days
< 2 175 732 14847
2 - 3 204 908 17557
3 - 4 14 82 2395
4 - 5 12 38 630
5 - 6 4 8 81
>= 6 0 0 3
Total 409 1768 35513