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 152 on 5 June, 2018.


Table summarising earthquake numbers over the last 365 days.
Magnitude Last 7 days Last 28 days Last 365 days
< 2 136 875 9580
2 - 3 171 708 8978
3 - 4 19 108 1145
4 - 5 18 66 613
5 - 6 5 12 122
>= 6 0 0 4
Total 349 1769 20442