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
< 2 293 938 9052
2 - 3 194 718 8856
3 - 4 31 101 1081
4 - 5 22 122 534
5 - 6 4 28 104
>= 6 0 1 4
Total 544 1908 19631