Earthquake Statistics

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


Earthquakes Per Day


0102030405060708090Per Day01-Aug-2101-Nov-2101-Feb-2201-May-22Earthquakes Per Day

Plot showing earthquakes per day over the last 365 days. The maximum earthquakes per day was 99 on 10 January, 2022.


Table summarising earthquake numbers over the last 365 days.
Magnitude Last 7 days Last 28 days Last 365 days
< 2 257 730 9383
2 - 3 174 549 7627
3 - 4 21 95 1384
4 - 5 14 48 849
5 - 6 0 5 193
>= 6 0 1 8
Total 466 1428 19444