Earthquake Statistics

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



Earthquakes Per Day


0100200300400Per Day01-Jun-1701-Sep-1701-Dec-1701-Mar-18Earthquakes Per Day

Plot showing earthquakes per day over the last 365 days. The maximum earthquakes per day was 402 on 26 May, 2017.


Table summarising earthquake numbers over the last 365 days.
Magnitude Last 7 days Last 28 days Last 365 days
< 2 92 641 11131
2 - 3 158 714 9850
3 - 4 19 81 1277
4 - 5 5 36 503
5 - 6 7 9 82
>= 6 0 0 4
Total 281 1481 22847