Earthquake Statistics

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



Earthquakes Per Day


050100150200Per Day01-Apr-1901-Jul-1901-Oct-1901-Jan-20Earthquakes Per Day

Plot showing earthquakes per day over the last 365 days. The maximum earthquakes per day was 234 on 25 May, 2019.


Table summarising earthquake numbers over the last 365 days.
Magnitude Last 7 days Last 28 days Last 365 days
< 2 177 740 10193
2 - 3 152 574 9126
3 - 4 27 108 1402
4 - 5 14 68 900
5 - 6 2 13 213
>= 6 0 1 8
Total 372 1504 21842