Earthquake Statistics

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


Earthquakes Per Day


020406080100Per Day01-Dec-2101-Mar-2201-Jun-2201-Sep-22Earthquakes Per Day

Plot showing earthquakes per day over the last 365 days. The maximum earthquakes per day was 105 on 9 September, 2022.


Table summarising earthquake numbers over the last 365 days between latitudes 54°S and 24°S and longitudes 160°E and 170°W.
Magnitude Last 7 days Last 28 days Last 365 days
< 2 110 743 9664
2 - 3 133 531 7451
3 - 4 27 99 1325
4 - 5 12 54 840
5 - 6 3 10 189
>= 6 0 3 11
Total 285 1440 19480