Earthquake Statistics

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


Earthquakes Per Day


020406080100Per Day01-Jul-2301-Oct-2301-Jan-2401-Apr-24Earthquakes Per Day

Plot showing earthquakes per day over the last 365 days. The maximum earthquakes per day was 116 on 12 January, 2024.


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
< 2 277 1073 11034
2 - 3 213 692 7862
3 - 4 51 136 1710
4 - 5 10 44 482
5 - 6 1 5 56
>= 6 0 1 2
Total 552 1951 21146