Earthquake Statistics

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



Earthquakes Per Day


0100200300Per Day01-Sep-2001-Dec-2001-Mar-2101-Jun-21Earthquakes Per Day

Plot showing earthquakes per day over the last 365 days. The maximum earthquakes per day was 328 on 6 March, 2021.


Table summarising earthquake numbers over the last 365 days.
Magnitude Last 7 days Last 28 days Last 365 days
< 2 234 621 9455
2 - 3 160 604 9429
3 - 4 28 94 2999
4 - 5 8 61 1109
5 - 6 4 22 237
>= 6 0 0 21
Total 434 1402 23250