Earthquake Statistics

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



Earthquakes Per Day


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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
< 2 126 604 9401
2 - 3 144 592 9223
3 - 4 30 105 2947
4 - 5 19 55 1088
5 - 6 4 16 252
>= 6 1 2 23
Total 324 1374 22934