Earthquake Statistics

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



Earthquakes Per Day


050100150200Per Day01-Aug-1801-Nov-1801-Feb-1901-May-19Earthquakes 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
< 2 210 873 10166
2 - 3 135 701 9640
3 - 4 28 113 1329
4 - 5 15 79 771
5 - 6 5 20 180
>= 6 0 1 8
Total 393 1787 22094