Earthquake Statistics

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



Earthquakes Per Day


050100150200Per Day01-Jun-1901-Sep-1901-Dec-1901-Mar-20Earthquakes Per Day

Plot showing earthquakes per day over the last 365 days. The maximum earthquakes per day was 222 on 22 June, 2019.


Table summarising earthquake numbers over the last 365 days.
Magnitude Last 7 days Last 28 days Last 365 days
< 2 330 942 10082
2 - 3 285 700 8697
3 - 4 35 105 1350
4 - 5 15 76 891
5 - 6 4 7 207
>= 6 0 0 9
Total 669 1830 21236