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 155 on 31 October, 2017.


Table summarising earthquake numbers over the last 365 days.
Magnitude Last 7 days Last 28 days Last 365 days
< 2 203 690 9855
2 - 3 164 699 9497
3 - 4 13 67 1158
4 - 5 2 16 454
5 - 6 3 4 81
>= 6 0 0 3
Total 385 1476 21048