There have been: (M1.5 or greater)

  • 79 earthquakes in the past 24 hours
  • 616 earthquakes in the past 7 days
  • 2,970 earthquakes in the past 30 days
  • 39,048 earthquakes in the past 365 days

The biggest earthquakes:

Earthquake Alerts via Twitter:


A
2003-09-25 19:50:06 UTC 8.3 magnitude, 27 km depth
Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan

8.3 magnitude earthquake

2003-09-25 19:50:06 UTC at 19:50
September 25, 2003 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 41.815, 143.91
134.2 km from Kushiro (83.2 miles)

Depth: 27 km

B
2015-09-16 22:54:32 UTC 8.3 magnitude, 22 km depth
Illapel, Coquimbo, Chile

8.3 magnitude earthquake

2015-09-16 22:54:32 UTC at 22:54
September 16, 2015 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -31.57, -71.67
47.2 km from Illapel (29.2 miles)

Depth: 22 km

C
2015-09-16 22:54:32 UTC 8.3 magnitude, 22 km depth
Illapel, Coquimbo, Chile

8.3 magnitude earthquake

2015-09-16 22:54:32 UTC at 22:54
September 16, 2015 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -31.573, -71.674
48.2 km from Illapel (30.2 miles)

Depth: 22 km

D
2013-05-24 05:44:48 UTC 8.3 magnitude, 598 km depth
Esso, Kamtsjatka, Russia

8.3 magnitude earthquake

2013-05-24 05:44:48 UTC at 05:44
May 24, 2013 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 54.892, 153.221
366.2 km from Esso (227.2 miles)

Sea Of Okhotsk

Depth: 598 km

E

8.2 magnitude earthquake

1906-08-17 00:40:04 UTC at 00:40
August 17, 1906 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -32.4, -71.4
16.2 km from La Ligua (10.2 miles)

Depth: 35 km

F

8.2 magnitude earthquake

1917-05-01 18:26:20 UTC at 18:26
May 01, 1917 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -31.08, -176.461
959.2 km from Opotiki (596.2 miles)

Kermadec Islands

Depth: 15 km

G
1920-06-05 04:21:35 UTC 8.2 magnitude, 20 km depth
Hualian, Taiwan, Taiwan

8.2 magnitude earthquake

1920-06-05 04:21:35 UTC at 04:21
June 05, 1920 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 23.684, 121.986
50.2 km from Hualian (31.2 miles)

Depth: 20 km

H
1940-05-24 16:33:59 UTC 8.2 magnitude, 45 km depth
Huaura, Lima, Peru

8.2 magnitude earthquake

1940-05-24 16:33:59 UTC at 16:33
May 24, 1940 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -11.094, -77.487
12.2 km from Huaura (7.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Central Peru

Depth: 45 km

I

8.2 magnitude earthquake

1950-12-09 21:38:51 UTC at 21:38
December 09, 1950 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -23.977, -67.912
121.2 km from San Pedro de Atacama (75.2 miles)

Depth: 113 km

J

8.2 magnitude earthquake

1949-08-22 04:01:18 UTC at 04:01
August 22, 1949 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 53.673, -133.015
187.2 km from Metlakatla (116.2 miles)

Haida Gwaii

Depth: 10 km



A
1968-05-16 00:49:02 UTC 8.2 magnitude, 29 km depth
Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan

8.2 magnitude earthquake

1968-05-16 00:49:02 UTC at 00:49
May 16, 1968 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 40.86, 143.435
168.2 km from Hachinohe (104.2 miles)

East Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 29 km

B
1965-01-24 00:11:17 UTC 8.2 magnitude, 20 km depth
Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia

8.2 magnitude earthquake

1965-01-24 00:11:17 UTC at 00:11
January 24, 1965 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -2.608, 125.952
275.2 km from Ambon (171.2 miles)

Banda Sea

Depth: 20 km

C

8.2 magnitude earthquake

1989-05-23 10:54:46 UTC at 10:54
May 23, 1989 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -52.341, 160.568
851.2 km from Bluff (528.2 miles)

Macquarie Island

Depth: 10 km

D
1996-02-17 05:59:30 UTC 8.2 magnitude, 33 km depth
Biak, Papua, Indonesia

8.2 magnitude earthquake

1996-02-17 05:59:30 UTC at 05:59
February 17, 1996 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -0.891, 136.952
101.2 km from Biak (63.2 miles)

Biak, Indonesia

Depth: 33 km

E
1994-06-09 00:33:16 UTC 8.2 magnitude, 631 km depth
Reyes, El Beni, Bolivia

8.2 magnitude earthquake

1994-06-09 00:33:16 UTC at 00:33
June 09, 1994 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -13.841, -67.553
55.2 km from Reyes (34.2 miles)

Depth: 631 km

F
2012-04-11 10:43:10 UTC 8.2 magnitude, 25 km depth
Sinabang, Aceh, Indonesia

8.2 magnitude earthquake

2012-04-11 10:43:10 UTC at 10:43
April 11, 2012 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 0.802, 92.463
473.2 km from Sinabang (294.2 miles)

W Coast Of Northern Sumatra

Depth: 25 km

G
2014-04-01 23:46:47 UTC 8.2 magnitude, 25 km depth
Iquique, Tarapacá, Chile

8.2 magnitude earthquake

2014-04-01 23:46:47 UTC at 23:46
April 01, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -19.61, -70.769
94.2 km from Iquique (58.2 miles)

Depth: 25 km

H
1914-05-26 14:22:47 UTC 8.1 magnitude, 15 km depth
Biak, Papua, Indonesia

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1914-05-26 14:22:47 UTC at 14:22
May 26, 1914 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -1.829, 136.943
119.2 km from Biak (74.2 miles)

Biak, Indonesia

Depth: 15 km

I
1910-04-12 00:22:24 UTC 8.1 magnitude, 235 km depth
Ishigaki, Okinawa, Japan

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1910-04-12 00:22:24 UTC at 00:22
April 12, 1910 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 25.911, 123.973
174.2 km from Ishigaki (108.2 miles)

Northeast Of Taiwan

Depth: 235 km

J
1923-09-01 02:58:35 UTC 8.1 magnitude, 15 km depth
Isehara, Kanagawa, Japan

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1923-09-01 02:58:35 UTC at 02:58
September 01, 1923 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 35.413, 139.298
1.2 km from Isehara (1.2 miles)

Near S. Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 15 km



A
1920-09-20 14:39:03 UTC 8.1 magnitude, 25 km depth
Isangel, Tafea, Vanuatu

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1920-09-20 14:39:03 UTC at 14:39
September 20, 1920 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -20.088, 168.523
98.2 km from Isangel (60.2 miles)

Loyalty Islands

Depth: 25 km

B
1919-04-30 07:17:17 UTC 8.1 magnitude, 25 km depth
Neiafu, Vava‘u, Tonga

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1919-04-30 07:17:17 UTC at 07:17
April 30, 1919 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -18.352, -172.515
158.2 km from Neiafu (98.2 miles)

Tonga

Depth: 25 km

C
1918-09-07 17:16:23 UTC 8.1 magnitude, 15 km depth
Kuril’sk, Hokkaido, Japan

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1918-09-07 17:16:23 UTC at 17:16
September 07, 1918 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 46.737, 150.653
272.2 km from Kuril’sk (169.2 miles)

Northwest Of Kuril Islands

Depth: 15 km

D

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1932-06-03 10:36:56 UTC at 10:36
June 03, 1932 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 19.786, -103.784
11.2 km from Las Primaveras [Invernadero] (7.2 miles)

Michoacan, Mexico

Depth: 15 km

E

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1929-06-27 12:47:13 UTC at 12:47
June 27, 1929 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -55.342, -29.434
469.2 km from Grytviken (292.2 miles)

South Sandwich Islands

Depth: 15 km

F

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1945-11-27 21:56:54 UTC at 21:56
November 27, 1945 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 24.927, 63.601
39.2 km from Pasni (24.2 miles)

Coast Of Pakistan

Depth: 15 km

G
1944-12-07 04:35:45 UTC 8.1 magnitude, 15 km depth
Shingū, Wakayama, Japan

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1944-12-07 04:35:45 UTC at 04:35
December 07, 1944 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 33.682, 136.204
21.2 km from Shingū (13.2 miles)

Near S. Coast Of Western Honshu

Depth: 15 km

H
1943-04-06 16:07:17 UTC 8.1 magnitude, 35 km depth
Illapel, Coquimbo, Chile

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1943-04-06 16:07:17 UTC at 16:07
April 06, 1943 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -31.432, -71.475
36.2 km from Illapel (22.2 miles)

Depth: 35 km

I
1942-08-24 22:50:32 UTC 8.1 magnitude, 30 km depth
Nazca, Ica, Peru

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1942-08-24 22:50:32 UTC at 22:50
August 24, 1942 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -14.819, -74.708
24.2 km from Nazca (15.2 miles)

Central Peru

Depth: 30 km

J

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1939-12-21 21:00:31 UTC at 21:00
December 21, 1939 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -0.073, 122.51
91.2 km from Gorontalo (56.2 miles)

Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia

Depth: 35 km