The Biggest Earthquakes Ever

There have been: (M1.5 or greater)

  • 81 earthquakes today
  • 717 earthquakes in the past 7 days
  • 3,054 earthquakes in the past month
  • 38,147 earthquakes in the past year

The biggest earthquake:

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A

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1994-04-18 17:29:54 UTC at 17:29
April 18, 1994 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.47, 154.934
73.2 km from Arawa (45.2 miles)

Bougainville, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 26 km

B

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1994-02-12 04:16:26 UTC at 04:16
February 12, 1994 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -10.786, -128.798

South Pacific Ocean

Depth: 15 km

C

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1994-01-17 12:30:55 UTC at 12:30
January 17, 1994 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 34.213, -118.537
11.2 km from Calabasas (6.2 miles)

Greater Los Angeles Area, California

Depth: 18 km

D

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1993-10-25 10:27:04 UTC at 10:27
October 25, 1993 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -5.909, 145.99
70.2 km from Goroka (43.2 miles)

New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 30 km

E
1993-10-24 07:52:15 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 20 km depth
Ometepec, Guerrero, Mexico

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1993-10-24 07:52:15 UTC at 07:52
October 24, 1993 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 16.755, -98.717
33.2 km from Ometepec (20.2 miles)

East Central Pacific Ocean

Depth: 20 km

F

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1993-08-07 17:53:24 UTC at 17:53
August 07, 1993 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -23.866, 179.846

South Pacific Ocean

Depth: 523 km

G

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1993-06-30 23:47:33 UTC at 23:47
June 30, 1993 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -20.836, 172.957

South Pacific Ocean

Depth: 12 km

H

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1993-06-18 17:57:46 UTC at 17:57
June 18, 1993 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -28.678, -176.893

South Pacific Ocean

Depth: 10 km

I
1993-03-15 16:08:57 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 28 km depth
Copiapó, Atacama, Chile

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1993-03-15 16:08:57 UTC at 16:08
March 15, 1993 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -26.708, -70.918
93.2 km from Copiapó (58.2 miles)

Depth: 28 km

J
1993-03-06 16:26:56 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 25 km depth
Solomon Islands

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1993-03-06 16:26:56 UTC at 16:26
March 06, 1993 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -11.062, 163.386

Solomon Islands

Depth: 25 km



A

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1993-01-10 14:39:00 UTC at 14:39
January 10, 1993 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -59.274, -26.205

Southwestern Atlantic Ocean

Depth: 61 km

B
1998-11-09 05:30:14 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 33 km depth
Ambon, Indonesia

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1998-11-09 05:30:14 UTC at 05:30
November 09, 1998 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.954, 129.022
372.2 km from Ambon (231.2 miles)

Banda Sea

Depth: 33 km

C

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1998-08-23 13:57:15 UTC at 13:57
August 23, 1998 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 11.663, -88.038
131.2 km from Corinto (81.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Nicaragua

Depth: 54 km

D

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1998-07-29 18:00:29 UTC at 18:00
July 29, 1998 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -2.693, 138.901
263.2 km from Vanimo (163.2 miles)

Near N Coast Of Papua, Indonesia

Depth: 33 km

E

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1998-05-21 05:34:25 UTC at 05:34
May 21, 1998 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 0.207, 119.584
127.2 km from Palu (79.2 miles)

Makassar Strait, Indonesia

Depth: 33 km

F
1998-04-01 22:42:56 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 9 km depth
Osorno, Los Lagos, Chile

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1998-04-01 22:42:56 UTC at 22:42
April 01, 1998 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -40.316, -74.874
148.2 km from Osorno (92.2 miles)

Coast Of Los Lagos, Chile

Depth: 9 km

G

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1998-03-20 21:08:08 UTC at 21:08
March 20, 1998 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -50.008, 163.107

Auckland Islands, New Zealand

Depth: 10 km

H

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1998-01-12 16:36:20 UTC at 16:36
January 12, 1998 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -15.848, -179.376

South Pacific Ocean

Depth: 23 km

I

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2001-10-21 00:29:21 UTC at 00:29
October 21, 2001 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -37.137, 178.982
189.2 km from Gisborne (117.2 miles)

South Pacific Ocean

Depth: 18 km

J

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2001-08-06 03:52:59 UTC at 03:52
August 06, 2001 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -55.537, -123.422

Southern Pacific Ocean

Depth: 10 km



A
2001-06-26 04:18:31 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 24 km depth
Ilo, Moquegua, Peru

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2001-06-26 04:18:31 UTC at 04:18
June 26, 2001 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -17.745, -71.649
35.2 km from Ilo (21.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Southern Peru

Depth: 24 km

B
2001-05-25 00:40:50 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 33 km depth
Nemuro, Hokkaido, Japan

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2001-05-25 00:40:50 UTC at 00:40
May 25, 2001 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 44.268, 148.393
249.2 km from Nemuro (155.2 miles)

Kuril Islands

Depth: 33 km

C

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2001-04-19 21:43:42 UTC at 21:43
April 19, 2001 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -7.41, 155.865
137.2 km from Arawa (85.2 miles)

Bougainville, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 17 km

D

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2001-04-09 09:00:57 UTC at 09:00
April 09, 2001 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -32.668, -73.109
147.2 km from Valparaíso (91.2 miles)

Coast Of Valparaiso, Chile

Depth: 11 km

E
2001-02-28 12:30:14 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 10 km depth
, New Caledonia

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2001-02-28 12:30:14 UTC at 12:30
February 28, 2001 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -21.986, 170.207
328.2 km from (203.2 miles)

South Pacific Ocean

Depth: 10 km

F

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1997-11-28 22:53:41 UTC at 22:53
November 28, 1997 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -13.74, -68.788
120.2 km from Tambopata (74.2 miles)

Depth: 586 km

G

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1997-04-22 09:31:23 UTC at 09:31
April 22, 1997 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 11.112, -60.892
66.2 km from Sangre Grande (41.2 miles)

North Atlantic Ocean

Depth: 5 km

H

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1997-03-26 02:08:57 UTC at 02:08
March 26, 1997 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 51.277, 179.533

Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands

Depth: 33 km

I
2009-08-17 00:05:49 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 20 km depth
Ishigaki, Okinawa, Japan

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2009-08-17 00:05:49 UTC at 00:05
August 17, 2009 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 23.501, 123.499
114.2 km from Ishigaki (70.2 miles)

Southwestern Ryukyu Island, Japan

Depth: 20 km

J

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2009-08-16 07:38:21 UTC at 07:38
August 16, 2009 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -1.479, 99.49
112.2 km from Padang (69.2 miles)

South Indian Ocean

Depth: 20 km



A

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2009-06-23 14:19:22 UTC at 14:19
June 23, 2009 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -5.157, 153.782
190.2 km from Kokopo (118.2 miles)

Depth: 64 km

B

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2009-04-16 14:57:06 UTC at 14:57
April 16, 2009 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -60.203, -26.858

Southwestern Atlantic Ocean

Depth: 20 km

C
2009-01-15 07:27:20 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 27 km depth
, New Caledonia

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2009-01-15 07:27:20 UTC at 07:27
January 15, 2009 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -22.352, 170.635
384.2 km from (238.2 miles)

South Pacific Ocean

Depth: 27 km

D

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1986-09-11 00:18:25 UTC at 00:18
September 11, 1986 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -5.187, 152.442
95.2 km from Kokopo (59.2 miles)

Depth: 51 km

E

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1986-05-26 19:06:15 UTC at 19:06
May 26, 1986 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -20.19, 178.86

South Pacific Ocean

Depth: 538 km

F

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1986-04-20 07:03:30 UTC at 07:03
April 20, 1986 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -2.394, 139.309
220.2 km from Vanimo (136.2 miles)

Near N Coast Of Papua, Indonesia

Depth: 33 km

G

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2007-12-16 08:09:17 UTC at 08:09
December 16, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -22.954, -70.182
80.2 km from Antofagasta (50.2 miles)

Depth: 45 km

H

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2007-09-20 08:31:14 UTC at 08:31
September 20, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -1.999, 100.141
119.2 km from Padang (74.2 miles)

South Indian Ocean

Depth: 30 km

I

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2007-08-02 03:21:42 UTC at 03:21
August 02, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 51.307, -179.971

Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Island

Depth: 21 km

J

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2007-06-28 02:52:10 UTC at 02:52
June 28, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -7.979, 154.635
220.2 km from Arawa (137.2 miles)

Bougainville, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 18 km



A

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2007-06-13 19:29:40 UTC at 19:29
June 13, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 13.554, -90.618
47.2 km from San José (29.2 miles)

Depth: 23 km

B
2007-03-25 00:41:57 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 8 km depth
Wajima, Ishikawa, Japan

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2007-03-25 00:41:57 UTC at 00:41
March 25, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 37.336, 136.588
28.2 km from Wajima (17.2 miles)

Near West Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 8 km

C
2007-02-20 08:04:25 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 12 km depth
Tidore, Indonesia

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2007-02-20 08:04:25 UTC at 08:04
February 20, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -1.034, 126.976
196.2 km from Tidore (121.2 miles)

Kepulauan Sula, Indonesia

Depth: 12 km

D

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1992-11-08 03:43:20 UTC at 03:43
November 08, 1992 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -15.727, -179.703

South Pacific Ocean

Depth: 9 km

E

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1992-10-17 08:32:40 UTC at 08:32
October 17, 1992 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 6.845, -76.806
62.2 km from Dabeiba (38.2 miles)

Northern Colombia

Depth: 14 km

F
1992-09-26 22:15:57 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 27 km depth
Ternate, Indonesia

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1992-09-26 22:15:57 UTC at 22:15
September 26, 1992 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 1.289, 129.118
198.2 km from Ternate (123.2 miles)

Halmahera, Indonesia

Depth: 27 km

G

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1992-09-02 05:50:01 UTC at 05:50
September 02, 1992 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.046, 112.138
93.2 km from Paciran (58.2 miles)

Java, Indonesia

Depth: 624 km

H
1992-07-20 07:46:46 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 10 km depth
Svalbard

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1992-07-20 07:46:46 UTC at 07:46
July 20, 1992 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 78.562, 5.523

Svalbard

Depth: 10 km

I
1992-05-12 18:05:42 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 15 km depth
Apia, Western Samoa

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1992-05-12 18:05:42 UTC at 18:05
May 12, 1992 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -16.524, -172.367
307.2 km from Apia (191.2 miles)

South Pacific Ocean

Depth: 15 km

J

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1992-04-26 11:18:25 UTC at 11:18
April 26, 1992 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 40.378, -124.575
43.2 km from Fortuna (26.2 miles)

North Pacific Ocean

Depth: 22 km