The Biggest Earthquakes Ever

There have been: (M1.5 or greater)

  • 92 earthquakes today
  • 674 earthquakes in the past 7 days
  • 3,237 earthquakes in the past month
  • 37,905 earthquakes in the past year

The biggest earthquake:

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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



A

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1992-04-06 13:54:40 UTC at 13:54
April 06, 1992 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 50.724, -130.091
352.2 km from Campbell River (219.2 miles)

Vancouver Island, Canada

Depth: 19 km

B
1992-03-13 17:18:39 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 27 km depth
Erzincan, Erzincan, Turkey

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1992-03-13 17:18:39 UTC at 17:18
March 13, 1992 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 39.71, 39.605
10.2 km from Erzincan (6.2 miles)

Eastern Turkey

Depth: 27 km

C

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1992-02-27 20:05:23 UTC at 20:05
February 27, 1992 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.191, 147.576
87.2 km from Lae (54.2 miles)

Eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 38 km

D

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1992-01-20 13:37:03 UTC at 13:37
January 20, 1992 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 27.983, 139.405

Bonin Islands, Japan

Depth: 498 km

E
2003-12-27 22:38:01 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 10 km depth
, New Caledonia

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2003-12-27 22:38:01 UTC at 22:38
December 27, 2003 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -21.672, 169.835
280.2 km from (174.2 miles)

South Pacific Ocean

Depth: 10 km

F

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2003-12-05 21:26:09 UTC at 21:26
December 05, 2003 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 55.538, 165.78

Komandorskiye Ostrova

Depth: 10 km

G
2003-10-08 09:06:55 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 32 km depth
Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2003-10-08 09:06:55 UTC at 09:06
October 08, 2003 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 42.648, 144.57
39.2 km from Kushiro (24.2 miles)

Depth: 32 km

H
2003-10-01 01:03:25 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 10 km depth
Ak-Dovurak, Tuva, Russia

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2003-10-01 01:03:25 UTC at 01:03
October 01, 2003 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 50.211, 87.721
230.2 km from Ak-Dovurak (143.2 miles)

Southwestern Siberia, Russia

Depth: 10 km

I
2003-05-14 06:03:35 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 41 km depth
Le Moule, Guadeloupe

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2003-05-14 06:03:35 UTC at 06:03
May 14, 2003 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 18.266, -58.633
359.2 km from Le Moule (223.2 miles)

North Atlantic Ocean

Depth: 41 km

J

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2003-05-04 13:15:18 UTC at 13:15
May 04, 2003 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -30.531, -178.232

South Pacific Ocean

Depth: 62 km



A

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2003-01-10 13:11:56 UTC at 13:11
January 10, 2003 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -5.311, 153.701
191.2 km from Kokopo (119.2 miles)

Depth: 71 km

B

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1983-12-22 01:02:02 UTC at 01:02
December 22, 1983 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -5.392, 151.868
124.2 km from Kokopo (77.2 miles)

Depth: 26 km

C
1983-11-16 16:13:00 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 12 km depth
Hilo, Hawaii, United States

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1983-11-16 16:13:00 UTC at 16:13
November 16, 1983 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 19.43, -155.454
50.2 km from Hilo (31.2 miles)

Hawaiian Islands

Depth: 12 km

D

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1983-10-15 10:56:50 UTC at 10:56
October 15, 1983 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -8.101, 156.311
226.2 km from Arawa (140.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 7 km

E

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1983-07-03 17:14:23 UTC at 17:14
July 03, 1983 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 9.652, -83.688
27.2 km from Turrialba (17.2 miles)

Coast Of Costa Rica

Depth: 33 km

F
1983-06-24 09:06:45 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 44 km depth
Suao, T'ai-wan, Taiwan

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1983-06-24 09:06:45 UTC at 09:06
June 24, 1983 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 24.176, 122.402
74.2 km from Suao (46.2 miles)

Depth: 44 km

G
1983-04-12 12:07:54 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 104 km depth
La Peca, Amazonas, Peru

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1983-04-12 12:07:54 UTC at 12:07
April 12, 1983 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -4.843, -78.103
93.2 km from La Peca (57.2 miles)

Peru Ecuador Border

Depth: 104 km

H

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1983-03-15 19:58:30 UTC at 19:58
March 15, 1983 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 5.346, 126.566
160.2 km from Lun (99.2 miles)

Philippine Islands

Depth: 41 km

I
1990-12-13 03:01:48 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 12 km depth
Puli, T'ai-wan, Taiwan

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1990-12-13 03:01:48 UTC at 03:01
December 13, 1990 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 23.916, 121.636
68.2 km from Puli (42.2 miles)

Depth: 12 km

J
1990-11-15 02:34:32 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 48 km depth
Langsa, Aceh, Indonesia

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1990-11-15 02:34:32 UTC at 02:34
November 15, 1990 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 3.908, 97.457
84.2 km from Langsa (52.2 miles)

Northern Sumatra, Indonesia

Depth: 48 km



A

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2011-09-05 17:55:11 UTC at 17:55
September 05, 2011 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 2.965, 97.893
68.2 km from Kabanjahe (42.2 miles)

Northern Sumatra, Indonesia

Depth: 91 km

B

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2011-09-02 13:47:09 UTC at 13:47
September 02, 2011 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -28.399, -63.071
136.2 km from Santiago del Estero (84.2 miles)

Depth: 577 km

C

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2011-07-29 07:42:22 UTC at 07:42
July 29, 2011 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -23.784, 179.76

South Pacific Ocean

Depth: 523 km

D
2011-06-22 21:50:52 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 33 km depth
Miyako, Iwate, Japan

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2011-06-22 21:50:52 UTC at 21:50
June 22, 2011 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 39.955, 142.205
41.2 km from Miyako (25.2 miles)

Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 33 km

E
2011-04-03 20:06:40 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 14 km depth
Kawalu, Indonesia

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2011-04-03 20:06:40 UTC at 20:06
April 03, 2011 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -9.848, 107.693
280.2 km from Kawalu (174.2 miles)

South Of Java, Indonesia

Depth: 14 km

F
2011-03-11 06:08:29 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 2 km depth
Kamaishi, Iwate, Japan

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2011-03-11 06:08:29 UTC at 06:08
March 11, 2011 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 38.969, 143.37
132.2 km from Kamaishi (82.2 miles)

East Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 2 km

G
2011-02-14 03:40:09 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 21 km depth
Constitución, Maule, Chile

6.7 magnitude earthquake

2011-02-14 03:40:09 UTC at 03:40
February 14, 2011 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -35.38, -72.834
38.2 km from Constitución (23.2 miles)

Depth: 21 km

H
1980-10-25 07:00:07 UTC 6.7 magnitude, 33 km depth
, New Caledonia

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1980-10-25 07:00:07 UTC at 07:00
October 25, 1980 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -21.982, 170.025
310.2 km from (192.2 miles)

South Pacific Ocean

Depth: 33 km

I

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1980-08-09 05:45:09 UTC at 05:45
August 09, 1980 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 15.888, -88.516
21.2 km from Puerto Barrios (13.2 miles)

Depth: 22 km

J

6.7 magnitude earthquake

1977-11-04 09:52:55 UTC at 09:52
November 04, 1977 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 51.659, -175.952

Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Island

Depth: 33 km