The Biggest Earthquakes Ever

There have been: (M1.5 or greater)

  • 93 earthquakes today
  • 663 earthquakes in the past 7 days
  • 3,489 earthquakes in the past month
  • 38,345 earthquakes in the past year

The biggest earthquake:

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A

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

B
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

C
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

D

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

E
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

F

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

G

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

H

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

I
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

J

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



A

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

B

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

C

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

D
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

E
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

F

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

G

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

H
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

I

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

J

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



A

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

B
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

C

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

D

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

E

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

F
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

G

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

H

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

I

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

J

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



A

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

B

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

C

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

D

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

E
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

F
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

G

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

H

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

I
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

J

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



A
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

B
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

C

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

D

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

E
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

F

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

G

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

H
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

I

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

J
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