There have been: (M1.5 or greater)

  • 63 earthquakes in the past 24 hours
  • 640 earthquakes in the past 7 days
  • 3,455 earthquakes in the past 30 days
  • 38,475 earthquakes in the past 365 days

The biggest earthquakes:

Earthquake Alerts via Twitter:


A
1952-03-04 01:22:49 UTC 8.1 magnitude, 45 km depth
Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1952-03-04 01:22:49 UTC at 01:22
March 04, 1952 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 42.084, 143.899
106.2 km from Kushiro (66.2 miles)

Depth: 45 km

B

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1963-11-04 01:17:09 UTC at 01:17
November 04, 1963 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.843, 129.684
349.2 km from Lospalos (216.2 miles)

Banda Sea

Depth: 65 km

C
1960-05-21 10:02:57 UTC 8.1 magnitude, 25 km depth
Cañete, Biobío, Chile

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1960-05-21 10:02:57 UTC at 10:02
May 21, 1960 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -37.824, -73.353
4.2 km from Cañete (2.2 miles)

Bio Bio, Chile

Depth: 25 km

D

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1957-12-04 03:37:53 UTC at 03:37
December 04, 1957 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 45.189, 99.368
153.2 km from Bayanhongor (95.2 miles)

Central Mongolia

Depth: 30 km

E

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1971-07-26 01:23:22 UTC at 01:23
July 26, 1971 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -4.817, 153.172
113.2 km from Kokopo (70.2 miles)

Depth: 40 km

F
1966-10-17 21:42:00 UTC 8.1 magnitude, 40 km depth
Paramonga, Lima, Peru

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1966-10-17 21:42:00 UTC at 21:42
October 17, 1966 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -10.665, -78.228
43.2 km from Paramonga (26.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Central Peru

Depth: 40 km

G
1998-03-25 03:12:25 UTC 8.1 magnitude, 10 km depth
Balleny Islands

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1998-03-25 03:12:25 UTC at 03:12
March 25, 1998 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -62.877, 149.527

Balleny Islands

Depth: 10 km

H

8.1 magnitude earthquake

2007-04-01 20:39:58 UTC at 20:39
April 01, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -8.466, 157.043
45.2 km from Gizo (28.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 24 km

I

8.1 magnitude earthquake

2007-01-13 04:23:21 UTC at 04:23
January 13, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 46.243, 154.524
506.2 km from Severo-Kuril’sk (314.2 miles)

Northwest Of Kuril Islands

Depth: 10 km

J

8.1 magnitude earthquake

2004-12-23 14:59:04 UTC at 14:59
December 23, 2004 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -49.312, 161.345
598.2 km from Riverton (371.2 miles)

North Of Macquarie Island

Depth: 10 km



A
2009-09-29 17:48:10 UTC 8.1 magnitude, 18 km depth
Matavai, Samoa

8.1 magnitude earthquake

2009-09-29 17:48:10 UTC at 17:48
September 29, 2009 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -15.489, -172.095
168.2 km from Matavai (104.2 miles)

Samoa Islands

Depth: 18 km

B

8.0 magnitude earthquake

1906-09-14 16:04:43 UTC at 16:04
September 14, 1906 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -6.249, 147.281
61.2 km from Lae (38.2 miles)

Eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 35 km

C
1917-06-26 05:49:46 UTC 8.0 magnitude, 15 km depth
Hihifo, Niuas, Tonga

8.0 magnitude earthquake

1917-06-26 05:49:46 UTC at 05:49
June 26, 1917 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -14.739, -173.562
136.2 km from Hihifo (85.2 miles)

Samoa Islands

Depth: 15 km

D

8.0 magnitude earthquake

1924-04-14 16:20:36 UTC at 16:20
April 14, 1924 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 6.722, 126.038
5.2 km from La Union (3.2 miles)

Mindanao, Philippines

Depth: 15 km

E

8.0 magnitude earthquake

1934-01-15 08:43:25 UTC at 08:43
January 15, 1934 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 26.885, 86.589
19.2 km from Lahān (12.2 miles)

Nepal India Border

Depth: 15 km

F
1942-11-10 11:41:28 UTC 8.0 magnitude, 10 km depth
South Of Africa

8.0 magnitude earthquake

1942-11-10 11:41:28 UTC at 11:41
November 10, 1942 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -49.92, 30.336

South Of Africa

Depth: 10 km

G

8.0 magnitude earthquake

1941-11-25 18:03:58 UTC at 18:03
November 25, 1941 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 37.446, -18.953
535.2 km from Porto Moniz (332.2 miles)

Azores Cape St. Vincent Ridge

Depth: 10 km

H
1946-09-12 15:17:23 UTC 8.0 magnitude, 15 km depth
Mawlaik, Sagain, Myanmar

8.0 magnitude earthquake

1946-09-12 15:17:23 UTC at 15:17
September 12, 1946 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 24.054, 95.666
136.2 km from Mawlaik (84.2 miles)

Myanmar India Border

Depth: 15 km

I
1960-03-20 17:07:31 UTC 8.0 magnitude, 15 km depth
Miyako, Iwate, Japan

8.0 magnitude earthquake

1960-03-20 17:07:31 UTC at 17:07
March 20, 1960 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 39.869, 143.228
113.2 km from Miyako (70.2 miles)

East Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 15 km

J

8.0 magnitude earthquake

1972-12-02 00:19:52 UTC at 00:19
December 02, 1972 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 6.405, 126.64
51.2 km from Pondaguitan (31.2 miles)

Mindanao, Philippines

Depth: 60 km



A

8.0 magnitude earthquake

1971-07-14 06:11:30 UTC at 06:11
July 14, 1971 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -5.524, 153.85
201.2 km from Panguna (124.2 miles)

Depth: 40 km

B
1976-01-14 16:47:33 UTC 8.0 magnitude, 33 km depth
‘Ohonua, ʻEua, Tonga

8.0 magnitude earthquake

1976-01-14 16:47:33 UTC at 16:47
January 14, 1976 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -28.427, -177.657
831.2 km from ‘Ohonua (516.2 miles)

Kermadec Islands

Depth: 33 km

C

8.0 magnitude earthquake

1986-05-07 22:47:10 UTC at 22:47
May 07, 1986 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 51.52, -174.776
615.2 km from Unalaska (382.2 miles)

Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Island

Depth: 33 km

D
1985-09-19 13:17:47 UTC 8.0 magnitude, 27 km depth
Arteaga, Michoacán, Mexico

8.0 magnitude earthquake

1985-09-19 13:17:47 UTC at 13:17
September 19, 1985 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 18.19, -102.533
31.2 km from Arteaga (19.2 miles)

Michoacan, Mexico

Depth: 27 km

E

8.0 magnitude earthquake

1985-03-03 22:47:07 UTC at 22:47
March 03, 1985 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -33.135, -71.871
25.2 km from Valparaíso (15.2 miles)

Depth: 33 km

F

8.0 magnitude earthquake

1995-07-30 05:11:23 UTC at 05:11
July 30, 1995 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -23.34, -70.294
36.2 km from Antofagasta (22.2 miles)

Depth: 45 km

G
1995-10-09 15:35:53 UTC 8.0 magnitude, 33 km depth
El Colomo, Colima, Mexico

8.0 magnitude earthquake

1995-10-09 15:35:53 UTC at 15:35
October 09, 1995 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 19.055, -104.205
5.2 km from El Colomo (3.2 miles)

East Central Pacific Ocean

Depth: 33 km

H

8.0 magnitude earthquake

2007-08-15 23:40:57 UTC at 23:40
August 15, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -13.386, -76.603
41.2 km from San Vicente de Cañete (25.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Central Peru

Depth: 39 km

I
2006-05-03 15:26:40 UTC 8.0 magnitude, 55 km depth
Pangai, Ha‘apai, Tonga

8.0 magnitude earthquake

2006-05-03 15:26:40 UTC at 15:26
May 03, 2006 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -20.187, -174.123
47.2 km from Pangai (29.2 miles)

Tonga

Depth: 55 km

J

8.0 magnitude earthquake

2000-11-16 04:54:56 UTC at 04:54
November 16, 2000 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -3.98, 152.169
23.2 km from Rabaul (14.2 miles)

Depth: 33 km