There have been: (M1.5 or greater)

  • 138 earthquakes in the past 24 hours
  • 1,051 earthquakes in the past 7 days
  • 5,645 earthquakes in the past 30 days
  • 60,753 earthquakes in the past 365 days

The biggest earthquakes:


A

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1935-09-20 01:46:43 UTC at 01:46
September 20, 1935 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -3.824, 141.416
128.2 km from Aitape (79.2 miles)

Near N Coast Of New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 30 km

B
1932-06-18 10:12:11 UTC 7.8 magnitude, 15 km depth
Minatitlán, Colima, Mexico

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1932-06-18 10:12:11 UTC at 10:12
June 18, 1932 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 19.419, -103.907
17.2 km from Minatitlán (11.2 miles)

Michoacan, Mexico

Depth: 15 km

C
1931-03-09 03:49:00 UTC 7.8 magnitude, 35 km depth
Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1931-03-09 03:49:00 UTC at 03:49
March 09, 1931 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 40.572, 142.398
76.2 km from Hachinohe (47.2 miles)

Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 35 km

D

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1929-03-07 01:34:42 UTC at 01:34
March 07, 1929 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 50.852, -169.753
401.2 km from Unalaska (249.2 miles)

Depth: 15 km

E

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1929-12-17 10:58:42 UTC at 10:58
December 17, 1929 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 53.559, 171.972
677.2 km from Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy (421.2 miles)

Near Islands, Aleutian Islands

Depth: 20 km

F

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1943-06-09 03:06:20 UTC at 03:06
June 09, 1943 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -0.827, 100.736
9.2 km from Solok (5.2 miles)

Southern Sumatra, Indonesia

Depth: 10 km

G
1943-05-25 23:07:40 UTC 7.8 magnitude, 15 km depth
Baculin, Davao, Philippines

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1943-05-25 23:07:40 UTC at 23:07
May 25, 1943 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 7.4, 127.178
65.2 km from Baculin (40.2 miles)

Philippine Islands

Depth: 15 km

H

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1942-05-14 02:13:27 UTC at 02:13
May 14, 1942 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -0.025, -79.955
15.2 km from Pedernales (9.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Ecuador

Depth: 20 km

I

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1940-11-10 01:39:05 UTC at 01:39
November 10, 1940 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 45.708, 26.563
10.2 km from Nereju Mic (6.2 miles)

Depth: 90 km

J

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1939-04-30 02:55:30 UTC at 02:55
April 30, 1939 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -9.873, 159.812
50.2 km from Honiara (31.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 15 km



A
1939-12-26 23:57:23 UTC 7.8 magnitude, 20 km depth
Erzincan, Erzincan, Turkey

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1939-12-26 23:57:23 UTC at 23:57
December 26, 1939 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 39.771, 39.577
8.2 km from Erzincan (5.2 miles)

Eastern Turkey

Depth: 20 km

B
1939-01-25 03:32:15 UTC 7.8 magnitude, 35 km depth
San Carlos, Biobío, Chile

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1939-01-25 03:32:15 UTC at 03:32
January 25, 1939 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -36.305, -72.315
34.2 km from San Carlos (21.2 miles)

Bio Bio, Chile

Depth: 35 km

C

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1939-01-30 02:18:30 UTC at 02:18
January 30, 1939 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -7.042, 155.468
80.2 km from Panguna (49.2 miles)

Bougainville, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 35 km

D
1938-11-05 08:43:24 UTC 7.8 magnitude, 35 km depth
Iwaki, Fukushima, Japan

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1938-11-05 08:43:24 UTC at 08:43
November 05, 1938 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 36.966, 142.09
107.2 km from Iwaki (67.2 miles)

Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 35 km

E

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1937-01-07 13:20:42 UTC at 13:20
January 07, 1937 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 35.434, 97.759
383.2 km from Xining (238.2 miles)

Gansu Qinghai Border, China

Depth: 15 km

F

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1936-04-01 02:09:28 UTC at 02:09
April 01, 1936 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 4.241, 126.368
163.2 km from Sarangani (101.2 miles)

Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia

Depth: 35 km

G

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1951-11-24 18:50:24 UTC at 18:50
November 24, 1951 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 23.092, 121.214
37.2 km from Taitung City (23.2 miles)

Depth: 30 km

H
1950-12-14 01:52:54 UTC 7.8 magnitude, 215 km depth
Pangai, Ha‘apai, Tonga

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1950-12-14 01:52:54 UTC at 01:52
December 14, 1950 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -19.705, -175.874
159.2 km from Pangai (99.2 miles)

Tonga

Depth: 215 km

I

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1948-01-24 17:46:44 UTC at 17:46
January 24, 1948 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 10.8, 122.295
9.2 km from Buga (6.2 miles)

Panay, Philippines

Depth: 15 km

J

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1946-09-29 03:02:06 UTC at 03:02
September 29, 1946 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -5.158, 153.379
152.2 km from Kokopo (94.2 miles)

Depth: 50 km



A
1963-10-20 00:53:12 UTC 7.8 magnitude, 28 km depth
Kuril’sk, Hokkaido, Japan

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1963-10-20 00:53:12 UTC at 00:53
October 20, 1963 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 44.726, 150.547
217.2 km from Kuril’sk (135.2 miles)

Kuril Islands

Depth: 28 km

B

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1960-06-06 05:55:48 UTC at 05:55
June 06, 1960 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -45.785, -72.889
35.2 km from Puerto Chacabuco (22.2 miles)

Aisen, Chile

Depth: 15 km

C

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1958-07-10 06:15:58 UTC at 06:15
July 10, 1958 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 58.23, -136.712
133.2 km from Haines (83.2 miles)

Coast Of Southeastern Alaska

Depth: 10 km

D
1957-12-17 13:50:22 UTC 7.8 magnitude, 123 km depth
Sola, Torba, Vanuatu

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1957-12-17 13:50:22 UTC at 13:50
December 17, 1957 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -12.418, 166.684
187.2 km from Sola (116.2 miles)

Santa Cruz Islands

Depth: 123 km

E
1954-03-29 06:17:07 UTC 7.8 magnitude, 626 km depth
Dúrcal, Andalusia, Spain

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1954-03-29 06:17:07 UTC at 06:17
March 29, 1954 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 36.988, -3.612
4.2 km from Dúrcal (2.2 miles)

Strait Of Gibraltar

Depth: 626 km

F

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1971-07-09 03:03:20 UTC at 03:03
July 09, 1971 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -32.601, -71.076
21.2 km from La Ligua (13.2 miles)

Depth: 60 km

G
1969-02-28 02:40:32 UTC 7.8 magnitude, 10 km depth
Sagres, Faro, Portugal

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1969-02-28 02:40:32 UTC at 02:40
February 28, 1969 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 36.033, -10.613
184.2 km from Sagres (114.2 miles)

Azores Cape St. Vincent Ridge

Depth: 10 km

H

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1965-07-02 20:58:40 UTC at 20:58
July 02, 1965 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 52.99, -167.739
126.2 km from Unalaska (78.2 miles)

Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands

Depth: 45 km

I

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1964-05-26 10:59:16 UTC at 10:59
May 26, 1964 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -56.323, -27.655
606.2 km from Grytviken (376.2 miles)

South Sandwich Islands

Depth: 125 km

J
1975-12-26 15:56:38 UTC 7.8 magnitude, 33 km depth
Hihifo, Niuas, Tonga

7.8 magnitude earthquake

1975-12-26 15:56:38 UTC at 15:56
December 26, 1975 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -16.264, -172.467
146.2 km from Hihifo (90.2 miles)

Samoa Islands

Depth: 33 km


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