There have been: (M1.5 or greater)

  • 89 earthquakes in the past 24 hours
  • 621 earthquakes in the past 7 days
  • 3,080 earthquakes in the past 30 days
  • 39,420 earthquakes in the past 365 days

The biggest earthquakes:

Earthquake Alerts via Twitter:


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1963-08-15 17:25:09 UTC 7.7 magnitude, 550 km depth
La Rinconada, Puno, Peru

7.7 magnitude earthquake

1963-08-15 17:25:09 UTC at 17:25
August 15, 1963 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -13.866, -69.414
84.2 km from La Rinconada (52.2 miles)

Southern Peru

Depth: 550 km

B
1979-12-12 07:59:03 UTC 7.7 magnitude, 24 km depth
Valdez, Esmeraldas, Ecuador

7.7 magnitude earthquake

1979-12-12 07:59:03 UTC at 07:59
December 12, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 1.598, -79.358
56.2 km from Valdez (35.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Ecuador

Depth: 24 km

C
1978-06-12 08:14:26 UTC 7.7 magnitude, 44 km depth
Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan

7.7 magnitude earthquake

1978-06-12 08:14:26 UTC at 08:14
June 12, 1978 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 38.19, 142.028
68.2 km from Ishinomaki (42.2 miles)

Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 44 km

D

7.7 magnitude earthquake

1978-11-29 19:52:47 UTC at 19:52
November 29, 1978 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 16.01, -96.591
2.2 km from San Agustín Loxicha (1.2 miles)

Coast Of Mexico

Depth: 18 km

E

7.7 magnitude earthquake

1975-07-20 19:54:27 UTC at 19:54
July 20, 1975 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -7.104, 155.152
94.2 km from Panguna (58.2 miles)

Bougainville, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 44 km

F
1975-05-10 14:27:38 UTC 7.7 magnitude, 6 km depth
Cañete, Biobío, Chile

7.7 magnitude earthquake

1975-05-10 14:27:38 UTC at 14:27
May 10, 1975 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -38.183, -73.232
44.2 km from Cañete (27.2 miles)

Bio Bio, Chile

Depth: 6 km

G
1973-06-17 03:55:02 UTC 7.7 magnitude, 48 km depth
Nemuro, Hokkaido, Japan

7.7 magnitude earthquake

1973-06-17 03:55:02 UTC at 03:55
June 17, 1973 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 43.233, 145.785
19.2 km from Nemuro (12.2 miles)

Depth: 48 km

H

7.7 magnitude earthquake

1972-06-11 16:41:04 UTC at 16:41
June 11, 1972 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 3.752, 124.221
228.2 km from Sarangani (142.2 miles)

Celebes Sea

Depth: 330 km

I
1988-11-06 13:03:19 UTC 7.7 magnitude, 17 km depth
Jinghong, Yunnan, China

7.7 magnitude earthquake

1988-11-06 13:03:19 UTC at 13:03
November 06, 1988 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 22.789, 99.611
145.2 km from Jinghong (90.2 miles)

Myanmar China Border

Depth: 17 km

J
1986-10-20 06:46:09 UTC 7.7 magnitude, 29 km depth
‘Ohonua, ʻEua, Tonga

7.7 magnitude earthquake

1986-10-20 06:46:09 UTC at 06:46
October 20, 1986 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -28.117, -176.367
764.2 km from ‘Ohonua (475.2 miles)

Kermadec Islands

Depth: 29 km



A
1981-09-01 09:29:31 UTC 7.7 magnitude, 25 km depth
Hihifo, Niuas, Tonga

7.7 magnitude earthquake

1981-09-01 09:29:31 UTC at 09:29
September 01, 1981 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -14.96, -173.085
133.2 km from Hihifo (83.2 miles)

Samoa Islands

Depth: 25 km

B

7.7 magnitude earthquake

1998-11-29 14:10:31 UTC at 14:10
November 29, 1998 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -2.071, 124.891
264.2 km from Luwuk (164.2 miles)

Kepulauan Sula, Indonesia

Depth: 33 km

C
1997-04-21 12:02:26 UTC 7.7 magnitude, 33 km depth
Sola, Torba, Vanuatu

7.7 magnitude earthquake

1997-04-21 12:02:26 UTC at 12:02
April 21, 1997 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -12.584, 166.676
172.2 km from Sola (106.2 miles)

Santa Cruz Islands

Depth: 33 km

D
1996-11-12 16:59:44 UTC 7.7 magnitude, 33 km depth
Minas de Marcona, Ica, Peru

7.7 magnitude earthquake

1996-11-12 16:59:44 UTC at 16:59
November 12, 1996 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -14.993, -75.675
65.2 km from Minas de Marcona (40.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Central Peru

Depth: 33 km

E

7.7 magnitude earthquake

1995-08-16 10:27:28 UTC at 10:27
August 16, 1995 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -5.799, 154.178
155.2 km from Panguna (96.2 miles)

Bougainville, Papua New Guinea

Depth: 30 km

F
1995-05-16 20:12:44 UTC 7.7 magnitude, 20 km depth
Vao, New Caledonia

7.7 magnitude earthquake

1995-05-16 20:12:44 UTC at 20:12
May 16, 1995 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -23.008, 169.9
250.2 km from Vao (155.2 miles)

Southeast Of Loyalty Islands

Depth: 20 km

G
1993-07-12 13:17:11 UTC 7.7 magnitude, 16 km depth
Iwanai, Hokkaido, Japan

7.7 magnitude earthquake

1993-07-12 13:17:11 UTC at 13:17
July 12, 1993 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 42.851, 139.197
108.2 km from Iwanai (67.2 miles)

Eastern East Sea

Depth: 16 km

H

7.7 magnitude earthquake

1992-09-02 00:16:01 UTC at 00:16
September 02, 1992 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 11.742, -87.34
83.2 km from Corinto (52.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Nicaragua

Depth: 44 km

I

7.7 magnitude earthquake

1990-07-16 07:26:34 UTC at 07:26
July 16, 1990 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 15.679, 121.172
4.2 km from Macapsing (2.2 miles)

Luzon, Philippines

Depth: 25 km

J

7.7 magnitude earthquake

2008-07-05 02:12:04 UTC at 02:12
July 05, 2008 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 53.882, 152.886
360.2 km from Ozernovskiy (224.2 miles)

Sea Of Okhotsk

Depth: 632 km



A

7.7 magnitude earthquake

2007-11-14 15:40:50 UTC at 15:40
November 14, 2007 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -22.247, -69.89
36.2 km from Tocopilla (22.2 miles)

Depth: 40 km

B

7.7 magnitude earthquake

2006-07-17 08:19:26 UTC at 08:19
July 17, 2006 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -9.284, 107.419
226.2 km from Singaparna (140.2 miles)

South Of Java, Indonesia

Depth: 20 km

C
2002-08-19 11:01:01 UTC 7.7 magnitude, 580 km depth
Levuka, Eastern, Fiji

7.7 magnitude earthquake

2002-08-19 11:01:01 UTC at 11:01
August 19, 2002 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -21.696, -179.513
420.2 km from Levuka (260.2 miles)

South Of Fiji Islands

Depth: 580 km

D
2002-08-19 11:08:24 UTC 7.7 magnitude, 675 km depth
Suva, Central, Fiji

7.7 magnitude earthquake

2002-08-19 11:08:24 UTC at 11:08
August 19, 2002 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -23.884, 178.495
635.2 km from Suva (395.2 miles)

South Pacific Ocean

Depth: 675 km

E

7.7 magnitude earthquake

2001-01-13 17:33:32 UTC at 17:33
January 13, 2001 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 13.049, -88.66
28.2 km from Puerto El Triunfo (17.2 miles)

Depth: 60 km

F
2001-01-26 03:16:40 UTC 7.7 magnitude, 16 km depth
Bhachāu, Gujarat, India

7.7 magnitude earthquake

2001-01-26 03:16:40 UTC at 03:16
January 26, 2001 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 23.419, 70.232
17.2 km from Bhachāu (10.2 miles)

Depth: 16 km

G
1999-09-20 17:47:18 UTC 7.7 magnitude, 33 km depth
Puli, Taiwan, Taiwan

7.7 magnitude earthquake

1999-09-20 17:47:18 UTC at 17:47
September 20, 1999 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 23.772, 120.982
21.2 km from Puli (13.2 miles)

Depth: 33 km

H

7.7 magnitude earthquake

2013-04-16 10:44:20 UTC at 10:44
April 16, 2013 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 28.033, 61.996
79.2 km from Khāsh (49.2 miles)

Iran Pakistan Border

Depth: 80 km

I
2012-08-14 02:59:38 UTC 7.7 magnitude, 583 km depth
Poronaysk, Sakhalin, Russia

7.7 magnitude earthquake

2012-08-14 02:59:38 UTC at 02:59
August 14, 2012 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 49.8, 145.064
156.2 km from Poronaysk (97.2 miles)

Sea Of Okhotsk

Depth: 583 km

J
2011-03-11 06:25:50 UTC 7.7 magnitude, 18 km depth
Kamaishi, Iwate, Japan

7.7 magnitude earthquake

2011-03-11 06:25:50 UTC at 06:25
March 11, 2011 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 38.058, 144.59
272.2 km from Kamaishi (169.2 miles)

East Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 18 km