There have been: (M1.5 or greater)

  • 115 earthquakes in the past 24 hours
  • 910 earthquakes in the past 7 days
  • 4,236 earthquakes in the past 30 days
  • 60,109 earthquakes in the past 365 days

The biggest earthquakes:


A
1980-02-23 05:51:03 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 44 km depth
Shikotan, Sakhalin, Russia

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1980-02-23 05:51:03 UTC at 05:51
February 23, 1980 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 43.53, 146.753
30.2 km from Shikotan (18.2 miles)

Kuril Islands

Depth: 44 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

7.1 magnitude earthquake

1979-11-27 17:10:32 UTC at 17:10
November 27, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 33.962, 59.726
56.2 km from Qā’en (35.2 miles)

Eastern Iran

Depth: 10 km

D

7.1 magnitude earthquake

1979-10-23 09:51:06 UTC at 09:51
October 23, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -10.615, 161.284
71.2 km from Kirakira (44.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 22 km

E

7.4 magnitude earthquake

1979-10-12 10:25:22 UTC at 10:25
October 12, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -46.675, 165.707
180.2 km from Riverton (112.2 miles)

W. Coast Of S. Island, New Zealand

Depth: 33 km

F
1979-09-12 05:17:51 UTC 7.9 magnitude, 5 km depth
Biak, Papua, Indonesia

7.9 magnitude earthquake

1979-09-12 05:17:51 UTC at 05:17
September 12, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -1.679, 136.04
55.2 km from Biak (34.2 miles)

Biak, Indonesia

Depth: 5 km

G

7.1 magnitude earthquake

1979-08-26 14:31:22 UTC at 14:31
August 26, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 19.066, 122.096
62.2 km from San Vicente (38.2 miles)

Babuyan Island, Philippines

Depth: 15 km

H

7.6 magnitude earthquake

1979-03-14 11:07:16 UTC at 11:07
March 14, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 17.813, -101.276
12.2 km from Vallecitos de Zaragoza (8.2 miles)

Michoacan, Mexico

Depth: 49 km

I

7.1 magnitude earthquake

1979-02-28 21:27:06 UTC at 21:27
February 28, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 60.642, -141.593
223.2 km from Haines Junction (138.2 miles)

Southern Alaska

Depth: 15 km

J
1978-12-23 11:23:12 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 33 km depth
Hualian, Taiwan, Taiwan

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1978-12-23 11:23:12 UTC at 11:23
December 23, 1978 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 23.247, 122.075
94.2 km from Hualian (58.2 miles)

Depth: 33 km



A

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

B

7.1 magnitude earthquake

1978-11-05 22:02:07 UTC at 22:02
November 05, 1978 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -11.132, 162.136
78.2 km from Kirakira (48.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 33 km

C
1978-09-16 15:35:56 UTC 7.4 magnitude, 33 km depth
Tabas, Yazd, Iran

7.4 magnitude earthquake

1978-09-16 15:35:56 UTC at 15:35
September 16, 1978 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 33.386, 57.434
52.2 km from Tabas (32.2 miles)

Eastern Iran

Depth: 33 km

D

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1978-08-23 00:38:32 UTC at 00:38
August 23, 1978 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 10.204, -85.222
19.2 km from Nandayure (11.2 miles)

Coast Of Costa Rica

Depth: 56 km

E

7.4 magnitude earthquake

1978-07-23 14:42:36 UTC at 14:42
July 23, 1978 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 22.282, 121.512
64.2 km from Taitung City (40.2 miles)

Depth: 17 km

F
1978-06-17 15:11:33 UTC 7.0 magnitude, 33 km depth
Hihifo, Niuas, Tonga

7.0 magnitude earthquake

1978-06-17 15:11:33 UTC at 15:11
June 17, 1978 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -17.098, -172.264
206.2 km from Hihifo (128.2 miles)

Tonga

Depth: 33 km

G
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

H
1978-03-24 21:05:48 UTC 7.1 magnitude, 33 km depth
Tyup, Ysyk-Köl, Kyrgyzstan

7.1 magnitude earthquake

1978-03-24 21:05:48 UTC at 21:05
March 24, 1978 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 42.839, 78.606
23.2 km from Tyup (14.2 miles)

Eastern Kazakhstan

Depth: 33 km

I
1978-03-24 19:47:50 UTC 7.6 magnitude, 33 km depth
Kuril’sk, Hokkaido, Japan

7.6 magnitude earthquake

1978-03-24 19:47:50 UTC at 19:47
March 24, 1978 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 44.244, 148.862
134.2 km from Kuril’sk (83.2 miles)

Kuril Islands

Depth: 33 km

J
1978-03-23 03:15:20 UTC 7.5 magnitude, 33 km depth
Kuril’sk, Hokkaido, Japan

7.5 magnitude earthquake

1978-03-23 03:15:20 UTC at 03:15
March 23, 1978 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 44.932, 148.439
55.2 km from Kuril’sk (34.2 miles)

Kuril Islands

Depth: 33 km



A

7.2 magnitude earthquake

1978-02-09 21:35:12 UTC at 21:35
February 09, 1978 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -30.683, -177.358

Kermadec Islands, New Zealand

Depth: 33 km

B

7.4 magnitude earthquake

1977-11-23 09:26:24 UTC at 09:26
November 23, 1977 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -31.028, -67.767
52.2 km from San Agustín de Valle Fértil (32.2 miles)

Depth: 13 km

C
1977-10-10 11:53:53 UTC 7.2 magnitude, 33 km depth
South Of Tonga

7.2 magnitude earthquake

1977-10-10 11:53:53 UTC at 11:53
October 10, 1977 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -25.856, -175.406

South Of Tonga

Depth: 33 km

D

7.1 magnitude earthquake

1977-08-26 19:50:01 UTC at 19:50
August 26, 1977 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -59.426, -20.508

East Of South Sandwich Islands

Depth: 33 km

E

7.9 magnitude earthquake

1977-08-19 06:08:55 UTC at 06:08
August 19, 1977 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -11.085, 118.464
252.2 km from Waingapu (156.2 miles)

South Of Sumbawa, Indonesia

Depth: 33 km

F

7.2 magnitude earthquake

1977-07-29 11:15:45 UTC at 11:15
July 29, 1977 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -8.031, 155.538
143.2 km from Gizo (89.2 miles)

D'entrecasteaux Islands

Depth: 33 km

G

7.5 magnitude earthquake

1977-04-21 04:24:09 UTC at 04:24
April 21, 1977 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -9.965, 160.731
96.2 km from Taro’a (60.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 33 km

H

7.5 magnitude earthquake

1977-04-20 23:49:13 UTC at 23:49
April 20, 1977 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -9.844, 160.822
80.2 km from Taro’a (49.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 33 km

I

7.5 magnitude earthquake

1977-04-20 23:42:50 UTC at 23:42
April 20, 1977 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -9.89, 160.348
66.2 km from Honiara (41.2 miles)

Solomon Islands

Depth: 19 km

J
1977-04-02 07:15:22 UTC 7.6 magnitude, 33 km depth
Hihifo, Niuas, Tonga

7.6 magnitude earthquake

1977-04-02 07:15:22 UTC at 07:15
April 02, 1977 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -16.696, -172.095
199.2 km from Hihifo (123.2 miles)

Samoa Islands

Depth: 33 km


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