There have been: (M1.5 or greater)

  • 105 earthquakes in the past 24 hours
  • 706 earthquakes in the past 7 days
  • 3,367 earthquakes in the past 30 days
  • 75,497 earthquakes in the past 365 days

The biggest earthquakes:


A

8.6 magnitude earthquake

1946-04-01 12:29:01 UTC at 12:29
April 01, 1946 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 53.492, -162.832
206.2 km from Akutan (128.2 miles)

South Of Alaska

Depth: 15 km

B

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1945-11-27 21:56:54 UTC at 21:56
November 27, 1945 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 24.927, 63.601
39.2 km from Pasni (24.2 miles)

Coast Of Pakistan

Depth: 15 km

C
1944-12-07 04:35:45 UTC 8.1 magnitude, 15 km depth
Shingū, Wakayama, Japan

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1944-12-07 04:35:45 UTC at 04:35
December 07, 1944 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 33.682, 136.204
21.2 km from Shingū (13.2 miles)

Near S. Coast Of Western Honshu

Depth: 15 km

D
1943-04-06 16:07:17 UTC 8.1 magnitude, 35 km depth
Illapel, Coquimbo, Chile

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1943-04-06 16:07:17 UTC at 16:07
April 06, 1943 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -31.432, -71.475
36.2 km from Illapel (22.2 miles)

Depth: 35 km

E
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

F
1942-08-24 22:50:32 UTC 8.1 magnitude, 30 km depth
Nazca, Ica, Peru

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1942-08-24 22:50:32 UTC at 22:50
August 24, 1942 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -14.819, -74.708
24.2 km from Nazca (15.2 miles)

Central Peru

Depth: 30 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
1940-05-24 16:33:59 UTC 8.2 magnitude, 45 km depth
Huaura, Lima, Peru

8.2 magnitude earthquake

1940-05-24 16:33:59 UTC at 16:33
May 24, 1940 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -11.094, -77.487
12.2 km from Huaura (7.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Central Peru

Depth: 45 km

I

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1939-12-21 21:00:31 UTC at 21:00
December 21, 1939 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -0.073, 122.51
91.2 km from Gorontalo (56.2 miles)

Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia

Depth: 35 km

J

8.3 magnitude earthquake

1938-11-10 20:18:49 UTC at 20:18
November 10, 1938 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 55.178, -158.181
148.2 km from Sand Point (92.2 miles)

Alaska Peninsula

Depth: 35 km



A
1938-02-01 19:04:22 UTC 8.5 magnitude, 25 km depth
Tual, Maluku, Indonesia

8.5 magnitude earthquake

1938-02-01 19:04:22 UTC at 19:04
February 01, 1938 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -5.045, 131.614
144.2 km from Tual (90.2 miles)

Banda Sea

Depth: 25 km

B

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

C
1933-03-02 17:31:00 UTC 8.5 magnitude, 15 km depth
Yamada, Iwate, Japan

8.5 magnitude earthquake

1933-03-02 17:31:00 UTC at 17:31
March 02, 1933 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 39.209, 144.59
229.2 km from Yamada (142.2 miles)

East Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 15 km

D

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1932-06-03 10:36:56 UTC at 10:36
June 03, 1932 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 19.786, -103.784
11.2 km from Las Primaveras [Invernadero] (7.2 miles)

Michoacan, Mexico

Depth: 15 km

E

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1929-06-27 12:47:13 UTC at 12:47
June 27, 1929 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -55.342, -29.434
469.2 km from Grytviken (292.2 miles)

South Sandwich Islands

Depth: 15 km

F

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

G
1923-09-01 02:58:35 UTC 8.1 magnitude, 15 km depth
Isehara, Kanagawa, Japan

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1923-09-01 02:58:35 UTC at 02:58
September 01, 1923 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 35.413, 139.298
1.2 km from Isehara (1.2 miles)

Near S. Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Depth: 15 km

H

8.4 magnitude earthquake

1923-02-03 16:01:50 UTC at 16:01
February 03, 1923 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 54.486, 160.472
135.2 km from Atlasovo (84.2 miles)

East Coast Of Kamchatka

Depth: 15 km

I
1922-11-11 04:32:51 UTC 8.3 magnitude, 70 km depth
Vallenar, Atacama, Chile

8.3 magnitude earthquake

1922-11-11 04:32:51 UTC at 04:32
November 11, 1922 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -28.293, -69.852
94.2 km from Vallenar (58.2 miles)

Depth: 70 km

J
1920-12-16 12:05:55 UTC 8.3 magnitude, 15 km depth
Baiyin, Gansu Sheng, China

8.3 magnitude earthquake

1920-12-16 12:05:55 UTC at 12:05
December 16, 1920 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 36.888, 105.606
133.2 km from Baiyin (83.2 miles)

Depth: 15 km



A
1920-09-20 14:39:03 UTC 8.1 magnitude, 25 km depth
Isangel, Tafea, Vanuatu

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1920-09-20 14:39:03 UTC at 14:39
September 20, 1920 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -20.088, 168.523
98.2 km from Isangel (60.2 miles)

Loyalty Islands

Depth: 25 km

B
1920-06-05 04:21:35 UTC 8.2 magnitude, 20 km depth
Hualian, Taiwan, Taiwan

8.2 magnitude earthquake

1920-06-05 04:21:35 UTC at 04:21
June 05, 1920 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 23.684, 121.986
50.2 km from Hualian (31.2 miles)

Depth: 20 km

C
1919-04-30 07:17:17 UTC 8.1 magnitude, 25 km depth
Neiafu, Vava‘u, Tonga

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1919-04-30 07:17:17 UTC at 07:17
April 30, 1919 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -18.352, -172.515
158.2 km from Neiafu (98.2 miles)

Tonga

Depth: 25 km

D
1918-09-07 17:16:23 UTC 8.1 magnitude, 15 km depth
Kuril’sk, Hokkaido, Japan

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1918-09-07 17:16:23 UTC at 17:16
September 07, 1918 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 46.737, 150.653
272.2 km from Kuril’sk (169.2 miles)

Northwest Of Kuril Islands

Depth: 15 km

E

8.3 magnitude earthquake

1918-08-15 12:18:21 UTC at 12:18
August 15, 1918 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 5.967, 124.377
14.2 km from Mabay (8.2 miles)

Mindanao, Philippines

Depth: 20 km

F
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

G

8.2 magnitude earthquake

1917-05-01 18:26:20 UTC at 18:26
May 01, 1917 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -31.08, -176.461
959.2 km from Opotiki (596.2 miles)

Kermadec Islands

Depth: 15 km

H
1914-05-26 14:22:47 UTC 8.1 magnitude, 15 km depth
Biak, Papua, Indonesia

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1914-05-26 14:22:47 UTC at 14:22
May 26, 1914 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -1.829, 136.943
119.2 km from Biak (74.2 miles)

Biak, Indonesia

Depth: 15 km

I
1910-04-12 00:22:24 UTC 8.1 magnitude, 235 km depth
Ishigaki, Okinawa, Japan

8.1 magnitude earthquake

1910-04-12 00:22:24 UTC at 00:22
April 12, 1910 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 25.911, 123.973
174.2 km from Ishigaki (108.2 miles)

Northeast Of Taiwan

Depth: 235 km

J

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