There have been: (M1.5 or greater)

  • 98 earthquakes in the past 24 hours
  • 798 earthquakes in the past 7 days
  • 3,562 earthquakes in the past 30 days
  • 90,169 earthquakes in the past 365 days

The biggest earthquakes:


A

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

B
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

C
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

D
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

E
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

F

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

G
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

H

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

I

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

J
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