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316 quakes Mag. 3+
8 quakes Mag. 5+
Number of quakes vs long-term average, past 48 hours
Earthquake activity below average
Updated: Mar 2, 2024 18:01 GMT -
Find out whether seismic activity worldwide has increased or decreased, see detailed charts and tables on current or yearly average number of quakes, their magnitude distribution, as well as stats on which countries or cities have had most earthquakes.

Latest Quakes
In the past 48 hours, there were 2,218 quakes of magnitudes up to 5.9:
  • 8 quakes above magnitude 5
  • 76 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
  • 232 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 524 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 1,378 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
Strongest: Mag. 5.9 Earthquake Arabian Sea, 415 km E of Hadiboh, Soqatra, Yemen -

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Number of quakes vs average
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Number of quakes per year

Note:
The apparent increase in the number of quakes is not because global seismic activity has increased, but because the number of seismic networks around the world and their sensitivity to detect smaller quakes has been constantly increasing.
This is most evident if one looks at the number of smaller earthquakes (below magnitude 5). For larger quakes (magnitude 5 or more), the effect disappears after around the 1990s. Since then, the global coverage of earthquake of larger quakes has been nearly complete.

Average number of earthquakes

Based on data from the past 10 years and our earthquake archive back to 1900, there are about 3,100,000 quakes on average per year worldwide:
  • Mag. 8 or higher: 0.6 quakes per year (or 1 quake every 1.7 years)
  • Mag. 7 or higher: 8.6 quakes per year
  • Mag. 6 or higher: 85 quakes per year
  • Mag. 5 or higher: 1,900 quakes per year (or 5.1 quakes per day)
  • Mag. 4 or higher: 14,000 quakes per year (or 39.3 quakes per day)
  • Mag. 3 or higher: 48,000 quakes per year (or 133 quakes per day)
  • Mag. 2 or higher: 130,000 quakes per year (or 349 quakes per day)
  • Mag. 1 or higher: 300,000 quakes per year (or 832 quakes per day)

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Number of quakes by country

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The country with the highest number of recorded quakes in 2024 so far has been  USA, followed by  Turkey. However, the countries with strongest seismic activity were  Japan,  China, and  Kyrgyzstan.
Below is a list of countries with most earthquakes in 2024. You can sort it by each magnitude class to see which country has had most quakes above a certain magnitude.
Country Region Country All M3+ M4+ M5+ M6+ M7+ M8+ M9+
#1  USA ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 14,997 3956760000
#2  Turkey ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 7,603 2032620000
#3  Iceland ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 6,976 39400000
#4  Colombia ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 5,435 1572630000
#5  New Zealand ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 3,970 40884101000
#6  Greece ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 3,855 1471210000
#7  Philippines ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 3,346 621107200000
#8  Japan ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 3,062 1,234302352100
#9  Italy ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 2,956 60500000
#10  Mexico ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 2,503 1,89240530000
#11  France ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 1,831 12100000
#12  Indonesia ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 1,676 1,158307302000
#13  Chile ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 1,270 63797121000
#14  China ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 1,061 861296221100
#15  Spain ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 1,019 7000000
#16  Argentina ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 941 3965350000
#17  Canada ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 905 132900000
#18  Costa Rica ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 613 2502200000
#19  El Salvador ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 578 2112520000
#20  Portugal ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 566 32300000
#21  Kyrgyzstan ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 527 325123191100
#22  Kazakhstan ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 511 2686400000
#23  Switzerland ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 477 4000000
#24  Romania ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 449 14300000
#25  Puerto Rico ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 430 97300000
#26  Guatemala ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 420 1883411000
#27  Austria ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 404 11100000
#28  Germany ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 382 6000000
#29  Syria ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 355 15200000
#30  Nicaragua ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 351 1351220000
#31  Venezuela ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 343 61710000
#32  Serbia ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 325 3000000
#33  Bolivia ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 275 1373260000
#34  Slovenia ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 263 3000000
#35  Tajikistan ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 256 1053600000
#36  Panama ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 255 1201200000
#37  Afghanistan ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 240 1365421000
#38  Bulgaria ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 233 2000000
#39  Russia ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 222 1277950000
#40  Croatia ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 213 14200000
#41  Iran ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 197 501000000
#42  Norway ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 197 3000000
#43  Dominican Republic ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 166 118800000
#44  Morocco ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 165 6100000
#45  Sweden ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 157 2000000
#46  Peru ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 155 1449681000
#47  India ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 148 912200000
#48  Svalbard and Jan Mayen ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 143 28700000
#49  Myanmar ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 131 641300000
#50  Albania ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 130 16300000
#51  Iraq ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 127 15300000
#52  Cyprus ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 125 2000000
#53  Honduras ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 119 33820000
#54  Haiti ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 114 40310000
#55  Uzbekistan ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 114 15300000
#56  Andorra ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 92 0000000
#57  Bosnia and Herzegovina ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 85 8100000
#58  Australia ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 83 25410000
#59  Finland ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 76 0000000
#60  Pakistan ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 74 623110000
#61  North Macedonia ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 71 6100000
#62  Hungary ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 71 3100000
#63  British Virgin Islands ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 69 69600000
#64  Ecuador ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 67 481910000
#65  Armenia ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 65 7000000
#66  Poland ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 61 16100000
#67  Thailand ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 59 5000000
#68  Monaco ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 55 0000000
#69  Guadeloupe ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 54 3000000
#70  Papua New Guinea ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 49 4642130000
#71  Sant Marin ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 46 0000000
#72  Fiji ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 44 444440000
#73  Mayotte ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 44 7000000
#74  Dominica ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 43 1000000
#75  Georgia ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 42 6100000
#76  Czechia ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 39 0000000
#77  Montenegro ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 37 7000000
#78  Martinique ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 34 4000000
#79  Azerbaijan ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 31 11200000
#80  Tonga ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 30 3030191000
#81  Great Britain ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 30 2000000
#82  Timor-Leste ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 29 14310000
#83  Liechtenstein ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 29 1000000
#84  Slovakia ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 25 0000000
#85  Algeria ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 24 11600000
#86  Vanuatu ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 23 2323101000
#87  South Africa ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 22 22100000
#88  Northern Mariana Islands ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 22 222282000
#89  South Georgia and
the South Sandwich Islands
###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 18 181880000
#90  La Réunion ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 18 0000000
#91  Taiwan ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 17 161320000
#92  Brazil ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 17 4422000
#93  Bangladesh ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 16 10000000
#94  Turkmenistan ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 16 6200000
#95  United States Virgin Islands ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 15 13000000
#96  Nepal ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 15 10400000
#97  Ukraine ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 15 3000000
#98  Mongolia ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 13 13700000
#99  Laos ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 13 7000000
#100  Antigua and Barbuda ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 13 3000000
The country with the highest number of recorded quakes in 2023 was  USA, followed by  Turkey. However, the countries with strongest seismic activity were  Indonesia,  Tonga, and  Vanuatu.
Below is a list of countries with most earthquakes in 2023. You can sort it by each magnitude class to see which country has had most quakes above a certain magnitude.
Country Region Country All M3+ M4+ M5+ M6+ M7+ M8+ M9+
#1  USA ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 81,195 2,720401453100
#2  Turkey ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 59,225 4,613729546200
#3  Iceland ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 49,143 94115230000
#4  Greece ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 25,551 1,3679060000
#5  Colombia ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 24,574 786148162000
#6  New Zealand ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 21,578 2,5168201107000
#7  Italy ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 20,621 2252500000
#8  Philippines ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 16,408 3,71986816517100
#9  Mexico ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 13,468 11,3911,739243000
#10  France ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 11,068 67700000
#11  Indonesia ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 10,262 7,4982,22623037500
#12  Japan ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 7,583 3,5401,09415511000
#13  Spain ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 7,455 100400000
#14  Chile ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 7,337 3,947694605000
#15  Canada ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 5,803 7107760000
#16  Syria ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 5,728 628123113100
#17  Romania ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 5,462 1633420000
#18  Argentina ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 4,209 2,300317269000
#19  El Salvador ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 4,071 1,27115151000
#20  Portugal ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 3,997 2434030000
#21  Costa Rica ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 3,544 1,50817660000
#22  Puerto Rico ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 3,309 8083900000
#23  China ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 3,294 2,7341,093490000
#24  Nicaragua ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 3,024 85410241000
#25  Switzerland ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 2,640 19100000
#26  Guatemala ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 2,335 98417681000
#27  Germany ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 2,245 17000000
#28  Austria ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 1,934 16100000
#29  Kazakhstan ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 1,898 97733380000
#30  Morocco ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 1,709 1312331000
#31  Honduras ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 1,673 4485130000
#32  Panama ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 1,653 77814492000
#33  Tajikistan ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 1,642 711308121000
#34  Serbia ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 1,601 30600000
#35  Bolivia ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 1,593 855189140000
#36  Iran ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 1,517 607182180000
#37  Venezuela ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 1,354 1333000000
#38  Russia ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 1,327 885584584000
#39  India ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 1,323 830373200000
#40  Afghanistan ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 1,305 716380235000
#41  Kyrgyzstan ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 1,278 48612630000
#42  Slovenia ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 1,191 6000000
#43  Haiti ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 1,105 3261120000
#44  Cyprus ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 1,084 83500000
#45  Bulgaria ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 1,077 56400000
#46  Albania ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 1,041 851700000
#47  Dominican Republic ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 1,022 6506140000
#48  Myanmar ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 996 49615180000
#49  Croatia ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 962 38800000
#50  Papua New Guinea ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 906 7485411149100
#51  Norway ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 895 14400000
#52  Peru ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 890 840470271000
#53  Mayotte ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 805 32100000
#54  Svalbard and Jan Mayen ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 802 2448430000
#55  Sweden ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 773 14000000
#56  Sant Marin ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 733 10200000
#57  North Macedonia ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 684 58700000
#58  Hungary ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 682 30600000
#59  Uzbekistan ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 679 1553210000
#60  Andorra ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 654 5000000
#61  Australia ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 533 1351720000
#62  Fiji ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 510 510509482000
#63  Pakistan ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 448 35721381000
#64  Ecuador ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 412 25397101000
#65  Martinique ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 411 28500000
#66  La Réunion ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 409 1000000
#67  Bosnia and Herzegovina ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 408 32800000
#68  Finland ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 382 10100000
#69  Guadeloupe ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 379 371351000
#70  Tonga ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 350 35034910714200
#71  Czechia ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 329 10000000
#72  Thailand ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 307 291000000
#73  Monaco ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 305 0000000
#74  Dominica ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 303 10210000
#75  British Virgin Islands ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 278 2642610000
#76  Taiwan ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 276 27015450000
#77  Northern Mariana Islands ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 260 260244392000
#78  Vanuatu ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 243 243243659200
#79  Georgia ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 243 106900000
#80  Nepal ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 228 1575770000
#81  Iraq ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 220 822520000
#82  New Caledonia ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 214 214214745200
#83  South Georgia and
the South Sandwich Islands
###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 208 208207760000
#84  Azerbaijan ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 208 1182630000
#85  Armenia ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 185 39500000
#86  Timor-Leste ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 179 1262522000
#87  Solomon Islands ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 151 151151422000
#88  Slovakia ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 149 5110000
#89  Poland ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 147 64910000
#90  Laos ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 146 421100000
#91  Malta ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 133 1162360000
#92  Liechtenstein ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 131 2000000
#93  Turkmenistan ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 115 623230000
#94  Ukraine ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 115 21300000
#95  Sankta Lucio ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 114 10000000
#96  Montenegro ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 111 10100000
#97  Mongolia ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 107 1057220000
#98  Bhutan ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 106 46600000
#99  Great Britain ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 104 9000000
#100  Brazil ###STATE### ###COUNTRY### 101 29710000

Number of quakes by city

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The city worldwide with most quakes in 2024 was Bucaramanga (Santander,  Colombia), followed by Malatya (Malatya,  Turkey).
City Region Country All M3+ M4+ M5+ M6+ M7+ M8+ M9+
#1 Bucaramanga
(pop: 571,800)
Santander  Colombia 2,847 61810000
#2 Malatya
(pop: 441,800)
Malatya  Turkey 2,366 61810000
#3 Kahramanmaraş
(pop: 376,000)
Kahramanmaraş  Turkey 1,786 50500000
#4 Toyama
(pop: 325,500)
Toyama  Japan 1,123 445115192100
#5 Kanazawa
(pop: 458,900)
Ishikawa  Japan 861 32472111000
#6 Riverside
(pop: 322,400)
California  USA 813 4300000
#7 Izmir
(pop: 2,500,600)
İzmir  Turkey 654 16210000
#8 Karabağlar
(pop: 458,000)
İzmir  Turkey 641 16210000
#9 Mexicali
(pop: 1,032,700)
Baja California  Mexico 622 28500000
#10 Athens
(pop: 664,000)
Attica  Greece 613 10100000
#11 Gaziantep
(pop: 1,066,000)
Gaziantep  Turkey 540 13200000
#12 Armenia
(pop: 315,300)
Quindio Department  Colombia 455 12110000
#13 Manizales
(pop: 357,800)
Caldas  Colombia 443 12110000
#14 Santa Ana
(pop: 335,400)
California  USA 417 4300000
#15 Wellington
(pop: 381,900)
Wellington  New Zealand 411 13200000
#16 Anaheim
(pop: 350,700)
California  USA 409 7400000
#17 Pereira
(pop: 440,100)
Risaralda  Colombia 406 11110000
#18 Bologna
(pop: 366,100)
Emilia-Romagna  Italy 400 35300000
#19 Ibagué
(pop: 421,700)
Tolima  Colombia 383 12210000
#20 Butuan
(pop: 309,700)
Caraga  Philippines 367 431240000
#21 San Diego
(pop: 1,394,900)
California  USA 354 1000000
#22 San Jose
(pop: 335,000)
Provincia de San José  Costa Rica 349 109800000
#23 Denizli
(pop: 313,200)
Denizli  Turkey 318 4000000
#24 San Salvador
(pop: 526,000)
San Salvador  El Salvador 305 71920000
#25 Ciudad de San Juan
(pop: 447,000)
San Juan  Argentina 304 53200000
#26 Turin
(pop: 870,500)
Piedmont  Italy 304 1000000
#27 Soyapango
(pop: 329,700)
San Salvador  El Salvador 291 65720000
#28 Bogota
(pop: 7,674,400)
Bogota  Colombia 288 7100000
#29 Los Angeles
(pop: 3,898,700)
California  USA 285 7400000
#30 Long Beach
(pop: 474,100)
California  USA 281 7400000
#31 Soacha
(pop: 313,900)
Cundinamarca  Colombia 276 8100000
#32 Naples
(pop: 959,500)
Campania  Italy 266 3000000
#33 Adana
(pop: 1,249,000)
Adana  Turkey 256 7100000
#34 San Jose
(pop: 1,026,900)
California  USA 252 10000000
#35 San Juan
(pop: 418,100)
San Juan  Puerto Rico 232 41000000
#36 Bursa
(pop: 1,412,700)
Bursa  Turkey 232 12200000
#37 Tijuana
(pop: 1,301,000)
Baja California  Mexico 226 2000000
#38 Nice
(pop: 338,600)
Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur  France 226 0000000
#39 Rome
(pop: 2,318,900)
Latium  Italy 221 2000000
#40 Villavicencio
(pop: 321,700)
Meta  Colombia 200 1000000
#41 Acapulco
(pop: 673,500)
Guerrero  Mexico 194 1742310000
#42 Bello
(pop: 392,900)
Antioquia  Colombia 192 7100000
#43 San Jose de Cucuta
(pop: 721,400)
Norte de Santander  Colombia 169 4000000
#44 Oakland
(pop: 419,300)
California  USA 166 3000000
#45 Bahçelievler
(pop: 576,800)
Stambul  Turkey 163 11100000
#46 Bağcılar
(pop: 724,300)
Stambul  Turkey 163 11100000
#47 Dasmarinas
(pop: 441,900)
Calabarzon  Philippines 162 10500000
#48 Medellin
(pop: 2,000,000)
Antioquia  Colombia 162 7100000
#49 Istanbul
(pop: 14,804,100)
Stambul  Turkey 160 11100000
#50 Esenler
(pop: 520,200)
Stambul  Turkey 159 11100000
#51 Şişli
(pop: 314,700)
Stambul  Turkey 158 11100000
#52 Üsküdar
(pop: 582,700)
Stambul  Turkey 157 11100000
#53 Scutari
(pop: 582,700)
Stambul  Turkey 157 11100000
#54 Sultangazi
(pop: 436,900)
Stambul  Turkey 157 11100000
#55 Calamba
(pop: 316,600)
Calabarzon  Philippines 156 10500000
#56 San Francisco
(pop: 864,800)
California  USA 156 3000000
#57 Ataşehir
(pop: 361,600)
Stambul  Turkey 155 11100000
#58 Umraniye
(pop: 573,300)
Stambul  Turkey 155 11100000
#59 Bakersfield
(pop: 373,600)
California  USA 154 1000000
#60 Oklahoma City
(pop: 631,300)
Oklahoma  USA 152 8310000
#61 New Aksu
(pop: 535,700)
Xinjiang  China 151 811200000
#62 Florence
(pop: 349,300)
Tuscany  Italy 151 3000000
#63 Maltepe
(pop: 427,000)
Stambul  Turkey 150 11100000
#64 General Santos City
(pop: 679,600)
Soccsksargen  Philippines 149 26800000
#65 Cabuyao
(pop: 308,700)
Calabarzon  Philippines 146 9400000
#66 Valledupar
(pop: 308,200)
Cesar  Colombia 142 1000000
#67 Kashiwa
(pop: 340,200)
Chiba  Japan 139 671830000
#68 Aleppo
(pop: 1,602,300)
Aleppo  Syria 136 5000000
#69 Funabashi
(pop: 560,700)
Chiba  Japan 135 631730000
#70 Kawasaki
(pop: 1,306,800)
Kanagawa  Japan 133 611830000
#71 Neiva
(pop: 352,900)
Huila  Colombia 133 5100000
#72 Zagreb
(pop: 699,000)
City of Zagreb  Croatia 133 1000000
#73 Chiba
(pop: 919,700)
Chiba  Japan 132 631730000
#74 Bacoor
(pop: 357,000)
Calabarzon  Philippines 132 5200000
#75 Sendai
(pop: 1,063,100)
Honshu-miyagi-ken  Japan 131 49600000
#76 Dasmariñas
(pop: 441,900)
 Philippines 131 10500000
#77 Las Piñas
(pop: 590,000)
National Capital Region  Philippines 130 5200000
#78 Tokyo
(pop: 8,336,600)
Tokyo  Japan 129 601820000
#79 Latakia
(pop: 340,200)
Latakia  Syria 127 6200000
#80 Matsudo
(pop: 470,300)
Chiba  Japan 125 561520000
#81 Davao
(pop: 1,212,500)
Davao  Philippines 124 15400000
#82 Al Hoceima
(pop: 395,600)
Tanger-Tetouan-Al Hoceima  Morocco 123 2000000
#83 Yokohama
(pop: 3,574,400)
Kanagawa  Japan 122 561520000
#84 Seattle
(pop: 684,500)
Washington  USA 122 4000000
#85 Ankara
(pop: 3,517,200)
Ankara  Turkey 120 1000000
#86 Çankaya
(pop: 792,200)
Ankara  Turkey 118 1000000
#87 Diyarbakir
(pop: 644,800)
Diyarbakır  Turkey 117 1000000
#88 Erzurum
(pop: 420,700)
Erzurum  Turkey 116 1000000
#89 Yokosuka
(pop: 429,000)
Kanagawa  Japan 114 501520000
#90 Paranaque City
(pop: 690,000)
National Capital Region  Philippines 114 5200000
#91 Zurich
(pop: 341,700)
Zurich  Switzerland 114 1000000
#92 Malaga
(pop: 568,300)
Andalusia  Spain 114 0000000
#93 Koshigaya
(pop: 317,400)
Saitama  Japan 110 501210000
#94 Stockton
(pop: 305,700)
California  USA 110 2000000
#95 Iwaki
(pop: 357,300)
Fukushima  Japan 109 32200000
#96 Munich
(pop: 1,260,400)
Bayern  Germany 109 5000000
#97 Saitama
(pop: 1,193,400)
Saitama  Japan 108 511320000
#98 Yono
(pop: 1,077,700)
Saitama  Japan 106 491320000
#99 Lyon
(pop: 472,300)
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes  France 102 0000000
#100 Pasay
(pop: 416,500)
 Philippines 101 5200000
The city worldwide with most quakes in 2023 was Kahramanmaraş (Kahramanmaraş,  Turkey), followed by Malatya (Malatya,  Turkey).
City Region Country All M3+ M4+ M5+ M6+ M7+ M8+ M9+
#1 Kahramanmaraş
(pop: 376,000)
Kahramanmaraş  Turkey 25,362 2,345362294200
#2 Malatya
(pop: 441,800)
Malatya  Turkey 17,067 1,440245191000
#3 Bucaramanga
(pop: 571,800)
Santander  Colombia 10,860 3024340000
#4 Gaziantep
(pop: 1,066,000)
Gaziantep  Turkey 6,721 725141142100
#5 Riverside
(pop: 322,400)
California  USA 6,021 21100000
#6 Athens
(pop: 664,000)
Attica  Greece 5,387 126710000
#7 Santa Ana
(pop: 335,400)
California  USA 3,062 20200000
#8 Adana
(pop: 1,249,000)
Adana  Turkey 2,809 1872020000
#9 Naples
(pop: 959,500)
Campania  Italy 2,664 20400000
#10 Aleppo
(pop: 1,602,300)
Aleppo  Syria 2,605 2585920000
#11 Latakia
(pop: 340,200)
Latakia  Syria 2,604 3025731000
#12 Anaheim
(pop: 350,700)
California  USA 2,570 16100000
#13 Izmir
(pop: 2,500,600)
İzmir  Turkey 2,344 103500000
#14 Karabağlar
(pop: 458,000)
İzmir  Turkey 2,333 103500000
#15 San Diego
(pop: 1,394,900)
California  USA 2,306 28100000
#16 Wellington
(pop: 381,900)
Wellington  New Zealand 2,103 78911000
#17 Mexicali
(pop: 1,032,700)
Baja California  Mexico 2,095 1851200000
#18 Armenia
(pop: 315,300)
Quindio Department  Colombia 2,042 36600000
#19 Manizales
(pop: 357,800)
Caldas  Colombia 1,990 27100000
#20 Los Angeles
(pop: 3,898,700)
California  USA 1,983 26310000
#21 Florence
(pop: 349,300)
Tuscany  Italy 1,957 23300000
#22 Pereira
(pop: 440,100)
Risaralda  Colombia 1,928 33500000
#23 Bogota
(pop: 7,674,400)
Bogota  Colombia 1,879 55831000
#24 Soacha
(pop: 313,900)
Cundinamarca  Colombia 1,876 53831000
#25 San Salvador
(pop: 526,000)
San Salvador  El Salvador 1,837 4124920000
#26 Soyapango
(pop: 329,700)
San Salvador  El Salvador 1,807 4044920000
#27 Long Beach
(pop: 474,100)
California  USA 1,734 14100000
#28 San Jose
(pop: 335,000)
Provincia de San José  Costa Rica 1,701 4905150000
#29 San Jose
(pop: 1,026,900)
California  USA 1,683 38500000
#30 Denizli
(pop: 313,200)
Denizli  Turkey 1,636 41700000
#31 Tijuana
(pop: 1,301,000)
Baja California  Mexico 1,584 49100000
#32 Ibagué
(pop: 421,700)
Tolima  Colombia 1,566 21000000
#33 Bologna
(pop: 366,100)
Emilia-Romagna  Italy 1,462 28500000
#34 San Juan
(pop: 418,100)
San Juan  Puerto Rico 1,447 301300000
#35 Turin
(pop: 870,500)
Piedmont  Italy 1,278 3200000
#36 Villavicencio
(pop: 321,700)
Meta  Colombia 1,252 27731000
#37 Nice
(pop: 338,600)
Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur  France 1,243 6100000
#38 Butuan
(pop: 309,700)
Caraga  Philippines 1,235 1703430000
#39 Ciudad de San Juan
(pop: 447,000)
San Juan  Argentina 1,217 3692631000
#40 Oakland
(pop: 419,300)
California  USA 1,202 20300000
#41 San Francisco
(pop: 864,800)
California  USA 1,112 12100000
#42 Diyarbakir
(pop: 644,800)
Diyarbakır  Turkey 1,089 1071700000
#43 Rome
(pop: 2,318,900)
Latium  Italy 1,079 8000000
#44 Davao
(pop: 1,212,500)
Davao  Philippines 1,034 1573052000
#45 Bursa
(pop: 1,412,700)
Bursa  Turkey 1,034 38320000
#46 Dasmarinas
(pop: 441,900)
Calabarzon  Philippines 1,028 691351000
#47 Dasmariñas
(pop: 441,900)
 Philippines 1,028 691351000
#48 Calamba
(pop: 316,600)
Calabarzon  Philippines 1,008 681451000
#49 Neiva
(pop: 352,900)
Huila  Colombia 1,002 13200000
#50 Cabuyao
(pop: 308,700)
Calabarzon  Philippines 999 691451000
#51 Bello
(pop: 392,900)
Antioquia  Colombia 970 11100000
#52 Villa Nueva
(pop: 406,800)
Guatemala  Guatemala 963 1643131000
#53 Acapulco
(pop: 673,500)
Guerrero  Mexico 962 9108600000
#54 Bacoor
(pop: 357,000)
Calabarzon  Philippines 912 54841000
#55 Guatemala
(pop: 994,900)
Guatemala  Guatemala 907 1442221000
#56 Al Hoceima
(pop: 395,600)
Tanger-Tetouan-Al Hoceima  Morocco 894 23110000
#57 Las Piñas
(pop: 590,000)
National Capital Region  Philippines 888 52841000
#58 Seattle
(pop: 684,500)
Washington  USA 886 7200000
#59 Medellin
(pop: 2,000,000)
Antioquia  Colombia 867 4000000
#60 Bakersfield
(pop: 373,600)
California  USA 860 14000000
#61 Santiago de Cali
(pop: 2,392,900)
Valle del Cauca  Colombia 845 21420000
#62 Paranaque City
(pop: 690,000)
National Capital Region  Philippines 810 50841000
#63 Kayseri
(pop: 592,800)
Kayseri  Turkey 802 57700000
#64 Stockton
(pop: 305,700)
California  USA 801 20300000
#65 Valledupar
(pop: 308,200)
Cesar  Colombia 791 5000000
#66 Sendai
(pop: 1,063,100)
Honshu-miyagi-ken  Japan 789 2794220000
#67 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
(pop: 381,800)
Canary Islands  Spain 779 9000000
#68 Iwaki
(pop: 357,300)
Fukushima  Japan 771 2964900000
#69 Zurich
(pop: 341,700)
Zurich  Switzerland 709 8000000
#70 Bahçelievler
(pop: 576,800)
Stambul  Turkey 691 39310000
#71 Portland
(pop: 632,300)
Oregon  USA 688 2000000
#72 Pasay
(pop: 416,500)
 Philippines 683 35731000
#73 Bağcılar
(pop: 724,300)
Stambul  Turkey 681 38310000
#74 Esenler
(pop: 520,200)
Stambul  Turkey 676 39310000
#75 San Jose de Cucuta
(pop: 721,400)
Norte de Santander  Colombia 676 13400000
#76 Istanbul
(pop: 14,804,100)
Stambul  Turkey 669 39310000
#77 Malaga
(pop: 568,300)
Andalusia  Spain 666 13000000
#78 Maltepe
(pop: 427,000)
Stambul  Turkey 658 37310000
#79 Oklahoma City
(pop: 631,300)
Oklahoma  USA 654 12100000
#80 Scutari
(pop: 582,700)
Stambul  Turkey 653 37310000
#81 Ataşehir
(pop: 361,600)
Stambul  Turkey 652 37310000
#82 Üsküdar
(pop: 582,700)
Stambul  Turkey 650 37310000
#83 Managua
(pop: 973,100)
Departamento de Managua  Nicaragua 648 1161920000
#84 Umraniye
(pop: 573,300)
Stambul  Turkey 647 37310000
#85 Şişli
(pop: 314,700)
Stambul  Turkey 647 37310000
#86 Sultangazi
(pop: 436,900)
Stambul  Turkey 647 37310000
#87 Kashiwa
(pop: 340,200)
Chiba  Japan 640 2544921000
#88 Lyon
(pop: 472,300)
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes  France 626 1000000
#89 Makati City
(pop: 510,400)
National Capital Region  Philippines 606 32631000
#90 Funabashi
(pop: 560,700)
Chiba  Japan 605 2405121000
#91 Matsudo
(pop: 470,300)
Chiba  Japan 604 2405221000
#92 Marrakech
(pop: 839,300)
Marrakesh-Safi  Morocco 604 852021000
#93 Chiba
(pop: 919,700)
Chiba  Japan 600 2405231000
#94 Santa Ana
(pop: 644,500)
National Capital Region  Philippines 599 32731000
#95 Zagreb
(pop: 699,000)
City of Zagreb  Croatia 593 10100000
#96 General Santos City
(pop: 679,600)
Soccsksargen  Philippines 578 1394571000
#97 Koshigaya
(pop: 317,400)
Saitama  Japan 577 2264621000
#98 Kawasaki
(pop: 1,306,800)
Kanagawa  Japan 562 2164321000
#99 Thessaloniki
(pop: 354,300)
Central Macedonia  Greece 561 30200000
#100 Manila
(pop: 1,600,000)
National Capital Region  Philippines 553 32631000

Number of recent quakes worldwide by magnitude

Past 24 hours
7 days
30 days
30 days
90 days
365 days
3 years
10 years
Table
Mag
 
Number of quakes (1,062 in total as 100%)
7+
-
no quakes Mag 7 or higher
6+
-
no quakes Mag 6 or higher
5+
3 quakes
betw. Mag 5 - 6 (0.28%)
4+
39 quakes
betw. Mag 4 - 5 (3.67%)
3+
103 quakes
betw. Mag 3 - 4 (9.7%)
2+
225 quakes
betw. Mag 2 - 3 (21.19%)
below M2
692 quakes
(65.16%)
Mag
 
Number of quakes (7,552 in total as 100%)
7+
-
no quakes Mag 7 or higher
6+
1 quake
betw. Mag 6 - 7 (0.01%)
5+
27 quakes
betw. Mag 5 - 6 (0.36%)
4+
248 quakes
betw. Mag 4 - 5 (3.28%)
3+
793 quakes
betw. Mag 3 - 4 (10.5%)
2+
1,790 quakes
betw. Mag 2 - 3 (23.7%)
below M2
4,693 quakes
(62.14%)
Mag
 
Number of quakes (32,836 in total as 100%)
7+
-
no quakes Mag 7 or higher
6+
7 quakes
betw. Mag 6 - 7 (0.02%)
5+
118 quakes
betw. Mag 5 - 6 (0.36%)
4+
1,111 quakes
betw. Mag 4 - 5 (3.38%)
3+
3,604 quakes
betw. Mag 3 - 4 (10.98%)
2+
8,501 quakes
betw. Mag 2 - 3 (25.89%)
below M2
19,495 quakes
(59.37%)
Mag
 
Number of quakes (32,836 in total as 100%)
7+
-
no quakes Mag 7 or higher
6+
7 quakes
betw. Mag 6 - 7 (0.02%)
5+
118 quakes
betw. Mag 5 - 6 (0.36%)
4+
1,111 quakes
betw. Mag 4 - 5 (3.38%)
3+
3,604 quakes
betw. Mag 3 - 4 (10.98%)
2+
8,501 quakes
betw. Mag 2 - 3 (25.89%)
below M2
19,495 quakes
(59.37%)
Mag
 
Number of quakes (99,299 in total as 100%)
7+
3 quakes
Mag 7 or higher
6+
28 quakes
betw. Mag 6 - 7 (0.03%)
5+
533 quakes
betw. Mag 5 - 6 (0.54%)
4+
3,487 quakes
betw. Mag 4 - 5 (3.51%)
3+
11,940 quakes
betw. Mag 3 - 4 (12.02%)
2+
26,266 quakes
betw. Mag 2 - 3 (26.45%)
below M2
57,042 quakes
(57.44%)
Mag
 
Number of quakes (411,728 in total as 100%)
7+
13 quakes
Mag 7 or higher
6+
158 quakes
betw. Mag 6 - 7 (0.04%)
5+
1,836 quakes
betw. Mag 5 - 6 (0.45%)
4+
15,411 quakes
betw. Mag 4 - 5 (3.74%)
3+
46,584 quakes
betw. Mag 3 - 4 (11.31%)
2+
104,000 quakes
betw. Mag 2 - 3 (25.26%)
below M2
243,726 quakes
(59.2%)
Mag
 
Number of quakes (1,197,668 in total as 100%)
8+
3 quakes
Mag 8 or higher
7+
46 quakes
betw. Mag 7 - 8
6+
446 quakes
betw. Mag 6 - 7 (0.04%)
5+
6,151 quakes
betw. Mag 5 - 6 (0.51%)
4+
50,118 quakes
betw. Mag 4 - 5 (4.18%)
3+
144,938 quakes
betw. Mag 3 - 4 (12.1%)
2+
314,552 quakes
betw. Mag 2 - 3 (26.26%)
below M2
681,414 quakes
(56.9%)
Mag
 
Number of quakes (3,070,946 in total as 100%)
8+
8 quakes
Mag 8 or higher
7+
135 quakes
betw. Mag 7 - 8
6+
1,345 quakes
betw. Mag 6 - 7 (0.04%)
5+
18,115 quakes
betw. Mag 5 - 6 (0.59%)
4+
126,025 quakes
betw. Mag 4 - 5 (4.1%)
3+
343,434 quakes
betw. Mag 3 - 4 (11.18%)
2+
797,050 quakes
betw. Mag 2 - 3 (25.95%)
below M2
1,784,834 quakes
(58.12%)
Total number<M2M2+M3+M4+M5+M6+M7+M8+
Past 24 hours1,062 quakes442225103393---
Past 7 days7,552 quakes3,1581,790793248271--
Past 30 days32,836 quakes14,0378,5013,6041,1111187--
Past 90 days99,299 quakes41,28926,26611,9403,487533283-
Past 365 days411,728 quakes169,619104,00046,58415,4111,83615813-
Past 3 years1,197,668 quakes677,292314,552144,93850,1186,151446463
Past 10 years3,070,946 quakes1,780,714797,050343,434126,02518,1151,3451358
Magnitude 0.0+, updated

Number of earthquakes over time

Past 90 days
30 days
7 days
24 hours
2023
2024 so far
Number of earthquakes over time: Past 90 days
Number of earthquakes over time: 30 days
Number of earthquakes over time: 7 days
Number of earthquakes over time: 24 hours
Number of earthquakes over time: 2023
Number of earthquakes over time: 2024 so far

Magnitude and energy distribution

Past 90 days
30 days
7 days
24 hours
2023
2024 so far
Magnitude and energy distribution: Past 90 days
Magnitude and energy distribution: 30 days
Magnitude and energy distribution: 7 days
Magnitude and energy distribution: 24 hours
Magnitude and energy distribution: 2023
Magnitude and energy distribution: 2024 so far

Magnitude and seismic energy over time

Past 90 days
30 days
7 days
24 hours
2023
2024 so far
Magnitude and seismic energy over time: Past 90 days
Magnitude and seismic energy over time: 30 days
Magnitude and seismic energy over time: 7 days
Magnitude and seismic energy over time: 24 hours
Magnitude and seismic energy over time: 2023
Magnitude and seismic energy over time: 2024 so far

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