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Top 20 quakes in the world by country during October 2022

updated: 30 Jan 22:06 -
The largest quake during October 2022 was in Panama: 6.7 quake North Pacific Ocean, 85 km south of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, Oct 20, 2022 6:57 am (GMT -5).
The countries with greatest number of quakes were: Mexico, Indonesia, Japan.
Top 20 earthquakes, October 2022
Top 20 earthquakes, October 2022

Largest quakes by country

1Panama6.7 quake North Pacific Ocean, 85 km south of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, Oct 20, 2022 6:57 am (GMT -5)
2Papua New Guinea6.4 quake South Pacific Ocean, 155 km east of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea, Oct 14, 2022 8:20 am (GMT +10)
3Philippines6.4 quake Cordillera, 46 km east of Vigan, Province of Ilocos Sur, Philippines, Oct 25, 2022 10:59 pm (GMT +8)
4New Caledonia6.3 quake Coral Sea, New Caledonia, October 11, 2022 13:51 GMT
5South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands6.3 quake South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, Oct 24, 2022 10:13 pm (GMT -2)
6Peru5.9 quake South Pacific Ocean, 68 km southwest of Ica, Region Ica, Peru, Oct 28, 2022 3:22 pm (GMT -5)
7St. Helena5.8 quake South Atlantic Ocean, 82 km east of Georgetown, Ascension, St. Helena, Oct 19, 2022 3:03 pm (GMT +0)
8New Zealand5.7 quake Tasman Sea, 99 km north of Nelson, New Zealand, Oct 14, 2022 3:03 am (GMT +13)
9Japan5.7 quake Philippine Sea, 29 km south of Nichinan, Miyazaki, Japan, Oct 2, 2022 12:02 am (GMT +9)
10Samoa5.6 quake South Pacific Ocean, 215 km southwest of Apia, Tuamasaga, Samoa, Oct 24, 2022 8:50 pm (GMT +13)
11Iran5.6 quake 8.6 km southeast of Khvoy, West Azerbaijan, Iran, Oct 5, 2022 3:51 am (GMT +3:30)
12Mexico5.6 quake North Pacific Ocean, 198 km west of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Mexico, Oct 1, 2022 11:36 am (GMT -5)
13French Southern Territories5.5 quake Indian Ocean, French Southern Territories, Oct 2, 2022 12:32 pm (GMT +5)
14Taiwan5.5 quake Philippine Sea, 69 km east of Hualien City, Taiwan, Oct 11, 2022 4:24 am (GMT +9)
15Northern Mariana Islands5.5 quake North Pacific Ocean, 243 km northeast of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, Oct 2, 2022 12:14 pm (GMT +10)
16Fiji5.5 quake South Pacific Ocean, 194 km north of Suva, Central, Fiji, Oct 10, 2022 10:58 am (GMT +12)
17Italy5.4 quake Tyrrhenian Sea, 42 km west of Castrovillari, Cosenza, Calabria, Italy, Oct 31, 2022 10:42 pm (GMT +1)
18Vanuatu5.4 quake Coral Sea, 93 km south of Santo, Luganville, Sanma Province, Vanuatu, Oct 30, 2022 7:34 am (GMT +11)
19Tonga5.3 quake South Pacific Ocean, 233 km northeast of Neiafu, Vava'u, Tonga, Oct 31, 2022 7:24 am (GMT +13)
20China5.3 quake 43 km south of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, China, Oct 22, 2022 1:17 pm (GMT +8)

Largest number of quakes by country (magnitude 3+)

1Mexico987 quakes
2Indonesia560 quakes
3Japan275 quakes
4Chile256 quakes
5Philippines211 quakes
6Panama206 quakes
7USA183 quakes
8New Zealand163 quakes
9Argentina155 quakes
10China134 quakes
11Kazakhstan114 quakes
12Peru108 quakes
13Costa Rica103 quakes
14Iran92 quakes
15Greece79 quakes
16Guatemala72 quakes
17Puerto Rico67 quakes
18El Salvador64 quakes
19Turkey63 quakes
20Nicaragua59 quakes

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