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Top 20 quakes in the world by country in 2022

updated: 28 Nov 08:22 -
The largest quake in 2022 was in Solomon Islands: 7.0 quake Solomon Sea, 55 km southwest of Honiara, Solomon Islands, Nov 22, 2022 1:03 pm (GMT +11).
The countries with greatest number of quakes were: Mexico, Indonesia, Japan.
Top 20 earthquakes, 2022
Top 20 earthquakes, 2022

Largest quakes by country

1Solomon Islands7.0 quake Solomon Sea, 55 km southwest of Honiara, Solomon Islands, Nov 22, 2022 1:03 pm (GMT +11)
2Mexico6.2 quake 27 km southeast of Cereso del Hongo, Tecate, Baja California, Mexico, Nov 22, 2022 8:39 am (GMT -8)
3Turkey6.1 quake 18 km northwest of Düzce, Turkey, Nov 23, 2022 4:08 am (GMT +3)
4Portugal5.9 quake North Atlantic Ocean, 275 km southwest of Lagens, Portugal, 6 hours ago
5New Zealand5.9 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, Nov 23, 2022 9:22 am (GMT -12)
6Northern Mariana Islands5.6 quake North Pacific Ocean, Northern Mariana Islands, Nov 26, 2022 4:05 pm (GMT +10)
7Chile5.6 quake South Pacific Ocean, Chile, 1 day 6 hours ago
8Indonesia5.6 quake Banda Sea, 194 km west of Tual, Maluku, Indonesia, Nov 23, 2022 1:24 am (GMT +9)
9USA5.5 quake North Pacific Ocean, 123 mi southwest of Unalaska, Aleutians West, Alaska, USA, Nov 21, 2022 4:09 am (GMT -11)
10South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands5.4 quake South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, Nov 22, 2022 7:13 pm (GMT -2)
11Russia5.4 quake North Pacific Ocean, Russia, 1 day 3 hours ago
12Peru5.2 quake South Pacific Ocean, 57 km west of Chimbote, Provincia de Santa, Ancash, Peru, Nov 23, 2022 3:02 pm (GMT -5)
13Japan5.2 quake 33 km northwest of Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan, Nov 24, 2022 1:52 am (GMT +9)
14Vanuatu5.1 quake Coral Sea, 132 km northwest of Santo, Luganville, Sanma Province, Vanuatu, Nov 22, 2022 5:00 pm (GMT +11)
15Taiwan5.1 quake Philippine Sea, 20 km southeast of Hualien City, Taiwan, 1 day 15 hours ago
16Philippines5.1 quake Philippine Sea, 44 km northeast of Tandag, Philippines, 1 day 4 hours ago
17Samoa5.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, 276 km southwest of Apia, Tuamasaga, Samoa, Nov 25, 2022 4:01 am (GMT +13)
18Fiji5.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, Fiji, Nov 22, 2022 4:20 pm (GMT +13)
19Tonga5.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, 200 km northeast of Neiafu, Vava'u, Tonga, 1 day 6 hours ago
20Nicaragua5.0 quake North Pacific Ocean, 79 km southwest of Managua, Nicaragua, 24 hours ago

Largest number of quakes by country (magnitude 3+)

1Mexico226 quakes
2Indonesia151 quakes
3Japan67 quakes
4Chile56 quakes
5Philippines54 quakes
6New Zealand44 quakes
7Solomon Islands33 quakes
8USA32 quakes
9China27 quakes
10Russia26 quakes
11Costa Rica24 quakes
12Kazakhstan22 quakes
13Greece21 quakes
14Peru16 quakes
15Turkey15 quakes
16Argentina14 quakes
17Guatemala13 quakes
18El Salvador13 quakes
19Canada13 quakes
20Nicaragua12 quakes

Earthquake statistics

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Number of quakes and energy

Magnitude and energy over time:

Quake magnitude and energy over time

Magnitude and energy distribution:

Magnitude and energy distrubution
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