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EARTHQUAKE

CHARTS

Data from USGS, EQCanada, EMSC-CSEM, GeoNet & GeoScience

Earthquakes, Past 24 Hours

(Earthquake Occurrences in the Western World)

Earthquakes, Magnitude 5, 1980-Present Chart

Magnitude 5 Earthquakes, Worldwide, 1980-2014

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Graph of Magnitude 5 Earthquakes, Worldwide, 1980-2014.

Are magnitude 5 earthquakes increasing worldwide? The graph charts the frequency of magnitude 5 earthquakes worldwide between 1980 and 2014.

Verify these statistics at the U.S. Geological Survey with the following location
Latitude 90.0N — 90.0S, Longitude 180.0W — 180.0E
For the most recent data, see the USGS Earthquake Feed

All earthquake data belongs to the U.S Geological Survey and is used with limited permission. This website is not affiliated with the USGS. See the USGS disclaimer here.

Earthquakes, Vancouver Island, 1990-Present Chart

Earthquakes, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, 1990-2014

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Graph of Earthquakes, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, 1990-2014, Magnitude 2.0 and Greater.

Are earthquakes increasing around Vancouver Island? The graph charts the frequency of earthquakes of magnitude 2.0 and greater around Vancouver Island between 1990 and 2014.

Verify these statistics at Earthquakes Canada with this location:
Latitude 51.5N — 48.0N Longitude 132.0W – 123.1W
For the most recent earthquakes see the EQCan List

All earthquake data belongs to Earthquakes Canada and is reproduced with the permission of Natural Resources Canada 2014, Courtesy of Earthquakes Canada GSC. This website is not affiliated with Earthquakes Canada. See the EQ Canada disclaimer here.

Earthquakes, Hawaii, 1990-Present Chart

Earthquakes, Hawaii, 1990-2014

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Graph of Earthquakes, Hawaii, United States, 1990-2014, Magnitude 2.5 and Greater.

Are earthquakes increasing in Hawaii? The graph charts the frequency of earthquakes of magnitude 2.5 and greater in Hawaii between 1990 and 2014. (The United States Geological Survey Catalog does not contain records of earthquakes in Hawaii smaller than magnitude 2.5 before 2009.)

Verify these statistics at the U.S. Geological Survey with the following location:
Latitude 23.6N — 17.9N, Longitude 161.4W — 152.7W
For the most recent data, see the USGS Earthquake Feed

All earthquake data belongs to the U.S Geological Survey and is used with limited permission. This website is not affiliated with the USGS. See the USGS disclaimer here.

Earthquakes, Magnitude 4, 1990-Present Chart

Magnitude 4 Earthquakes, Worldwide, 1990-2014

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Graph of Magnitude 4 Earthquakes, Worldwide, 1990-2014

Are magnitude 4 earthquakes increasing worldwide? The graph charts the frequency of magnitude 4 earthquakes worldwide between 1990 and 2014.

The arrow indicates the change in the USGS recording criteria. Until 2008, the USGS recorded worldwide earthquakes of magnitudes 4.0 to 4.9. In 2009, the USGS stopped recording earthquakes of magnitudes 4.0 to 4.4 worldwide (unless they are felt or cause damage). Earthquakes smaller than magnitude 4.5 that occur within the United States are still counted.

Verify these statistics at the U.S. Geological Survey with the following location
Latitude 90.0N — 90.0S, Longitude 180.0W — 180.0E
For the most recent data, see the USGS Earthquake Feed

All earthquake data belongs to the U.S Geological Survey and is used with limited permission. This website is not affiliated with the USGS. See the USGS disclaimer here.

Earthquakes, Magnitude 5 and Average, 1980-Presen Chart

Magnitude 5 Earthquakes Worldwide and Average, 1980-2014

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Graph of Magnitude 5 Earthquakes, Worldwide and Average, 1980-2014

Is the average number of magnitude 5 earthquakes increasing? The graph charts the frequency of magnitude 5 earthquakes worldwide between 1980 and 2014 and the projected average number.**

Verify these statistics at the U.S. Geological Survey with the following location
Latitude 90.0N — 90.0S, Longitude 180.0W — 180.0E
For the most recent data, see the USGS Earthquake Feed.

All earthquake data belongs to the U.S Geological Survey and is used with limited permission. This website is not affiliated with the USGS. See the USGS disclaimer here.

**Although their Facts and Statistics page is “no longer being maintained” the United States Geological Survey stated until 2012 that the average number of yearly magnitude 5 earthquakes is 1319. See below:

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