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Statistics

Worldwide, United States, and average annual statistics for earthquake counts. U.S. and worldwide deaths per year. Earthquake counts by U.S. State.

Worldwide Earthquakes 2000–2016

Magnitude 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
8.0+ 1 1 0 1 2 1 2 4 0 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 0 1 1
7–7.9 14 15 13 14 14 10 9 14 12 16 23 19 12 17 11 18 16 6 16
6–6.9 146 121 127 140 141 140 142 178 168 144 150 185 108 123 143 127 130 104 117
5–5.9 1344 1224 1201 1203 1515 1693 1712 2074 1768 1896 2209 2276 1401 1453 1574 1419 1550 1455 1674
Estimated
Deaths
231 21357 1685 33819 298101 87992 6605 708 88708 1790 226050 21942 689 1572 756 9624      

 

United States Earthquakes 2000–2012

Magnitude 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
8+ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7–7.9 0 1 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0
6–6.9 6 5 4 7 2 4 7 9 9 4 8 3 5
5–5.9 63 41 63 54 25 47 51 72 85 58 89 51 27
Estimated
Deaths
0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

 

Worldwide Earthquakes 1990–1999

Magnitude 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
8+ 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 1 0
7–7.9 18 16 13 12 11 18 14 16 11 18
6–6.9 109 96 166 137 146 183 149 120 117 116
5–5.9 1617 1457 1498 1426 1542 1318 1222 1113 979 1104
Estimated
Deaths
52056 3210 3920 10096 1634 7980 589 3069 9430 22662

 

United States Earthquakes 1990–1999

Magnitude 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
8+ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7–7.9 0 1 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 1
6–6.9 2 4 15 9 4 6 4 6 3 6
5–5.9 64 49 72 62 64 45 100 63 62 50
Estimated
Deaths
0 2 3 2 60 1 0 0 0 0

 

Earthquake Counts by State 2010-2015 (M3+)

Counts are as of March 10, 2016

States 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Alabama 1 1 0 0 2 6
Alaska 2245 1409 1166 1329 1296 1575
Arizona 6 7 4 3 31 10
Arkansas 15 44 4 4 1 0
California 546 195 243 240 191 130
Colorado 4 23 7 2 13 7
Connecticut 0 0 0 0 0 1
Delaware 0 0 0 0 0 0
Florida 0 0 0 0 0 0
Georgia 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hawaii 17 34 40 30 26 53
Idaho 7 4 4 11 31 38
Illinois 1 0 2 1 0 1
Indiana 1 0 3 0 0 0
Iowa 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kansas 0 0 0 2 42 60
Kentucky 0 0 2 0 0 0
Louisiana 1 0 0 0 0 0
Maine 1 0 1 1 0 0
Maryland 1 0 0 0 0 0
Massachusetts 0 0 0 0 0 0
Michigan 0 0 0 0 0 2
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 1 0
Mississippi 0 0 0 0 0 3
Missouri 2 3 2 0 1 5
Montana 7 11 9 14 29 19
Nebraska 2 0 1 0 0 3
Nevada 38 86 22 34 161 172
New Hampshire 1 0 0 0 0 0
New Jersey 0 0 0 0 0 0
New Mexico 7 7 3 6 3 12
New York 0 1 0 0 0 2
North Carolina 0 0 0 0 1 0
North Dakota 0 0 1 0 0 0
Ohio 1 3 0 1 1 0
Oklahoma 41 63 34 103 585 888
Oregon 4 0 4 2 4 3
Pennsylvania 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rhode Island 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Carolina 0 0 0 0 3 0
South Dakota 0 3 1 1 1 0
Tennessee 1 0 4 1 1 1
Texas 9 18 11 16 8 21
Utah 17 16 16 6 10 4
Vermont 0 0 0 0 0 0
Virginia 1 7 4 0 1 0
Washington 5 14 6 18 6 11
West Virginia 1 0 0 1 0 0
Wisconsin 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wyoming 43 6 9 73 179 198