6.0 AND GREATER EARTHQUAKES ARE REPORTED ON THIS SITE AND ALL EARTHQUAKE STATS PERTAIN TO 6.0 AND GREATER MAGNITUDE QUAKES.

Map: USGS

A major 6.5 magnitude earthquake hit Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, on August 13, 2017, at 03:08:13 UTC, at a depth of 44 km, reported Geoscience Australia (not finalized).

820 major (6.0+) to super (8.0+) earthquakes hit various places worldwide over the last 1,632 days. Among these were 92  7.0+ and 9  8.0+ magnitude quakes. (Sources: EMSC-CSEM; Geoscience Australia; USGS; Pacific Tsunami Warning Center; National Tsunami Warning Center; China Earthquake Networks Center; GEOFON; Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory [LDEO] of Columbia University.)

Major to super magnitude earthquakes have increased to more than one every two days on average during the last 54 months.