The top 100 countries most threatened by earthquakes are listed below. This ranking of countries with most earthquakes is updated daily, and based on earthquake data from the U.S. Geological Survey as well as the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre.

Any earthquake with a magnitude of 4 or above is counted, as long as the epicenter is within 300 kilometers of the country.

As of today, the country most struck by earthquakes in 2024 is Mexico. It therefore ranks at the top of our 2024 country earthquake list. Within 300 kilometers of Mexico, 942 significant earthquakes of magnitude 4 or higher have hit. The strongest earthquake near Mexico had a magnitude of 6.4.

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2024: Top countries by number of significant earthquakes nearby.

Rank Country Earthquakes Strongest
1 (+1)
Mexico
942 (-897) M 6.4
2 (+3)
Japan
928 (+25) M 7.5
3 (-2)
Indonesia
787 (-1447) M 6.4
4 (+22)
Taiwan
490 (+297) M 7.4
5 (-2)
The Philippines
391 (-1082) M 6.7
6 (+5)
China
349 (-124) M 7.0
7 (-3)
Chile
333 (-603) M 5.8
8
Guatemala
281 (-479) M 6.4
9 (+1)
Peru
279 (-302) M 5.3
10 (-3)
Papua New Guinea
273 (-546) M 6.9
11 (+13)
Kyrgyzstan
258 (+44) M 7.0
12 (+46)
Kazakhstan
227 (+167) M 7.0
13 (+3)
El Salvador
148 (-190) M 6.1
14 (-1)
Argentina
148 (-254) M 5.5
15
Tonga
145 (-210) M 6.4
16 (-4)
Afghanistan
120 (-295) M 6.4
17 (-3)
Tajikistan
118 (-238) M 6.4
18
Nicaragua
115 (-184) M 5.6
19 (+1)
Honduras
107 (-163) M 5.6
20 (+2)
Timor-Leste
101 (-142) M 5.0
21 (+2)
Pakistan
97 (-124) M 6.4
22 (+6)
Costa Rica
85 (-105) M 5.6
23 (-17)
Türkiye
77 (-802) M 5.6
24 (+3)
Fiji
75 (-116) M 5.1
25 (+6)
Greece
74 (-107) M 5.8
26 (-7)
India
74 (-200) M 5.7
27 (+2)
Guam
74 (-112) M 5.4
28 (+2)
Bolivia
70 (-112) M 5.4
29 (+4)
Northern Mariana Islands
69 (-93) M 6.2
30 (-13)
Iran
69 (-236) M 5.1
31 (+11)
Vanuatu
67 (-51) M 6.5
32 (+4)
Ecuador
67 (-71) M 5.2
33 (-12)
Russia
66 (-187) M 5.2
34 (+5)
The United States
65 (-63) M 5.9
35 (-10)
Uzbekistan
60 (-137) M 5.1
36 (-4)
Colombia
59 (-108) M 5.6
37 (-3)
Panama
55 (-101) M 5.4
38
New Zealand
51 (-86) M 5.1
39 (+11)
Samoa
40 (-40) M 5.4
40 (+8)
Venezuela
39 (-52) M 5.2
41 (+2)
Puerto Rico
37 (-76) M 5.6
42 (-7)
Myanmar
31 (-112) M 5.7
43 (+11)
Italy
31 (-39) M 5.4
44 (+3)
Solomon Islands
30 (-65) M 5.8
45 (+4)
Dominican Republic
28 (-57) M 5.6
46 (+23)
American Samoa
26 (-18) M 5.4
47 (-38)
Syria
26 (-714) M 5.0
48 (+29)
Brazil
22 (-13) M 6.6
49 (+18)
Albania
22 (-29) M 5.4
50 (+18)
Wallis and Futuna
20 (-29) M 5.5
51 (+27)
North Macedonia
20 (-14) M 5.4
52 (+13)
Oman
19 (-37) M 5.0
52 (+14)
United Arab Emirates
19 (-32) M 5.0
54 (-3)
Azerbaijan
19 (-61) M 4.9
55 (-3)
U.S. Virgin Islands
18 (-52) M 5.6
56 (-10)
Iraq
18 (-80) M 4.7
57 (+23)
Eritrea
17 (-16) M 5.4
57 (+17)
Croatia
17 (-21) M 5.4
59 (-5)
Bangladesh
16 (-54) M 4.9
59 (-3)
Armenia
16 (-53) M 4.9
59
Anguilla
16 (-43) M 4.9
59 (+1)
Saint Martin
16 (-43) M 4.9
63 (-11)
British Virgin Islands
15 (-55) M 4.9
64 (+7)
Georgia
15 (-27) M 4.7
65 (+8)
Ethiopia
14 (-24) M 5.4
66 (-5)
Libya
14 (-45) M 5.0
67 (-4)
Saint Barthelemy
14 (-42) M 4.9
68 (+2)
Canada
13 (-31) M 4.9
69 (-8)
Tanzania
13 (-46) M 4.8
70 (+29)
Montenegro
12 (-9) M 5.4
71 (-7)
Bulgaria
12 (-44) M 4.5
72 (+23)
Kosovo
11 (-13) M 5.4
72 (-31)
Yemen
11 (-109) M 5.4
74 (+52)
Christmas Island
11 (+1) M 5.0
75 (+56)
Algeria
10 (+1) M 4.6
76 (+3)
Mongolia
10 (-24) M 4.5
77 (-32)
Somalia
9 (-103) M 5.4
77 (+25)
Bosnia and Herzegovina
9 (-8) M 5.4
79 (+27)
Qatar
9 (-6) M 4.9
80 (+2)
Turkmenistan
9 (-23) M 4.8
81 (+35)
Vietnam
9 (-5) M 4.6
81 (+4)
Laos
9 (-19) M 4.6
83 (-26)
Nepal
9 (-59) M 4.5
84 (+25)
Kuwait
8 (-6) M 4.7
85 (-2)
Serbia
7 (-22) M 5.4
86 (+66)
Niue
7 (+4) M 5.1
87 (-12)
Saint Kitts and Nevis
7 (-29) M 4.9
87 (+9)
Grenada
7 (-14) M 4.9
89 (+60)
Cambodia
7 (+3) M 4.6
90 (+18)
Malaysia
7 (-7) M 4.3
90 (-10)
Romania
7 (-26) M 4.3
92 (-8)
Montserrat
6 (-22) M 4.9
92 (-4)
Antigua and Barbuda
6 (-21) M 4.9
92 (+4)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
6 (-15) M 4.9
95 (+18)
Spain
6 (-8) M 4.6
95 (+5)
Saudi Arabia
6 (-14) M 4.6
95 (+8)
Morocco
6 (-10) M 4.6
98 (+14)
Ukraine
6 (-8) M 4.5
99 (+2)
Slovenia
6 (-13) M 4.4
99 (+41)
Austria
6 (0) M 4.4
Top 100 Countries by number of significant earthquakes that hit nearby in 2024.