How many earthquakes were recorded in 2010?

On average, there are roughly 20,000 - 30,000 recorded earthquakes every year. There were 21,546 recorded earthquakes in 2010 around the world according to the USGS. Note many go undetected because they hit remote areas or have very small magnitudes so the actual numbers are much greater.

The 8.8 magnitude earthquake in Chile and two 7.8 earthquakes in Indonesia were the most significant in 2010.
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