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Recent Earthquakes

This page shows all earthquakes that have been measured by Geoscience Australia during the past 30 days.

Recent Earthquakes

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Australian earthquakes explained
03 July 2015
When it comes to earthquakes, living in Australia is much safer than other parts of the world, as Australia is well away from tectonic plate boundaries where large earthquakes occur more frequently.

Network measures Earth movements with increased accuracy
30 June 2015
A new state-of-the-art geodetic network installed in the Surat Basin, Queensland can now measure movement of the Earth's surface more accurately, and as a consequence is helping to build understanding of precious resources within the Earth's crust.

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Recent Earthquakes

M 5.6, Kermadec Islands Region.
UTC: 04 July 2015 17:28:28
Sydney time: 05 July 2015 03:28:28
Depth : 45.0
M 5.1, Off E. Coast of N. Island, NZ.
UTC: 04 July 2015 16:08:42
Sydney time: 05 July 2015 02:08:42
Depth : 60.0
M 5.0, D'Entrecasteaux Islands Region.
UTC: 03 July 2015 15:54:15
Sydney time: 04 July 2015 01:54:15
Depth : 36.0
M 6.3, Philippine Islands Region.
UTC: 03 July 2015 06:43:23
Sydney time: 03 July 2015 16:43:23
Depth : 50.0
M 5.5, Andaman Islands, India Region.
UTC: 03 July 2015 03:16:36
Sydney time: 03 July 2015 13:16:36
Depth : 15.0
M 6.7, Southern Xinjiang, China.
UTC: 03 July 2015 01:07:48
Sydney time: 03 July 2015 11:07:48
Depth : 12.0

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