Top GeoShot

Geoscience Australia's 2014 Top GeoShot photographic competition is now open.

The theme for this year's competition is "Great Southern Land" with a closing date of 12 September 2014.

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Recent Earthquakes

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

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New data reduces mineral exploration risk
26 September 2014
The largest Airborne Electromagnetic (AEM) survey by area ever undertaken in Australia will help reduce risk for mineral exploration in the Capricorn Orogen region of Western Australia.

The role of government geoscience in the minerals industry
24 September 2014

Australia's mineral resources are an important component of the nation's wealth, both economically and socially. Governments across Australia recognise the challenges facing the minerals industry in continuing to make the discoveries essential to the success of the industry and health of the economy.


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Recent Earthquakes

M 5.9, New Britain Region, PNG.
UTC: 01 October 2014 03:38:54
Sydney time: 01 October 2014 13:38:54
Depth : 35.0
M 5.9, Fiji Islands region.
UTC: 30 September 2014 22:34:29
Sydney time: 01 October 2014 08:34:29
Depth : 593.0
M 5.5, New Ireland Region, PNG.
UTC: 30 September 2014 19:23:53
Sydney time: 01 October 2014 05:23:53
Depth : 60.0
M 5.7, Carlsberg Ridge.
UTC: 30 September 2014 16:45:57
Sydney time: 01 October 2014 02:45:57
Depth : 0.0
M 5.3, Eastern New Guinea Region, PNG.
UTC: 30 September 2014 13:46:27
Sydney time: 30 September 2014 23:46:27
Depth : 60.0
M 2.1, Cobargo, NSW.
UTC: 29 September 2014 07:25:00
Sydney time: 29 September 2014 17:25:00
Depth : 3.0

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