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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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String of large earthquakes shakes Queensland's east coast
02 August 2015
Location map showing three magnitude 5 earthquakes and numerous smaller earthquakes that occurred  between 30 July and 1 August 2015 east of Fraser Island, Queensland
For the second time in a matter of days residents along some of Queensland's most popular tourist destinations have been shaken by earthquakes.

Queensland's Sunshine Coast feels largest earthquake in nearly a century
30 July 2015
Residents on the Queensland east coast started their day in unusual circumstances this morning when an offshore earthquake shook areas from the south Gold Coast all the way to Gladstone.

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Recent Earthquakes

M 3.1, Offshore E of Fraser Island, QLD.
UTC: 01 August 2015 05:08:33
Sydney time: 01 August 2015 15:08:33
Depth : 10.0
M 5.1, Offshore E of Fraser Island, QLD.
UTC: 01 August 2015 04:46:22
Sydney time: 01 August 2015 14:46:22
Depth : 0.0
M 5.7, Offshore E of Fraser Island, QLD.
UTC: 01 August 2015 03:38:43
Sydney time: 01 August 2015 13:38:43
Depth : 0.0
M 2.8, Offshore E of Fraser Island, QLD.
UTC: 01 August 2015 01:18:19
Sydney time: 01 August 2015 11:18:19
Depth : 30.0
M 5.1, South Pacific Ocean.
UTC: 31 July 2015 23:49:26
Sydney time: 01 August 2015 09:49:26
Depth : 600.0
M 5.1, Sumbawa Region, Indonesia.
UTC: 31 July 2015 22:26:03
Sydney time: 01 August 2015 08:26:03
Depth : 0.0

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