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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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2014 Earthquakes - a quiet year for Australia
07 May 2015
2014 was a relatively quiet year for Australian earthquakes. Most earthquake events measured less than magnitude 4, which is considered small and unlikely to cause damage. 

United Nations resolution encourages sharing of geospatial data
20 April 2015
The United Nations General Assembly recently adopted its first ever resolution recognising the importance of a globally-coordinated approach to geodesy - the scientific discipline that measures changes in the size, shape and gravity field of our planet Earth.

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Recent Earthquakes

M 5.1, Vanuatu Islands.
UTC: 06 May 2015 22:16:39
Sydney time: 07 May 2015 08:16:39
Depth : 60.0
M 5.0, Off W Coast of South Island, NZ.
UTC: 06 May 2015 16:23:53
Sydney time: 07 May 2015 02:23:53
Depth : 0.0
M 2.4, Off Cape Jarvis, SA.
UTC: 06 May 2015 15:43:12
Sydney time: 07 May 2015 01:43:12
Depth : 1.0
M 5.4, South of Fiji Islands.
UTC: 06 May 2015 12:08:39
Sydney time: 06 May 2015 22:08:39
Depth : 633.0
M 5.1, New Britain Region, PNG.
UTC: 06 May 2015 07:07:02
Sydney time: 06 May 2015 17:07:02
Depth : 167.0
M 3.7, Timor Sea.
UTC: 06 May 2015 07:03:39
Sydney time: 06 May 2015 17:03:39
Depth : 10.0

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