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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 5.6, New Britain Region, P.N.G..
UTC: 03 August 2015 16:41:09
Sydney time: 04 August 2015 02:41:09
Depth : 59.0
M 5.3, Tonga Islands.
UTC: 03 August 2015 14:01:56
Sydney time: 04 August 2015 00:01:56
Depth : 200.0
M 5.4, Solomon Islands.
UTC: 03 August 2015 09:41:55
Sydney time: 03 August 2015 19:41:55
Depth : 47.0
M 5.1, Southern Sumatra, Indonesia.
UTC: 02 August 2015 22:14:18
Sydney time: 03 August 2015 08:14:18
Depth : 59.0
M 3.0, Rosebery, TAS.
UTC: 02 August 2015 13:21:57
Sydney time: 02 August 2015 23:21:57
Depth : 1.0
M 5.4, Mindanao, Philippines.
UTC: 02 August 2015 13:08:46
Sydney time: 02 August 2015 23:08:46
Depth : 609.0

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