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.

Recent Earthquakes

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Recent Earthquakes

M 5.4, Northern Sumatra, Indonesia.
UTC: 24 November 2014 15:30:12
Sydney time: 25 November 2014 02:30:12
Depth : 67.0
M 5.1, S of Fiji Islands.
UTC: 23 November 2014 20:46:38
Sydney time: 24 November 2014 07:46:38
Depth : 584.0
M 5.0, Southeast Indian Ridge.
UTC: 22 November 2014 16:34:01
Sydney time: 23 November 2014 03:34:01
Depth : 48.0
M 6.2, NNE of Omachi, Japan.
UTC: 22 November 2014 13:08:18
Sydney time: 23 November 2014 00:08:18
Depth : 10.0
M 5.9, NW of Kangding, China.
UTC: 22 November 2014 08:55:27
Sydney time: 22 November 2014 19:55:27
Depth : 15.0
M 5.1, Vanuatu Islands.
UTC: 22 November 2014 04:18:44
Sydney time: 22 November 2014 15:18:44
Depth : 76.0

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