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Magnitude UTC Sydney time Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Approximate location Solution finalised
5.0 14 August 1996 @ 09:29:07 14 August 1996 @ 19:29:07 -30.121 143.538 5 "The Range" N.S.W. Yes
5.1 13 August 1996 @ 04:30:10 13 August 1996 @ 14:30:10 -30.080 143.519 2 The epicentre was about 80 km north of Whitecliffs in western NSW. It was felt strongly at nearby homesteads such as 'The Range' and as far as Bourke. A number of aftershocks were recorded and a field party of Malcolm Somerville and Tony Corke installed 5 seismographs in the epicentral region on the following weekend. Yes
5.3 06 August 1994 @ 11:03:51 06 August 1994 @ 21:03:51 -32.924 151.288 2 Ellalong, NSW. This was the largest earthquake in Australia in 1994. The total damage bill is in excess of $40M. Yes
5.7 27 December 1989 @ 23:26:57 28 December 1989 @ 10:26:57 -32.946 151.607 11 Newcastle NSW. MD 5.5 (CNB). 13 people killed, more than 100 injured and estimated 1.1 billion U.S. dollars damage I=VIII MM caused in the Newcastle area. Damage occurred as far away as Liverpool, Scone and Gladstone. Felt in a 200,000 sq.km. area of New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory from Albury and Cooma to Coffs Harbour and Inverell and as far west as Narromine. Also felt by people in high-rise buildings in Gold Coast and Melbourne. Believed to be the first earthquake in Australian history that has caused deaths. Yes
5.5 09 March 1973 @ 19:09:14 10 March 1973 @ 05:09:14 -34.170 150.320 21 Picton NSW Yes
5.0 31 December 1968 @ 16:08:33 01 January 1969 @ 02:08:33 -31.040 149.260 0 Oxley Basin NSW Yes
5.8 21 May 1961 @ 21:40:03 22 May 1961 @ 07:40:03 -34.547 150.503 19 Bowral NSW Yes
5.3 16 May 1961 @ 06:52:47 16 May 1961 @ 16:52:47 -30.850 147.270 0 Coonamble Basin NSW Yes
5.3 18 May 1959 @ 06:12:59 18 May 1959 @ 16:12:59 -36.218 148.640 15 Bolt (1993) reported feeling this earthquake in Coogee, a Sydney NSW suburb, whilst sitting quietly in his study (he remembered incorectly that the month was September). A stone meat shed at Rocky Plains was cracked during the earthquake. Yes
5.5 10 March 1949 @ 22:30:33 11 March 1949 @ 08:30:33 -34.740 149.200 0 Dalton, Gunning in the Eastern Highlands NSW Yes
5.6 18 November 1934 @ 21:58:41 19 November 1934 @ 07:58:41 -34.800 149.200 10 Gunning NSW Yes
5.0 27 October 1930 @ 02:03:51 27 October 1930 @ 12:03:51 -34.500 149.000 0 Boorowa, Eastern Highlands NSW Yes
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Data retrieved: 18/04/2014 @ 08:17:15 (UTC)