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Magnitude UTC Sydney time Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Approximate location Solution finalised
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
5.7 26 July 1987 @ 21:59:45 27 July 1987 @ 07:59:45 -29.830 165.145 19 Yes
5.5 09 March 1973 @ 19:09:14 10 March 1973 @ 05:09:14 -34.170 150.320 21 Picton 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
5.3 05 July 1888 @ 10:15:00 05 July 1888 @ 20:19:52 -34.800 149.100 0 Yes
5.5 29 November 1886 @ 17:00:00 30 November 1886 @ 03:04:52 -34.750 148.800 0 Magnitude from isoseismal map, MMIII radius. Yes
5.3 18 October 1872 @ 18:50:00 19 October 1872 @ 04:54:52 -33.700 150.000 15 This earthquake in the Central NSW area was felt widely throughout the State and caused minor damage in Bathurst. Yes
5.3 18 June 1868 @ 14:00:00 19 June 1868 @ 00:04:52 -32.800 151.600 10 Maitland NSW. Damage in Newcastle NSW. See Rev WB Clarke (1868) for description of effects. Isoseismal map in BMR Atlas III. Yes
5.3 27 October 1842 @ 19:30:00 28 October 1842 @ 05:34:52 -32.600 151.600 10 This earthquake was felt from Sydney to Kempsey but most strongly in the Newcastle NSW area. No damage was reported. The isoseismal map is in the BMR Atlas III. Magnitude from Isoseismal map, MM III radius. Yes
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Data retrieved: 22/10/2014 @ 09:46:49 (UTC)