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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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Australian earthquakes explained
03 July 2015
When it comes to earthquakes, living in Australia is much safer than other parts of the world, as Australia is well away from tectonic plate boundaries where large earthquakes occur more frequently.

Network measures Earth movements with increased accuracy
30 June 2015
A new state-of-the-art geodetic network installed in the Surat Basin, Queensland can now measure movement of the Earth's surface more accurately, and as a consequence is helping to build understanding of precious resources within the Earth's crust.

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Recent Earthquakes

M 5.7, Northern Sumatra, Indonesia.
UTC: 08 July 2015 00:38:50
Sydney time: 08 July 2015 10:38:50
Depth : 0.0
M 6.0, South of Fiji Islands.
UTC: 07 July 2015 20:03:15
Sydney time: 08 July 2015 06:03:15
Depth : 149.0
M 5.4, New Britain Region, PNG.
UTC: 07 July 2015 07:53:17
Sydney time: 07 July 2015 17:53:17
Depth : 64.0
M 5.3, New Britain Region, PNG.
UTC: 07 July 2015 07:53:17
Sydney time: 07 July 2015 17:53:17
Depth : 69.0
M 5.5, East of North Island, NZ.
UTC: 07 July 2015 06:21:01
Sydney time: 07 July 2015 16:21:01
Depth : 0.0
M 5.7, East of North Island, NZ.
UTC: 07 July 2015 05:35:20
Sydney time: 07 July 2015 15:35:20
Depth : 32.0

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