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LatitudeLongitude Depth (km)Magnitude Location (click for map and further information)
22/05/2015 16:17:23 -18.6644 169.4101 278 5.0 Vanuatu Islands
22/05/2015 12:07:33 -4.2031 142.4563 89 5.0 New Guinea, Papua New Guinea
21/05/2015 19:32:58 -9.7946 160.4579 6 5.6 Solomon Islands
21/05/2015 13:33:47 -31.7065 117.0671 10 2.1 Near Meckering, WA
21/05/2015 02:42:12 3.9828 96.1657 80 5.4 Northern Sumatra, Indonesia
20/05/2015 23:01:42 -10.6506 164.1604 45 5.3 Santa Cruz Islands Region
20/05/2015 22:48:57 -10.9276 164.1889 36 6.9 Santa Cruz Islands Region
20/05/2015 17:20:45 1.7646 126.4668 53 5.7 Northern Molucca Sea
20/05/2015 00:30:49 -19.186 -175.5141 164 6.1 Tonga Islands
19/05/2015 15:25:38 -54.213 -132.5424 157 6.5 Pacific-Antarctic Ridge
19/05/2015 13:54:57 -18.472 168.6292 57 6.0 Vanuatu Islands
18/05/2015 17:04:57 -7.1347 154.3923 37 5.6 Bougainville Island Region
18/05/2015 07:36:04 -7.7448 128.0415 138 5.0 Banda Sea
18/05/2015 04:02:44 -41.5132 80.0923 0 5.3 Mid-Indian Ridge
17/05/2015 08:52:41 -12.1119 165.8602 43 5.7 Santa Cruz Islands
17/05/2015 03:56:12 -4.3489 152.3386 0 5.1 New Britain Region, PNG
17/05/2015 00:56:58 -4.367 152.1407 104 4.8 New Britain Region, PNG
16/05/2015 14:50:21 -17.2953 127.8745 10 2.9 Kimberley Region, WA
15/05/2015 20:26:57 -2.6036 102.2668 157 6.0 Southern Sumatra, Indonesia
15/05/2015 15:43:44 -32.9643 138.3062 2 2.3 Booleroo, SA
15/05/2015 13:15:59 -52.8729 27.3385 21 5.2 South of Africa
15/05/2015 10:30:31 -9.6681 150.7055 0 5.5 Eastern New Guinea, PNG
15/05/2015 10:21:33 -21.7496 -176.3032 133 5.6 Fiji Islands Region
15/05/2015 08:53:50 -32.6153 116.6196 4 2.4 NW of Wandering, WA
15/05/2015 03:42:46 -18.4925 -174.3307 95 5.1 Tonga Islands
14/05/2015 23:54:37 -5.6746 152.4593 62 5.1 New Britain Region, PNG
14/05/2015 17:38:22 -5.9796 128.2934 368 4.9 Banda Sea
14/05/2015 16:01:18 23.9849 61.295 0 5.7 Off Coast of Pakistan
14/05/2015 13:34:38 -7.5409 154.8299 38 5.0 Solomon Islands
14/05/2015 12:43:59 -21.0381 -178.1411 488 5.0 Fiji Islands Region
14/05/2015 12:30:21 -7.4505 154.6417 55 5.4 Solomon Islands
14/05/2015 10:43:43 -5.5785 151.8004 55 5.0 New Britain Region, PNG
13/05/2015 19:18:10 -35.3628 -178.6568 6 5.3 East of North Island, New Zealand
13/05/2015 11:35:15 -36.4042 136.8492 10 3.4 Offshore S of Kangaroo Island, SA
13/05/2015 00:01:59 1.8549 126.5922 55 5.1 Northern Molucca Sea
12/05/2015 21:12:58 38.902 142.032 38 6.8 SE of Ofunato, Japan
12/05/2015 13:28:02 -31.8132 138.6379 10 2.5 NE of Hawker, SA
12/05/2015 10:03:21 -15.1806 -173.2002 8 5.0 Tonga Islands
12/05/2015 07:36:53 27.618 86.166 15 6.3 NNE of Ramechhap, Nepal
12/05/2015 07:22:03 -7.3564 129.1642 124 5.6 Banda Sea
12/05/2015 07:05:19 27.837 86.077 15 7.3 SE of Kodari, Nepal
12/05/2015 06:27:08 -9.9815 108.9333 47 4.9 South of Java, Indonesia
11/05/2015 17:42:09 -7.5954 67.729 53 5.2 Mid-Indian Ridge
11/05/2015 16:35:48 -33.3354 150.1572 10 2.3 N of Lithgow, NSW
11/05/2015 15:45:11 1.457 127.388 180 5.3 Halmahera, Indonesia
11/05/2015 14:26:36 -33.0679 150.792 0 2.1 Near Mellong, NSW
11/05/2015 13:31:02 -18.1518 127.7792 10 2.6 Near Halls Creek, WA
11/05/2015 11:51:22 -7.2466 154.3893 49 5.4 Bougainville Island Region
11/05/2015 04:01:30 1.6393 126.4975 59 5.1 Northern Molucca Sea
11/05/2015 03:40:31 -32.681 138.1816 9 2.9 Wilmington, SA
11/05/2015 03:30:16 -20.3927 -178.6862 606 5.2 Fiji Islands Region
10/05/2015 22:52:45 -5.5307 152.4385 93 5.1 New Britain Region, PNG
10/05/2015 21:25:46 31.247 142.375 18 5.6 Izu Islands, Japan
10/05/2015 18:28:18 -5.564 152.4114 78 5.0 New Britain Region, PNG
10/05/2015 17:52:05 -31.3274 118.339 16 2.0 NE of Merredin, WA
10/05/2015 17:14:31 31.13 141.966 10 5.1 SE of Hachijo-jima, Japan
10/05/2015 17:08:15 31.159 142.055 10 4.8 Izu Islands, Japan
10/05/2015 16:54:42 31.172 141.932 6 5.6 SE of Hachijo-jima, Japan
10/05/2015 16:41:54 -32.1191 117.197 3 2.0 SW of Quairading, WA
10/05/2015 15:01:11 -23.4174 -179.6511 564 5.0 South of Fiji Islands
10/05/2015 14:08:00 -15.0302 167.2289 95 4.9 Vanuatu Islands
10/05/2015 07:17:56 -22.1882 -175.7363 120 5.1 Tonga Islands Region
10/05/2015 02:19:58 -31.4931 138.7191 15 2.3 NE of Hawker, SA
09/05/2015 15:53:36 -31.245 118.2459 13 2.0 N of Merredin, WA
09/05/2015 11:30:56 -17.8683 168.4431 143 5.1 Vanuatu Islands
09/05/2015 11:14:28 -5.9709 151.6229 44 5.6 New Britain Region, PNG
09/05/2015 09:42:42 -5.7533 152.3367 60 5.5 New Britain Region, PNG
09/05/2015 05:00:29 -5.8658 151.6037 66 5.0 New Britain Region, PNG
08/05/2015 21:56:02 -6.0866 151.7231 0 5.1 New Britain Region, PNG
08/05/2015 09:07:05 -5.4992 152.5541 45 5.1 New Britain Region, PNG
08/05/2015 07:52:08 -6.205 149.8566 52 6.1 New Britain Region, PNG
08/05/2015 03:12:24 1.587 97.9463 71 5.9 Northern Sumatra, Indonesia
07/05/2015 21:18:48 -4.8052 152.0851 91 5.5 New Britain Region, PNG
07/05/2015 19:54:07 -18.86 -172.6302 46 5.4 Tonga Islands Region
07/05/2015 17:19:39 -20.4394 116.4515 10 3.0 Offshore W of Rosemary Island, WA
07/05/2015 16:15:21 1.4071 97.1112 38 5.2 Northern Sumatra, Indonesia
07/05/2015 11:33:05 -7.1342 154.3651 48 5.3 Bougainville Island Region, PNG
07/05/2015 11:30:19 -36.1802 150.4805 0 2.3 Offshore E of Narooma, NSW
07/05/2015 08:06:11 -7.5791 154.7965 52 5.2 Bougainville Island Region, PNG
07/05/2015 07:10:25 -7.339 154.5265 41 7.1 Bougainville Island Region, PNG
06/05/2015 22:16:36 -14.3058 166.8495 30 5.1 Vanuatu Islands
06/05/2015 17:39:42 -33.4502 150.1545 1 1.7 Near Lithgow, NSW
06/05/2015 16:23:53 -44.1405 167.898 0 5.0 Off W Coast of South Island, NZ
06/05/2015 15:43:12 -35.6294 138.0272 0 2.4 Off Cape Jarvis, SA
06/05/2015 12:08:39 -25.5094 178.5002 633 5.4 South of Fiji Islands
06/05/2015 07:07:02 -6.3111 152.2859 167 5.1 New Britain Region, PNG
06/05/2015 07:03:39 -9.5823 128.4535 10 3.7 Timor Sea
06/05/2015 06:05:13 -5.7606 149.4305 49 5.3 New Britain Region, PNG
06/05/2015 03:17:16 -5.5685 152.6641 46 5.4 New Britain Region, PNG
06/05/2015 01:35:13 -6.3968 149.8759 54 5.1 New Britain Region, PNG
05/05/2015 20:53:30 -15.4183 67.1806 73 5.4 Mid-Indian Ridge
05/05/2015 13:10:05 -25.1396 -179.6554 487 5.0 South of Fiji Islands
05/05/2015 08:16:58 -5.5981 152.2438 36 5.3 New Britain Region, PNG
05/05/2015 08:02:48 -18.8375 169.0965 173 5.8 Vanuatu Islands
05/05/2015 05:03:01 -4.9724 152.3988 61 5.0 New Britain Region, PNG
05/05/2015 03:55:52 -5.4919 152.2621 46 5.5 New Britain Region, PNG
05/05/2015 02:44:22 -14.082 167.5286 198 5.1 Vanuatu Islands
05/05/2015 02:40:25 -5.3933 152.0116 51 5.3 New Britain Region, PNG
05/05/2015 02:07:03 -5.3742 152.7522 72 5.5 New Britain Region, PNG
05/05/2015 01:58:19 -5.3369 152.4195 61 5.5 New Britain Region, PNG
05/05/2015 01:54:03 -5.3546 151.9937 51 5.9 New Britain Region, PNG
05/05/2015 01:44:08 -5.6582 151.9328 53 7.4 New Britain Region, PNG
04/05/2015 20:16:36 -6.9433 147.8089 68 5.1 Eastern New Guinea Reg., PNG
04/05/2015 17:43:42 -31.6795 117.0578 9 2.0 Meckering, WA
04/05/2015 12:24:11 -61.4841 154.9564 28 5.5 Balleny Islands Region
04/05/2015 08:09:16 -5.5763 151.7797 61 5.2 New Britain Region, PNG
04/05/2015 02:29:12 -44.5692 168.9928 12 6.0 South Island, New Zealand
03/05/2015 23:40:59 -5.5055 151.9188 63 5.7 New Britain Region, PNG
03/05/2015 22:50:48 -5.5838 151.9489 57 5.3 New Britain Region, PNG
03/05/2015 22:35:12 -5.5134 151.9927 73 5.5 New Britain Region, PNG
03/05/2015 22:32:43 -5.5805 151.8613 49 6.1 New Britain Region, PNG
03/05/2015 20:21:56 -5.621 151.914 67 5.2 New Britain Region, PNG
02/05/2015 21:31:42 -25.9161 132.1108 22 3.3 SE of Uluru, NT
02/05/2015 16:50:46 31.594 140.167 32 5.7 SSE of Hachijo-jima, Japan
02/05/2015 01:29:41 -20.0096 133.9681 11 3.6 Tennant Creek, NT
01/05/2015 13:21:55 -13.9241 129.2437 20 2.9 Joseph Bonaparte Gulf, NT
01/05/2015 09:54:14 -5.8443 151.4184 78 4.6 New Britain Region, PNG.
01/05/2015 08:58:47 10.7227 91.9918 68 5.5 Andaman Islands, India Region
01/05/2015 08:06:06 -5.3218 151.7852 60 7.1 New Britain Region, PNG
01/05/2015 02:46:22 -9.4442 112.8358 61 5.2 South of Java, Indonesia
01/05/2015 00:21:09 -21.8066 170.7572 127 5.4 Southeast of Loyalty Islands
30/04/2015 14:48:53 -19.817 134.0404 13 2.8 Tennant Creek, NT
30/04/2015 11:33:27 -30.9153 118.3381 11 2.1 Mukinbudin, WA
30/04/2015 10:45:06 -5.456 151.8808 59 7.1 New Britain Region, PNG
30/04/2015 10:19:16 -60.0932 -26.8693 64 6.2 South Sandwich Islands Region
30/04/2015 05:34:22 -17.6938 -178.5046 559 5.4 Fiji Islands Region
30/04/2015 02:26:49 -19.841 133.9097 13 3.5 Tennant Creek, NT
29/04/2015 06:55:00 -31.3613 -176.7037 51 5.2 Kermadec Islands Region
28/04/2015 18:16:50 -18.383 124.6997 10 3.5 W of Fitzroy Crossing, WA
28/04/2015 16:39:40 -20.7009 -178.6239 579 6.1 Fiji Islands Region
28/04/2015 14:42:14 -38.2687 146.0998 3 2.5 Near Trafalgar, VIC
28/04/2015 13:32:37 5.9415 152.153 0 5.2 E. Caroline Islands, Micronesia
28/04/2015 07:03:14 -25.8974 132.3013 2 2.6 SE of Uluru, NT
28/04/2015 06:36:17 -25.9738 132.1905 26 3.2 SE of Uluru, NT
28/04/2015 06:20:47 -25.9493 132.1505 14 3.2 SE of Uluru, NT
28/04/2015 05:11:04 -4.8382 133.7928 22 5.1 Irian Jaya Region, Indonesia
28/04/2015 02:34:49 -25.9331 132.1722 16 3.0 SE of Uluru, NT
26/04/2015 22:42:33 -30.7604 121.2338 15 3.1 W of Kalgoorlie, WA
26/04/2015 10:37:57 -10.6019 120.4287 3 5.1 Sumba Region, Indonesia
26/04/2015 07:09:10 27.782 85.997 17 6.7 SE of Kodari, Nepal
26/04/2015 02:18:01 -21.1379 -179.0772 606 5.1 Fiji Islands Region
26/04/2015 00:23:52 -19.6909 -177.6648 477 5.2 Fiji Islands Region
25/04/2015 17:09:20 -4.3369 143.2679 125 5.5 New Guinea, PNG
25/04/2015 16:41:16 3.0521 128.2064 134 5.2 North of Halmahera, Indonesia
25/04/2015 11:42:10 -31.7055 117.0482 13 2.4 Meckering, WA
25/04/2015 06:45:21 28.193 84.865 14 6.6 E of Lamjung, Nepal
25/04/2015 06:11:26 28.147 84.708 15 7.8 SE of Lamjung, Nepal
25/04/2015 02:44:03 -33.6961 150.5115 0 1.7 Near Springwood, NSW
24/04/2015 22:06:32 -30.6727 118.5345 15 2.2 NE of Mukinbudin, WA
24/04/2015 13:56:16 51.769 -130.695 10 6.2 SW of Bella Bella, Canada
24/04/2015 05:28:08 -.2919 124.3691 63 5.2 Southern Molucca Sea
24/04/2015 03:36:43 -42.2416 173.257 50 6.0 South Island, New Zealand
24/04/2015 02:38:10 -28.5457 136.1155 2 3.2 Simpson Desert, SA
23/04/2015 22:21:07 -18.4481 -175.3368 222 5.1 Tonga Islands
23/04/2015 15:33:50 -37.3811 145.974 19 2.7 Mt Torbreck, Vic
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