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2017 February 1 @ 6:40am AEDT, Boolarra South Magnitude 3.5
This earthquake occurred approximately 1 kilometre north of Boolarra South, approximately 135 kilometres southeast of Melbourne, VIC.  This earthquake has been felt.

2016 September 19 @ 2:32pm AEST, Jindabyne NSW Magnitude 2.6
This earthquake occurred approximately 9 kilometres north of Jindabyne, NSW, approximately 125 kilometres south of Canberra, ACT.

2016 September 15 @ 11:19pm AEST, Muswellbrook NSW Magnitude 2.5
This earthquake occurred approximately 8 kilometres southwest of Muswellbrook, approximately 105 kilometres northwest of Newcastle, NSW.

2016 August 18 @ 2:30pm AEST, N of Hayman Island QLD Magnitude 6.1
This earthquake occurred approximately 30 kilometres north of Hayman Island, approximately 215 kilometres east of Townsville, QLD.  This earthquake has been widely felt.  Many aftershocks have been recorded, the largest of which was a magnitude 4.3 on August 19th at 4:27am (AEST).  A magnitude 4.0 aftershock was also recorded on August 30th at 9:38am (AEST)

2016 August 14 @ 1:31am AEST, Off Bundaberg QLD Magnitude 4.7
This earthquake occurred approximately 135 kilometres northeast of Bundaberg, approximately 150 kilometres east of Gladstone, QLD.

2016 August 11 @ 3:44pm AEST, Muswellbrook NSW Magnitude 3.2
This earthquake occurred approximately 5 kilometres southwest of Muswellbrook, approximately 105 kilometres northwest of Newcastle, NSW.  Several aftershocks have been recorded, the largest of which was a magnitude 2.9 recorded on August 12th.

2016 July 27-28, Bunyip VIC Magnitude -0.3 to 1.4
A swarm of small earthquakes was recorded overnight in the Bunyip State Park, approximately 65 kilometres east of Melbourne, VIC .  In total, 8 events were recorded ranging in magnitude from -0.3 to 1.4.  This follows an earlier swarm of 38 earthquakes that occurred between June 17th-19th 2016.  The largest of those events was of magnitude 2.0 and was felt nearby at Mt Burnett.

2016 July 18 @ 9:28pm AEST, Muswellbrook NSW Magnitude 3.0
This earthquake occurred approximately 8 kilometres southwest of Muswellbrook, approximately 100 kilometres northwest of Newcastle, NSW.  A magnitude 2.7 aftershock was recorded just under half an hour later.

2016 July 8 @ 5:40pm AWST, SE of Norseman WA Magnitude 5.6
This earthquake occurred approximately 45 kilometres southeast of Norseman, approximately 605 kilometres east of Perth, WA.  This event was reportedly felt in the surrounding area and as far away as Perth.

2016 June 19 @ 11:24am ACST, Off Kangaroo Island SA Magnitude 4.9
This earthquake occurred off the west end of Kangaroo Island, approximately 230 kilometres southwest of Adelaide, SA.  This event was reported felt.

2016 June 12 @ 10:51pm AEST, Off Cape Liptrap VIC, Magnitude 3.3
This earthquake occurred approximately 15 kilometres southwest of Cape Liptrap, approximately 155 kilometres southeast of Melbourne, VIC.

2016 June 7 @ 10:02am AEST, Off Central NSW CoastMagnitude 4.2
This earthquake occurred off the central NSW coast approximately 100 kilometres east of Budgewoi, approximately 140 kilometres northeast of Sydney, NSW.

2016 June 6 @ 5:57am AEST, Off Smithton TAS, Magnitude 2.6
This earthquake occurred approximately 9 kilometres north of Smithton, approximately 190 kilometres northwest of Launceston, TAS.

2016 June 6 @ 2:47am AEST, Offshore N of Devonport TAS, Magnitude 3.0
This earthquake occurred approximately 45 kilometres north of Devonport, approximately 100 kilometres northwest of Launceston, TAS.

2016 June 2 @ 6:30am AWST, Beverly WA, Magnitude 2.7
This earthquake occurred approximately 12 kilometres southeast of Beverly, approximately 110 kilometres east of Perth, WA. This event has been reported felt.

2016 June 1 @ 9:16am ACST, Bundey SA, Magnitude 3.6
This earthquake occurred near Bundey, approximately 140 kilometres northeast of Adelaide, SA. This event has been reported felt.

2016 May 29 @ 12:38am AWST, SE of Norseman WA, Magnitude 5.1
This earthquake occurred approximately 60 kilometres southeast of Norseman, approximately 620 kilometres east of Perth, WA.  This event was reportedly felt in the surrounding area.  A magnitude 5.0 foreshock occurred just over an hour before this mainshock and was also felt.

2016 May 26 @ 2:25am AEST, Manly NSW, Magnitude 1.9
This earthquake occurred approximately 2 kilometres south of Manly, approximately 8 kilometres northeast of Sydney, NSW.  This event has been reported felt.

2016 May 21 @ 3:44am ACST, Petermann Ranges NT, Magnitude 6.1
This earthquake occurred approximately 125 kilometres west of Uluru, approximately 460 kilometres southwest of Alice Springs, NT.  This is the largest Australian earthquake in nearly two decades.  Aftershocks continue to occur; the largest aftershock recorded was a magnitude 4.1 about fourteen and a half hours after the mainshock.

2016 May 6 @ 11:15pm AEST, Off Gabo Island VIC, Magnitude 3.1
This earthquake occurred approximately 75 kilometres east of Gabo Island, approximately 90 kilometres east of Mallacoota, VIC.

2016 May 2 @ 3:00am AEST, Bradford Hills VIC, Magnitude 2.8
This earthquake occurred near Bradford Hills; approximately 20 kilometres south of Bendigo, approximately 120 kilometres northwest of Melbourne, VIC.

2016 April 22 @ 9:07am AEST, Off Gladstone QLD, Magnitude 2.9
This earthquake occurred approximately 165 kilometres east of Gladstone, approximately 255 kilometres east of Rockhampton, QLD.

2016 April 5 @ 5:42am AEST, Tarwin VIC, Magnitude 3.3
This earthquake occurred approximately 4 kilometres east of Tarwin, approximately 125 kilometres southeast of Melbourne, VIC.

2016 March 24 @ 6:19am AEDT, Oatlands TAS, Magnitude 2.8
This earthquake occurred approximately 15 kilometres north of Oatlands, approximately 75 kilometres north of Hobart, TAS.

2016 February 10 @ 4:03pm AEDT, NE of Wee Jasper NSW, Magnitude 3.3
This small earthquake occurred between Yass and Wee Jasper, NSW, about 40km northwest of Canberra.  This earthquake was felt in the surrounding area.  A magnitude 3.0 aftershock was recorded just under a minute later.

2016 January 31 @ 4:39am AEDT, E of Bredbo NSW Magnitude 3.6
This earthquake occurred approximately 10 kilometres east of Bredbo, NSW, approximately 70 kilometres south of Canberra, ACT.

 

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