Earthquakes

This page just highlight events of interest. It is not a definitive list of earthquakes, and it is only updated after final analysis is complete. For updates closer to real time, please follow the links to our Twitter and Facebook pages.
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EQ map Victoria

2018 September 16 @ 9:00pm AEST, Blayney NSW Magnitude 2.5
This earthquake occurred southeast of Blayney, approximately 40 kilometres southeast of Orange, 180 kilometres west of Sydney, NSW. This earthquake has been widely felt by people in the surrounding area.

2018 September 16 @ 12:56pm AWST, NW of Rocky Gully WA Magnitude 5.3
This earthquake occurred near the Quindinup National Park, approximately 20 kilometres northwest of Rocky Gully, 290 kilometres south of Perth, WA. This earthquake has been felt by people in the surrounding area.

2018 September 15 @ 7:51am AEST, Muswellbrook NSW Magnitude 3.4
This earthquake occurred in the Hunter Valley, approximately 8 kilometres southwest of Muswellbrook, approximately 105 kilometres northwest of Newcastle, NSW. This event has been felt by people in the surrounding area. A magnitude 3.3 earthquake was also recorded on September 13th at 11:23am and was again felt. Several smaller aftershocks have also been recorded.

2018 August 14 @ 6:20am AEST, NW of Mount Buller VIC Magnitude 2.7
This earthquake occurred northwest of Mount Buller, approximately 25 kilometres east of Mansfield, 150 kilometres northeast of Melbourne, VIC. This earthquake has been felt by some people in the surrounding area.

2018 August 8 @ 8:31pm ACST, Palmer SA Magnitude 3.0
This earthquake occurred near Palmer, approximately 30 kilometres northwest of Murray Bridge, 45 kilometres east of Adelaide, SA. This event has been felt by people in the surrounding area.

2018 July 23 @ 11:48pm AEST, E of Pyramid Hill VIC Magnitude 3.2
This earthquake occurred east of Pyramid Hill, approximately 40 kilometres west of Echuca, 205 kilometres north of Melbourne, VIC. This event has been felt by people in the surrounding area. A magnitude 2.2 aftershock was recorded almost four hours later.

2018 July 22 @ 12:46pm AEST, Cadia NSW Magnitude 3.8
This earthquake occurred near Cadia, approximately 25 kilometres southwest of Orange, 210 kilometres west of Sydney, NSW. This event has been felt by people in the surrounding area.

2018 July 9 @ 10:15pm ACST, Gladstone SA Magnitude 3.0
This earthquake occurred near the lower Flinders Ranges, approximately 1 kilometres southwest of Gladstone, 185 kilometres north of Adelaide, SA. This event has been felt by residents in the surrounding area.

2018 July 8 @ 12:46am AEST, SW of Port Davey TAS Magnitude 3.7
This earthquake occurred off the southwest coast of Tasmania, approximately 25 kilometres southwest of Port Davey, 150 kilometres southwest of Hobart, TAS.

2018 July 1 @ 11:57am ACST, NE of Cleve SA Magnitude 3.6
This earthquake occurred approximately 18 kilometres northeast of Cleve, 230 kilometres northwest of Adelaide, SA. Several aftershocks have been recorded including a magnitude 1.1 recorded about five minutes after the mainshock.

2018 June 19 @ 3:26am AEST, S of Nelson VIC Magnitude 2.7
This earthquake occurred off the western Victoria coast, approximately 30 kilometres south of Nelson, 60 kilometres west of Portland, VIC. A magnitude 1.1 aftershock was recorded almost two hours later.

2018 June 9 @ 3:24am AEST, Off NW Tasmania TAS Magnitude 3.2
This earthquake occurred off the northwestern coast of Tasmania near Couta Rocks, approximately 30 kilometres southwest of West Point, approximately 70 kilometres southwest of Smithton, TAS.

2018 May 30 @ 12:25pm AEST, Mount Martha VIC Magnitude 2.6
This earthquake occurred near Mount Martha in the Mornington Peninsula, approximately 9 kilometres south of Mornington, approximately 55 kilometres south of Melbourne, VIC.

2018 May 29 @ 10:18am ACST,  Wilpena Pound SA Magnitude 2.5
This earthquake occurred near the Wilpena Pound in the Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park, approximately 145 kilometres northeast of Port Augusta, approximately 390 kilometres north of Adelaide, SA.

2018 May 28 @ 12:13pm ACST, Willunga SA Magnitude 2.8
This earthquake occurred approximately 3 kilometres west of Willunga, approximately 40 kilometres south of Adelaide, SA. This event has been felt in the surrounding area.

2018 May 28 @ 11:36am AEST, Offshore NE of Bundaberg QLD Magnitude 4.2
This earthquake occurred off the Queensland coast near the Wreck Reefs, approximately 300 kilometres northeast of Fraser Island, 365 kilometres northeast of Bundaberg, QLD.

2018 May 25 @ 11:15am ACST, Hawker SA Magnitude 2.6
This earthquake occurred approximately 17 kilometres northwest of Hawker, approximately 95 kilometres northeast of Port Augusta, SA.

2018 May 23 @ 7:13pm AEST, Offshore E of Three Hammock Island TAS Magnitude 2.7
This earthquake occurred off the northwest coast of Tasmania, approximately 30 kilometres east of Three Hammock Island, approximately 45 kilometres north of Smithton, TAS.

2018 May 22 @ 9:09am AEST, Offshore SW of Portland VIC Magnitude 2.8
This earthquake occurred off the Victorian west coast, approximately 70 kilometres southwest of Portland, VIC, approximately 95 kilometres south of Mount Gambier, SA.

2018 May 12 @ 10:20am ACST, NW of Lake Blanche SA Magnitude 4.1
This earthquake occurred northwest of Lake Blanche in the Strzelecki Desert, approximately 350 kilometres northwest of Broken Hill, approximately 670 kilometres north of Adelaide, SA.

2018 May 7 @ 1:47am ACST, Wirrabara SA Magnitude 2.6
This earthquake occurred approximately 1 kilometres northwest of Wirrabara, approximately 210 kilometres north of Adelaide, SA.

2018 April 28 @ 4:01am AEST, N of Gayndah QLD Magnitude 3.2
This earthquake occurred approximately 10 kilometres north of Gayndah, approximately 105 kilometres southwest of Bundaberg, QLD.

2018 April 25 @ 5:39pm AEST, E of Bathurst NSW Magnitude 2.8
This earthquake occurred approximately 14 kilometres east of Bathurst, approximately 150 kilometres west of Sydney, NSW.

2018 April 25 @ 4:34pm AWST, Offshore W of Dongara WA Magnitude 3.1
This earthquake occurred off the Western Australian coast, approximately 45 kilometres west of Dongara, 60 kilometres south of Geraldton, WA.

2018 April 19 @ 11:35pm AEST, SW of Eidsvold QLD Magnitude 2.9
This earthquake occurred in southeast Queensland, approximately 50 kilometres southwest of Eidsvold, approximately 185 kilometres southwest of Bundaberg, QLD.

2018 April 19 @ 11:00pm AEST, Offshore SE of Sydney NSW Magnitude 2.8
This earthquake occurred off the New South Wales coast, approximately 60 kilometres southeast of Sydney, NSW.

2018 April 19 @ 5:00am ACST, Dutton SA Magnitude 2.5
This earthquake occurred north of Dutton, approximately 45 kilometres northeast of Gawler, approximately 80 kilometres northeast of Adelaide, SA.

2018 April 7 @ 9:53am AEST, Offshore E of Flinders Island TAS Magnitude 2.6
This earthquake occurred offshore approximately 55 kilometres east of Flinders Island, TAS.

2018 April 1 @ 1:45am AWST, N of Paynes Find WA Magnitude 2.7
This earthquake occurred north of Paynes Find, approximately 360 kilometres northeast of Perth, WA.

2018 March 23 @ 12:01pm AEDT, Off Hunter Island VIC Magnitude 3.5
This earthquake occurred off Hunter Island, approximately 60 kilometres northwest of Smithton, TAS, approximately 290 kilometres south of Melbourne, VIC.

2018 March 11 @ 12:51am AEDT, Offshore S of Nelson VIC Magnitude 2.5
This earthquake occurred off the western Victorian coast, approximately 50 kilometres south of Nelson, approximately 350 kilometres west of Melbourne, VIC.

2018 March 8 @ 9:42pm AEDT, Cadia NSW Magnitudes 2.5 and 2.7
Two earthquakes occurred within 10 seconds of each other near Cadia, close to the regional city of Orange in New South Wales. The largest of these events was a magnitude 2.7, approximately 4 kilometres west of Cadia, approximately 20 kilometres southwest of Orange, NSW. These events have been felt in the surrounding area.

2018 February 12 @ 12:25am AEDT, Offshore W of Wilsons Promontory VIC Magnitude 3.0
This earthquake occurred off Wilsons Promontory, approximately 40 kilometres southwest of Tidal River, approximately 175 southeast of Melbourne, VIC. A magnitude 1.7 aftershock occurred just over 10 hours later.

2018 February 11 @ 6:37am AEDT, Offshore S of Port Campbell VIC Magnitude 2.6
This earthquake occurred off the Victorian east coast, approximately 50 kilometres south of Port Campbell, approximately 220 southwest of Melbourne, VIC. A magnitude 1.7 aftershock was recorded an hour and a half later.

2018 February 10 @ 2:30am AEDT, Offshore E of Catamaran TAS Magnitude 2.6
This earthquake occurred off the south coast of Tasmania, approximately 10 kilometres east of Catamaran, approximately 85 south-southwest of Hobart, TAS.

2018 January 24 @ 1:28pm AEDT, SE of Coffs Harbour NSW Magnitude 4.5
This earthquake occurred off the New South Wales north coast, approximately 25 kilometres southeast of Coffs Harbour, NSW. This earthqauke has been felt in the surrounding area.

2018 January 19 @ 6:24pm ACDT, N of Melrose SA Magnitude 2.7
This earthquake occurred near Mount Remarkable in the Flinders Ranges, approximately 10 kilometres north of Melrose, approximately 50 kilometres southeast of Port Augusta, SA.

2018 January 7 @ 12:01am AEDT, Big Desert VIC Magnitude 3.3
This earthquake occurred near the Big Desert, approximately 60 kilometres west of Hopetoun, approximately 90 kilometres north of Nhill, VIC.

2018 January 5 @ 5:23pm AEDT, E of Tumbarumba NSW Magnitude 2.8
This earthquake occurred approximately 14 kilometres east of Tumbarumba, NSW, approximately 105 kilometres southwest of Canberra, ACT.

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