Earthquakes

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

2020 May 14 @ 3:23pm ACST, SW of Burra SA Magnitude 4.2
This earthquake occurred approximately 17 kilometres southwest of Burra, approximately 130 kilometres north of Adelaide, SA. This event has been felt in the surrounding area.

2020 May 3 @ 3:48am AEST, Muswellbrook NSW Magnitude 3.8
This earthquake occurred approximately 10 kilometres southwest of Muswellbrook, approximately 110 kilometres northwest of Newcastle, NSW.

2020 May 2 @ 5:59pm ACST, Robertson SA Magnitude 3.4
This earthquake occurred approximately 8 kilometres northwest of Robertson, approximately 115 kilometres northeast of Adelaide, SA.

2020 April 25 @ 1:51pm ACST, NE of Melrose SA Magnitude 3.0
This earthquake occurred near the Flinders Ranges, approximately 10 kilometres northeast of Melrose, approximately 60 kilometres southeast of Pirt Augusta, SA.

2020 April 15 @ 5:11pm AEST, NW of Hayman Island QLD Magnitude 4.8
This earthquake occurred offshore northwest of Hayman Island, part of the Whitsunday Islands, approximately 50 kilometres northeast of Bowen, approximately 210 kilometres southeast of Townsville, QLD. This event was widely felt in the surrounding area.

2020 April 12 @ 6:10am ACST, SW of Peterborough SA Magnitude 3.3
This earthquake occurred approximately 13 kilometres southwest of Peterborough, approximately 200 kilometres north of Adelaide, SA. This event was felt in the surrounding area.

2020 April 6 @ 6:40am AEST, Dalton NSW Magnitude 2.9
This earthquake occurred near Oolong, approximately 5 kilometres south of Dalton, NSW, approximately 60 kilometres north of Canberra, ACT. 

2020 March 25 @ 12:35pm AEDT, NW of Taralga NSW Magnitude 3.1
This earthquake occurred approximately 18 kilometres northwest of Taralga, approximately 115 kilometres west of Wollongong, NSW. This event has been felt in the surrounding area.

2020 March 23 @ 11:32am AEDT, Broadford VIC Magnitude 2.8
This earthquake occurred approximately 5 kilometres south of Broadford, approximately 65 kilometres north of Melbourne, VIC. This event has been felt in the surrounding area.

2020 March 10 @ 2:52am AEDT, Zeehan TAS Magnitude 2.5
This earthquake occurred in northwestern Tasmania, approximately 4 kilometres east of Zeehan, approximately 190 kilometres northwest of Hobart, TAS. Another magnitude 2.5 earthquake was recorded just 50 seconds later.

2020 February 25 @ 1:44pm ACDT, W of Arkaroola SA Magnitude 2.5
This earthquake occurred approximately 40 kilometres west of Arkaroola, approximately 275 kilometres northeast of Port Augusta, SA.

2020 February 20 @ 7:52am AEDT, SE of Lakes Entrance VIC Magnitude 2.6
This earthquake occurred off the Vcitorian east coast, approximately 44 kilometres southeast of Lakes Entrance, approximately 290 kilometres east of Melbourne, VIC. A magnitude 2.5 earthquake was recorded just 22 seconds earlier.

2020 February 15 @ 12:19am ACDT, N of Peterborough SA Magnitude 3.5
This earthquake occurred approximately 15 kilometres north of Peterborough, approximately 230 kilometres north of Adelaide, SA. This event was felt in the surrounding area. A magntidue 1.0 aftershock was recorded almost 5 hours later.

2020 February 12 @ 5:26am AEDT, NE of Denman NSW Magnitude 2.7
This earthquake occurred in the Hunter Valley, approximately 12 kilometres northeast of Denman, approximately 105 kilometres northwest of Newcastle, NSW.

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