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2017 December 3 @ 11:45pm AEDT, E of Flinders Island Magnitude 3.0
This earthquake occurred offshore east of Flinders Island, approximately 150 kilometres northeast of St Helens, 230 kilometres northeast of Launceston, TAS. In the late 19th century there was a high level seismicity in this area; four events over magnitude 6.0 were recorded, with the the largest event recorded in this swarm being a magnitude 6.9 in 1892.

2017 December 3 @ 1:51pm AEDT, Mullion Creek Magnitude 2.7
This earthquake occurred near Mullion Creek, approximately 17 kilometres north of Orange, 215 kilometres west of Sydney, NSW.

2017 November 26 @ 2:33am AEDT, Cadia Magnitude 3.7
This earthquake occurred near Cadia, approximately 25 kilometres southwest of Orange, approximately 215 kilometres west of Sydney, NSW.

2017 November 18 @ 3:10am AEDT, West of Geelong Magnitude 2.9
This earthquake occurred near Inverleigh, approximately 20 kilometres west of Geelong, approximately 80 kilometres southwest of Melbourne, VIC.

2017 November 10 @ 11:52am AEDT, Inverloch Magnitude 2.7
This earthquake occurred near Inverloch, approximately 20 kilometres east of Wonthaggi, approximately 115 kilometres southeast of Melbourne, VIC.

2017 October 24 @ 6:59am ACDT, S of Port Macdonnell Magnitude 3.6
This earthquake occurred offshore near the South Australia and Victoria borders, approximately 50 kilometres south of Port Macdonnell, approximately 75 kilometres south of Mount Gambier, SA.

2017 October 17 @ 11:04pm AEDT, Heath Hill Magnitude 2.4
This earthquake occurred near Heath Hill, approximately 25 kilometres west of Warragul, approximately 75 kilometres southeast of Melbourne, VIC. This event was felt in the surrounding area.

2017 October 11 @ 4:09pm AEDT, S of Condobolin Magnitude 3.3
This earthquake occurred approximately 35 kilometres south of Condobolin, approximately 375 kilometres west of Sydney, NSW.

2017 October 11 @ 5:20am AEDT, SW of Gundagai Magnitude 3.1
This earthquake occurred approximately 20 kilometres southwest of Gundagai, NSW, approximately 110 kilometres west of Canberra, ACT.

2017 September 30 @ 6:29pm AEST, Off Fraser Island Magnitude 3.2
This earthquake occurred offshore east of Fraser Island, approximately 135 kilometres east of Hervey Bay and approximately 255 kilometres northeast of Brisbane, QLD.

2017 September 28 @ 12:47pm AEST, W of Gunning Magnitude 2.8
This earthquake occurred west of Gunning and south of Dalton, NSW, approximately 55 kilometres north of Canberra, ACT.

2017 September 19 @ 5:24am AEST, Offshore N of Hummock Island Magnitude 3.5
This earthquake occurred offshore north of Hummock Island and east of King Island, approximately 85 kilometres north of Smithton, TAS. A magnitude 3.2 aftershock was recorded just 3 minutes later at 5:27am and a magnitude 3.4 earthquake was also recorded earlier at 2:04am.

2017 September 18 @ 9:05am AEST, Off Fraser Island Magnitude 2.5
This earthquake occurred offshore east of Fraser Island, approximately 135 kilometres east of Hervey Bay and approximately 265 kilometres northeast of Brisbane, QLD

2017 August 31 @ 4:07pm AWST, Kulja Magnitude 3.8
This earthquake occurred near Kulja in the wheatbelt region of Western Australia, approximately 15 kilometres southeast of Kalannie, approximately 210 kilometres northeast of Perth, WA.

2017 August 26 @ 3:23pm AEST, Off Freycinet Magnitude 2.7
This earthquake occurred offshore east of Freycinet National Park, approximately 27 kilometres east of Swansea, approximately 120 kilometres northeast of Hobart, TAS.

2017 August 7 @ 4:43pm AEST, Digby Magnitude 2.6
This earthquake occurred near Digby, approximately 20 kilometres southeast of Casterton, 305 kilometres west of Melbourne, VIC.

2017 July 17 @ 10:39am AEST, Offshore East of Sydney Magnitude 3.2
This earthquake occurred off the New South Wales coast, approximately 35 kilometres east of Sydney, NSW.

2017 July 15 @ 9:13am AEST, Reids Flat Magnitude 3.4
This earthquake occurred near Reids Flat, NSW, approximately 120 kilometres north of Canberra, ACT.  A magnitude 3.1 foreshock was recorded on July 8th.  Over a dozen earthquakes have been located in this sequence of events near Reids Flat.

2017 June 25 @ 1:19am AEST, Muswellbrook Magnitude 2.8
This earthquake occurred approximately 10 kilometres west of Muswellbrook, approximately 110 kilometres northwest of Newcastle, NSW.  A magnitude 2.7 aftershock was recorded about 19 hours later at 8:45pm (AEST).

2017 June 13 @ 5:56am AEST, SW of Booroorban Magnitude 2.8
This earthquake occurred southwest of Booroorban, approximately 60 kilometres south of Hay, approximately 65 kilometres northwest of Deniliquin, NSW.

2017 June 8 @ 1:46am AEST, Offshore N of Smithton Magnitude 2.8
This earthquake occurred off the northwest coast of Tasmania, approximately 40 kilometres north of Smithton, approximately 185 kilometres northwest of Launceston, TAS.

2017 June 5 @ 9:16pm AEST, N of Cockatoo Magnitude 2.2
This earthquake occurred approximately 7 kilometres north of Cockatoo, approximately 50 kilometres east of Melbourne, VIC.  This event has been felt in the surrounding area.

2017 May 15 @ 8:22pm AEST, Bobadah Magnitude 3.4
This earthquake occurred near Bobadah; approximately 105 kilometres southeast of Cobar, approximately 470 kilometres northwest of Sydney, NSW.

2017 May 15 @ 7:59pm AEST, Grenfell Magnitude 3.1
This earthquake occurred approximately 5 kilometres northeast of Grenfell, NSW, approximately 180 kilometres northwest of Canberra, ACT.

2017 May 14 @ 3:43am AEST, Moe Magnitude 2.7
This earthquake occurred approximately 4 kilometres east of Moe, approximately 125 kilometres east of Melbourne, VIC.  This event has been reported felt in the surrounding area.

2017 April 26 @ 6:53pm AEST, NW of Savage River Magnitude 2.5
This earthquake occurred approximately 17 kilometres northwest of Savage River, approximately 170 kilometres west of Launceston, TAS.

2017 April 19 @ 6:55pm AEST, Offshore E of Forster Magnitude 3.5
This earthquake occurred off the New South Wales coast approximately 92 kilometres east of Forster, approximately 195 kilometres northeast of Newcastle, NSW.  This earthquake has been felt.

2017 April 12 @ 2:31am AEST, Cadia Magnitude 4.2
This earthquake occurred approximately 5 kilometres southwest of Cadia, approximately 25 kilometres southwest of Orange, NSW.  This earthquake has been felt.

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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