Human Activity Can Trigger Earthquakes

Earthquakes occur when stress build-up in the earth’s crust exceeds the strength of the rock, but tectonic plate motion isn’t the only source of stress. We can change rock stress and trigger earthquakes to occur sooner than they may have otherwise.

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Largest Earthquake in Victoria’s history

The magnitude MLv5.8 (Mw5.9) earthquake on 22 September 2021 at 9:15am local time was the largest to occur in the state of Victoria since record-keeping began around 200 years ago. The epicentre of the earthquake was located 127km from our office in Melbourne, and was recorded on an old digital…

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Locate an Earthquake with Waves

We’ve updated Waves to make refining your earthquake location even easier with a new depth slider and improved mapping tools. There’s even a new sample earthquake from our home town of Melbourne for you to test your skills as an earthquake data analyst!

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Customisable Linux SeedLink server

GeckoLink

The GeckoLink accessory enables direct-from-site SeedLink streaming using the power of a Raspberry Pi, and provides a web interface for remote data visualisation, remote configuration, and data download. 

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