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 November 6 @ 9:23am AEDT, Korong Vale VIC Magnitude 2.8
This earthquake occurred near Korong Vale, approximately 14 kilometres northeast of Wedderburn, approximately 200 kilometres northwest of Melbourne, VIC.

2020 October 28 @ 4:23am ACDT, Booleroo Centre SA Magnitude 3.3
This earthquake occurred approximately 4 kilometres northeast of Booleroo Centre, approximately 50 kilometres northeast of Port Pirie, SA.

2020 October 19 @ 8:47am AEDT, S of King Island TAS Magnitude 3.0
This earthquake occurred offshore south of King Island, approximately 14 kilometres south of Grassy, approximately 120 kilometres northwest of Smithton, TAS. This event has been felt on King Island.

2020 October 19 @ 7:30am ACDT, E of Rawnsley Park Station SA Magnitude 2.5
This earthquake occurred in the Flinders Ranges, approximately 40 kilometres northeast of Hawker, approximately 130 kilometres northeast of Port Augusta, SA.

2020 October 10 @ 8:27pm ACDT, W of Wardang Island SA Magnitude 2.6
This earthquake occurred in the Spencer Gulf, approximately 50 kilometres west of Wardang Island, approximately 170 kilometres northwest of Adelaide, SA. 

2020 October 7 @ 6:01pm ACDT, SW of Snowtown SA Magnitude 3.1
This earthquake occurred approximately 10 kilometres southwest of Snowtown, approximately 130 kilometres northwest of Adelaide, SA. 

2020 September 26 @ 12:28am AEST, N of Manilla NSW Magnitude 3.4
This earthquake occurred approximately 13 kilometres north of Manilla, approximately 55 kilometres northwest of Tamworth, NSW. This event has been felt in the surrounding area.

2020 September 25 @ 12:23am ACST, Hallett SA Magnitude 2.6
This earthquake occurred near Ulooloo, approximately 8 kilometres north of Hallett, approximately 180 kilometres north of Adelaide, SA.

2020 September 24 @ 3:53am ACST, W of Kanyaka Station SA Magnitude 2.9
This earthquake occurred in the Flinders Ranges, approximately 35 kilometres southwest of Hawker, approximately 65 kilometres northeast of Port Augusta, SA.

2020 September 18 @ 2:17pm AEST, SE of Michelago NSW Magnitude 2.5
This earthquake occurred southeast of Michelago, approximately 55 kilometres northeast of Cooma, NSW, approximately 55 kilometres southeast of Canberra, ACT.

2020 September 1 @ 11:22pm AEST, Beardmore VIC Magnitude 2.9
This earthquake occurred near Beardmore, approximately 13 kilometres east of Mt Baw Baw, approximately 130 kilometres east of Melbourne, VIC.

2020 August 29 @ 8:38pm AEST, NW of Moulamein NSW Magnitude 3.0
This earthquake occurred approximately 20 kilometres northwest of Moulamein, NSW, approximately 145 kilometres northwest of Echuca, VIC.

2020 August 26 @ 10:33am AEST, W of Pooncarie NSW Magnitude 3.1
This earthquake occurred approximately 40 kilometres west of Pooncarie, NSW, approximately 90 kilometres north of Mildura, VIC.

2020 August 24 @ 8:10am ACST, NE of Cleve SA Magnitude 3.4
This earthquake occurred approximately 19 kilometres northeast of Cleve, approximately 145 kilometres northeast of Port Lincoln, SA.

2020 August 23 @ 1:00pm AEST, S of Charters Towers QLD Magnitude 4.8
This earthquake occurred approximately 100 kilometres south of Charters Towers, approximately 195 kilometres southwest of Townsville, QLD. This event has been widely felt in the surrounding area.

2020 August 17 @ 10:35pm AEST, Off Cape Otway VIC Magnitude 3.2
This earthquake occurred off the Victorian coast near Cape Otway, approximately 19 kilometres southwest of Apollo Bay, approximately 170 kilometres southwest of Melbourne, VIC.

2020 August 4 @ 9:39am ACST, NE of Hallett SA Magnitude 2.9
This earthquake occurred approximately 14 kilometres northeast of Hallett, approximately 180 kilometres north of Adelaide, SA.

2020 August 3 @ 3:22pm AEST, NE of Burrinjuck Dam NSW Magnitude 3.1
This earthquake occurred northeast of Burrinjuck Dam, approximately 9 kilometres northeast of Burrinjuck, NSW, approximately 60 kilometres southeast of Canberra, ACT. This event has been felt in the surrounding area.

2020 August 2 @ 11:26am AEST, Off Cape Otway VIC Magnitude 2.6
This earthquake occurred off the Victorian coast near Cape Otway, approximately 19 kilometres southwest of Apollo Bay, approximately 170 kilometres southwest of Melbourne, VIC. 

2020 July 29 @ 7:08pm AEST, Pakenham VIC Magnitude 2.4
This earthquake occurred approximately 9 kilometres northeast of Pakenham, approximately 55 kilometres southeast of Melbourne. This event was widely felt and heard in the surrounding area. A magnitude 1.8 aftershock on August 4 at 2:57am (AEST) was also felt and heard in the local area.

2020 July 13 @ 5:22pm AEST, Lara VIC Magnitude 2.3
This earthquake occurred approximately 9 kilometres northwest of Lara, approximately 20 kilometres north of Geelong, VIC. This event was felt in the surrounding area.

2020 July 7 @ 10:47pm ACST, Off Cape Jervis SA Magnitude 2.6
This earthquake occurred off Cape Jervis, approximately 85 kilometres southwest of Adelaide, SA. A magnitude 2.4 foreshock was recorded approximately six and a half hours earlier.

2020 July 4 @ 5:16am AEST, S of Muswellbrook NSW Magnitude 2.5
This earthquake occurred in the Hunter Valley Region of New South Wales, approximately 12 kilometres southwest of Muswellbrook, approximately 105 kilometres northwest of Newcastle, NSW. Four aftershocks were recorded in the 3 hours after the main event.

2020 June 28 @ 11:08am ACST, E of Lock SA Magnitude 2.6
This earthquake occurred in central Eyre Peninsula, approximately 10 kilometres east of Lock, approximately 125 kilometres north of Port Lincoln, SA.

2020 June 17 @ 9:45pm AEST, Bass Strait VIC Magnitude 2.5
This earthquake occurred in the Bass Strait, approximately 75 kilometres northeast of King Island, TAS, approximately 160 kilometres south of Melbourne, VIC.

2020 June 17 @ 8:07pm AEST, SW of Lockington VIC Magnitude 2.6
This earthquake occurred near Tennyson in north central Victoria, approximately 10 kilometres southwest of Lockington, approximately 170 kilometres northwest of Melbourne, VIC.

2020 June 13 @ 7:14pm ACST, Mintaro SA Magnitude 2.9
This earthquake occurred approximately 1 kilometres northwest of Mintaro, approximately 115 kilometres north of Adelaide, SA.

2020 June 4 @ 5:14pm AEST, Off Cape Liptrap VIC Magnitude 3.2
This earthquake occurred offshore southwest of Cape Liptrap, approximately 35 kilometres south of Inverloch, approximately 150 kilometres southeast of Melbourne, VIC. This event has been felt by people in the surrounding area. Three foreshocks were recorded; including a magnitude 2.1 and 2.4 only 6 and 9 minutes earlier, respectively. Two small aftershocks have also been recorded.

2020 June 2 @ 7:19am ACST, NW of Marree SA Magnitude 2.6
This earthquake occurred approximately 10 kilometres northwest of Marree, approximately 325 kilometres north of Port Augusta, SA.

2020 May 22 @ 5:54pm AEST, Korumburra VIC Magnitude 2.5
This earthquake occurred approximately 3 kilometres north of Korumburra, approximately 100 kilometres southeast of Melbourne, VIC.

2020 May 15 @ 4:30am ACST, SE of William Creek SA Magnitude 3.5
This earthquake occurred near Lake Eyre, approximately 45 kilometres southeast of William Creek, approximately 670 kilometres northwest of Adelaide, SA.

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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