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 (and weekly earthquake maps), please follow the links to our social media accounts on Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and Facebook pages.
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EQ map Victoria

2021 June 23 @ 5:09am AEST, Off Cape Otway VIC Magnitude 3.8
This earthquake occurred near Cape Otway off the southern tip of Victoria’s west coast, approximately 20 kilometres southwest of Apollo Bay, approximately 175 kilometres southwest of Melbourne, VIC. This event was felt in the surrounding area. A magnitude 3.3 aftershock was recorded at 5:23am and a magntiude 2.5 aftershock was recorded at 5:24am (AEST).

2021 June 14 @ 9:44am AEST, N of Wonnangatta VIC Magnitude 2.5
This earthquake occurred near Wonnangatta, approximately 40 kilometres south of Bright, approximately 182 kilometres northeast of Melbourne, VIC. This event was felt and heard in the surrounding area.

2021 June 7 @ 7:50am AEST, SE of Cape Otway VIC Magnitude 2.6
This earthquake occurred off the Victorian coast, approximately 9 kilometres southeast of Cape Otway, approximately 170 kilometres southwest of Melbourne, VIC. 

2021 May 27 @ 10:46am AEST, Maldon VIC Magnitude 3.0
This earthquake occurred approximately 5 kilometres south of Maldon, approximately 120 kilometres northwest of Melbourne, VIC. This event was felt in the surrounding area.

2021 May 7 @ 3:03am ACST, SE of Yunta SA Magnitude 3.0
This earthquake occurred approximately 55 kilometres southeast of Yunta, approximately 270 kilometres northeast of Adelaide, SA. 

2021 May 5 @ 10:15am AEST, Jindabyne NSW Magnitude 3.2
This earthquake occurred near Crackenback in the NSW Snowy Mountains, approximately 7 kilometres southwest of Jindabyne, NSW, approximately 140 kilometres southwest of Canberra, ACT. This event has been felt in the surrounding area.

2021 April 28 @ 8:20am AEST, N of Nerriga NSW Magnitude 2.7
This earthquake occurred north of Nerriga in southeast New South Wales, approximately 45 kilometres southeast of Goulburn, NSW, approximately 100 kilometres northeast of Canberra, ACT. A magnitude 2.3 aftershock was recorded just 2 minutes later.

2021 April 20 @ 9:56pm ACST, Carrieton SA Magnitude 2.8
This earthquake occurred in the Flinders Ranges of South Australia, approximately 6 kilometres southeast of Carrieton, approximately 80 kilometres east of Port Augusta, SA.

2021 April 16 @ 12:44am AEST, NE of Dumbalk VIC Magnitude 3.2
This earthquake occurred northeast of Dumbalk in the South Gippsland region of Victoria, approximately 25 kilometres east of Leongatha, approximately 135 kilometres southeast of Melbourne, VIC. This event was felt in the surrounding area.

2021 April 15 @ 7:22pm ACST, NE of Witchelina Station SA Magnitude 3.2
This earthquake occurred northeast of Witchelina Station in the remote north of South Australia, approximately 35 kilometres southwest of Marree, approximately 285 kilometres north of Port Augusta, SA.

2021 April 3 @ 9:23am AEDT, NW of Packsaddle NSW Magnitude 2.7
This earthquake occurred in remote rural New South Wales, approximately 25 kilometres northwest of Packsaddle, approximately 165 kilometres north of Broken Hill, NSW. 

2021 March 30 @ 4:42am AEDT, S of Muswellbrook NSW Magnitude 3.4
This earthquake occurred in the Upper Hunter Valley, approximately 10 kilometres south of Muswellbrook, approximately 105 kilometres northwest of Newcastle, NSW. This event was felt in the surrounding area.

2021 March 23 @ 12:43am AEDT, SW of Muswellbrook NSW Magnitude 2.9
This earthquake occurred in the Upper Hunter Valley, approximately 10 kilometres southwest of Muswellbrook, approximately 110 kilometres northwest of Newcastle, NSW. This event was felt in the surrounding area.

2021 March 16 @ 11:34pm AEDT, ESE of Lakes Entrance VIC Magnitude 2.7
This earthquake occurred off the east Victoria coast, approximately 25 kilometres east-southeast of Lakes Entrance, approximately 290 kilometres east of Melbourne, VIC. 

2021 February 7 @ 8:41pm AEDT, Muswellbrook NSW Magnitude 3.4
This earthquake occurred in the Upper Hunter Valley, approximately 10 kilometres south of Muswellbrook, approximately 105 kilometres northwest of Newcastle, NSW. This event was felt in the surrounding area.

2021 January 26 @ 7:51am AEDT, Balmoral VIC Magnitude 2.5
This earthquake occurred approximately 7 kilometres northeast of Balmoral, approximately 280 kilometres northwest of Melbourne, VIC.

2021 January 21 @ 10:03am ACDT, WNW of William Creek SA Magnitude 2.6
This earthquake occurred near the Oodnadatta Track and Lake Cadibarrawirracanna, approximately 70 kilometres west-northwest of William Creek, approximately 90 kilometres northeast of Cooper Pedy, SA.

2021 January 15 @ 7:58am AEDT, Glenorchy VIC Magnitude 3.7
This earthquake occurred near Glenorchy, approximately 18 kilometres northwest of Stawell, approximately 225 kilometres northwest of Melbourne, VIC. This event has been felt and heard in the surrounding area. A magnitude 2.6 aftershock was recorded on January 17th at 5:35am (AEDT).

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