2006 December 14, West of Tasmania, ML 5.0
1723 UTC, 143.71°E, 42.54°S, normal depth [MEL]
(Friday December 15, 04:23 am AEDT)
This moderate magnitude earthquake occurred about 140 km west of Strahan, off the west coast of Tasmania.
2006 October 22, Boolarra South, Vic, ML 2.8
1322 UTC, 146.27°E, 38.52°S, quite deep [MEL]
(Sunday October 22, 11:22 pm AEST)
Less than an hour after the Caulfield earthquake, another small earthquake occurred about 9 km south of Boolarra South, 15 km north of Foster, and 138 km southeast of Melbourne. Preliminary analysis indicates that it was relatively deep by Australian standards, about 18 km beneath the surface, so it may not be reported felt. It was too small to cause any damage.
2006 October 22, Caulfield, Vic, ML 2.9
1236 UTC, 145.03°E, 37.87°S, normal depth [MEL]
(Sunday October 22, 10:36 pm AEST)
A small earthquake occurred beneath the suburb of Caulfield, about 8 km southeast of the city of Melbourne. It was felt in the southeast suburbs of Melbourne, including Clayton, St Kilda, Elsternwick and South Yarra, with some reports from beyond Dandenong. It was too small to cause any damage. An isoseismal map of this event is available.
2006 October 21, Reids Flat, NSW, ML 4.0
0951 UTC, 149.17°E, 34.03°S, normal depth [MEL]
(Saturday October 21, 07:51 pm AEST)
Another moderate magnitude earthquake occurred about 18 km northeast of Reids Flat, east of Wyangala Reservoir, and 139 km north of Canberra. It was reported felt in Orange to the north and in Bowral to the east. An earthquake of this magnitude could cause minor damage within a few kilometres of its epicentre if it occurred within a few kilometres of the surface. The epicentral region is a sparsely populated rural area.
2006 October 17, Tasman Sea, ML 4.5
2134 UTC, 154.65°E, 40.46°S, normal depth [MEL]
(Wednesday October 18, 07:34 am AEST, 08:34 am AEDT in Tasmania)
This moderate earthquake occurred below the Tasman Sea about 670km east of Hobart, or about 520km southeast of Gabo Island on the easternmost tip of Victoria.
2006 October 01, Bordertown, ML 3.4
0724 UTC, 141.04°E, 35.62°S, normal depth [MEL]
(Friday October 01, 05:24 pm AEST)
This moderate earthquake occurred near the border of Victoria and South Australia, about 80km north of Bordertown, or about 230km east of Adelaide.
2006 September 29, South of Tasmania, ML 4.9
1249 UTC, 145.26°E, 44.42°S, normal depth [MEL]
(Friday September 29, 10:49 pm AEST)
This moderately large earthquake occurred south of Tasmania, about 240km southwest of Hobart.
2006 September 13, Deloraine, Tas, ML 3.0
1439 UTC, 146.58°E, 41.63°S, normal depth [MEL]
(Thursday September 14, 00:39 am AEST)
This moderate earthquake occurred near Deloraine in northern Tasmania. It was reported felt in Jackeys Marsh.
2006 July 30, Off Sunshine Coast, Qld, ML 2.9
0145 UTC, 153.89°E, 26.68°S, normal depth [MEL]
(Sunday July 30, 11:45 am AEST)
This moderate earthquake occurred off the coast of Queensland, about 120km northeast of Brisbane.
2006 July 28, Off Ingham, Qld, ML 3.9
0549 UTC, 147.72°E, 18.10°S, normal depth [MEL]
(Friday July 28, 03:49 pm AEST)
This moderate earthquake occurred off the coast of Queensland, northeast of Townsville.
2006 July 13, Gembrook, Vic, ML 2.6
0442 UTC, 145.59°E, 37.92°S, normal depth [MEL]
(Thursday July 13, 02:42 pm AEST)
This small earthquake occurred near Emerald in the Dandenong Ranges, about 50km east of Melbourne. The earthquake was widely felt in this populated area.
2006 June 18, Oakdale, NSW, ML 3.0
1549 UTC, 150.38°E, 34.06°S, normal depth [MEL]
(Monday June 19, 01:49 am AEST)
This moderate earthquake occurred near Oakdale, about 40km west of Campbelltown, or about 80km west of Sydney.
2006 June 18, Yarram, Vic, ML 3.1
1317 UTC, 146.84°E, 38.53 °S, normal depth [MEL]
(Sunday June 18, 11:17 pm AEST)
This moderate earthquake occurred near Yarram in east Gippsland, about 170km southeast of Melbourne.
2006 June 15, Cunnamulla, Qld, ML 3.0
1801 UTC, 146.99°E, 27.92°S, normal depth [MEL]
(Friday June 16, 04:01 am AEST)
This moderate earthquake occurred about 130 km east of Cunnamulla, or about 600km west of Brisbane.
2006 June 15, Cygnet, Tas, ML 2.2 & 2.7
1121 & 2218 UTC, 147.10°E, 43.32°S, normal depth [MEL]
(Thursday June 15, 09:21 pm & Friday June 16, 08:18 am AEST)
Two small earthquakes occurred in an area approximately 50km south of Hobart. The events were felt near Gordon, near the mouth of the Huon River.
2006 March 27, Inverell, NSW, ML 3.9
2157 UTC, 150.61°E, 29.57°S, normal depth [MEL]
(Tuesday, March 28, 08:57 am AEDT)
A moderate earthquake occurred in northern New South Wales, about 70km east of Moree, or about 150km northwest of Armidale. It was reported as a “loud noise like an explosion” about 70km north of Inverell. Please fill in an intensity report if you felt this earthquake.
2006 March 2, Gunning, NSW, ML 3.6
0617 UTC, 149.20°E, 34.83°S, normal depth [MEL]
(Thursday, March 2, 05:17 pm AEDT)
This earthquake was 8 km southwest of Gunning, 26 km east of Yass, and 59 km north of Canberra in central New South Wales. An earthquake of this size would normally be felt in the epicentral area. Please fill in an intensity report if you felt this earthquake.
2006 February 28, Mt Beauty, Vic, ML 2.7
0513 UTC, 147.09°E, 36.80°S, normal depth [MEL]
(Tuesday, February 28, 04:13 pm AEDT)
This small earthquake was near Mt Beauty in the Victorian Highlands, about 200km northeast of Melbourne.
2006 February 9, Port Pirie, SA, MD 3.0
0416 UTC, 138.32°E, 32.92°S, normal depth [MEL]
(Thursday, February 9, 02:46 pm ACDT)
This earthquake was near Port Pirie, about 70km southwest of Port Augusta and 220km north of Adelaide. This position and magnitude is a preliminary estimate.
2006 February 4, Orbost, Vic, ML 3.7
1631 UTC, 148.19°E, 37.50°S, normal depth [MEL]
(Sunday, February 5, 03:31 am AEDT)
This earthquake was about 30 km northwest of Orbost, or about 280km east of Melbourne. The earthquake was reportedly felt in Delegate. Please fill in an intensity report if you felt this earthquake.
2006 January 19, Off Devonport, Tas, ML 3.6
1615 UTC, 146.39°E, 40.75°S, normal depth [MEL]
(Friday, January 20, 03:15 am AEDT)
This earthquake was about 50 km north of Devonport, 250 km north of Hobart, and 320km south of Melbourne. Please fill in an intensity report if you felt this earthquake.