Latest Earthquakes Near Canberra, Australian Capital Territory in ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Australia

Latest Earthquakes Near Canberra, Australian Capital Territory in Australia

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Canberra, Australian Capital Territory in Australia. Each earthquake event is recorded as they happend updated every minute, the first event ever recorded was in 1950.

Earthquakes are recorded and updated every minute.
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(Currently displaying 50 out of 59 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
3 years ago
On 2020-11-20 10:58:39
-33.9502, 149.8176
161 km (100 mi) โ†‘ N of Canberra
M 3
10 km
4 years ago
On 2019-09-25 10:45:59
-36.1734, 148.8943
101 km (62 mi) โ†“ S of Canberra
M 2.8
5 km
10 years ago
On 2013-08-28 09:15:19
-34.332, 148.28
131 km (81 mi) โ†– NW of Canberra
M 2.6
0 km
10 years ago
On 2013-08-24 20:27:48
-34.307, 148.333
130 km (81 mi) โ†– NW of Canberra
M 2.5
3 km
11 years ago
On 2012-06-22 09:16:04
-34.229, 148.713
123 km (76 mi) โ†– NW of Canberra
M 3.8
10 km
12 years ago
On 2012-04-19 19:09:16
-35.231, 148.603
48 km (29 mi) โ† W of Canberra
M 3.7
4 km
16 years ago
On 2007-08-18 03:57:39
-34.379, 150.376
151 km (94 mi) โ†— NE of Canberra
M 3.2
18 km
16 years ago
On 2007-08-18 03:44:44
-34.372, 150.37
152 km (94 mi) โ†— NE of Canberra
M 2.6
9 km
17 years ago
On 2007-04-29 06:04:24
-34.895, 148.525
69 km (43 mi) โ† W of Canberra
M 2.6
1 km
17 years ago
On 2006-10-21 09:51:49
-34.036, 149.16
138 km (86 mi) โ†‘ N of Canberra
M 4.2
15 km
17 years ago
On 2006-08-13 13:30:04
-34.807, 149.144
52 km (32 mi) โ†‘ N of Canberra
M 3.3
3 km
17 years ago
On 2006-06-30 12:34:49
-34.021, 148.744
144 km (89 mi) โ†– NW of Canberra
M 2.7
10 km
18 years ago
On 2006-04-21 08:11:50
-34.811, 149.144
52 km (32 mi) โ†‘ N of Canberra
M 3.1
5 km
18 years ago
On 2006-03-02 06:17:47
-34.799, 149.176
54 km (33 mi) โ†‘ N of Canberra
M 3.4
3 km
18 years ago
On 2005-09-03 23:05:06
-34.401, 148.654
107 km (66 mi) โ†– NW of Canberra
M 3.5
4 km
19 years ago
On 2005-03-08 05:00:12
-34.328, 148.427
124 km (77 mi) โ†– NW of Canberra
M 2.5
2 km
19 years ago
On 2005-02-20 09:16:27
-34.013, 148.683
147 km (91 mi) โ†– NW of Canberra
M 2.9
12 km
19 years ago
On 2005-01-02 01:56:43
-35.388, 148.65
44 km (27 mi) โ†™ SW of Canberra
M 2.9
10 km
19 years ago
On 2004-11-22 08:25:37
-34.052, 149.239
137 km (85 mi) โ†‘ N of Canberra
M 3.3
16 km
19 years ago
On 2004-09-21 11:54:00
-34.685, 148.582
83 km (51 mi) โ†– NW of Canberra
M 2.8
5 km
19 years ago
On 2004-06-16 04:29:58
-34.272, 148.717
118 km (73 mi) โ†– NW of Canberra
M 2.3
12 km
20 years ago
On 2004-02-28 11:32:09
-34.996, 147.675
135 km (84 mi) โ† W of Canberra
M 3.9
12 km
20 years ago
On 2003-12-11 10:24:35
-34.422, 150.435
152 km (95 mi) โ†— NE of Canberra
M 2.4
0 km
20 years ago
On 2003-12-11 10:19:19
-34.5, 150.4
145 km (90 mi) โ†— NE of Canberra
M 4.6
0 km
20 years ago
On 2003-12-01 14:29:22
-36.205, 149.2
102 km (63 mi) โ†˜ SE of Canberra
M 3
5 km
20 years ago
On 2003-11-26 04:39:53
-34.773, 149.247
57 km (35 mi) โ†‘ N of Canberra
M 3
0 km
20 years ago
On 2003-11-25 17:35:24
-34.726, 149.283
63 km (39 mi) โ†‘ N of Canberra
M 2.6
1 km
20 years ago
On 2003-07-29 21:16:11
-34.198, 149.709
131 km (81 mi) โ†‘ N of Canberra
M 2.1
10 km
20 years ago
On 2003-07-27 22:50:44
-34.224, 149.751
130 km (81 mi) โ†‘ N of Canberra
M 3.1
6 km
20 years ago
On 2003-07-15 14:14:19
-34.036, 148.87
140 km (87 mi) โ†– NW of Canberra
M 2.8
0 km
20 years ago
On 2003-07-11 08:18:35
-34.611, 147.859
137 km (85 mi) โ† W of Canberra
M 3.3
1 km
20 years ago
On 2003-07-11 03:02:19
-34.606, 147.865
137 km (85 mi) โ† W of Canberra
M 2.5
3 km
20 years ago
On 2003-07-03 12:25:58
-36.354, 148.771
123 km (76 mi) โ†“ S of Canberra
M 2.7
7 km
20 years ago
On 2003-06-12 06:28:57
-35.425, 149.101
15 km (9 mi) โ†“ S of Canberra
M 2
6 km
21 years ago
On 2003-05-28 12:50:20
-34.405, 148.252
126 km (78 mi) โ†– NW of Canberra
M 2.6
2 km
21 years ago
On 2003-05-17 06:51:35
-36.208, 148.416
121 km (75 mi) โ†“ S of Canberra
M 3
2 km
21 years ago
On 2003-01-14 13:43:15
-35.018, 149.004
31 km (19 mi) โ†– NW of Canberra
M 3.1
10 km
21 years ago
On 2002-11-09 12:27:54
-36.276, 148.93
111 km (69 mi) โ†“ S of Canberra
M 3.2
10 km
21 years ago
On 2002-10-23 11:28:36
-35.58, 148.045
103 km (64 mi) โ†™ SW of Canberra
M 2.6
10 km
21 years ago
On 2002-08-10 12:08:30
-33.84, 148.716
164 km (102 mi) โ†– NW of Canberra
M 2.7
10 km
21 years ago
On 2002-07-30 06:43:25
-36.364, 148.497
132 km (82 mi) โ†“ S of Canberra
M 2.7
10 km
21 years ago
On 2002-06-20 12:20:53
-34.358, 148.65
111 km (69 mi) โ†– NW of Canberra
M 2.9
10 km
22 years ago
On 2002-04-08 21:40:19
-35.695, 148.418
78 km (49 mi) โ†™ SW of Canberra
M 2.8
10 km
22 years ago
On 2002-02-27 11:47:16
-34.406, 148.609
108 km (67 mi) โ†– NW of Canberra
M 3
10 km
22 years ago
On 2002-02-14 13:27:20
-34.356, 150.53
164 km (102 mi) โ†— NE of Canberra
M 3.9
10 km
22 years ago
On 2001-12-25 18:50:26
-34.753, 149.115
58 km (36 mi) โ†– NW of Canberra
M 2.3
10 km
22 years ago
On 2001-11-29 18:09:08
-33.963, 148.245
167 km (104 mi) โ†– NW of Canberra
M 0
10 km
22 years ago
On 2001-10-25 18:56:18
-35.254, 148.296
75 km (46 mi) โ† W of Canberra
M 2.9
10 km
23 years ago
On 2001-05-18 18:37:04
-34.393, 148.592
110 km (68 mi) โ†– NW of Canberra
M 3.2
10 km
23 years ago
On 2001-03-24 13:38:56
-35.012, 148.982
32 km (20 mi) โ†– NW of Canberra
M 2.8
10 km

Canberra Earthquake Statistics

Since the 1950's Canberra has experiences a total of 59 earthquakes, within a 150 km radius of the center of the city.

Earthquakes per Year in Canberra 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Canberra was last updated at 2024-02-09 23:00:37.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 2 28 43.08%
M 3 25 38.46%
M 4 5 7.69%
M 5 1 1.54%

Magnitude distribution for Canberra was last updated at 2024-04-19 20:00:45.

To conserve energy and maximize resource utilization, we calculate historical earthquake statistics in batches. This is done sporadically when sufficient resources are available to the system. Thus, annual earthquakes count and magnitude distribution for various locations on earth, may lag behind in certain instances. Most commonly it's a matter of hours, sometimes days, or even up to a few weeks.

Common Questions

When was the last earthquake in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia?

The last earthquake in Canberra was 3 years ago and struck 161 km (100 mi) โ†‘ N of the city. The earthquake had a magnitude 3.00 on the richter scale and a depth of 10.0 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Canberra was a 5.50 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 13.0 kilometers. It struck 165 km (102 mi) โ†‘ N of the city, 51 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur near Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia?

In 2024, Canberra has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 0.1 or higher on the Richter scale. That's lower than the annual average of 0.79 earthquakes in the region. Based on historic earthquake data, which dates back to 1950, we can asume that Canberra is struck by an earthquake every 0.07 months.

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Data Information

Information found on this page is a derivative set, based on sources mentioned below.

Data Sources

We aggregate and combine data from USGS (United States Geographical Survey) and the EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre). This allow us to get near real-time and historical earthquake data dating back to the year 1950.

Disclaimer

Information or data found on this page should not be used for, or as an early warning system. It is intended as an historical reference or near real-time complementary information to offical and governmental sources. In an event of an emergency it is important closely monitor and follow advice from national, state and local authorities.