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

Latest Earthquakes Near Palmerston, Australian Capital Territory in Australia

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Palmerston, 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 60 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
3 years ago
On 2020-11-20 10:58:39
-33.9502, 149.8176
152 km (94 mi) โ†‘ N of Palmerston
M 3
10 km
4 years ago
On 2019-09-25 10:45:59
-36.1734, 148.8943
110 km (68 mi) โ†“ S of Palmerston
M 2.8
5 km
10 years ago
On 2013-08-28 09:15:19
-34.332, 148.28
122 km (76 mi) โ†– NW of Palmerston
M 2.6
0 km
10 years ago
On 2013-08-24 20:27:48
-34.307, 148.333
122 km (75 mi) โ†– NW of Palmerston
M 2.5
3 km
11 years ago
On 2012-06-22 09:16:04
-34.229, 148.713
113 km (70 mi) โ†– NW of Palmerston
M 3.8
10 km
12 years ago
On 2012-04-19 19:09:16
-35.231, 148.603
47 km (29 mi) โ†™ SW of Palmerston
M 3.7
4 km
16 years ago
On 2007-08-18 03:57:39
-34.379, 150.376
146 km (90 mi) โ†— NE of Palmerston
M 3.2
18 km
16 years ago
On 2007-08-18 03:44:44
-34.372, 150.37
146 km (90 mi) โ†— NE of Palmerston
M 2.6
9 km
17 years ago
On 2007-04-29 06:04:24
-34.895, 148.525
63 km (39 mi) โ† W of Palmerston
M 2.6
1 km
17 years ago
On 2006-10-21 09:51:49
-34.036, 149.16
128 km (80 mi) โ†‘ N of Palmerston
M 4.2
15 km
17 years ago
On 2006-08-13 13:30:04
-34.807, 149.144
43 km (26 mi) โ†‘ N of Palmerston
M 3.3
3 km
17 years ago
On 2006-06-30 12:34:49
-34.021, 148.744
134 km (83 mi) โ†– NW of Palmerston
M 2.7
10 km
18 years ago
On 2006-04-21 08:11:50
-34.811, 149.144
42 km (26 mi) โ†‘ N of Palmerston
M 3.1
5 km
18 years ago
On 2006-03-02 06:17:47
-34.799, 149.176
44 km (27 mi) โ†‘ N of Palmerston
M 3.4
3 km
18 years ago
On 2005-09-03 23:05:06
-34.401, 148.654
97 km (60 mi) โ†– NW of Palmerston
M 3.5
4 km
19 years ago
On 2005-03-08 05:00:12
-34.328, 148.427
115 km (71 mi) โ†– NW of Palmerston
M 2.5
2 km
19 years ago
On 2005-02-20 09:16:27
-34.013, 148.683
137 km (85 mi) โ†– NW of Palmerston
M 2.9
12 km
19 years ago
On 2005-01-02 01:56:43
-35.388, 148.65
47 km (29 mi) โ†™ SW of Palmerston
M 2.9
10 km
19 years ago
On 2004-11-22 08:25:37
-34.052, 149.239
127 km (79 mi) โ†‘ N of Palmerston
M 3.3
16 km
19 years ago
On 2004-09-21 11:54:00
-34.685, 148.582
74 km (46 mi) โ†– NW of Palmerston
M 2.8
5 km
19 years ago
On 2004-06-16 04:29:58
-34.272, 148.717
108 km (67 mi) โ†– NW of Palmerston
M 2.3
12 km
20 years ago
On 2004-02-28 11:32:09
-34.996, 147.675
133 km (82 mi) โ† W of Palmerston
M 3.9
12 km
20 years ago
On 2003-12-11 10:24:35
-34.422, 150.435
147 km (91 mi) โ†— NE of Palmerston
M 2.4
0 km
20 years ago
On 2003-12-11 10:19:19
-34.5, 150.4
140 km (87 mi) โ†— NE of Palmerston
M 4.6
0 km
20 years ago
On 2003-12-01 14:29:22
-36.205, 149.2
112 km (69 mi) โ†˜ SE of Palmerston
M 3
5 km
20 years ago
On 2003-11-26 04:39:53
-34.773, 149.247
48 km (30 mi) โ†‘ N of Palmerston
M 3
0 km
20 years ago
On 2003-11-25 17:35:24
-34.726, 149.283
54 km (33 mi) โ†‘ N of Palmerston
M 2.6
1 km
20 years ago
On 2003-07-29 21:16:11
-34.198, 149.709
123 km (76 mi) โ†‘ N of Palmerston
M 2.1
10 km
20 years ago
On 2003-07-27 22:50:44
-34.224, 149.751
122 km (76 mi) โ†‘ N of Palmerston
M 3.1
6 km
20 years ago
On 2003-07-15 14:14:19
-34.036, 148.87
130 km (81 mi) โ†– NW of Palmerston
M 2.8
0 km
20 years ago
On 2003-07-11 08:18:35
-34.611, 147.859
131 km (82 mi) โ† W of Palmerston
M 3.3
1 km
20 years ago
On 2003-07-11 03:02:19
-34.606, 147.865
131 km (81 mi) โ† W of Palmerston
M 2.5
3 km
20 years ago
On 2003-07-03 12:25:58
-36.354, 148.771
132 km (82 mi) โ†“ S of Palmerston
M 2.7
7 km
20 years ago
On 2003-06-12 06:28:57
-35.425, 149.101
25 km (15 mi) โ†“ S of Palmerston
M 2
6 km
21 years ago
On 2003-05-28 12:50:20
-34.405, 148.252
118 km (73 mi) โ†– NW of Palmerston
M 2.6
2 km
21 years ago
On 2003-05-17 06:51:35
-36.208, 148.416
129 km (80 mi) โ†“ S of Palmerston
M 3
2 km
21 years ago
On 2003-01-14 13:43:15
-35.018, 149.004
22 km (13 mi) โ†– NW of Palmerston
M 3.1
10 km
21 years ago
On 2002-11-09 12:27:54
-36.276, 148.93
121 km (75 mi) โ†“ S of Palmerston
M 3.2
10 km
21 years ago
On 2002-10-23 11:28:36
-35.58, 148.045
106 km (66 mi) โ†™ SW of Palmerston
M 2.6
10 km
21 years ago
On 2002-08-10 12:08:30
-33.84, 148.716
155 km (96 mi) โ†– NW of Palmerston
M 2.7
10 km
21 years ago
On 2002-07-30 06:43:25
-36.364, 148.497
141 km (88 mi) โ†“ S of Palmerston
M 2.7
10 km
21 years ago
On 2002-06-20 12:20:53
-34.358, 148.65
102 km (63 mi) โ†– NW of Palmerston
M 2.9
10 km
22 years ago
On 2002-04-08 21:40:19
-35.695, 148.418
84 km (52 mi) โ†™ SW of Palmerston
M 2.8
10 km
22 years ago
On 2002-03-17 07:50:26
-33.813, 148.652
159 km (99 mi) โ†– NW of Palmerston
M 2.9
10 km
22 years ago
On 2002-02-27 11:47:16
-34.406, 148.609
99 km (61 mi) โ†– NW of Palmerston
M 3
10 km
22 years ago
On 2002-02-14 13:27:20
-34.356, 150.53
159 km (98 mi) โ†— NE of Palmerston
M 3.9
10 km
22 years ago
On 2001-12-25 18:50:26
-34.753, 149.115
49 km (30 mi) โ†– NW of Palmerston
M 2.3
10 km
22 years ago
On 2001-11-29 18:09:08
-33.963, 148.245
158 km (98 mi) โ†– NW of Palmerston
M 0
10 km
22 years ago
On 2001-10-25 18:56:18
-35.254, 148.296
75 km (46 mi) โ†™ SW of Palmerston
M 2.9
10 km
23 years ago
On 2001-05-18 18:37:04
-34.393, 148.592
101 km (62 mi) โ†– NW of Palmerston
M 3.2
10 km

Palmerston Earthquake Statistics

Since the 1950's Palmerston has experiences a total of 60 earthquakes, within a 150 km radius of the center of the city.

Earthquakes per Year in Palmerston 1950-2024

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

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 2 29 43.94%
M 3 25 37.88%
M 4 5 7.58%
M 5 1 1.52%

Magnitude distribution for Palmerston was last updated at 2024-04-19 20:00:46.

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 Palmerston, Australian Capital Territory, Australia?

The last earthquake in Palmerston was 3 years ago and struck 152 km (94 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 Palmerston, Australian Capital Territory, Australia?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Palmerston was a 5.50 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 13.0 kilometers. It struck 158 km (98 mi) โ†‘ N of the city, 51 years ago.

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

In 2024, Palmerston has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 0.1 or higher on the Richter scale. That's lower than the annual average of 0.80 earthquakes in the region. Based on historic earthquake data, which dates back to 1950, we can asume that Palmerston 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.