Latest Earthquakes Near Lake Macquarie Shire, New South Wales in ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Australia

Latest Earthquakes Near Lake Macquarie Shire, New South Wales in Australia

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Lake Macquarie Shire, New South Wales 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 27 out of 26 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
2 months ago
On 2024-03-08 09:53:13
-33.8349, 150.427
135 km (84 mi) โ†™ SW of Lake Macquarie Shire
M 3.5
8.36 km
4 years ago
On 2020-05-02 17:48:38
-32.3551, 150.8055
102 km (63 mi) โ†– NW of Lake Macquarie Shire
M 4
16.05 km
4 years ago
On 2019-12-16 05:29:42
-32.3497, 150.8136
101 km (63 mi) โ†– NW of Lake Macquarie Shire
M 4.2
10 km
4 years ago
On 2019-12-16 04:27:39
-32.3604, 150.7501
105 km (65 mi) โ†– NW of Lake Macquarie Shire
M 3.7
10 km
5 years ago
On 2018-09-14 21:51:47
-32.3666, 150.801
101 km (63 mi) โ†– NW of Lake Macquarie Shire
M 3.9
10 km
11 years ago
On 2012-09-10 06:23:52
-33.449, 151.844
54 km (33 mi) โ†˜ SE of Lake Macquarie Shire
M 3.2
2 km
14 years ago
On 2010-03-11 16:25:07
-32.622, 152.252
81 km (50 mi) โ†— NE of Lake Macquarie Shire
M 3.3
0 km
16 years ago
On 2007-08-22 10:24:41
-34.092, 150.249
167 km (103 mi) โ†™ SW of Lake Macquarie Shire
M 3
7 km
17 years ago
On 2007-04-11 00:58:51
-34.253, 151.01
143 km (89 mi) โ†“ S of Lake Macquarie Shire
M 3.1
20 km
17 years ago
On 2006-11-10 01:22:15
-33.58, 150.439
118 km (73 mi) โ†™ SW of Lake Macquarie Shire
M 2.3
7 km
17 years ago
On 2006-07-02 23:19:51
-32.348, 150.867
98 km (61 mi) โ†– NW of Lake Macquarie Shire
M 2.8
12 km
17 years ago
On 2006-06-18 15:49:34
-34.069, 150.424
154 km (95 mi) โ†“ S of Lake Macquarie Shire
M 3
12 km
18 years ago
On 2005-10-31 18:13:39
-33.959, 150.178
162 km (100 mi) โ†™ SW of Lake Macquarie Shire
M 3.1
0 km
20 years ago
On 2004-05-15 21:38:40
-32.314, 151.973
90 km (56 mi) โ†‘ N of Lake Macquarie Shire
M 2.8
12 km
20 years ago
On 2004-03-10 03:16:08
-33.755, 150.874
100 km (62 mi) โ†“ S of Lake Macquarie Shire
M 2.2
2 km
22 years ago
On 2002-02-14 13:27:20
-34.356, 150.53
173 km (107 mi) โ†“ S of Lake Macquarie Shire
M 3.9
10 km
22 years ago
On 2001-12-26 02:08:33
-33.864, 150.981
105 km (65 mi) โ†“ S of Lake Macquarie Shire
M 2.4
10 km
25 years ago
On 1999-03-17 01:58:10
-34.186, 150.635
152 km (94 mi) โ†“ S of Lake Macquarie Shire
M 3.8
10 km
29 years ago
On 1994-08-06 11:03:51
-32.956, 151.228
30 km (18 mi) โ† W of Lake Macquarie Shire
M 5.3
10 km
34 years ago
On 1990-02-23 12:43:16
-32.834, 150.693
81 km (50 mi) โ† W of Lake Macquarie Shire
M 3
10 km
34 years ago
On 1989-12-27 23:26:57
-32.967, 151.619
11 km (6 mi) โ†— NE of Lake Macquarie Shire
M 5.4
10 km
36 years ago
On 1987-06-24 15:47:06
-33.351, 150.234
125 km (78 mi) โ†™ SW of Lake Macquarie Shire
M 3.5
10 km
36 years ago
On 1987-06-24 15:04:57
-33.436, 150.131
137 km (85 mi) โ†™ SW of Lake Macquarie Shire
M 4.4
40.3 km
36 years ago
On 1987-06-24 14:53:23
-33.752, 150.632
115 km (71 mi) โ†™ SW of Lake Macquarie Shire
M 3.1
33 km
38 years ago
On 1986-02-20 21:43:54
-33.29, 150.542
96 km (60 mi) โ†™ SW of Lake Macquarie Shire
M 4.1
5 km
39 years ago
On 1985-02-13 08:01:21
-33.405, 150.14
136 km (84 mi) โ†™ SW of Lake Macquarie Shire
M 4
5 km
42 years ago
On 1981-11-15 16:58:11
-34.252, 150.93
146 km (90 mi) โ†“ S of Lake Macquarie Shire
M 4.2
30 km

Lake Macquarie Shire Earthquake Statistics

Since the 1950's Lake Macquarie Shire has experiences a total of 26 earthquakes, within a 150 km radius of the center of the city.

Earthquakes per Year in Lake Macquarie Shire 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Lake Macquarie Shire was last updated at 2024-02-09 23:00:43.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 2 5 18.52%
M 3 14 51.85%
M 4 6 22.22%
M 5 2 7.41%

Magnitude distribution for Lake Macquarie Shire was last updated at 2024-04-19 20:00:58.

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 Lake Macquarie Shire, New South Wales, Australia?

The last earthquake in Lake Macquarie Shire was 2 months ago and struck 135 km (84 mi) โ†™ SW of the city. The earthquake had a magnitude 3.50 on the richter scale and a depth of 8.356 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Lake Macquarie Shire, New South Wales, Australia?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Lake Macquarie Shire was a 5.40 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 10.0 kilometers. It struck 11 km (6 mi) โ†— NE of the city, 34 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur near Lake Macquarie Shire, New South Wales, Australia?

In 2024, Lake Macquarie Shire has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 0.1 or higher on the Richter scale. That's lower than the annual average of 0.35 earthquakes in the region. Based on historic earthquake data, which dates back to 1950, we can asume that Lake Macquarie Shire is struck by an earthquake every 0.03 months.

Earthquakes Near other Cities in New South Wales, Australia

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.