Latest Earthquakes Near Lightning Ridge, New South Wales in ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Australia

Latest Earthquakes Near Lightning Ridge, New South Wales in Australia

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Lightning Ridge, 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 10 out of 9 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
15 years ago
On 2008-06-09 01:37:29
-30.167, 146.881
134 km (83 mi) โ†™ SW of Lightning Ridge
M 3.7
10 km
16 years ago
On 2007-09-14 09:06:56
-29.85, 148.631
78 km (48 mi) โ†’ E of Lightning Ridge
M 3.4
10 km
18 years ago
On 2005-12-28 20:54:52
-28.191, 147.894
137 km (85 mi) โ†– NW of Lightning Ridge
M 3.6
0 km
18 years ago
On 2005-07-30 16:56:09
-28.544, 148.576
114 km (70 mi) โ†‘ N of Lightning Ridge
M 2.8
0 km
19 years ago
On 2005-04-14 13:16:26
-28.55, 149.272
159 km (98 mi) โ†— NE of Lightning Ridge
M 3.2
0 km
21 years ago
On 2002-10-03 17:00:54
-29.124, 147.381
67 km (41 mi) โ† W of Lightning Ridge
M 2.5
10 km
21 years ago
On 2002-08-22 06:58:48
-28.435, 149.023
150 km (93 mi) โ†‘ N of Lightning Ridge
M 3
10 km
22 years ago
On 2001-12-06 20:10:11
-28.689, 148.898
121 km (75 mi) โ†— NE of Lightning Ridge
M 2.9
10 km
38 years ago
On 1985-08-12 07:02:11
-28.747, 149.309
149 km (93 mi) โ†— NE of Lightning Ridge
M 4.4
33 km
38 years ago
On 1985-06-05 21:07:05
-28.54, 148.486
110 km (68 mi) โ†‘ N of Lightning Ridge
M 0
33 km

Lightning Ridge Earthquake Statistics

Since the 1950's Lightning Ridge has experiences a total of 9 earthquakes, within a 150 km radius of the center of the city.

Earthquakes per Year in Lightning Ridge 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Lightning Ridge was last updated at 2024-02-09 23:00:43.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 2 3 30.0%
M 3 5 50.0%
M 4 1 10.0%

Magnitude distribution for Lightning Ridge 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 Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, Australia?

The last earthquake in Lightning Ridge was 15 years ago and struck 134 km (83 mi) โ†™ SW of the city. The earthquake had a magnitude 3.70 on the richter scale and a depth of 10.0 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, Australia?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Lightning Ridge was a 4.40 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 33.0 kilometers. It struck 149 km (93 mi) โ†— NE of the city, 38 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur near Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, Australia?

In 2024, Lightning Ridge has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 0.1 or higher on the Richter scale. That's lower than the annual average of 0.12 earthquakes in the region. Based on historic earthquake data, which dates back to 1950, we can asume that Lightning Ridge is struck by an earthquake every 0.01 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.