Latest Earthquakes Near Newcastle city centre, New South Wales in ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Australia

Latest Earthquakes Near Newcastle city centre, New South Wales in Australia

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Newcastle city centre, 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 23 out of 22 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
2 months ago
On 2024-03-08 09:53:13
-33.8349, 150.427
160 km (99 mi) โ†™ SW of Newcastle city centre
M 3.5
8.36 km
4 years ago
On 2020-05-02 17:48:38
-32.3551, 150.8055
111 km (69 mi) โ† W of Newcastle city centre
M 4
16.05 km
4 years ago
On 2019-12-16 05:29:42
-32.3497, 150.8136
110 km (68 mi) โ† W of Newcastle city centre
M 4.2
10 km
4 years ago
On 2019-12-16 04:27:39
-32.3604, 150.7501
115 km (71 mi) โ† W of Newcastle city centre
M 3.7
10 km
5 years ago
On 2018-09-14 21:51:47
-32.3666, 150.801
110 km (68 mi) โ† W of Newcastle city centre
M 3.9
10 km
7 years ago
On 2017-04-19 08:55:50
-32.3091, 153.1619
146 km (91 mi) โ†— NE of Newcastle city centre
M 3.9
10 km
11 years ago
On 2012-09-10 06:23:52
-33.449, 151.844
58 km (36 mi) โ†˜ SE of Newcastle city centre
M 3.2
2 km
14 years ago
On 2010-03-11 16:25:07
-32.622, 152.252
55 km (34 mi) โ†— NE of Newcastle city centre
M 3.3
0 km
17 years ago
On 2007-04-11 00:58:51
-34.253, 151.01
163 km (101 mi) โ†“ S of Newcastle city centre
M 3.1
20 km
17 years ago
On 2006-11-10 01:22:15
-33.58, 150.439
143 km (89 mi) โ†™ SW of Newcastle city centre
M 2.3
7 km
17 years ago
On 2006-07-02 23:19:51
-32.348, 150.867
106 km (66 mi) โ† W of Newcastle city centre
M 2.8
12 km
20 years ago
On 2004-05-15 21:38:40
-32.314, 151.973
70 km (43 mi) โ†‘ N of Newcastle city centre
M 2.8
12 km
20 years ago
On 2004-03-10 03:16:08
-33.755, 150.874
124 km (77 mi) โ†“ S of Newcastle city centre
M 2.2
2 km
22 years ago
On 2001-12-26 02:08:33
-33.864, 150.981
127 km (79 mi) โ†“ S of Newcastle city centre
M 2.4
10 km
29 years ago
On 1994-08-06 11:03:51
-32.956, 151.228
51 km (31 mi) โ†™ SW of Newcastle city centre
M 5.3
10 km
34 years ago
On 1990-02-23 12:43:16
-32.834, 150.693
101 km (63 mi) โ† W of Newcastle city centre
M 3
10 km
34 years ago
On 1989-12-27 23:26:57
-32.967, 151.619
15 km (9 mi) โ†™ SW of Newcastle city centre
M 5.4
10 km
36 years ago
On 1987-06-24 15:47:06
-33.351, 150.234
151 km (93 mi) โ†™ SW of Newcastle city centre
M 3.5
10 km
36 years ago
On 1987-06-24 15:04:57
-33.436, 150.131
163 km (101 mi) โ†™ SW of Newcastle city centre
M 4.4
40.3 km
36 years ago
On 1987-06-24 14:53:23
-33.752, 150.632
140 km (87 mi) โ†™ SW of Newcastle city centre
M 3.1
33 km
38 years ago
On 1986-02-20 21:43:54
-33.29, 150.542
121 km (75 mi) โ†™ SW of Newcastle city centre
M 4.1
5 km
39 years ago
On 1985-02-13 08:01:21
-33.405, 150.14
161 km (100 mi) โ†™ SW of Newcastle city centre
M 4
5 km
42 years ago
On 1981-11-15 16:58:11
-34.252, 150.93
166 km (103 mi) โ†“ S of Newcastle city centre
M 4.2
30 km

Newcastle city centre Earthquake Statistics

Since the 1950's Newcastle city centre has experiences a total of 22 earthquakes, within a 150 km radius of the center of the city.

Earthquakes per Year in Newcastle city centre 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Newcastle city centre was last updated at 2024-02-09 23:00:44.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 2 5 21.74%
M 3 10 43.48%
M 4 6 26.09%
M 5 2 8.7%

Magnitude distribution for Newcastle city centre was last updated at 2024-04-19 20:01:01.

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 Newcastle city centre, New South Wales, Australia?

The last earthquake in Newcastle city centre was 2 months ago and struck 160 km (99 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 Newcastle city centre, New South Wales, Australia?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Newcastle city centre was a 5.40 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 10.0 kilometers. It struck 15 km (9 mi) โ†™ SW of the city, 34 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur near Newcastle city centre, New South Wales, Australia?

In 2024, Newcastle city centre has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 0.1 or higher on the Richter scale. That's lower than the annual average of 0.29 earthquakes in the region. Based on historic earthquake data, which dates back to 1950, we can asume that Newcastle city centre is struck by an earthquake every 0.02 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.