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

Latest Earthquakes Near Penrith, New South Wales in Australia

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Penrith, 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 39 out of 36 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
2 months ago
On 2024-03-08 09:53:13
-33.8349, 150.427
26 km (16 mi) โ†™ SW of Penrith
M 3.5
8.36 km
3 years ago
On 2020-11-20 10:58:39
-33.9502, 149.8176
84 km (52 mi) โ†™ SW of Penrith
M 3
10 km
4 years ago
On 2020-05-02 17:48:38
-32.3551, 150.8055
155 km (96 mi) โ†‘ N of Penrith
M 4
16.05 km
4 years ago
On 2019-12-16 05:29:42
-32.3497, 150.8136
156 km (96 mi) โ†‘ N of Penrith
M 4.2
10 km
4 years ago
On 2019-12-16 04:27:39
-32.3604, 150.7501
154 km (96 mi) โ†‘ N of Penrith
M 3.7
10 km
5 years ago
On 2018-09-14 21:51:47
-32.3666, 150.801
154 km (95 mi) โ†‘ N of Penrith
M 3.9
10 km
11 years ago
On 2012-09-10 06:23:52
-33.449, 151.844
111 km (69 mi) โ†— NE of Penrith
M 3.2
2 km
16 years ago
On 2007-08-22 10:24:41
-34.092, 150.249
56 km (35 mi) โ†™ SW of Penrith
M 3
7 km
16 years ago
On 2007-08-18 03:57:39
-34.379, 150.376
76 km (47 mi) โ†“ S of Penrith
M 3.2
18 km
16 years ago
On 2007-08-18 03:44:44
-34.372, 150.37
75 km (46 mi) โ†“ S of Penrith
M 2.6
9 km
17 years ago
On 2007-04-11 00:58:51
-34.253, 151.01
62 km (39 mi) โ†˜ SE of Penrith
M 3.1
20 km
17 years ago
On 2006-11-10 01:22:15
-33.58, 150.439
30 km (19 mi) โ† W of Penrith
M 2.3
7 km
17 years ago
On 2006-10-21 09:51:49
-34.036, 149.16
145 km (90 mi) โ†™ SW of Penrith
M 4.2
15 km
17 years ago
On 2006-07-02 23:19:51
-32.348, 150.867
156 km (97 mi) โ†‘ N of Penrith
M 2.8
12 km
17 years ago
On 2006-06-18 15:49:34
-34.069, 150.424
43 km (27 mi) โ†“ S of Penrith
M 3
12 km
18 years ago
On 2005-10-31 18:13:39
-33.959, 150.178
53 km (33 mi) โ†™ SW of Penrith
M 3.1
0 km
19 years ago
On 2004-11-22 08:25:37
-34.052, 149.239
138 km (86 mi) โ†™ SW of Penrith
M 3.3
16 km
20 years ago
On 2004-05-03 22:09:14
-33.668, 149.352
125 km (77 mi) โ† W of Penrith
M 2.3
10 km
20 years ago
On 2004-03-10 03:16:08
-33.755, 150.874
16 km (10 mi) โ†’ E of Penrith
M 2.2
2 km
20 years ago
On 2003-12-11 10:24:35
-34.422, 150.435
78 km (48 mi) โ†“ S of Penrith
M 2.4
0 km
20 years ago
On 2003-12-11 10:19:19
-34.5, 150.4
87 km (54 mi) โ†“ S of Penrith
M 4.6
0 km
20 years ago
On 2003-07-29 21:16:11
-34.198, 149.709
104 km (64 mi) โ†™ SW of Penrith
M 2.1
10 km
20 years ago
On 2003-07-27 22:50:44
-34.224, 149.751
102 km (63 mi) โ†™ SW of Penrith
M 3.1
6 km
22 years ago
On 2002-02-14 13:27:20
-34.356, 150.53
69 km (42 mi) โ†“ S of Penrith
M 3.9
10 km
22 years ago
On 2001-12-26 02:08:33
-33.864, 150.981
28 km (17 mi) โ†’ E of Penrith
M 2.4
10 km
25 years ago
On 1999-03-17 01:58:10
-34.186, 150.635
48 km (30 mi) โ†“ S of Penrith
M 3.8
10 km
27 years ago
On 1996-12-10 12:54:28
-34.102, 150.081
69 km (43 mi) โ†™ SW of Penrith
M 0
10 km
29 years ago
On 1994-08-06 11:03:51
-32.956, 151.228
100 km (62 mi) โ†‘ N of Penrith
M 5.3
10 km
31 years ago
On 1992-09-02 10:51:52
-33.912, 149.457
116 km (72 mi) โ†™ SW of Penrith
M 0
10 km
32 years ago
On 1991-11-24 08:01:17
-34.506, 149.274
155 km (96 mi) โ†™ SW of Penrith
M 2.9
10 km
34 years ago
On 1990-02-23 12:43:16
-32.834, 150.693
101 km (63 mi) โ†– NW of Penrith
M 3
10 km
34 years ago
On 1989-12-27 23:26:57
-32.967, 151.619
121 km (75 mi) โ†‘ N of Penrith
M 5.4
10 km
36 years ago
On 1987-06-24 15:47:06
-33.351, 150.234
61 km (38 mi) โ†– NW of Penrith
M 3.5
10 km
36 years ago
On 1987-06-24 15:04:57
-33.436, 150.131
63 km (39 mi) โ† W of Penrith
M 4.4
40.3 km
36 years ago
On 1987-06-24 14:53:23
-33.752, 150.632
6 km (3 mi) โ†™ SW of Penrith
M 3.1
33 km
38 years ago
On 1986-02-20 21:43:54
-33.29, 150.542
53 km (33 mi) โ†– NW of Penrith
M 4.1
5 km
39 years ago
On 1985-02-13 08:01:21
-33.405, 150.14
64 km (40 mi) โ† W of Penrith
M 4
5 km
42 years ago
On 1981-11-15 16:58:11
-34.252, 150.93
59 km (37 mi) โ†˜ SE of Penrith
M 4.2
30 km
51 years ago
On 1973-03-09 19:09:12
-34.131, 150.266
58 km (36 mi) โ†“ S of Penrith
M 5.5
13 km

Penrith Earthquake Statistics

Since the 1950's Penrith has experiences a total of 36 earthquakes, within a 150 km radius of the center of the city.

Earthquakes per Year in Penrith 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Penrith was last updated at 2024-02-09 23:00:45.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 2 9 23.08%
M 3 17 43.59%
M 4 8 20.51%
M 5 3 7.69%

Magnitude distribution for Penrith was last updated at 2024-04-19 20:01:02.

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 Penrith, New South Wales, Australia?

The last earthquake in Penrith was 2 months ago and struck 26 km (16 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 Penrith, New South Wales, Australia?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Penrith was a 5.50 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 13.0 kilometers. It struck 58 km (36 mi) โ†“ S of the city, 51 years ago.

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

In 2024, Penrith has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 0.1 or higher on the Richter scale. That's lower than the annual average of 0.48 earthquakes in the region. Based on historic earthquake data, which dates back to 1950, we can asume that Penrith is struck by an earthquake every 0.04 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.