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

Latest Earthquakes Near Wellington, New South Wales in Australia

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Wellington, 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 25 out of 24 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
4 years ago
On 2020-05-02 17:48:38
-32.3551, 150.8055
175 km (109 mi) โ†— NE of Wellington
M 4
16.05 km
4 years ago
On 2019-12-16 05:29:42
-32.3497, 150.8136
176 km (109 mi) โ†— NE of Wellington
M 4.2
10 km
4 years ago
On 2019-12-16 04:27:39
-32.3604, 150.7501
170 km (106 mi) โ†— NE of Wellington
M 3.7
10 km
5 years ago
On 2018-09-14 21:51:47
-32.3666, 150.801
175 km (108 mi) โ†— NE of Wellington
M 3.9
10 km
7 years ago
On 2017-04-13 16:31:06
-33.5328, 148.9562
108 km (67 mi) โ†˜ SE of Wellington
M 4.2
14.53 km
16 years ago
On 2008-03-18 01:02:32
-32.519, 148.433
48 km (29 mi) โ† W of Wellington
M 3.7
11 km
16 years ago
On 2007-08-24 13:47:32
-32.352, 148.571
41 km (25 mi) โ† W of Wellington
M 2.8
0 km
20 years ago
On 2004-05-03 22:09:14
-33.668, 149.352
129 km (80 mi) โ†˜ SE of Wellington
M 2.3
10 km
21 years ago
On 2002-08-22 21:23:03
-33.844, 148.247
157 km (97 mi) โ†“ S of Wellington
M 3.9
10 km
21 years ago
On 2002-08-10 12:08:30
-33.84, 148.716
144 km (89 mi) โ†“ S of Wellington
M 2.7
10 km
22 years ago
On 2002-03-17 07:50:26
-33.813, 148.652
142 km (88 mi) โ†“ S of Wellington
M 2.9
10 km
22 years ago
On 2001-12-21 03:07:43
-33.884, 148.257
160 km (100 mi) โ†“ S of Wellington
M 3.6
10 km
22 years ago
On 2001-11-23 03:33:32
-33.853, 148.25
158 km (98 mi) โ†“ S of Wellington
M 3.8
10 km
29 years ago
On 1994-09-18 04:08:51
-33.754, 148.149
152 km (94 mi) โ†“ S of Wellington
M 3.2
10 km
29 years ago
On 1994-08-21 05:53:50
-33.391, 148.186
116 km (72 mi) โ†“ S of Wellington
M 3.8
10 km
29 years ago
On 1994-08-21 02:15:06
-33.353, 148.277
108 km (67 mi) โ†“ S of Wellington
M 3.4
10 km
29 years ago
On 1994-08-19 23:52:10
-33.352, 148.234
110 km (68 mi) โ†“ S of Wellington
M 3.5
10 km
29 years ago
On 1994-08-19 18:09:51
-33.404, 148.261
113 km (70 mi) โ†“ S of Wellington
M 3.4
10 km
29 years ago
On 1994-08-19 02:19:39
-33.674, 147.984
153 km (95 mi) โ†“ S of Wellington
M 3.4
10 km
29 years ago
On 1994-08-19 02:14:29
-33.439, 148.238
118 km (73 mi) โ†“ S of Wellington
M 3
10 km
31 years ago
On 1992-09-02 10:51:52
-33.912, 149.457
158 km (98 mi) โ†˜ SE of Wellington
M 0
10 km
33 years ago
On 1990-09-13 19:28:17
-32.397, 149.142
25 km (15 mi) โ†— NE of Wellington
M 3.5
10 km
34 years ago
On 1990-02-23 12:43:16
-32.834, 150.693
166 km (103 mi) โ†’ E of Wellington
M 3
10 km
36 years ago
On 1988-04-09 01:22:43
-32.227, 149.685
78 km (48 mi) โ†— NE of Wellington
M 4
10 km
36 years ago
On 1987-06-24 15:47:06
-33.351, 150.234
149 km (92 mi) โ†’ E of Wellington
M 3.5
10 km

Wellington Earthquake Statistics

Since the 1950's Wellington has experiences a total of 24 earthquakes, within a 150 km radius of the center of the city.

Earthquakes per Year in Wellington 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Wellington was last updated at 2024-02-09 23:00:47.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 2 4 16.0%
M 3 16 64.0%
M 4 4 16.0%

Magnitude distribution for Wellington was last updated at 2024-04-19 20:01:07.

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 Wellington, New South Wales, Australia?

The last earthquake in Wellington was 4 years ago and struck 175 km (109 mi) โ†— NE of the city. The earthquake had a magnitude 4.00 on the richter scale and a depth of 16.05 km.

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

The strongest earthquake recorded near Wellington was a 4.20 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 14.53 kilometers. It struck 108 km (67 mi) โ†˜ SE of the city, 7 years ago.

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

In 2024, Wellington has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 0.1 or higher on the Richter scale. That's lower than the annual average of 0.32 earthquakes in the region. Based on historic earthquake data, which dates back to 1950, we can asume that Wellington 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.