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

Latest Earthquakes Near Williamtown, New South Wales in Australia

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Williamtown, 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 17 out of 17 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
4 years ago
On 2020-05-02 17:48:38
-32.3551, 150.8055
109 km (68 mi) โ† W of Williamtown
M 4
16.05 km
4 years ago
On 2019-12-16 05:29:42
-32.3497, 150.8136
109 km (67 mi) โ† W of Williamtown
M 4.2
10 km
4 years ago
On 2019-12-16 04:27:39
-32.3604, 150.7501
113 km (70 mi) โ† W of Williamtown
M 3.7
10 km
5 years ago
On 2018-09-14 21:51:47
-32.3666, 150.801
109 km (67 mi) โ† W of Williamtown
M 3.9
10 km
7 years ago
On 2017-04-19 08:55:50
-32.3091, 153.1619
135 km (84 mi) โ†— NE of Williamtown
M 3.9
10 km
11 years ago
On 2012-09-10 06:23:52
-33.449, 151.844
71 km (44 mi) โ†˜ SE of Williamtown
M 3.2
2 km
14 years ago
On 2010-03-11 16:25:07
-32.622, 152.252
43 km (26 mi) โ†— NE of Williamtown
M 3.3
0 km
17 years ago
On 2006-07-02 23:19:51
-32.348, 150.867
104 km (65 mi) โ† W of Williamtown
M 2.8
12 km
20 years ago
On 2004-05-15 21:38:40
-32.314, 151.973
56 km (34 mi) โ†‘ N of Williamtown
M 2.8
12 km
20 years ago
On 2004-03-10 03:16:08
-33.755, 150.874
138 km (86 mi) โ†“ S of Williamtown
M 2.2
2 km
22 years ago
On 2001-12-26 02:08:33
-33.864, 150.981
142 km (88 mi) โ†“ S of Williamtown
M 2.4
10 km
29 years ago
On 1994-08-06 11:03:51
-32.956, 151.228
59 km (37 mi) โ†™ SW of Williamtown
M 5.3
10 km
34 years ago
On 1990-02-23 12:43:16
-32.834, 150.693
107 km (66 mi) โ†™ SW of Williamtown
M 3
10 km
34 years ago
On 1989-12-27 23:26:57
-32.967, 151.619
27 km (17 mi) โ†™ SW of Williamtown
M 5.4
10 km
36 years ago
On 1987-06-24 15:47:06
-33.351, 150.234
161 km (100 mi) โ†™ SW of Williamtown
M 3.5
10 km
36 years ago
On 1987-06-24 14:53:23
-33.752, 150.632
154 km (95 mi) โ†™ SW of Williamtown
M 3.1
33 km
38 years ago
On 1986-02-20 21:43:54
-33.29, 150.542
132 km (82 mi) โ†™ SW of Williamtown
M 4.1
5 km

Williamtown Earthquake Statistics

Since the 1950's Williamtown has experiences a total of 17 earthquakes, within a 150 km radius of the center of the city.

Earthquakes per Year in Williamtown 1950-2024

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

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 2 4 23.53%
M 3 8 47.06%
M 4 3 17.65%
M 5 2 11.76%

Magnitude distribution for Williamtown was last updated at 2024-04-19 20:01:08.

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 Williamtown, New South Wales, Australia?

The last earthquake in Williamtown was 4 years ago and struck 109 km (68 mi) โ† W 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 Williamtown, New South Wales, Australia?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Williamtown was a 5.40 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 10.0 kilometers. It struck 27 km (17 mi) โ†™ SW of the city, 34 years ago.

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

In 2024, Williamtown has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 0.1 or higher on the Richter scale. That's lower than the annual average of 0.23 earthquakes in the region. Based on historic earthquake data, which dates back to 1950, we can asume that Williamtown is struck by an earthquake every 0.02 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.