Latest Earthquakes Near Johnston, Northern Territory in ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Australia

Latest Earthquakes Near Johnston, Northern Territory in Australia

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Johnston, Northern Territory 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.
(Currently displaying 4 out of 2 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
24 years ago
On 1999-11-12 07:58:01
-12.841, 130.926
40 km (25 mi) โ†“ S of Johnston
M 3.9
10 km
34 years ago
On 1989-07-23 20:41:15
-13.06, 130.385
93 km (57 mi) โ†™ SW of Johnston
M 3.9
10 km
35 years ago
On 1989-05-18 17:33:16
-13.419, 130.918
104 km (64 mi) โ†“ S of Johnston
M 0
10 km
39 years ago
On 1985-05-20 14:57:42
-13.139, 130.26
109 km (67 mi) โ†™ SW of Johnston
M 0
33 km

Johnston Earthquake Statistics

Since the 1950's Johnston has experiences a total of 2 earthquakes, within a 150 km radius of the center of the city.

Earthquakes per Year in Johnston 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Johnston was last updated at 2024-02-09 23:00:48.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 3 2 50.0%

Magnitude distribution for Johnston was last updated at 2024-04-19 20:01:09.

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 Johnston, Northern Territory, Australia?

The last earthquake in Johnston was 24 years ago and struck 40 km (25 mi) โ†“ S of the city. The earthquake had a magnitude 3.90 on the richter scale and a depth of 10.0 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Johnston, Northern Territory, Australia?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Johnston was a 3.90 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 10.0 kilometers. It struck 93 km (57 mi) โ†™ SW of the city, 34 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur near Johnston, Northern Territory, Australia?

In 2024, Johnston has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 0.1 or higher on the Richter scale. That's lower than the annual average of 0.03 earthquakes in the region. Based on historic earthquake data, which dates back to 1950, we can asume that Johnston is struck by an earthquake every 0.00 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.


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.