Latest Earthquakes Near Bowen, Queensland in ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Australia

Latest Earthquakes Near Bowen, Queensland in Australia

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Bowen, Queensland 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 8 out of 7 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
4 years ago
On 2020-04-15 07:11:04
-19.8545, 148.77
57 km (35 mi) โ†— NE of Bowen
M 5
10 km
7 years ago
On 2016-08-18 18:27:35
-19.6628, 148.8618
75 km (46 mi) โ†— NE of Bowen
M 4.3
10 km
7 years ago
On 2016-08-18 05:30:34
-19.73, 148.92
77 km (47 mi) โ†— NE of Bowen
M 4
2 km
7 years ago
On 2016-08-18 04:30:08
-19.8352, 148.7233
53 km (33 mi) โ†— NE of Bowen
M 5.7
10 km
12 years ago
On 2011-09-17 16:28:29
-20.214, 147.614
69 km (43 mi) โ†™ SW of Bowen
M 4.3
5 km
13 years ago
On 2011-04-16 07:06:52
-20.17, 147.679
61 km (38 mi) โ†™ SW of Bowen
M 4
0 km
13 years ago
On 2011-04-16 05:31:18
-20.085, 147.764
51 km (31 mi) โ†™ SW of Bowen
M 5
7 km
38 years ago
On 1985-08-02 12:17:00
-19.482, 149.119
108 km (67 mi) โ†— NE of Bowen
M 0
33 km

Bowen Earthquake Statistics

Since the 1950's Bowen has experiences a total of 7 earthquakes, within a 150 km radius of the center of the city.

Earthquakes per Year in Bowen 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Bowen was last updated at 2024-02-09 23:00:49.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 4 4 50.0%
M 5 3 37.5%

Magnitude distribution for Bowen was last updated at 2024-04-19 20:01:11.

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 Bowen, Queensland, Australia?

The last earthquake in Bowen was 4 years ago and struck 57 km (35 mi) โ†— NE of the city. The earthquake had a magnitude 5.00 on the richter scale and a depth of 10.0 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Bowen, Queensland, Australia?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Bowen was a 5.70 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 10.0 kilometers. It struck 53 km (33 mi) โ†— NE of the city, 7 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur near Bowen, Queensland, Australia?

In 2024, Bowen has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 0.1 or higher on the Richter scale. That's lower than the annual average of 0.09 earthquakes in the region. Based on historic earthquake data, which dates back to 1950, we can asume that Bowen is struck by an earthquake every 0.01 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.