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

Latest Earthquakes Near Burrum Heads, Queensland in Australia

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Burrum Heads, Queensland in Australia. Each earthquake event is recorded as they happend updated every minute, the first event ever recorded was in 1950.

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(Currently displaying 12 out of 12 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
7 years ago
On 2016-08-13 15:31:12
-23.8567, 152.9265
151 km (93 mi) โ†‘ N of Burrum Heads
M 4.6
10 km
8 years ago
On 2015-12-25 18:40:07
-25.5522, 154.145
159 km (98 mi) โ†’ E of Burrum Heads
M 4.2
15.31 km
8 years ago
On 2015-10-22 20:45:15
-25.4034, 154.203
161 km (100 mi) โ†’ E of Burrum Heads
M 4.2
10 km
8 years ago
On 2015-08-14 01:06:55
-25.4498, 154.3241
174 km (108 mi) โ†’ E of Burrum Heads
M 4.3
10 km
8 years ago
On 2015-08-01 04:46:24
-25.4093, 154.1987
161 km (100 mi) โ†’ E of Burrum Heads
M 5.2
10 km
8 years ago
On 2015-08-01 03:38:44
-25.343, 154.3348
174 km (108 mi) โ†’ E of Burrum Heads
M 5.4
9 km
8 years ago
On 2015-07-29 23:41:40
-25.3727, 154.2281
163 km (101 mi) โ†’ E of Burrum Heads
M 5.5
9 km
9 years ago
On 2015-02-15 15:57:10
-25.219, 151.374
124 km (77 mi) โ†™ SW of Burrum Heads
M 4.9
15 km
20 years ago
On 2004-01-16 15:05:56
-25.072, 151.275
135 km (84 mi) โ† W of Burrum Heads
M 4.4
0 km
35 years ago
On 1988-10-29 20:52:42
-24.888, 151.602
107 km (66 mi) โ† W of Burrum Heads
M 3.4
10 km
39 years ago
On 1985-02-08 08:23:42
-25.211, 153.436
82 km (51 mi) โ†’ E of Burrum Heads
M 4.9
33 km
39 years ago
On 1984-10-30 06:29:48
-26.374, 151.893
150 km (93 mi) โ†“ S of Burrum Heads
M 3.5
33 km

Burrum Heads Earthquake Statistics

Since the 1950's Burrum Heads has experiences a total of 12 earthquakes, within a 150 km radius of the center of the city.

Earthquakes per Year in Burrum Heads 1950-2024

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

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 3 2 16.67%
M 4 7 58.33%
M 5 3 25.0%

Magnitude distribution for Burrum Heads was last updated at 2024-04-19 20:01:12.

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 Burrum Heads, Queensland, Australia?

The last earthquake in Burrum Heads was 7 years ago and struck 151 km (93 mi) โ†‘ N of the city. The earthquake had a magnitude 4.60 on the richter scale and a depth of 10.0 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Burrum Heads, Queensland, Australia?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Burrum Heads was a 5.50 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 9.0 kilometers. It struck 163 km (101 mi) โ†’ E of the city, 8 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur near Burrum Heads, Queensland, Australia?

In 2024, Burrum Heads has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 0.1 or higher on the Richter scale. That's lower than the annual average of 0.16 earthquakes in the region. Based on historic earthquake data, which dates back to 1950, we can asume that Burrum Heads 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.