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

Latest Earthquakes Near Magnetic Island, Queensland in Australia

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Magnetic Island, 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 5 out of 5 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
12 years ago
On 2011-09-17 16:28:29
-20.214, 147.614
142 km (88 mi) โ†˜ SE of Magnetic Island
M 4.3
5 km
13 years ago
On 2011-04-16 07:06:52
-20.17, 147.679
142 km (88 mi) โ†˜ SE of Magnetic Island
M 4
0 km
13 years ago
On 2011-04-16 05:31:18
-20.085, 147.764
141 km (87 mi) โ†˜ SE of Magnetic Island
M 5
7 km
17 years ago
On 2006-07-28 05:49:23
-18.1, 147.72
148 km (92 mi) โ†‘ N of Magnetic Island
M 3.9
10 km
20 years ago
On 2003-08-11 07:04:30
-18.436, 147.114
84 km (52 mi) โ†‘ N of Magnetic Island
M 4.8
5 km

Magnetic Island Earthquake Statistics

Since the 1950's Magnetic Island has experiences a total of 5 earthquakes, within a 150 km radius of the center of the city.

Earthquakes per Year in Magnetic Island 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Magnetic Island was last updated at 2024-02-09 23:00:51.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 3 1 20.0%
M 4 3 60.0%
M 5 1 20.0%

Magnitude distribution for Magnetic Island was last updated at 2024-06-07 20:01:02.

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 Magnetic Island, Queensland, Australia?

The last earthquake in Magnetic Island was 12 years ago and struck 142 km (88 mi) โ†˜ SE of the city. The earthquake had a magnitude 4.30 on the richter scale and a depth of 5.0 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Magnetic Island, Queensland, Australia?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Magnetic Island was a 5.00 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 7.0 kilometers. It struck 141 km (87 mi) โ†˜ SE of the city, 13 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur near Magnetic Island, Queensland, Australia?

In 2024, Magnetic Island has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 0.1 or higher on the Richter scale. That's lower than the annual average of 0.07 earthquakes in the region. Based on historic earthquake data, which dates back to 1950, we can asume that Magnetic Island 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.