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

Latest Earthquakes Near Stafford, Queensland in Australia

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Stafford, 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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Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
38 years ago
On 1986-01-08 09:55:56
-27.257, 152.433
59 km (37 mi) โ† W of Stafford
M 3.2
10 km
39 years ago
On 1984-10-30 06:29:48
-26.374, 151.893
159 km (99 mi) โ†– NW of Stafford
M 3.5
33 km

Stafford Earthquake Statistics

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

Earthquakes per Year in Stafford 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Stafford was last updated at 2024-02-09 23:00:52.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 3 2 100.0%

Magnitude distribution for Stafford was last updated at 2024-06-07 20:01:06.

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 Stafford, Queensland, Australia?

The last earthquake in Stafford was 38 years ago and struck 59 km (37 mi) โ† W of the city. The earthquake had a magnitude 3.20 on the richter scale and a depth of 10.0 km.

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

The strongest earthquake recorded near Stafford was a 3.50 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 33.0 kilometers. It struck 159 km (99 mi) โ†– NW of the city, 39 years ago.

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

In 2024, Stafford 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 Stafford 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.

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.