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

Latest Earthquakes Near Sunshine Beach, Queensland in Australia

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Sunshine Beach, 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 9 out of 9 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
8 years ago
On 2015-12-25 18:40:07
-25.5522, 154.145
140 km (87 mi) โ†— NE of Sunshine Beach
M 4.2
15.31 km
8 years ago
On 2015-10-22 20:45:15
-25.4034, 154.203
156 km (97 mi) โ†‘ N of Sunshine Beach
M 4.2
10 km
8 years ago
On 2015-08-14 01:06:55
-25.4498, 154.3241
161 km (100 mi) โ†— NE of Sunshine Beach
M 4.3
10 km
8 years ago
On 2015-08-01 04:46:24
-25.4093, 154.1987
155 km (96 mi) โ†‘ N of Sunshine Beach
M 5.2
10 km
8 years ago
On 2015-08-01 03:38:44
-25.343, 154.3348
170 km (105 mi) โ†— NE of Sunshine Beach
M 5.4
9 km
8 years ago
On 2015-07-29 23:41:40
-25.3727, 154.2281
160 km (99 mi) โ†‘ N of Sunshine Beach
M 5.5
9 km
38 years ago
On 1986-01-08 09:55:56
-27.257, 152.433
115 km (72 mi) โ†“ S of Sunshine Beach
M 3.2
10 km
39 years ago
On 1985-02-08 08:23:42
-25.211, 153.436
136 km (85 mi) โ†‘ N of Sunshine Beach
M 4.9
33 km
39 years ago
On 1984-10-30 06:29:48
-26.374, 151.893
121 km (75 mi) โ† W of Sunshine Beach
M 3.5
33 km

Sunshine Beach Earthquake Statistics

Since the 1950's Sunshine Beach has experiences a total of 9 earthquakes, within a 150 km radius of the center of the city.

Earthquakes per Year in Sunshine Beach 1950-2024

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

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 3 2 22.22%
M 4 4 44.44%
M 5 3 33.33%

Magnitude distribution for Sunshine Beach 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 Sunshine Beach, Queensland, Australia?

The last earthquake in Sunshine Beach was 8 years ago and struck 140 km (87 mi) โ†— NE of the city. The earthquake had a magnitude 4.20 on the richter scale and a depth of 15.31 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Sunshine Beach, Queensland, Australia?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Sunshine Beach was a 5.50 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 9.0 kilometers. It struck 160 km (99 mi) โ†‘ N of the city, 8 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur near Sunshine Beach, Queensland, Australia?

In 2024, Sunshine Beach has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 0.1 or higher on the Richter scale. That's lower than the annual average of 0.12 earthquakes in the region. Based on historic earthquake data, which dates back to 1950, we can asume that Sunshine Beach 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.