Earthquakes Today: latest quakes in or near Australia: past 7 days

Updated Oct 28, 2021 12:26 GMT -
During the past 7 days, Australia was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 5.1, 6 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, 10 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 26 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 14 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.
Biggest quake: 5.1 quake Indian Ocean, 87 km southeast of Blitar, East Java, Indonesia, Oct 22, 2021 9:21 am (GMT +7)
Biggest quake today: 3.2 quake Indian Ocean, 112 km south of Sumbawa Besar, Indonesia, Oct 27, 2021 10:21 pm (GMT +8)
Most recent quake: 1.8 quake South Island, 56 km northwest of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand, Oct 29, 2021 1:18 am (GMT +13)
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Thursday, October 28, 2021 12:18 GMT (4 earthquakes)
Oct 29, 2021 1:18 am (GMT +13) (Oct 28, 2021 12:18 GMT)
1.8

5 km
471 km (293 mi)South Island, 56 km northwest of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand MoreMap
Oct 29, 2021 12:54 am (GMT +13) (Oct 28, 2021 11:54 GMT)
1.9

5 km
752 km (467 mi)Southland District, 216 km north of Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand MoreMap
Oct 28, 2021 9:28 pm (GMT +13) (Oct 28, 2021 08:28 GMT)
1.8

122 km
272 km (169 mi)Tasman District, 75 km west of Nelson, New Zealand MoreMap
Oct 28, 2021 5:48 pm (GMT +13) (Oct 28, 2021 04:48 GMT)
1.8

5 km
726 km (451 mi)32 km northwest of Wanaka, Queenstown-Lakes District, Otago, New Zealand MoreMap
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 21:09 GMT (12 earthquakes)
Oct 28, 2021 5:09 am (GMT +8) (Oct 27, 2021 21:09 GMT)
2.6

83 km
25 km (16 mi)Savu Sea, 56 km southwest of Pura Island, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia MoreMap
Oct 28, 2021 5:59 am (GMT +13) (Oct 27, 2021 16:59 GMT)
2.2

5 km
741 km (460 mi)48 km west of Wanaka, Queenstown-Lakes District, Otago, New Zealand MoreMap
Oct 28, 2021 3:33 am (GMT +13) (Oct 27, 2021 14:33 GMT)
1.9

5 km
722 km (449 mi)30 km northwest of Wanaka, Queenstown-Lakes District, Otago, New Zealand MoreMap
Oct 27, 2021 10:21 pm (GMT +8) (Oct 27, 2021 14:21 GMT)
3.2

14 km
149 km (93 mi)Indian Ocean, 112 km south of Sumbawa Besar, Indonesia
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Oct 28, 2021 3:18 am (GMT +13) (Oct 27, 2021 14:18 GMT)
1.9

1.6 km
599 km (372 mi)South Island, 132 km northwest of Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand MoreMap
Oct 28, 2021 2:06 am (GMT +13) (Oct 27, 2021 13:06 GMT)
2.1

5 km
445 km (277 mi)South Island, 94 km northwest of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand MoreMap
Oct 27, 2021 8:23 pm (GMT +8) (Oct 27, 2021 12:23 GMT)
2.4

10 km
2246 km (1396 mi)22 km south of Moorine Rock, Yilgarn, Western Australia MoreMap
Oct 28, 2021 12:17 am (GMT +13) (Oct 27, 2021 11:17 GMT)
1.9

5 km
722 km (449 mi)30 km northwest of Wanaka, Queenstown-Lakes District, Otago, New Zealand MoreMap
Oct 27, 2021 3:03 pm (GMT +8) (Oct 27, 2021 07:03 GMT)
3.1

113 km
62 km (39 mi)Indian Ocean, 15 km southwest of Dompu, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
I FELT IT
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Oct 27, 2021 1:50 pm (GMT +8) (Oct 27, 2021 05:50 GMT)
4.6

49 km
170 km (106 mi)Timor Sea, 67 km southeast of Kefamenanu, Indonesia
I FELT IT
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Oct 27, 2021 1:45 pm (GMT +13) (Oct 27, 2021 00:45 GMT)
4.1

5 km
678 km (421 mi)South Island, Canterbury, 49 km northeast of Wanaka, New Zealand
I FELT IT - 5 reports
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Oct 27, 2021 8:34 am (GMT +8) (Oct 27, 2021 00:34 GMT)
3.3

10 km
1081 km (672 mi)Indian Ocean, 225 km west of Broome, Western Australia
I FELT IT
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Tuesday, October 26, 2021 20:02 GMT (7 earthquakes)
Oct 27, 2021 9:02 am (GMT +13) (Oct 26, 2021 20:02 GMT)
2.4

52 km
858 km (533 mi)34 km northwest of Te Anau, Southland District, New Zealand MoreMap
Oct 27, 2021 2:11 am (GMT +13) (Oct 26, 2021 13:11 GMT)
4.3

13 km
897 km (557 mi)Tasman Sea, 176 km northwest of Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand
I FELT IT
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Oct 26, 2021 8:49 pm (GMT +10:30) (Oct 26, 2021 10:19 GMT)
2.0

6.6 km
593 km (368 mi)32 km south of Jamestown, Northern Areas, Australia Meridional 1 reportMoreMap
Oct 26, 2021 5:32 pm (GMT +9) (Oct 26, 2021 08:32 GMT)
2.1

10 km
150 km (93 mi)Timor, 10.5 km south of Suai, Municipio de Covalima, Timor-Leste MoreMap
Oct 26, 2021 2:38 pm (GMT +11) (Oct 26, 2021 03:38 GMT)
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n/a
226 km (140 mi)Knox, 24 km east of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (unconfirmed)
I FELT IT - 7 reports
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Oct 26, 2021 3:03 pm (GMT +13) (Oct 26, 2021 02:03 GMT)
1.7

58 km
888 km (552 mi)Southland District, 149 km northwest of Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand MoreMap
Oct 26, 2021 2:00 pm (GMT +13) (Oct 26, 2021 01:00 GMT)
2.6

5 km
725 km (450 mi)30 km northwest of Wanaka, Queenstown-Lakes District, Otago, New Zealand
I FELT IT
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Monday, October 25, 2021 16:14 GMT (8 earthquakes)
Oct 26, 2021 5:14 am (GMT +13) (Oct 25, 2021 16:14 GMT)
1.7

5 km
723 km (449 mi)30 km northwest of Wanaka, Queenstown-Lakes District, Otago, New Zealand MoreMap
Oct 26, 2021 4:16 am (GMT +13) (Oct 25, 2021 15:16 GMT)
2.5

5 km
692 km (430 mi)Westland District, West Coast, 75 km northwest of Wanaka, New Zealand MoreMap
Oct 26, 2021 3:42 am (GMT +13) (Oct 25, 2021 14:42 GMT)
2.1

5 km
723 km (449 mi)30 km northwest of Wanaka, Queenstown-Lakes District, Otago, New Zealand MoreMap
Oct 26, 2021 3:21 am (GMT +13) (Oct 25, 2021 14:21 GMT)
2.0

5 km
725 km (450 mi)30 km northwest of Wanaka, Queenstown-Lakes District, Otago, New Zealand MoreMap
Oct 26, 2021 2:50 am (GMT +13) (Oct 25, 2021 13:50 GMT)
4.4

5 km
723 km (449 mi)South Island, 30 km northwest of Wanaka, New Zealand
I FELT IT - 25 reports
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Oct 25, 2021 8:59 pm (GMT +11) (Oct 25, 2021 09:59 GMT)
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n/a
230 km (143 mi)10.1 km northeast of Mornington, Victoria, Australia (unconfirmed)
I FELT IT - 3 reports
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Oct 25, 2021 10:32 pm (GMT +13) (Oct 25, 2021 09:32 GMT)
2.6

52 km
845 km (525 mi)35 km northwest of Te Anau, Southland District, New Zealand MoreMap
Oct 25, 2021 7:20 pm (GMT +13) (Oct 25, 2021 06:20 GMT)
2.3

43 km
667 km (414 mi)Westland District, West Coast, 74 km north of Wanaka, New Zealand MoreMap
Sunday, October 24, 2021 18:58 GMT (6 earthquakes)
Oct 25, 2021 7:58 am (GMT +13) (Oct 24, 2021 18:58 GMT)
2.5

5 km
912 km (567 mi)Tasman Sea, 174 km northwest of Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand MoreMap
Oct 25, 2021 2:30 am (GMT +8) (Oct 24, 2021 18:30 GMT)
3.1

30 km
125 km (78 mi)Indian Ocean, 85 km south of Muncar, East Java, Indonesia
I FELT IT - 1 report
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Oct 25, 2021 5:51 am (GMT +13) (Oct 24, 2021 16:51 GMT)
1.8

5 km
634 km (394 mi)Westland District, West Coast, New Zealand MoreMap
Oct 24, 2021 10:19 pm (GMT +8) (Oct 24, 2021 14:19 GMT)
2.7

22 km
67 km (42 mi)Indian Ocean, 45 km southeast of Praya, Indonesia MoreMap
Oct 24, 2021 6:56 pm (GMT +7) (Oct 24, 2021 11:56 GMT)
3.8

71 km
145 km (90 mi)Indian Ocean, 124 km south of Blitar, East Java, Indonesia
I FELT IT
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Oct 24, 2021 10:04 pm (GMT +13) (Oct 24, 2021 09:04 GMT)
1.5

5 km
744 km (462 mi)23 km north of Arrowtown, Queenstown-Lakes District, Otago, New Zealand MoreMap
Saturday, October 23, 2021 19:54 GMT (11 earthquakes)
Oct 24, 2021 8:54 am (GMT +13) (Oct 23, 2021 19:54 GMT)
2.0

5 km
489 km (304 mi)South Island, 40 km south of Hokitika, New Zealand MoreMap
Oct 24, 2021 12:59 am (GMT +8) (Oct 23, 2021 16:59 GMT)
3.2

10 km
1339 km (832 mi)126 km northeast of Nullagine, East Pilbara, Western Australia
I FELT IT
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Oct 23, 2021 10:58 pm (GMT +8) (Oct 23, 2021 14:58 GMT)
4.7

10 km
139 km (86 mi)Indian Ocean, 132 km south of Bima, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
I FELT IT - 2 reports
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Oct 24, 2021 2:50 am (GMT +13) (Oct 23, 2021 13:50 GMT)
2.8

69 km
842 km (523 mi)47 km northwest of Te Anau, Southland District, New Zealand MoreMap
Oct 24, 2021 2:22 am (GMT +13) (Oct 23, 2021 13:22 GMT)
1.9

4.7 km
472 km (293 mi)South Island, 60 km northwest of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand MoreMap
Oct 23, 2021 10:23 pm (GMT +13) (Oct 23, 2021 09:23 GMT)
2.3

5 km
675 km (419 mi)Mackenzie District, Canterbury, 51 km northeast of Wanaka, New Zealand MoreMap
Oct 23, 2021 5:24 pm (GMT +11) (Oct 23, 2021 06:24 GMT)
?

n/a
216 km (134 mi)Alpine, 59 km southeast of Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia (unconfirmed)
I FELT IT - 3 reports
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Oct 23, 2021 7:02 pm (GMT +13) (Oct 23, 2021 06:02 GMT)
2.9

12 km
903 km (561 mi)Tasman Sea, 77 km west of Te Anau, Southland District, New Zealand MoreMap
Oct 23, 2021 2:33 pm (GMT +11) (Oct 23, 2021 03:33 GMT)
2.7

7.5 km
344 km (214 mi)Mansfield, 75 km north of Traralgon, Latrobe, Victoria, Australia
I FELT IT - 4 reports
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Oct 23, 2021 9:16 am (GMT +8) (Oct 23, 2021 01:16 GMT)
4.3

10 km
146 km (91 mi)Indian Ocean, 115 km south of Bima, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
I FELT IT - 1 report
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Oct 23, 2021 1:45 pm (GMT +13) (Oct 23, 2021 00:45 GMT)
3.8

361 km
691 km (429 mi)11 km northwest of Oamaru, Otago, New Zealand
I FELT IT
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Friday, October 22, 2021 22:32 GMT (9 earthquakes)
Oct 23, 2021 11:32 am (GMT +13) (Oct 22, 2021 22:32 GMT)
2.6

12 km
900 km (559 mi)74 km west of Te Anau, Southland District, New Zealand MoreMap
Oct 23, 2021 4:47 am (GMT +13) (Oct 22, 2021 15:47 GMT)
3.0

45 km
832 km (517 mi)59 km northwest of Te Anau, Southland District, New Zealand
I FELT IT
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Oct 23, 2021 12:45 am (GMT +11) (Oct 22, 2021 13:45 GMT)
?

n/a
185 km (115 mi)Hume, 22 km north of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (unconfirmed)
I FELT IT - 50 reports
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Oct 22, 2021 11:35 pm (GMT +13) (Oct 22, 2021 10:35 GMT)
2.0

5 km
506 km (314 mi)South Island, 90 km west of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand 1 reportMoreMap
Oct 22, 2021 1:57 pm (GMT +8) (Oct 22, 2021 05:57 GMT)
3.4

10 km
1956 km (1215 mi)Kalgoorlie/Boulder, Western Australia, Australia
I FELT IT
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Oct 22, 2021 1:07 pm (GMT +8) (Oct 22, 2021 05:07 GMT)
3.6

10 km
242 km (150 mi)Indian Ocean, 177 km southwest of Waingapu, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
I FELT IT
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Oct 22, 2021 3:49 pm (GMT +13) (Oct 22, 2021 02:49 GMT)
1.5

10.2 km
740 km (460 mi)65 km north of Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand MoreMap
Oct 22, 2021 9:21 am (GMT +7) (Oct 22, 2021 02:21 GMT)
5.1

98 km
90 km (56 mi)Indian Ocean, 87 km southeast of Blitar, East Java, Indonesia
I FELT IT - 20 reports
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Oct 22, 2021 1:23 pm (GMT +13) (Oct 22, 2021 00:23 GMT)
2.7

104 km
836 km (519 mi)48 km northwest of Te Anau, Southland District, New Zealand MoreMap
Thursday, October 21, 2021 20:28 GMT (5 earthquakes)
Oct 22, 2021 9:28 am (GMT +13) (Oct 21, 2021 20:28 GMT)
2.5

5 km
469 km (291 mi)South Island, Canterbury, 60 km south of Greymouth, New Zealand MoreMap
Oct 21, 2021 11:21 pm (GMT +8) (Oct 21, 2021 15:21 GMT)
2.0

10 km
71 km (44 mi)Pulau Sumbawa, 22 km southeast of Sumbawa Besar, Indonesia MoreMap
Oct 22, 2021 1:26 am (GMT +11) (Oct 21, 2021 14:26 GMT)
?

n/a
214 km (133 mi)10.8 km south of Craigieburn, Hume, Victoria, Australia (unconfirmed)
I FELT IT - 11 reports
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Oct 22, 2021 2:30 am (GMT +13) (Oct 21, 2021 13:30 GMT)
2.6

5 km
943 km (586 mi)Southland District, 118 km northwest of Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand
I FELT IT
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Oct 22, 2021 2:14 am (GMT +13) (Oct 21, 2021 13:14 GMT)
1.9

5 km
494 km (307 mi)Pegasus Island, 28 km west of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand MoreMap
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 4.8 x 1012 joules (1.34 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1157 tons of TNT) More info
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