Australia is an active continent. Australia doesnt have any volcanoes, but since 1977 there have been 12 earthquakes over a 5.0 magnitude. The last earthquake was measured at 5.4 off the coast of New Zealand in early 1998.
For current Restless Earth activity in Australia,
click on these WWW links
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Volano World, What's Erupting Now
http://wwwneic.cr.usgs.gov/neis/current/australia.html - National Earthquake Information Center, Current Seismicity for Austrailia
http://rses.anu.edu.au/seismology/seismicity/localseismicity.html - Seismicity in
http://www.agso.gov.au/bin/listQuakes - Recent Events (Australia region)
Click on each Restless Continent to learn more about it.
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