A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Broome in Australia on Thursday. Id of earthquake: us10003l09. Event ids that are associated: us10003l09. Exact location of earthquake, 121.8742° East, -17.2291° South, depth 14.71 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.71 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 04:30:12 / 4:30 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/10/15 / 2015-10-07 20:30:12 / October 7, 2015 @ 8:30 pm.
Nearby country/countries, Australia (c. 21 516 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Broome. Event epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Broome (c. 12 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 90 km NNW of Broome, Australia.
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