A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Millthorpe in Australia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008hbg. Unique identifier: us10008hbg. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 148.9535 East, latitude -33.5387 South, depth = 13.21 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.21 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:31:06 / 2:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/04/17 / 2017-04-13 16:31:06 / April 13, 2017 @ 4:31 pm UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Australia (c. 21 516 000 pop). Event epicenter was 31 km (20 miles) from Orange (c. 39 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Bathurst (c. 33 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Parkes (c. 10 000 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Cowra (c. 6 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Kelso (c. 6 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Parkes, Kelso, Bathurst.
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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 23 km WSW of Millthorpe, Australia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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