A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Harrington in Australia. The temblor was detected at 18:55:51 / 6:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 153.238° East, -32.278° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/04/17 / 2017-04-19 08:55:51 / April 19, 2017 @ 8:55 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008k3m. Id of event: us10008k3m.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Forster. Epicenter of the earthquake was 69 km (43 miles) from Forster (c. 17 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Australia (c. 21 516 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 68 km SE of Harrington, Australia.
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