A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 105 km SSE of Halls Creek, Australia (65 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.25 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 128.0921° East, latitude -19.1644° South, depth = 14.25 km. The temblor was detected at 12:21:51 / 12:21 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/08/17 / 2017-08-06 04:21:51 / August 6, 2017 @ 4:21 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a5b3. Id of event: us2000a5b3.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 105 km SSE of Halls Creek, Australia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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