A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 59 km SSW of Kojonup, Australia (37 miles). Unique identifier: us2000hfcw. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000hfcw. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:56:25 / 12:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 116.8995° East, -34.3322° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/09/18 / 2018-09-16 04:56:25 / September 16, 2018 @ 4:56 am.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 59 km SSW of Kojonup, Australia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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