A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Denman in Australia. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:51:47 / 7:51 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/09/18 / 2018-09-14 21:51:47 / September 14, 2018 @ 9:51 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hg1x. Id of event: us2000hg1x. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 150.7872° East, -32.3304° South, depth 10 km.
Event epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Maitland (c. 67 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Cessnock (c. 16 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Singleton (c. 13 700 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Muswellbrook (c. 11 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from East Maitland (c. 11 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Kurri Kurri (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was East Maitland, Maitland, Kurri Kurri. Close country/countries that might be effected, Australia (c. 21 516 000 pop).
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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km ENE of Denman, Australia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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