A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 203 km NW of Carnarvon, Australia (126 miles). The 5.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:26:19 / 9:26 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 112.4524° East, -23.3836° South, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us2000iu4a. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000iu4a. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/12/18 / 2018-12-16 14:26:19 / December 16, 2018 @ 2:26 pm.
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 nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate 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: 203 km NW of Carnarvon, Australia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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