A earthquake with magnitude 6.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 202 km W of Broome, Australia (126 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 13:39:24 / 1:39 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 120.3368° East, latitude -18.202° South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/07/19 / 2019-07-14 05:39:24 / July 14, 2019 @ 5:39 am. Unique identifier: us70004jxe. Ids that are associated to the event: us70004jxe.
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 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 202 km W of Broome, Australia.
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