A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 32 km WSW of Tennant Creek, Australia (20 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:52:17 / 10:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/08/19 / 2019-08-01 01:22:17 / August 1, 2019 @ 1:22 am. Exact location, longitude 133.916° East, latitude -19.7647° South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us60004yd0. Event ids that are associated: us60004yd0. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 was reported nearby.
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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: 32 km WSW of Tennant Creek, Australia.
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