A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 175 km WSW of Broome, Australia (109 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 120.6325° East, latitude -18.376° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 12:57:19 / 12:57 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/10/19 / 2019-10-26 04:57:19 / October 26, 2019 @ 4:57 am. Event id: us6000635e. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000635e.
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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 175 km WSW of Broome, Australia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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