A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Denman in Australia. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/12/19 / 2019-12-16 05:29:42 / December 16, 2019 @ 5:29 am. Exact location of earthquake, 150.7954° East, -32.3471° South, depth 10 km. 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). Id of earthquake: us60006s1c. Event ids that are associated: us60006s1c. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:29:42 / 3:29 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Australia (c. 21 516 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Maitland (c. 67 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Cessnock (c. 16 400 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Singleton (c. 13 700 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Muswellbrook (c. 11 800 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from East Maitland (c. 11 300 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Kurri Kurri (c. 5 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was East Maitland, Maitland, Kurri Kurri.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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