A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Denman in Australia on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006s1e. Id of event: us60006s1e. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:27:39 / 2:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 150.7517° East, -32.3619° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/12/19 / 2019-12-16 04:27:39 / December 16, 2019 @ 4:27 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maitland, Kurri Kurri, Cessnock (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (53 miles) from Maitland (c. 67 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Cessnock (c. 16 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Singleton (c. 13 700 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Muswellbrook (c. 11 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Kurri Kurri (c. 5 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Australia (c. 21 516 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 6 km ENE of Denman, Australia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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