A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 96 kilometers (60 miles) from Charters Towers in Australia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 146.2471° East, -20.9441° South, depth 10 km. Id of earthquake: us6000bja6. Event ids that are associated: us6000bja6. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/08/20 / 2020-08-23 03:00:52 / August 23, 2020 @ 3:00 am. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:00:52 / 3:00 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from Charters Towers (c. 9 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Australia (c. 21 516 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Charters Towers (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 in the same area. 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: 96 km S of Charters Towers, Australia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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