A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Wickham in Australia. Unique identifier: us6000c2il. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c2il. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:11:39 / 12:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 117.1499° East, latitude -21.0339° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/09/20 / 2020-09-29 12:11:39 / September 29, 2020 @ 12:11 pm.
The epicenter was 46 km (28 miles) from Karratha (c. 11 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Karratha (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Australia (c. 21 516 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 39 km S of Wickham, Australia.
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