A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Oberon in Australia. Id of earthquake: us6000cqrk. Event ids that are associated: us6000cqrk. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 149.8176° East, -33.9502° South. The temblor was reported at 10:58:39 / 10:58 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/11/20 / 2020-11-20 10:58:39 / November 20, 2020 @ 10:58 am.
Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Bathurst (c. 33 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Katoomba (c. 18 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Lithgow (c. 11 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Blaxland (c. 7 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Kelso (c. 6 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Glenbrook, Blaxland, Bathurst. Close country/countries, Australia (c. 21 516 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 27 km S of Oberon, Australia.
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