A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, northwest of Australia (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18.25 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 19:47:56 / 7:47 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000dd2i. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dd2i. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/01/21 / 2021-01-29 19:47:56 / January 29, 2021 @ 7:47 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 121.8455° East, -13.9591° South, depth 18.25 km.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: northwest of Australia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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