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Small magnitude 2.8 earthquake 12 miles southwest of Beltana, Australia

Mon, 14 Nov 2022, 15:28
15:28 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
2.8 quake 15 Nov 1:19 am (GMT +10:30)
2.8 quake 15 Nov 1:19 am (GMT +10:30)
Geoscience Australia (GeoAu) reported a magnitude 2.8 quake in Australia near Beltana, South Australia, 38 minutes ago. The earthquake hit after midnight on Tuesday, November 15th, 2022, at 12:49 am local time at a very shallow depth of 0.9 miles. Magnitude and other quake parameters can still change in the coming hours as the agency continues to process seismic data.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the citizen-seismograph network of RaspberryShake which listed the quake at magnitude 2.8 as well. A third agency, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), reported the same quake at magnitude 2.8.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Beltana (pop. 26) located 12 miles from the epicenter. In Warraweena (pop. 20, 23 miles away), Blinman (pop. 63, 25 miles away), and Leigh Creek (pop. 270, 26 miles away), the quake was probably not felt.

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Date & time: Nov 15, 2022 1:19 am (GMT +10:30) local time (14 Nov 2022 14:49 GMT)
Magnitude: 2.8
Depth: 1.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.96°S / 138.31°E (South Australia, Australia)
Primary data source: GeoAu

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