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Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - Burra, SA (Australia) on Saturday, 12 September 2020

Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake  - Burra, SA (Australia) on Saturday, 12 September 2020
12 Sep 21:12 UTC: First to report: GeoAu after 22 minutes.
13 Sep 20:30: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 3.5 to 2.4 km (from 2.2 to 1.5 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 3.9 km (2.4 mi) towards NE.
Date & time: Saturday, 12 September 2020 20:50 UTC
Magnitude: 2.6
Depth: 2.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.44°S / 139.064°E (Australia)
Nearby towns and cities:
101 km (63 mi) SE of Port Pirie (pop: 13,200)
115 km (71 mi) N of Nuriootpa (pop: 5,000)
133 km (82 mi) NE of Gawler (pop: 20,000)
166 km (103 mi) NE of Prospect (pop: 20,200)
167 km (104 mi) N of Adelaide Hills (pop: 60,400)
171 km (106 mi) NE of Adelaide (pop: 1,225,200)
Primary data source: GeoAu
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 12 Sep 20:50 UTCM 2.6 / 2.4 kmBurra, SA (Australia)GeoAu
Sat, 12 Sep 20:50 UTCM 2.7 / 4 kmNear Coast Of South AustraliaEMSC

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Darwin / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging : Bed was shaking side to side
Kapunda South Australia 5373 / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Darwin / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging : Bed was shaking side to side
Adelaide / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s : Large very loud bang

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Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - Burra, SA (Australia) on Saturday, 12 September 2020

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