Mag. 3.0 earthquake - Goldfields, WA, Australia, on Sunday, 4 October 2020 at 18:04 (GMT) -

Mag. 3.0 earthquake  - Goldfields, WA, Australia, on Sunday, 4 October 2020 at 18:04 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 1 km depth

4 Oct 18:20 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
4 Oct 18:21: Now using data updates from GeoAu
6 Oct 00:07: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 1.2 km (from 6.2 to 0.7 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.7 km (1.1 mi) towards WSW.
Date & time: 4 Oct 2020 06:04:27 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.0
Depth: 1.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.168°S / 122.764°E (Australia)
Nearby towns and cities:
93 km (58 mi) E of Norseman (Shire of Dundas) (pop: 640)
109 km (68 mi) ESE of Higginsville (pop: 153)
139 km (87 mi) NE of Salmon Gums (Shire of Esperance) (pop: 186)
152 km (94 mi) SE of Kambalda West (Shire of Coolgardie) (pop: 1,750)
153 km (95 mi) NE of Grass Patch (Shire of Esperance) (pop: 119)
173 km (107 mi) SSE of Stoneville (City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder) (pop: 2,840)
200 km (124 mi) SE of Kalgoorlie (pop: 31,100)
205 km (127 mi) NNE of Esperance (pop: 7,890)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 5°C (41 F), humidity: 85%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from S
Primary data source: GeoAu
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 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.
M 3.01.2 kmGoldfields, WA, AustraliaGeoAu
M 3.010 kmWestern AustraliaEMSC

User reports for this quake (2)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Fremantle (668 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Fremantle / Weak shaking (MMI III)
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