Mag. 2.6 earthquake - NE of Hyden, WA, Australia, on Tuesday, 6 October 2020 at 10:36 (GMT) -

Mag. 2.6 earthquake  - NE of Hyden, WA, Australia, on Tuesday, 6 October 2020 at 10:36 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 6 km depth

6 Oct 11:02 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 26 minutes.
6 Oct 11:03: Now using data updates from GeoAu
7 Oct 00:15: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 5.8 km (from 3.1 to 3.6 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 3.1 km (1.9 mi) towards W.
Date & time: 6 Oct 2020 10:36:21 UTC -
Magnitude: 2.6
Depth: 5.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.297°S / 118.945°E (Australia)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) NNE of Hyden (Kondinin) (pop: 409)
31 km (19 mi) S of West Holleton (pop: 22)
31 km (19 mi) NE of Karlgarin (Kondinin) (pop: 95)
44 km (27 mi) NNW of Little Italy (pop: 16)
58 km (36 mi) ESE of Narembeen (pop: 452)
68 km (42 mi) ENE of Kondinin (pop: 337)
111 km (69 mi) SE of Merredin (pop: 2,850)
187 km (116 mi) NE of Wagin (pop: 1,430)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 12.4°C (54 F), humidity: 41%, wind: 1 m/s (1 kts) from WSW
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

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M 2.65.8 kmNE of Hyden, WA, AustraliaGeoAu
M 2.65 kmNarembeen, WA, AustraliaEMSC

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Mordialloc (2452.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : I felt litlle movements while lying down on sofa
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