Mag. 3.0 earthquake - Offshore Broome, WA, Australia, on Friday, 23 October 2020 at 22:09 (GMT) -

Mag. 3.0 earthquake  - Offshore Broome, WA, Australia, on Friday, 23 October 2020 at 22:09 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

23 Oct 22:24 UTC: First to report: GeoAu after 14 minutes.
25 Oct 20:27: Magnitude recalculated from 3.1 to 3.0.
Date & time: 23 Oct 2020 10:09:44 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.413°S / 120.07°E (Western Australia, Australia)
Nearby towns and cities:
235 km (146 mi) WSW of Broome (pop: 12,800)
261 km (162 mi) NE of Port Hedland (pop: 15,000)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 24.9°C (77 F), humidity: 83%, wind: 6 m/s (11 kts) from WSW
Primary data source: GeoAu
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.010 kmOffshore Broome, WA, AustraliaGeoAu
M 3.110 km184 Km W of Lagrange, AustraliaEMSC

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