Mag. 2.5 earthquake - NE of Gnowangerup, WA, Australia, on Saturday, 24 October 2020 at 09:59 (GMT) -

Mag. 2.5 earthquake  - NE of Gnowangerup, WA, Australia, on Saturday, 24 October 2020 at 09:59 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 6 km depth

24 Oct 10:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 11 minutes.
24 Oct 10:11: Now using data updates from GeoAu
25 Oct 23:58: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 5.7 km (from 3.1 to 3.5 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.8 km (1.1 mi) towards NW.
Date & time: 24 Oct 2020 09:59:08 UTC -
Magnitude: 2.5
Depth: 5.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.628°S / 118.368°E (Western Australia, Australia)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (10 mi) SW of Pingrup (Western Australia) (pop: 251)
23 km (14 mi) ESE of Nyabing (Western Australia) (pop: 285)
59 km (37 mi) S of Lake Grace (Western Australia) (pop: 544)
62 km (38 mi) NW of Jerramungup (Western Australia) (pop: 359)
86 km (53 mi) WNW of Jacup (Western Australia) (pop: 62)
102 km (64 mi) W of West River (Western Australia) (pop: 89)
156 km (97 mi) W of Ravensthorpe (Western Australia) (pop: 516)
162 km (101 mi) NNE of Albany (pop: 33,700)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 15°C (59 F), humidity: 65%, wind: 6 m/s (12 kts) from ESE
Primary data source: GeoAu
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) 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 2.55.7 kmNE of Gnowangerup, WA, AustraliaGeoAu
M 2.55 kmGnowangerup, WA, AustraliaEMSC

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