Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - Central Desert, 171 km northeast of Kintore, MacDonnell, Northern Territory, Australia, on Thursday, 25 Feb 2021 5:04 pm (GMT +0) -
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Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 10 km depth
26 Feb 04:06 UTC: First to report: GeoAu after 11 hours.
Date & time: 25 Feb 2021 17:04:39 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 25 Feb 2021 5:04 pm (GMT +0)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.091°S / 130.45°E (Central Desert, Northern Territory, Australia)
Nearby towns and cities:
140 km (87 mi) W of Yuendumu (pop: 704) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) NE of Kintore (pop: 409) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) NW of Papunya (pop: 377) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (130 mi) NW of Haasts Bluff (pop: 136) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GeoAu (Geoscience Australia )
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.7||10 km||NW of Nyirripi, NT, Australia||GeoAu|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.