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Event status: disregarded [?]

Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 6.6 km southwest of Balwyn North, Boroondara, Victoria, Australia, Monday, Mar 20, 2023 at 1:24 am (GMT +11) -

Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 6.6 km southwest of Balwyn North, Boroondara, Victoria, Australia, Monday, Mar 20, 2023 at 1:24 am (GMT +11) Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 6.6 km southwest of Balwyn North, Boroondara, Victoria, Australia, Monday, Mar 20, 2023 at 1:24 am (GMT +11)
19 Mar 14:26 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 2 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMar 19, 2023 14:24:35 UTC -
Local time at epicenterMonday, Mar 20, 2023 at 1:24 am (GMT +11)
Magnitudeunknown (3?)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude37.8228°S / 145.03052°E
Antipode37.823°N / 34.969°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt2 reports
Primary data sourceVolcanoDiscovery (User-reported shaking)
Nearest volcanoNewer Volcanics Province (222 km / 138 mi)
Nearby towns and cities6 km (4 mi) E of Melbourne (pop: 4,246,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
7 km (4 mi) WSW of Balwyn North (Boroondara City) (pop: 20,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
8 km (5 mi) WNW of Burwood (pop: 14,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
13 km (8 mi) SSE of Fawkner (pop: 14,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
22 km (14 mi) ESE of St. Albans (pop: 37,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
43 km (27 mi) SSW of Kinglake Central (pop: 335) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
45 km (28 mi) S of Wallan (pop: 11,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
462 km (287 mi) SW of Camberra (Australian Capital Territory) (pop: 367,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 14.8°C (59 F), humidity: 76%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from S
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Seismic station: Scienceworks Melbourne (MLBS/AU network) | Distance from quake: 12 km / 7 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Scienceworks Melbourne: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Bandpass filter applied: 0.5-10.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake (3)

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Greensborough / not felt / 1-2 s : I heard a rumbling sound similar to a trcuk, but live some distance from anywhere that would be suitable for a truck. Was very low frequency, and hard to describe. It wasn't like a truck or aircraft as I have experience with those.  
Melbourne, Victoria (0 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt bed shaking  
Box hill / Weak shaking (MMI III)

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