Sat, 16 Jan 2021, 18:55
18:55 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
3.1 quake 17 Jan 5:35 am (GMT +11)
Geoscience Australia (GeoAu) reported a magnitude 3.1 quake in Australia close to Stawell, Northern Grampians, Victoria, solely 19 minutes in the past. The earthquake hit early morning on Sunday 17 January 2021 at 5:35 am native time at a really shallow depth of 4.5 miles. The precise magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake is perhaps revised inside the subsequent few hours or minutes as seismologists overview information and refine their calculations, or as different companies difficulty their report.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 3.1 earthquake as properly.
Primarily based on the preliminary seismic information, the quake shouldn’t have prompted any vital harm, however was in all probability felt by many individuals as gentle vibration within the space of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might need been felt in Glenorchy (pop. 120) positioned 1 miles from the epicenter.
Different cities or cities close to the epicenter the place the quake might need been felt as very weak shaking embrace Stawell (pop. 5,900) positioned 13 miles from the epicenter, and Halls Hole (pop. 600) 19 miles away. In Horsham (pop. 14,200, 28 miles away), and Ararat (pop. 8,300, 31 miles away), the quake was in all probability not felt.
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Date & time: 17 Jan 2021 5:35 am (GMT +11) native time (16 Jan 2021 18:35 GMT)
Depth: 7.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.89°S / 142.66°E (Northern Grampians, Victoria, Australia)
Major information supply: GeoAu