Sydney Earthquake July 17 2017
A small earthquake measuring about 3.2 magnitude has stuck off the coast of Sydney around 10.39am local time.
“Mag 3.2, Offshore Sydney, NSW. 17 Jul 2017 10:39 (AEST). Lat/Lon 33.98S 151.63E. Depth 0km. Info is preliminary,” Earthquake Australia tweeted.
The quake struck about 45 km East of Sydney.
Mag 3.2, Offshore Sydney, NSW. 17 Jul 2017 10:39 (AEST). Lat/Lon 33.98S 151.63E. Depth 0km. Info is preliminary https://t.co/YSEPPmJAI0
— EarthquakesGA (@EarthquakesGA) July 17, 2017
Geoscience Australia predicted people up to 30km from the epicentre would have felt it, including some people on the coastal areas of Sydney.
We just had a magnitude 3.2 earthquake 45km east of Sydney. Who felt it?
— Seismology Centre (@AusQuake) July 17, 2017
The BOM Australia Twitter account said the Sydney Earthquake was felt on Avalon Beach, NSW.
There was no tsunami threat to coastal regions from the quake, the BOM said.
— BOM Australia (@BOM_au) July 17, 2017
Here’s the data about the Sydney Earthquake
Date and Time
UTC: 17 July 2017 @ 00:39:43
Location Offshore Sydney, NSW. (Reported felt).
Coordinates: -33.979, 151.625
Depth: 0 km
Last updated: 17 July 2017 @ 10:57:17 (AEST)
Solution reviewed: No
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