Strong mag. 5.8 earthquake

Strong mag. 5.8 earthquake

Strong magnitude 5.9 earthquake at 10 km depth
21 Sep 23:18 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 3 minutes.

22 Sep 00:03: Set as duplicate for id 6417220 (5.9 NEAR S.E. COAST OF AUSTRALIA / EMSC)

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22 Sep 01:50: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 5.9. Epicenter location corrected by 2.6 km (1.6 mi) towards SSE.

Date & time: Sep 21, 2021 23:15:53 UTC –

Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Sep 22, 2021 9:15 am (GMT +10)


Magnitude: 5.9


Depth: 10.0 km


Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.492°S / 146.348°E↗ (Mansfield, Victoria, Australia)


Antipode: 37.492°N / 33.652°W↗

Nearby towns and cities:

27 km (17 mi) SE of Jamieson (Victoria) (pop: 265) –> See nearby quakes!

39 km (24 mi) S of Mount Buller (Victoria) (pop: 2,570) –> See nearby quakes!

80 km (50 mi) NNW of Traralgon (Latrobe City, Victoria) (pop: 24,600) –> See nearby quakes!

83 km (51 mi) N of Morwell (Latrobe City, Victoria) (pop: 13,600) –> See nearby quakes!

83 km (51 mi) NNE of Warragul (Victoria) (pop: 15,300) –> See nearby quakes!

92 km (57 mi) ENE of Lilydale (Victoria) (pop: 16,200) –> See nearby quakes!

100 km (62 mi) ENE of Croydon (Victoria) (pop: 26,500) –> See nearby quakes!

100 km (62 mi) NE of Pakenham (Victoria) (pop: 45,900) –> See nearby quakes!

127 km (79 mi) ENE of Melbourne (Victoria) (pop: 4,246,400) –> See nearby quakes!

350 km (217 mi) SW of Canberra (Australian Capital Territory) (pop: 367,800) –> See nearby quakes!

Weather at epicenter at time of quake:

Overcast Clouds 5.2°C (41 F), humidity: 96%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from W

Primary data source: GeoAu (Geoscience Australia )


Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1013 joules (12.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 10676 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs!) More info

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Mag.DepthLocationSource

5.910 kmAustralia: Mansfield, VICGeoAu

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AftershocksMore info

Recorded aftershocks, latest first (34 quakes)
03 Nov 2021 08:22 UTC

| M 2.6 | 7.2 km (4.5 mi) depth

| 4 km (2 mi) distance

| GeoAu | Details
02 Nov 2021 18:13 UTC

| M 2.7 | 4 km (2.5 mi) depth

| 22 km (14 mi) distance

| EMSC | Details
23 Oct 2021 03:33 UTC

| M 2.7 | 7.5 km (4.7 mi) depth

| 6 km (4 mi) distance

| GeoAu | Details
21 Oct 2021 08:07 UTC

| M 2.2 | 10 km (6.2 mi) depth

| 6 km (4 mi) distance

| GeoAu | Details
19 Oct 2021 16:29 UTC

| M 2.6 | 3.1 km (1.9 mi) depth

| 12 km (7 mi) distance

| GeoAu | Details
15 Oct 2021 21:10 UTC

| M 2.8 | 10 km (6.2 mi) depth

| 5 km (3 mi) distance

| GeoAu | Details
15 Oct 2021 18:04 UTC

| M 2.9 | 9.2 km (5.7 mi) depth

| 9 km (6 mi) distance

| GeoAu | Details
10 Oct 2021 14:53 UTC

| M 2.7 | 5.1 km (3.2 mi) depth

| 8 km (5 mi) distance

| GeoAu | Details
07 Oct 2021 07:41 UTC

| M 2.8 | 7.5 km (4.7 mi) depth

| 7 km (4 mi) distance

| GeoAu | Details
05 Oct 2021 17:12 UTC

| M 3.2 | 9 km (5.6 mi) depth

| 1 km (1 mi) distance

| EMSC | Details
04 Oct 2021 22:13 UTC

| M 2.9 | 8 km (5 mi) depth

| 5 km (3 mi) distance

| GeoAu | Details
04 Oct 2021 20:46 UTC

| M 2.4 | 5.9 km (3.7 mi) depth

| 6 km (4 mi) distance

| GeoAu | Details
04 Oct 2021 20:17 UTC

| M 2.8 | 6.9 km (4.3 mi) depth

| 7 km (4 mi) distance

| GeoAu | Details
04 Oct 2021 12:11 UTC

| M 2.9 | 8.6 km (5.3 mi) depth

| 6 km (4 mi) distance

| GeoAu | Details
03 Oct 2021 21:20 UTC

| M 2.7 | 10.5 km (6.5 mi) depth

| 5 km (3 mi) distance

| GeoAu | Details
01 Oct 2021 21:04 UTC

| M 2.4 | 10 km (6.2 mi) depth

| 8 km (5 mi) distance

| GeoAu | Details

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