Earthquake Details

Date and Time
UTC: 23 August 1997 @ 17:30:37

Location Launceston Tas Felt widely throughout Tasmania from Smithton to Strahan, Scottsdale and Kingston, MMV near the epicentre.
Coordinates: -41.543, 146.414
Depth: 5 km

ML: 4.2

Potentially Tsunamigenic

Solution status
Last updated: 15 December 2009 @ 10:24:17 (AEDT)
Solution reviewed: Yes
Source: --

Felt the Earthquake? Tell us!

Earthquake location map


An image of the seismogram from the nearest Geoscience Australia seismograph is available for up to one week after the earthquake. Data from Geoscience Australia's seismograph network (AU) can be downloaded for this and other events from the IRIS Data Management Centre
Important: Read about the limitations of this data.
Data retrieved: 22/10/2016 @ 16:19:34 (UTC)