Earthquake Details

The epicentre was about 80 km north of Whitecliffs in western NSW. It was felt strongly at nearby homesteads such as 'The Range' and as far as Bourke. A number of aftershocks were recorded and a field party of Malcolm Somerville and Tony Corke installed 5 seismographs in the epicentral region on the following weekend.
Magnitude: 5.1 (ML)
Depth: 2 km
Tsunamigenic: Not available

Date and Time
UTC: 13 August 1996 @ 04:30:10
Sydney Time: 13 August 1996 @ 14:30:10 (AEST)

Coordinates: -30.080, 143.519

Solution status
Last updated: 15 December 2009 @ 10:21:49 (AEDT)
Solution finalised: Yes
Source: Not available

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Data retrieved: 10/02/2016 @ 22:23:02 (UTC)