Earthquake of Magnitude 5.3 Strikes Western Australia: USGS

By Reuters
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November 14, 2021 Updated: November 14, 2021

A magnitude 5.3 earthquake struck a sparsely populated area of Western Australia, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from the small town of Marble Bar, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Saturday.

The European Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC) said the quake had a magnitude of 5.9, and was at a depth of 40 kilometers (25 miles). The area has a very hot desert climate.

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