Magnitude 3.3 Earthquake Struck 8 km NE of Hawks Nest, Australia on March 11, 2010 16:25:07

Last Updated: 2014-11-07 01:40:58

On March 11, 2010 16:25:07 an earthquake with magnitude of 3.3 on the richter scale hit 8 km NE of Hawks Nest, Australia. The earthquake originated at a depth of approximately 0.0 kilometers below the Earth's surface on longitude 152.252Β° and latitude -32.622Β°. According to documented reports people felt the earth quake, No tsunami was triggered due to the earthquake.

Magnitude & Depth

The earthquake that appeared on March 11, 2010 16:25:07 had a magnitude of 3.3 on the richter scale. Which is considered to be a minor earthquake and is often felt but causes little to no damage.

Shallow earthquakes are considered between 0 and 70 km deep, while intermediate earthquakes range from 70 - 300 km deep and deep earthquakes are between 300 - 700 km deep.

Are shallow earthquakes more destructive?

Shallow quakes generally tend to be more damaging than deeper quakes. Seismic waves from deep quakes have to travel farther to the surface, losing energy along the way.

Nearby Cities and Towns

The nearest significant population center is Hawks Nest in New South Wales, Australia, located 8 kilometers or 5 miles ↙ SW of the earthquake's epicenter. Other cities in close proximity include Tea Gardens (New South Wales, Australia) located 10 km (6 mi) ↙ SW and Shoal Bay (New South Wales, Australia) located 13 km (8 mi) ↓ S of the epicenter.

In total, we found 16 cities in our database that might have been impacted by the earthquake.

Distance Direction City State Country
8 km (5 mi) ↙ SW Hawks Nest New South Wales πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί Australia
10 km (6 mi) ↙ SW Tea Gardens New South Wales πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί Australia
13 km (8 mi) ↓ S Shoal Bay New South Wales πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί Australia
14 km (9 mi) ↓ S Nelson Bay New South Wales πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί Australia
16 km (10 mi) ↓ S Fingal Bay New South Wales πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί Australia
17 km (10 mi) ↙ SW Corlette New South Wales πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί Australia
19 km (12 mi) ↙ SW Soldiers Point New South Wales πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί Australia
19 km (12 mi) ↙ SW Salamander Bay New South Wales πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί Australia
23 km (14 mi) ↓ S Anna Bay New South Wales πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί Australia
23 km (14 mi) ↙ SW Lemon Tree Passage New South Wales πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί Australia
24 km (15 mi) β†– NW Bulahdelah New South Wales πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί Australia
27 km (17 mi) ↙ SW Tanilba Bay New South Wales πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί Australia
27 km (17 mi) ↙ SW Karuah New South Wales πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί Australia
35 km (21 mi) ↙ SW Port Stephens Shire New South Wales πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί Australia
35 km (22 mi) ↑ N Smiths Lake New South Wales πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί Australia
36 km (22 mi) ↙ SW Salt Ash New South Wales πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί Australia

Data Information

Information found on this page is a derivative set, based on sources mentioned below.

Data Sources

We aggregate and combine data from USGS (United States Geographical Survey) and the EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre). This allow us to get near real-time and historical earthquake data dating back to the year 1950.

Disclaimer

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Magnitude 3.3 Earthquake Struck 8 km NE of Hawks Nest, Australia on March 11, 2010 16:25:07
Date and Time
2010-03-11 16:25:07 (UTC)
Magnitude
3.3 Magnitude (richter scle)
Depth
0.0 km
Reports
0 people has reported that they felt this earthquake
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