Magnitude 5.9 Earthquake Strikes Central Australia

Magnitude 5.9 Earthquake Strikes Central Australia
A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck Australia some 460 kilometers southwest of the town of Alice Springs in the country’s Northern Territory.

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The quake hit at 18.14 UTC
According to the US Geological Survey, the epicenter of the quake occurred at a shallow depth of 10 kilometers.
The USGS originally reported the earthquake as being magnitude 6.2
There have not been any reports of casualties or destruction so far.
Prelim M5.9 earthquake Northern Territory, Australia May-20 18:14 UTC, updates http://on.doi.gov/25dT2LY

The Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre said the quake measured 6.1 and was reported as being felt near Fregon, South Australia and Ulara, in the Northern Territory.
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