A very strong magnitude 6.7 earthquake occurred under the sea 462 km (287 mi) from Australia in the early morning of Monday, Mar 4, 2024 at 3.16 am local time (GMT +11). The quake had a very shallow depth of 10 km (6 mi) and was not felt (or at least not reported so).


Date & time Mar 3, 2024 16:16:51 UTC
Local time at epicenter Monday, Mar 4, 2024, at 03:16 am (GMT +11)
Status Confirmed
Magnitude 6.7
Depth 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude 58.9042°S / 159.1636°E Australia

Seismic antipode 58.9042°N / 20.836°W
Shaking intensity Very strong shaking near epicenter
Felt 0 reports
Primary data source USGS (United States Geological Survey)