|Date||Did not recognize date. Try slightly modifying the date in the first parameter.|
|Origin time|| 00:17:08 UTC|
|Magnitude||5.0 ML (5.2 Mw)|
|Depth||10 km (6.2 mi)|
|Epicenter location|| Coordinates: |
Near Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Western Australia
|Countries or regions affected||Australia|
|Casualties||2 (minor injuries)|
The 2010 Kalgoorlie-Boulder earthquake was a Richter magnitude 5.0 earthquake that occurred near the city of Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Western Australia on 20 April 2010 at approximately 8:17 am WST.
The earthquake caused major damage to the historic buildings in Kalgoorlie-Boulder. Its epicenter was approximately 30 km (20 mi) northeast of Kalgoorlie, at a depth of 10 km (6.2 mi). The duration of shaking lasted about 10–15 seconds and was felt up to 1,007 km (626 mi) away. It was also the largest recorded in the Goldfields region and one of the largest in Australia. No one was killed but two people were treated at Kalgoorlie Hospital for minor injuries resulting from the earthquake. It resulted in the temporary closure of local gold mines including the Super Pit gold mine.