Australia struck by magnitude 5.9 earthquake

Australia struck by magnitude 5.9 earthquake

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake has actually triggered damage in the Australian city of Melbourne, Geoscience Australia stated.

he quake hit 80 miles northeast of Australia’s second-most populated city near the town of Mansfield at a depth of 10 kilometres (6 miles), the federal government firm stated.

Media revealed pictures of damage to brickwork in Chapel Street in the inner suburban area of South Yarra.

Mansfield mayor Mark Holcombe informed the Australian Broadcasting Corporation he was not familiar with any damage reports in the town, and Prime Minister Scott Morrison stated there were no reports of major injury.

The earthquake was the biggest to rattle Australia given that a magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck 130 miles off the northwest seaside town of Broome in 2019.

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