Did Victoria have an earthquake?
An earthquake has struck eastern Victoria three months after the state recorded its largest seismic event, a 5.9 tremor near Woods Point that caused building damage as far as inner Melbourne.
Did Melbourne Australia just have an earthquake?
There were no significant confirmed earthquakes in or near Melbourne in the past 24 hours. Look up quakes in the past 30 days!
Did Geelong just have an earthquake today?
There were no significant confirmed earthquakes in or near Geelong in the past 24 hours.
How big was the earthquake in Victoria today?
Earthquake Melbourne today: Regional Victoria rattled by 2.9 magnitude earthquake as people 100km away report feeling tremor | 7NEWS.
What magnitude was the earthquake in Melbourne today?
What caused the 2021 Melbourne earthquake?
Seismologists at the University of Melbourne said the earthquake likely ruptured along an east-west striking strike-slip fault. The earthquake occurred when elastic strain accumulated on active fault is released in the form of seismic waves that are felt on the surface as shaking.
When was Melbourne earthquake 2021?
Geoscience Australia have determined that the epicentre of yesterday’s earthquake was near Woods Point, east of Melbourne, at a depth of about 10km.
What island had earthquake today?
The strongest earthquake in Hawai’i (Big Island) today occurred 19 hours ago: Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake – 2.8 mi southwest of Pāhala, Hawaii County, USA, on Thursday, Jul 14, 2022 at 11:06 pm (GMT -10).
What was the biggest earthquake in Victoria in 2012?
A magnitude 5.2 earthquake struck Gippsland near Moe at 8.55 pm on 19 June 2012, at a shallow depth of 10.0 km. It was the strongest recorded in Victoria in at least three decades, with some sources suggesting it was the strongest in over a century.
Where did you feel the earthquake in Victoria?
It was felt across much of Victoria and parts of New South Wales, with strong shaking reported across the state capital, Melbourne. Some minor building damage was reported in the Latrobe Valley close to the epicentre, and in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne.
Was the Victoria earthquake the strongest in over a century?
It was the strongest recorded in Victoria in at least three decades, with some sources suggesting it was the strongest in over a century. It was felt across much of Victoria and parts of New South Wales, with strong shaking reported across the state capital, Melbourne.
How deep was the earthquake that hit Melbourne?
The earthquake’s depth was shallow, at around 10 kilometres. People in Melbourne, who are currently in a covid-19 lockdown, reported feeling the ground shake for 15 to 20 seconds. Tremors were also felt in Canberra, just over 300 kilometres north-east of the epicentre.