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Magnitude 5.8 earthquake hits Australia, country's largest in 24 years

No injuries have been reported, but the tremors were felt far from the earthquake's epicenter.

9/22/2021 11:05:00 AM

No injuries have been reported, but the tremors were felt far from the earthquake's epicenter.

No injuries have been reported, but the tremors were felt far from the earthquake's epicenter.

A magnitude 5.8 earthquake has hit Australia's southeastern coast. The quake was originally reported as a 6.0 magnitude, but the magnitude was later downgraded. The country hasn't been hit with a quake above 5.8 in 24 years.The epicenter of the earthquake hit the city of Mansfield around 9:15 a.m. Wednesday morning local time. The quake was felt for about 30 seconds. Its tremors were felt in the city of Melbourne, the coastal capital within the Australian state of Victoria.

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The tremors were also felt as far away as Sydney, Adelaide and the southern island state of Tasmania.A 4.0 aftershock followed about 15 minutes after the initial quake.Southeastern Australia has been hit by an earthquake with a 6.0 magnitude. It's Australia's strongest quake in about 24 years. In this photo, geologists look at the seismograph for a 2007 earthquake.

Jeff J Mitchell/GettyAustralia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison said he had received no reports of serious injuries, Seven News Australia reported. Morrison pledged government funds for any areas harmed by the quake.There's no threat of a tsunami following the quake, according to the Victoria State Emergency Service. However, James Merlino, Victoria's Deputy Premier, warned that aftershocks may continue affecting the region for the"next few weeks or months." headtopics.com

The quake knocked debris off of buildings and downed power lines, videos onshowed. Some office and apartment buildings evacuated their inhabitants. Emergency crews sectioned off city blocks where gas lines may have ruptured, theNZ Heraldreported.Nearly 35,000 households in Melbourne's northern suburbs lost power, Seven News Australia reported. Power has since been restored to most of the area.

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