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A 6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Was Just Felt Across Victoria

By Rick Stephens
22nd Sep 2021

At around 9:15am today, an earthquake was felt across Victoria.

The Seismology Centre, the local earthquake observatory for southeast Australia, has just posted initial reports on their Twitter that a 5.3 magnitude earthquake was felt across the state with the epicentre being in Gippsland, near Licola North. 

Several videos are surfacing from across the state with damage to structures, including the facade of several buildings along Chapel Street in Windsor.

Meanwhile, the Victoria State Emergency Service has confirmed the earthquake at a recording of 6.0 magnitude. They have also stated there is no tsunami threat via Twitter.

Anyone who has building damage or requires assistance should contact the State Emergency Service on 132 500.

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