Earthquake in Melbourne, Australia – March 6th

There is reports on Twitter about an earthquake in Melbourne. Will update this with more information. Refresh the page for more information about the earthquake in Melbourne.

Update 1:

The earthquake hit Melbourne at 8:50 PM Friday night, and according to preliminary reports it hit 5.1 on the Richter scale.

Update 2:

Over the past few days there has been a lot of seismic activity around Tonga, Western Australia and quite large scale earthquakes in Figi, all measuring around 5 on the Richter scale.

Update 3:

Official sources have indicated that the eartquake had a magnitude of 4.7 and the official time of the earthquake began at Friday, March 06, 2009 at 08:55:38 PM, with a 10km range.

Update 4:
Below is a map of where the epicenter was.


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