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.
The earthquake hit Melbourne at 8:50 PM Friday night, and according to preliminary reports it hit 5.1 on the Richter scale.
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.
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.
Below is a map of where the epicenter was.