Perth Earthquake – Large Earth Tremor Felt Across SW WA.
Breaking News: An earthquake has been felt this morning across Western Australia.
There are reports of an earthquake striking around 5.10am local time Friday 9 November 2018.
The quake was felt from Albany to Perth, with shaking lasting for some time.
“Biggest rumble yet I reckon. Bedside lamp was shaking, dog got spooked and felt like it went for ages this time.,” Paul in Albany tweeted.
In Perth, thousands were waken by the shaking of the earthquake.
Initial reports said it was a 5.4 magnitude earthquake.
There we’re so far no reports of serious damage or injuries.
The epicentre was at Frankland River, the site of a number of tremors in recent months.
“Was there an earthquake a few minutes ago? I felt my entire room shake for about 5 seconds in East Perth?” Ana tweeted.
Well that was interesting. 😳 First earthquake I’ve ever experienced. #Albany
— Mia Davies MLA (@MiaDaviesMLA) November 8, 2018
Details of the earthquake this morning
63km SSW of Kojonup, Australia
Time 2018-11-08 21:07:01 UTC
Position 116° 52′ 12″ E 34° 21′ 6″ S
Perth earthquake reaction
— Mirza Maric (@mirzathemaric) November 8, 2018
It’s the second “Perth Earthquake” felt this year, with a small 5.4 quake felt in September.
“Seismogram of the Ml 5.4 Lake Muir quake in Western Australia 18 minutes ago from Rocky Gully – this station is ~20km away.
Seismogram of the Ml 5.4 Lake Muir quake in Western Australia 18 minutes ago from Rocky Gully – this station is ~20km away. This quake should be oblique reverse if it has occurred on the same fault as the Mw 5.3 on the 16th September #earthquake @GeoscienceAus @LastQuake pic.twitter.com/TtvNK1NZar
— Jamie Gurney (@UKEQ_Bulletin) November 8, 2018
Video: Albany residents react to the earthquake, November 9 2018
One this morning in Albany
Our 2nd Earthquake in one year pic.twitter.com/zJWzKcNkYu
— Cohen Morrison (@Cohen4Piece) November 8, 2018