Another Earthquake shakes Melbourne

March 18th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi  

An earthquake(Earth Tremor) having magnitude 4.6 has hit Australia’s second-largest city, Melbourne at 4.28pm (5:28 am UTC).

Melbourne, was shaken by an small earthquake but there were no immediate reports of damage.

On March 06, 2009, an earthquake hitting 4.6 on the Richter Scale rocked Victoria. Windows were also broken in the quake, which was the strongest in 36 years and was felt over more than 200kms, according to Geo science Australia.

The last time the earth shook with such force so close to Melbourne was in 1973, when a quake measuring 5 happened at Wonthaggi south-east of Melbourne.

The quake hit about 4.28pm and was felt across Melbourne and surrounding areas.

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