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Australia earthquake LIVE: 4.1 magnitude horror hits with shocks ‘felt 200km away’

Samantha Parker By Samantha Parker May28,2024

A powerful earthquake has hit Australia, with shockwaves being reportedly felt several kilometres away from the epicentre.

The 4.1-magnitude tremor struck at around 4pm local time (7.30am BST) on Wednesday, in an area north-east of Jamestown, in the South Australia state. 

The tremor hit at a depth of one kilometre, according to Geoscience Australia, the government’s website dedicated to geoscience matters. One local reportedly said the earthquake was felt “far and wide” – reportedly as far as Adelaide, located some 200km away from the epicentre.

One local wrote on social media: “Sounded like a train going down Sixth Street, no wonder my poor old house is cracking up!” 

There were no immediate reports of casualties. 

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Samantha Parker

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2 thoughts on “Australia earthquake LIVE: 4.1 magnitude horror hits with shocks ‘felt 200km away’”
  1. Was this earthquake expected, or did it come as a surprise to the residents in the area?

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