“That was a big one”: 5.8 tremor rocks Victoria
News Breakfast presenters Michael Rowland & Tony Armstrong were in the studio when a tremor hit this morning.
News Breakfast presenters Michael Rowland and Tony Armstrong were in the ABC studio when an earth tremor hit Victoria this morning.
Reports claim a magnitude 5.8 tremor originated in the regional town of Mansfield, about 2.5 hours from Melbourne by road.
The shock happened at about 9.15am and was felt as far as Canberra and Sydney.
News.com.au reports a second shock was reported close to the Mansfield epicentre about 15 minutes after the first one.
— Michael Rowland (@mjrowland68) September 21, 2021
— Simon Love (@SimoLove) September 21, 2021
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