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Thousands of residents near Melbourne wake up to earthquake - with no injuries or damage reported

The Daily Mail 04 Jul 2023
Victoria has woken to a 2.4 magnitude earthquake, the second quake in five days.

4.6 magnitude earthquake rattles Melbourne late at night - waking people up from their sleep

The Daily Mail 29 Jun 2023
A 4.6-magnitude earthquake rattled Melbourne overnight, waking people up from their sleep ... People took to Twitter in the moments after the quake struck ... 'Earthquake??? Again?? Melbourne peeps??'.

Earthquake rocks residents of major Australian city

The Daily Mail 07 Jun 2023
... it’s impact was fairly minimal compared to the 3.8 magnitude quake that struck 35km north-west of the Melbourne CBD on May 28.

Largest earthquake in 120 years rattles Melbourne but causes little damage

CNN 29 May 2023
Adam Pascale, chief scientist at the Victoria-based Seismology Research Centre, said the earthquake was the largest within 40 kilometers of Melbourne since a magnitude 4.5 quake hit in 1902 ... Geoscience Australia said it had received more than 21,000 reports of the quake, with ...

Melbourne rocked by largest earthquake in more than 120 years

The Times & Democrat 29 May 2023
Adam Pascale, chief scientist at the Victoria-based Seismology Research Centre, said the earthquake was the largest within 40 kilometers of Melbourne since a magnitude 4.5 quake hit in 1902 ... Geoscience Australia said it had received more than 21,000 reports of the quake, with ...

Melbourne earthquake: how common are tremors in Victoria and could a very large one occur?

The Observer 29 May 2023
Melbourne residents were shaken by a 3.8- magnitude earthquake on Sunday night ... That 5.9-magnitude quake had its epicentre in Woods Point, about 130km from Melbourne, but led to building damage in the capital city ... Melbourne earthquake 2023 ... “The one probably nearest to Melbourne ...

Earthquake strikes Melbourne sparking confusion: 'Loud, explosion-like sound'

The Daily Mail 16 May 2023
Melbourne was shaken by a small earthquake on Tuesday morning - with authorities picking up a 2.3 magnitude quake in the city's eastern suburbs ... 'Anyone else in Melbourne feel the earthquake a short time ago?' ...

Geotechnical expert says one in four international tailings dam failures are due to earthquakes

Phys Dot Org 14 Apr 2023
Did you know the U.S ... Just last month, parts of South Australia were rocked by the largest earthquake the state has experienced in nine years when a 4.8 magnitude quake was recorded in the Flinders region. In 2021, Melbourne was shaken by an earthquake in Port Phillip Bay, with aftershocks felt as far away as Sydney ... Prof ... Russell ... Russell says ... Russell.

Grieving Turks and Syrians abroad rally to help quake victims in their homelands

Indian Express 09 Feb 2023
The quake\u2019s death toll had risen above 15,000 people Wednesday ... \u201cBeing a part of a big tragedy, we\u2019re all a big part of the picture itself.\u201d In Melbourne, volunteers secured boxes with tape as they shared accounts of relatives and friends displaced by the quake and its aftershocks, and images they had seen on social media.

Turkey-Syria earthquake generated enough energy to power NYC for more than four days, expert says

ITV 07 Feb 2023
Januka Attanayake, a seismologist at the University of Melbourne in Australia, told the New York Times the energy released by the quake was equal to around 32 petajoules - enough to power ...

Inside the mind of a champion athleteWhat goes into making champion sportspersons? Is it just ...

Deccan Herald 29 Oct 2022
Teeming with close to 100,000 spectators last Sunday, the Melbourne Cricket Ground was a cauldron of extreme emotions. It was a situation where mere mortals would have quaked in their boots and gone weak in the knees. But then, Virat Kohli is no mere mortal ... Consider this. The opponents are Pakistan, against whom losing is not an option ... Sign Up ... sports.

Earthquake strikes Victoria as thousands of homes are wrecked by devastating floods - with the ...

The Daily Mail 19 Oct 2022
Senior seismologist Professor Phil Cummins said residents in Melbourne could feel the quake despite being more than 220km away ... the quake).

Aussie city warned of catastrophic quake 30 times more powerful than Christchurch

NewstalkZB 09 Jun 2022
Experts from Geoscience Australia, the University of Melbourne and the Seismology Research Centre recently excavated two large trenches along the Willunga fault, located just south of the city, and uncovered evidence of huge quakes that predate local records.

Victoria is rocked by 3.1 magnitude earthquake that jolted country towns awake months after another ...

The Daily Mail 26 Feb 2022
Victoria has been shaken by another earthquake months after a 5.8 magnitude earthquake damaged Melbourne ... Over a hundred people reported feeling the earthquake to Geoscience Australia, including several in Melbourne ... The quake was weaker than a 5.8 magnitude earthquake that destroyed several buildings in Melbourne in September, 2021.

Melbourne is stuck in a reverse Groundhog Day: every day is worse than the one before

The Observer 26 Sep 2021
The week with the earthquake was my worst in the pandemic, and it wasn’t the quake that made it so ... I’m a freelance travel writer living in the very centre of the Melbourne CBD – so central that I can see the GPO clock out of my window ... Worst even than in 2020, when Melbourne’s long second lockdown dragged on for four months.

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