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Rare moderate quake strikes Queensland

A moderate shallow magnitude 5.7 earthquake has struck just off the Queensland coast, 54kms ENE of Bowen according to the USGS. Australia’s local Bureau of Meteorology say the quake was Magnitude 5.8, quoting Geoscience Australia, and saying there is no tsunami threat.

The quake was shallow, just 7kms deep.

Here’s the latest:

– USGS / Google



– Geoscience Australia



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