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24 Oct 2021 13:32
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  •   Home > News > Environment

    Melbourne may have dodged a bullet despite a large earthquake shaking the city

    Melbourne may have dodged a bullet despite a large earthquake shaking the city



    Geoscience reports the 5.9 magnitude quake was felt as far away as New South Wales.

    There are no reports of injury so far, but buildings in the CBD were damaged and shipping containers were toppled.

    Sunshine Coast University Geotech Engineer, Adrian McCullum, says it should serve as a warning to earthquake-proof buildings.

    Meanwhile, there are reports police are firing rubber bullets at protesters marching through Melbourne's CBD for a third-day .... barracking against mandatory vaccination for construction workers.

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

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