Magnitude 5.8 earthquake causes some damage in Australia

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake causes some damage in Australia
Geoscience Australia says a magnitude 5.8 earthquake caused damage in the city of Melbourne in an unusually powerful temblor for Australia

A magnitude 5.8 earthquake caused damage in the city of Melbourne on Wednesday in an unusually powerful temblor for Australia, Geoscience Australia said.

The quake hit northeast of Australia’s second-most populous city near the town of Mansfield at a depth of 10 公里 (6 英里), the government agency said.

媒体 showed images of damage to brickwork in Chapel Street in the inner suburb of South Yarra.

Mansfield Mayor Mark Holcombe told Australian Broadcasting Corp. he was not aware of any damage reports in the town.

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