Earthquake Shake 'Like A Semi-Truck Hitting'
An earthquake which residents have reportedly described as “like a semi-truck hitting” has been recorded near Coffs Harbour.
The 4.2 magnitude quake hit near South West Rocks shortly before 1.30pm (EST).
NSW Incident Alerts said there was no tsunami threat but cracks have appeared on the walls of some homes.
We can confirm a M4.2 earthquake has been recorded near Coffs Harbour. Please follow our @EarthquakesGA Twitter account for the latest #eqaus info and refer to https://t.co/FLt4BtfC77 for further details. Felt reports can be submitted via https://t.co/XGjZvsroP3. https://t.co/vc0NUYlbyv— Geoscience Australia (@GeoscienceAus) January 24, 2018
Decent building wobble lasted about 10-15 seconds.— David (@normallycomplex) January 24, 2018
Residents in South West Rocks and Wauchope are saying the quake ‘felt like a semi trailer hitting’. Cracks have appeared on some homes. pic.twitter.com/45N3mwmC5G— NSW Incident Alerts (@nswincidents) January 24, 2018
#earthquake: A tremor has been felt as far as Nambucca Heads, Port Macquarie and Armidale to the west. No confirmation on magnitude.— NSW Incident Alerts (@nswincidents) January 24, 2018