Another earthquake felt in West Gippsland
 Baw Baw News  

By // 20:38, Wednesday 18 July 2012

FOR THE EARTHQUAKES OF 20 JULY 2012, PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK: http://www.warragulcitizen.com/local/four-point-three-magnitude-earthquake-second-to-hit-gippsland-in-five-hours196/

Another earthquake has been felt in West Gippsland, the epicentre this time just east of Blue Rock Lake, north of Moe.

The 2.7 magnitude quake happened at a depth of just 3km at 6.09pm tonight.


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The tremor follows a 2.4 magnitude quake in Moe yesterday morning.

SES issues earthquake advice for West Gippsland following aftershock (17 July)

The State Emergency Service is advising West Gippsland residents to check buildings for cracks and damage following a 2.4 (revised from 2.2) magnitude earthquake this morning.

The quake occurred near Moe at 11.56am at a depth of approximately 10 kilometres.

Authorities are yet to receive any reports of damage.

The SES says impacts of the quake may include minor building cracks or damage, and minor damage to roads and bridges.

If a building is damaged, turn off the power, gas and water at the mains and do not re-enter.

Residents should only call 000 if there is a life threatening emergency.

The tremor follows a 5.3 magnitude earthquake south of Trafalgar last month, and a 2.9 magnitude quake earlier this month.


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