Darwin residents have been woken by a strong earthquake which struck in the Banda Sea this morning.
The 6.6 magnitude quake was felt in Darwin just before 6.00am.
“Certainly felt this
#tremor this morning, the bed was literally shaking,” one resident wrote on Twitter.
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“Just felt the biggest earthquake yet in Darwin, decent amount of shaking and noise. More than a little bit concerning being in a top floor apartment,” commented another.
The Bureau of Meteorology has confirmed there’s no tsunami threat to Australia.
“There is NO threat of a tsunami to Australia.”
— Bureau of Meteorology, Australia (@BOM_au) March 25, 2018