Magnitude 4.2 Earthquake felt across South Australia

Parts of South Australia have been rattled by an earthquake.

The quake, measuring 4.2 on the richter scale, struck near Burra around 3.30pm, at a depth of 3km.

According to Geoscience Australia, the quake could have caused damage up to 6km away and could have been felt by people up to 78km away.


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It’s understood to have been the largest earthquake in the state in ten years.

There’s been no reports of any damage or injuries at this stage.

The Bureau of Meteorology has since confirmed there’s no threat of a tsunami.

“An earthquake felt by people in the southeastern parts of South Australia is NOT expected to generate tsunami impacts for Australia,” BOM Australia tweeted.

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