sex hikayeleri interior desing escort fethiye escort denizli porno hikaye kredi kartı borç sorgulama sitesi yayında ziraatbank borç sorgulama
INTERNATIONAL NEWS
June 20, 2012 12:00:00 AM
  Follow @ Twitter

The Australian city of Melbourne was hit by a rare earthquake Tuesday with residents reporting their houses shook and windows rattled, but there were no immediate reports of damage.

The US Geological Survey said the 5.2 magnitude quake struck around 120 kilometres (74 miles) southeast of the Victorian state capital near the town of Moe, at a depth of nine kilometres.

Ron Smith, who lives in the Melbourne suburb of Kew, said his whole house shook. "We heard a roar and thought it was the wind," he told reporters. "The floor and the walls shook, the whole house shook."

Moe police constable Chris Hand said: "It was a decent-size rumble, the biggest I've ever felt. We've had a lot of calls but no one is reporting any damage or injuries at this stage."

Australia is occasionally hit by earthquakes, with the biggest of recent times a 6.3-magnitude tremor recorded in West Australia in 1997.

AFP


PREVIOUS STORY
Powerful typhoon cuts across Japan
NEXT STORY
Aust PM pledges consular assistance to Assange

Bookmark and Share
   




FIJI NEWS
EU commends Fiji's recovery effortsThe European Union has commended the Fijian Government for successfully spearheading recovery and rehabilitation works in all areas affected by TC Winston.
BUSINESS
Fijian economy records consecutive growthThe Fijian economy recorded its sixth consecutive year of expansion in 2015, with the economy growing by 4.0 percent while also noting its third successive year of growth above 4.0 percent.
SPORTS
Lami holds Tailevu NaitasiriLami came from behind to hold Tailevu Naitasiri to a 2-2 draw in their Vodafone Senior League clash at the Fiji FA Headquarters ground in Vatuwaqa today.
TECHNOLOGY
Fiji receives ICT awardFijis efforts in harnessing its ICT sector has been recognised by the International Telecommunications Union and Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama yesterday received the ICTs in Sustainable Development Award in New York.
WORLD
Pope prays for peace in Syria, KoreaPope Francis prayed for a "political solution" in Syria and for "reconciliation" on the Korean peninsula in his first Easter Sunday message in front of a crowd in St Peter's Square.
ENTERTAINMENT
Band Of Horses new album Why Are You Ok out JuneIn the past, Band of Horses founder and leader Ben Bridwell would literally run away from home to write while holing up in a secluded cabin or other such remote location, emerging months later with new songs for his band to flesh out and fully animate.
NEWS SPORTS INFOTAINMENT MOBILE HOT TOPICS FOLLOW US ON