3.3 Magnitude Earthquake in Bellingen

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Bellingen is the latest to record an earthquake on the Mid North Coast in recent days.

The first came on Friday in the region, with a number of tremors felt since around Dorrigo and South West Rocks.

This morning the Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre detected a 2.2 magnitude earthquake at South West Rocks at 1:04am.

Just after 6am, another tremor was said to be felt at Bellingen.

According to the JATWC, the Bellingen earthquake registered a magnitude of 3.3, with a second earthquake of 3.1 magnitude detected an hour later in Bellingen.

Senior Seismologist, Phil Cummins spoke with Moffee on Triple M this morning. Listen to the full chat here:


23 January 2018

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