Small Earthquakes Shake The Hunter Valley

It started at around 11:30am..

13 September 2018

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There's now been three reported tremors in the Hunter Valley. 

The latest was 2.7 magnitude tremor hit southwest of Warkworth. 

It follows a 2.8 magnitude south of Muswellbrook just before midday, and a larger 3.4 quake at 11:23am.


The earth's been moving in the Hunter Valley this morning.

According to Geoscience Australia, a 3.4 magnitude quake struck just south of Muswellbrook at 11:23am.

It measured about 3km deep.


The epicentre appears to be the Mt Arthur mine.

There are no reports of any damage.

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