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‘It was like a truck hit the house’: South Australia is rocked by a magnitude 4.2 earthquake 

‘It was like a truck hit the house’: South Australia is rocked by a magnitude 4.2 earthquake

  • South Australia was rocked by 4.2 earthquake at 3.20pm on Thursday afternoon
  • Geoscience Australia believes the quake hit near Burra, in the state’s Mid North 
  • Tremor felt across the state, with residents reporting shakes in Adelaide CBD 

South Australia has been rocked by a 4.2 earthquake – the largest the state has seen in 10 year.

Geoscience Australia believes the quake hit near Burra, in the state’s Mid North, just before 3.30pm on Thursday.  There is no threat of a tsunami. 

The tremor was felt across the state, with a number of residents reporting shakes in Adelaide CBD.

Geoscience Australia believes the quake hit near Burra, in the state’s Mid North, just before 3.30pm on Thursday. There is no threat of a tsunami

One resident Burra said it felt as though a ‘truck hit the house’.

Geoscience Australia seismologist Hugh Glanville told ABC it was the strongest shake to hit the area in the past decade.

There were no reports of property damage, he said.

‘It is possible for minor damage from a magnitude-4 but it’s reasonably unlikely for this earthquake.’ 

The tremor was felt across the state, with a number of residents reporting shakes in Adelaide CBD

The tremor was felt across the state, with a number of residents reporting shakes in Adelaide CBD



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