The Mornington Peninsula was rocked by a wide ranging earthquake at 9.15am today (22 September 2021).
The earthquake’s epicenter was in Mansfield and is reported to have been up to 6.0 on the Richter scale. It was felt through Metropolitan Melbourne, down the peninsula and in the Western Suburbs of Melbourne, with reports of it being felt in Shepparton and Albury.
On the peninsula, houses shops and factories shook for approximately 10 seconds.
Office buildings in Melbourne’s CBD have been evacuated out of fear of aftershocks.
There are reports on Vic Emergency of building damage across metropolitan Melbourne, but currently no reports on substantial damage to buildings on the peninsula.
More to come….