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5.6-magnitude earthquake strikes off West Australian coast – USGS

5.6-magnitude earthquake strikes off West Australian coast – USGS
A 5.6-magnitude earthquake has struck some 1,000 kilometers north-west off the coast of Perth, Australia according to the US Geological Survey. The quake hit at a depth of 10 kilometers (6 miles).

No tsunami threat has been issued, according to the latest updates from the Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre.

The quake struck in the Indian Ocean at 10:26pm local time, about 116 kilometers (72 miles) southwest of Coral Bay.

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