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The Australian city of Melbourne, capital of the south-eastern state of Victoria, has been struck by a 6.0 magnitude earthquake, damaging buildings but with no serious injuries reported. The quake struck on Wednesday morning, with tremors felt as far away as Adelaide and Sydney. It measured higher on the Richter scale than a 5.6 quake that struck Newcastle, New South Wales, in 1989, killing 13 people. According to a Reuters report, several buildings have been damaged in this morning’s quake, with the epicentre near the town of Mansfield, 200 kilometres northeast of Melbourne. The quake struck at a depth of […]

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