5.2 m earthquake about 150km off Fraser Island
  • Thursday 30 July 2015

A 5.2 magnitude mini earthquake occurred approximately 150km east of Fraser Island, Queensland just before 10am. Sunshine Coast Council Local Disaster Management Group (LDMG) Coordinator John Gallina said there was no threat of tsunami in relation to this event and no reports of damage or injury at this time.

“Sunshine Coast LDMG moved into alert status as at 10.15am in response to the mini earthquake that occurred approximately 150km east of Fraser Island,” Mr Gallina said.

"The tremor could be felt as wide as Bundaberg and the Sunshine Coast.

“SCC LDMG will remain at alert status until all reports are clear of any issues or consequence from this tremor.”