BREAKING: A 5.64 magnitude earthquake strikes Melbourne Australia

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A 5.64 magnitude earthquake has occurred near Gaffneys Creek, VIC, Australia at 22/9/21, 9:15 am.

Minor damage has been reported.

No #tsunami threat to Australia from #earthquake felt in Mansfield, Victoria (magnitude 6.0 near Mansfield, VIC)

Buildings shook across Victoria on Tuesday morning as Victoria recorded an earthquake, with residents from metropolitan Melbourne to Geelong to Gippsland reporting violent shaking.

Geoscience Australia says the earthquake was detected around Mansfield in Victoria's north-east around 9:15am and was 10-kilometres deep.

The quake was felt in Melbourne, regional Victoria as well as Sydney, regional New South Wales and the ACT.

There are reports emerging of significant damage in some parts of Victoria.

More to come.

If you have building damage or require SES assistance, phone 132500 and please be patient as lines may be busy.