Magnitude 3.6 earthquake hits Ongerup
Residents in the Great Southern may have felt the ground shake in the early hours of Monday morning as a magnitude 3.6 earthquake hit Ongerup.
The epicentre narrowly missed the townsite, hitting roughly 3km to the east of the Great Southern town.
The earthquake originated on Sunday January 13 at 7:43pm and the epicentral was recorded at 3:34am on Monday.
The earthquake struck 10km below the earth’s surface.
Several earthquakes have been reported in the Great Southern in the last six months.
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