Melbourne Building Damaged After Magnitude 5.8 Earthquake Shakes Victoria

A magnitude 5.8 earthquake left a building badly damaged in Melbourne, Australia, on September 22.

The earthquake was recorded at 9:15 am near Mansfield in Victoria’s east, according to Geoscience Australia. It was first reported as a magnitude 6.0 earthquake, before being downgraded to 5.8, the seismology agency told Storyful. The Bureau of Meteorology said there was no tsunami threat as a result of the quake.

This video posted to Twitter Ben Smith shows the facade of a Betty’s Burgers restaurant damaged, with bricks lying in piles on the street. Credit: Ben Smith via Storyful

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