5.9 quake Mansfield, 100 km northeast of Pakenham, Cardinia, Victoria, Australia, Sep 22, 2021 9:15 am (GMT +10)

Strong magnitude 5.9 earthquake at 2 km depth
5.9 quake Mansfield, 100 km northeast of Pakenham, Cardinia, Victoria, Australia, Sep 22, 2021 9:15 am (GMT +10)
5.9 quake Mansfield, 100 km northeast of Pakenham, Cardinia, Victoria, Australia, Sep 22, 2021 9:15 am (GMT +10)

Earthquake data (EMSC)

More infoDate & Time: Tue, 21 Sep 23:15:52 GMT
Local time at epicenter: 22 Sep 9:15 am (GMT +10)
Hypocenter depth: 2.0 km
Magnitude: 5.9

Latest user reports about this quake:

  • Thornbury, Victoria: Vibrations rumbling by. Whole house shaking for a minute. Nothing broken. (Weak shaking (MMI III))
  • Seaholme, Hobsons Bay, Victoria: Never been in one before (Weak shaking (MMI III))
  • wagga wagga: my parked car shook from side to side (Light shaking (MMI IV))
  • Maidstone, Victoria: Strong (Light shaking (MMI IV))
  • Doncaster, Vic australia: I was sitting in bed reading when everything started to shake and rattle. I felt the walls and floor all vibrating and rattling. I knew immediately and without a doubt that it was an earthquake, There were no damages, nothing fell off the shelves. The tim (Light shaking (MMI IV))
  • Sunshine: Thought I was having a dizzy spell (Strong shaking (MMI VI))
  • Wagga Wagga: That was very scary! (Moderate shaking (MMI V))
  • Kilmore, Victoria: I was outside standing on a cement slab in the carport and the whole ground was heavily vibrating and the carport was shaking. Everyone in the house (on stumps) felt like the house was going to blow asay (Moderate shaking (MMI V))
  • Little River, Victoria: Was on my bed relaxing when suddenly, I felt my bed move! I thought someone had moved it but, no! I saw the blinds moving back and forth. I just stayed on the bed, shocked! After it was over, I was still on the bed and just looked over at the blind still (Light shaking (MMI IV))
  • Eaglemont: It was the rumble and dog scared our parrot flew off her perch and the whole house seemed to tremor very confusing so much happening at once (Very weak shaking (MMI II))
  • Eltham North Victoria: Light shaking. Sounded like loud scratching which got louder as sound of hanging crystals shook uncontrollably. (Light shaking (MMI IV))
  • 14 Albert crescent st albans: Was scary as in an apartment building and only 2 levels high but the building was moving side to side. (Moderate shaking (MMI V))
  • Eltham North Victoria: Light shaking. Sounded like loud scratching which got louder as sound of hanging crystals shook uncontrollably. (Light shaking (MMI IV))
  • Gisborne,: Walls swaying (Moderate shaking (MMI V))
  • Albury nsw: Felt like a train overhead (Light shaking (MMI IV))
  • Healesville, Victoria, Australia: Woke me up an hour early. Shook our house in a side to side shake and vibration. 1 very small after shock felt. (Light shaking (MMI IV))
  • Hawthorn Victoria Australia: So scared. Biggest I’ve ever felt (Light shaking (MMI IV))
  • Altona North: I was in bed after working night shift an awoke to my bedroom moving back and forth and screams from the family down stairs, as soon as I was down stairs in the kitchen all three pendant lights were swinging left to right ( north to south ).. (Moderate shaking (MMI V))
  • Beechworth: I heard the quake coming about 5 seconds before felt. The shaking made it almost difficult to balance. The house was wobbling and items fell off the shelves indoors. (Moderate shaking (MMI V))
  • Mickleham, Melbourne: I was on upper floor and my bed started shaking. While house was shaking and giving noises. I ran to my kid’d room and picked them. While we went outside of the house the shaking stopped. Kids were very scared. (Light shaking (MMI IV))
  • Murrumbeena 3163: My flat vibrated quite violently almost like a plane was flying low overhead, but it went on & felt like it changed direction. (Light shaking (MMI IV))
  • Cranbourne: Doors shaking and banging, open doors swinging slightly, objects rattling but not moving. Very loud. (Light shaking (MMI IV))
  • Boolarra: The house was shaking, my cup of coffee slopped out of the cup a bit as I had only just made it , we just stopped moving until it finished (Weak shaking (MMI III))
  • 3205: SHhook the bed and could here the supports in the walls and the bighrise sway fast. Thought it was an explosion then trucks. (Strong shaking (MMI VI))
  • North of Daysdale nsw: Window shook felt whole house moving (Light shaking (MMI IV))
  • South Yarra, Melbourne VIC: Moderate shaking (Very weak shaking (MMI II))
  • Wangaratta: I was asleep in bed and awoken by a distant rumbling which continued to get closer then rattling and shaking of my bed bedroom and unit when I realsed what was happening I proceeded with my daughter outside and then in was over it went on for several minu (Very strong shaking (MMI VII))
  • Sunshine: Thought I was having a dizzy spell (Strong shaking (MMI VI))
  • MERNDA: Strong Shaking (Strong shaking (MMI VI))
  • Melbourne: Strong shakes within the building that I was in. The windows, and objects on desks were clearly shaking and it felt like the shelf was about to fall over. (Strong shaking (MMI VI))
  • St Kilda: at first like someone was standing behind my bed holding the bed head & violently shaking it, then a feeling underneath like Godzilla coming up out of the ocean (Moderate shaking (MMI V))
  • Werribee 3030: Concrete walls were shaking (Strong shaking (MMI VI))
  • Pakenham: I felt neutral (Light shaking (MMI IV))
  • In the middle Over Western Gate Bridge: While I was driving Over the bridge the car started to swing horizontally right and left . I thought in the beginning I thought it’s a flat tyre but I recognised that something different is happening when I saw the other drivers looking at each other’ (Moderate shaking (MMI V))
  • Sunshine: Thought I was having a dizzy spell (Strong shaking (MMI VI))
  • Collingwood: Not as big as a 6 I had been in Japan. But our apartment complex was shaking on the 4thlevel. (Moderate shaking (MMI V))
  • Werribee 3030: Concrete walls were shaking (Strong shaking (MMI VI))
  • Boronia: NA (Moderate shaking (MMI V))
  • Emerald: Felt it (Light shaking (MMI IV))
  • Carlton, VIC: Indoors. Heavy rumbling sound downstairs. Upstairs woke up two heavy sleeper teenagers. Cats unsettled. (Light shaking (MMI IV))
  • Victoria: I was in the bathroom for the first one and I didn’t feel it. Then I went on the stairs and my stairs started shaking and it was really weird. (Light shaking (MMI IV))
  • Preston Victoria Australia: Tremor felt like there was movement or something running, scratching the ceiling, the the floor boards were rattling. Then it stopped 15-30 seconds (Moderate shaking (MMI V))
  • Sydney NSW Burwood at Crown Plaza 6th floor: On 6th floor of Crown Plaza Burwood in Sydney Very subtle barely noticed. Caused some creaking. I knew it was an earthquake because drapes and clothes on hangers.Desk clerk was unaware of quake. (Very weak shaking (MMI II))
  • Port Melbourne: Apartment complex I live in (17 stories with townhouses at front rocked for 15-20 seconds. Up down and swinging motion. Very alarming , took a few seconds to realise it was an earthquake and then another few before it started to disappate. First time have (Strong shaking (MMI VI))
  • In the middle Over Western Gate Bridge: While I was driving Over the bridge the car started to swing horizontally right and left . I thought in the beginning I thought it’s a flat tyre but I recognised that something different is happening when I saw the other drivers looking at each other’ (Moderate shaking (MMI V))
  • 110 Ivanhoe parade, ivanhoe: Shaking (Moderate shaking (MMI V))
  • PAKENHAM: Was woken up by the sound of what I thought was a huge truck backing up my driveway. All the windows in my house were violently shaking and my bed started moving back and forth and got more intense and louder as it went on. The TV in my daughters room was (Very strong shaking (MMI VII))
  • Wantirna: Sounded like something running along the roof at first with this initial sound seeming to come from one side of the house to the other Then all the windows rattled and the floor was moving sideways. My cat was scared and running around. It went on for qui (Strong shaking (MMI VI))
  • Hoddles Creek: String shaking Ornaments fell off shelf (Strong shaking (MMI VI))
  • Eltham North Victoria: Light shaking. Sounded like loud scratching which got louder as sound of hanging crystals shook uncontrollably. (Light shaking (MMI IV))
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