A magnitude 3.2 earthquake has rocked the NSW Snowy Mountains region, with locals saying they felt a “bang”.
The earthquake, which hit near Jindabyne on Wednesday at about 10.15am, had a depth of 10km.
A magnitude 3.1 earthquake occurred a few minutes ago near Jindabyne NSW. It has been reported as being felt locally. pic.twitter.com/j2DA9f3LMc
— Seismology Centre (@AusQuake) May 5, 2021
— EMSC (@LastQuake) May 5, 2021
Wow, super sharp impulses on this magnitude 3.1 from a few minutes ago. If only picking P & S arrival times was always this easy! This earthquake has been felt in the Jindabyne NSW area. AUSMG is a nearby Seismometers in Schools station @AusisEdu – engage #scicomm pic.twitter.com/hJ68esP5mw
— Adam Pascale (@SeisLOLogist) May 5, 2021
A person in Dalgety, about 30 kilometres away, told the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre that they experienced a “tremor then boom and [the] house felt like it lifted”.
There are no reports of injuries or damage to properties.