A magnitude 5.6 earthquake has struck southern Western Australia with tremors felt as far away as Perth.
The quake was recorded at a depth of 5km by Geoscience Australia at 5.34am local time on Sunday.
The quake hit northeast of Gnowangerup, on the state’s south coast.
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A magnitude 5.6 earthquake has struck southern Western Australia with tremors felt as far away as Perth. Credit: Geoscience Australia
Many people say they felt the tremors, with many taking to social media to share their experiences.
“Never in my life did I expect to get woken up by an earthquake?” one woman Tweeted.
“It sounded like a train coming,” another added.
The Bureau of Meteorology said there is no tsunami threat to Australia from the earthquake.
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