A 2.3 magnitude earthquake hit Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula on Saturday.

The Bureau of Meteorology says there is no tsunami threat for Australia’s coasts as a result of the earthquake.

“Based on the magnitude and location of this earthquake, the JATWC (Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre) has assessed that there is no tsunami threat to the Australian mainland, island or territories from this earthquake,” the Bureau said.

A 2.2 magnitude earthquake has shaken the Mornington Peninsula on Saturday. Picture: Bureau of Meteorology

A 2.2 magnitude earthquake has shaken the Mornington Peninsula on Saturday. Picture: Bureau of Meteorology

A 2.2 magnitude earthquake has shaken the Mornington Peninsula on Saturday. Picture: Bureau of Meteorology

According to Geoscience Australia, the earthquake struck just after midday.

Geoscience Australia reported dozens of people feeling the event in an around the Mornington Peninsula and Frankston.

Source: | This article originally belongs to Dailymail.co.uk

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