Magnitude 5.6 earthquake rattle WA

There is no tsunami threat to Australia.

An earthquake of 5.6 magnitude was felt in the southwest region of Western Australia.

The Australian Joint Tsunami Warning Center detected the earthquake, reported to be centered near Walpole, just before 1 pm local time on Sunday.

There is no threat of tsunami to the mainland of Australia, the island or the territories, says the center.

The office of Meteorology described as "disconcerting" the rocking of office buildings in West Perth.