Massive magnitude 7.2 earthquake hits the north coast of Australia

Mass magnitude 7.2 earthquake hits the north coast of Australia – sparking evacuations in Darwin

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A huge earthquake has occurred near the north coast of Australia – triggering an evacuation by Darwin.

The earthquake with a force of 7.2 occurred Monday in a remote part of Indonesia in the Banda Sea.

Residents in Darwin who felt the shock reported it took more than two minutes.

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& # 39; My house still shivers in Palmerston. And the back wall is slightly cracked, & a person reported.

Some buildings have been evacuated as a precautionary measure.

According to the Bureau of Meteorology there is none tsunami threat.

More to come

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