Earthquake rocks Tamworth, Gunnedah

AN earthquake with a magnitude of 3.9 has been recorded tonight between Tamworth and Gunnedah.

Emergency services received phone calls from areas including Tamworth, Gunnedah and Malues Creek from about 9.30pm reporting that the ground moved and buildings rattled.

No one has been reported injured and there have been no reports of damage.

Geoscience Australia reported a quake of 3.9 magnitude at 9.31pm.

It had a depth of 17km and Geoscience Australia’s website indicated it was not considered significant.

Police media said they had received a number of calls from Tamworth residents who reported their windows had shaken and thought someone was trying to break in.

The quake struck west of Manilla north of Lake Keepit.

The quake is not considered one to launch a tsunami.

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