Earthquake near Quorrobolong at 2.30am on October 18

QUAKE: The blue pin marks the site of the earthquake at Quorrobolong on Tuesday morning. See the map below to zoom in.
QUAKE: The blue pin marks the site of the earthquake at Quorrobolong on Tuesday morning. See the map below to zoom in.

A small earthquake was detected near Cessnock on Tuesday morning.

The 2.7-magnitude quake was recorded off Sandy Creek Road, Quorrobolong at 2.30am Tuesday.

It was the fifth quake in the Cessnock area in the past four weeks, and the fifteenth quake in the Hunter Region in the past four months.

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