A Magnitude 6.1 earthquake has struck near Australia. According to RT, It was previously reported that the earthquake was “potentially tsunamigenic,” meaning it could cause a tsunami. Later the information was retracted. According to the report, The US Geological Survey (USGS) has put the quake at a 5.9, with a depth of 10km (6.2 miles).

This Earthquake struck at 8:58am GMT, 1704.1km (1058.8 miles) off the coast of Queenstown, Australia. This latest earthquake comes less than three weeks after a 5.5 magnitude earthquake reportedly struck off the southeast of Western Australia which was reported as the largest Earthquake in almost 30 years.