Residents are left baffled, and Mystery continues to surround the cause of a large “explosion” that was reported in Gordonvale, Queensland that was so powerful, it felt like a small-scale earthquake according to residents.  According to to reports, Several residents in the vicinity of Warner and Crossland roads reported a loud bang and their homes being rocked shortly after 8.30pm on Saturday.

Excerpt From Cairns Post:
Some suggested it may have been a clandestine drug laboratory exploding, while others who felt the earth shake as far away as Edmonton suggested it may have been a mini-earthquake. Emergency services do not have any record of explosions, fires or any other such event. And Geoscience Australia has no record of any major tremors in the area, with the closest recorded earthquake in the past 24 hours as far away as the Solomon Islands.