Footage of damaged buildings surfaces after 6.0-magnitude quake strikes Australia (VIDEO)

A 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck Australia’s southern coast, according to local authorities, inflicting significant damage seen in videos circulating online, including in Melbourne, the country’s second-largest city.

The quake hit around 9:15am local time on Wednesday and was recorded at a magnitude of 6 by Australia’s Geoscience agency, which noted there is currently no tsunami threat to the region. 

Photos and videos have emerged on social media purporting to show the aftermath of the earthquake, which appeared to damage some buildings in Melbourne, whose streets were seen strewn with rubble. 

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