Taralga earthquake: 3.9 magnitude quake hits near Goulburn

Max Corstorphan
The Nightly
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A 3.9 magnitude earthquake has struck near Goulburn.
A 3.9 magnitude earthquake has struck near Goulburn. Credit: Getty/Supplied

Residents of a New South Wales town have woken to shakes from a 3.9 magnitude earthquake.

Geoscience Australia has recorded that the quake hit Taralga, 32 kilometres north of Goulburn, at 06:41 AM on Thursday.

The quake, which originated at a depth of just 1 kilometre, has already prompted hundreds of reports from residents in the surrounding areas.

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Although the tremor was mild, it was widely felt due to its shallow depth.

Local authorities have not yet reported significant damage or injuries, but the community is advised to stay alert for potential aftershocks.

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