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An earthquake hit Western Australia early on Tuesday morning.

The quake measured a magnitude of 4.8, Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology said.


The Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre issued a statement confirming there were reports of an earthquake felt near Pilbara at 5.11am.

“Based on the magnitude and location of this earthquake, the JATWC has assessed that there is no tsunami threat to the Australian mainland, islands or territories from this earthquake,” the centre said.