- Potential pardon for Greste
- Man arrested over sexual assault and four armed robberies
- Level crossing removal plan will create jobs
- Monash Freeway re-opened
- Carl Williams stepdaughter in court over shooting
- Man shot at Broadmeadows
- Woman injured in suspected assault
- Dr Napthine delivers the writs
- RSS Syndicate this blog (XML)
What we're talking about
- Michelle on Australian terrorist reportedly killed What's that saying, live by the sword ... more
- Toby Bushby on Cyclists targeted in city blitz Good. more
- Colin Lacivita on Daniher opens up about incurable disease Neale Daniher is a perfect example that you can be fit and obviously he wasn't obese and still end up very sick. I wish the ... more
- Jane on Concerns as kids struggle to write in ... Poppitt, so true. Kids don't know their times tables which is the basics for all maths. They have calculators from grade 1, ... more
- Ian Montgomery on Concerns as kids struggle to write in ... So we finally get a test that is more of an actual. I think it would be worse among high school students as you see so many ... more
- PH on Daniher opens up about incurable disease MND is an evil disease and I can only offer my best wishes to Neale and his family.By going public he will raise awareness ... more
- Aria Judilla on Concerns as kids struggle to write in ... Kids are too busy doing sport three or four times a week rather than learning to read or write. more
- acetrim on Daniher opens up about incurable disease As someone who watched a friend die of motor neurone disease i feel for neal & his family what else can you say stay strong more
- PH on Cyclists targeted in city blitz These fines are way too low and should come with demerit points off their licence.Also, it is time to use hoon laws against ... more
- chris on Cyclists targeted in city blitz finally some justice. !!! Enjoy your fines.. more
- poppitt on Concerns as kids struggle to write in ... We need to teach our children, to read, write, and count. Go back to basics. All these extra subjects in primary school are ... more
- Samuel J on Cyclists targeted in city blitz Long,long overdue indeed. And the grids they ride should be registered and display a number plate. more
- Josh on Concerns as kids struggle to write in ... This shouldn't come as a surprise as normally the schools coach the students prior to the naplan tests to get better ... more
- Gerard McWilliams on Robin Williams, 63, dies Depression is truly an evil condition and the loss of Robin once again shows how deadly it can be. more
- Philip Evans on Robin Williams, 63, dies a very funny man hiding behind a lot of sadness, he put a smile on so many faces. more
- Mandi on Robin Williams, 63, dies Im gutted this bloke was awsome and so talented my favourite movie One hour Photo. more
- Cheryl Skinner on Robin Williams, 63, dies My eyes are leaking copious amounts of salty stuff on the sad news of Robin Williams passing. Yet another legend gone R.I.P. more
- smt on Robin Williams, 63, dies So VERY VERY sad indeed I absolutely agree with Jill (at 10.01) VALE Robin we will miss your humour and brilliant mind more
- Jill on Robin Williams, 63, dies Instead of some of the rubbish that is shown on television these days, how about the channels doing a repeat on some of ... more
- Stephen on Robin Williams, 63, dies Thank you for making us laugh and at times cry. You will be missed and the world has been a better place for your tme with ... more
Victoria NOT about to erupt
WEDNESDAY: A leading vulcanologist says there's no need to fear the states volcanic region will erupt after yesterday's earthquake near Korumburra.
The University of Melbourne has identified scores of small volcanoes in the state's west which erupt every 2,000 years, and are overdue.
But Professor Bernie Joyce says volcanoes normally react independently of earth tremors.
TUESDAY: People in Melbourne and surrounds felt an earth tremor shortly after 11:30am on Tuesday.
The epicentre of the tremor was believed to be in Korumburra and the magnitude was 4.4.
Professor Ian Cartwright from Monash University's school of geoscience has told Neil Mitchell that quakes in Victoria are likely to be centered on fault lines in the Gippsland area.
A smaller aftershock measuring 3.0 on the richter scale struck about 12:37pm.
There have been no reports of any damage or injury.
Let us know if you felt the tremor, where you are and how bad it was below.
Meanwhile, a 6.5 magnitude earthquake has been felt across much of New Zealand.
No major damage is expected.
3AW Twitter Followers:
SamanthaC_92 @3AW693 I thought so!!! I was thinking the wind couldn't be THAT strong..
@degan1970 @RossAndJohn @3AW693 Sure did, was a good old rumble in Kew #Melbourneshakes
@gohsuket メルボルンで地震か RT @3AW693: QUAKING NEWS: Yep, tweets, calls and reports that Melbourne just experienced an earth tremor #MelbourneShaking
@zakkkka @3AW693 sitting at docklands ch7 building.our office started shaking,pictures on the walls shaking.was very surreal!
@MsClaireBella @3AW693 Strong enough on Bourke St CBD to spill a glass of water sitting on my desk on the 9th floor of 30. #MelbourneShaking
@arfee1 @3AW693 sorry Guys. I've just received confirmation that this was @The_HE_man jack-hammering in Eastern suburbs
@LadyWriterMelb @RossAndJohn @3AW693 Felt it in the outer east, in Croydon. My glass kitchen table was shaking! My cat was relatively unimpressed
*The epicentre was just outside of Korumburra*
UPDATE: The State Emergency Service is warning strong winds could last until the weekend in some areas. Gippsland and Ballarat have so far been the worst hit with gusts of up to 160 kilometres an hour. Click on the image on the right for more.
Neil is one of Australia’s most experienced journalists with success in newspapers, radio and television. He was one of the youngest editors of a daily metropolitan newspaper, The Herald. Enter Neil's highlights page for videos. replays and news.
Constantly on the go? Want to know what's happening in your world? Let 3AW keep you up to speed with the aid of social facilitator Twitter. News, views and the most interactive Twitter feed in Australian media.
- Follow Neil on Twitter!
- Follow 'Human Headline'
- Ross and John on Twitter
- Brian Taylor on Twitter
- 3AW Football on Twitter
- Denis Walter on Twitter
- Dwayne Russell on Twitter
- Matt Richo on Twitter
- Heidi Murphy's State Politics
- Tony Tardio on Twitter
- Donna Demaio on Twitter
- Weekend Break on Twitter
- Mitchell's Producer Justin Smith
- Nicole Denton (Ruth Serum)
- Hinch's Producer Shannon Reid
- Simon Owens on Twitter
- Mitchell Program's Seb Costello
- Online Manager Ben Wise
Live in Benalla Vic feft it here, weird feelingLeanne Hind Tuesday 19 June, 2012 - 9:27 PM
I live in Kilmore and we just had things falling off shelves, didnt know what was happening!!!Caroline Tuesday 19 June, 2012 - 9:18 PM
9.00pm tuesday evening
earth tremor lasted 2 mins
whole house was shakingkevin matthews Tuesday 19 June, 2012 - 9:11 PM
That leading vulcanologist says there's no need to fear so what happends over the next 30 years. Korumburra is just down the road from a very big desalination plantcol Wednesday 6 July, 2011 - 3:33 PM
another tremor at approx 7.15pm tues night in poowong, approx 20kms from korumburra (3.7 supposedly). Another big enough rumble. Hopefully that's all for the night, week, month, year...fiona Tuesday 5 July, 2011 - 9:26 PM
I work for Frankston Councl and was in Langwarrn at th time and felt the earth quake , the huse i was in shook slightly . my brther lives in kurrumburra , the was one there not long ago dose tha meen there will be something a bit stronger in the futurevalerie maude Tuesday 5 July, 2011 - 8:10 PM