Northern Australia rocked by magnitude-7.2 earthquake in Indonesia

Darwin has been rocked by an earthquake that strike the Barat Daya Islands in Indonesia, with residents reporting feeling the tremor.

The quake is thought to have been a magnitude-7.2 quake and strike north of East Timor at 5.25am AEDT on Thursday morning.

Just about 2000 men and women have noted experience the earthquake to Geoscience Australia.

There is no tsunami menace to anyplace in Australia.

Prominent Northern Territory locals took to social media to noted feeling the quake, with Olympian Nova Peris tweeted that it “was a strong one particular!”.

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