6.0 magnitude earthquake in Victoria causes tremors in parts of Riverina

Tremors were felt across the Riverina today following a magnitude six earthquake in Victoria's north-east.

The earthquake was registered just south of Mansfield at about 9:15am with a depth of 10 kilometres, according to Geoscience Australia.

A second earthquake was measured 15 minutes later at the same location, this time at a magnitude of four.

EARTHQUAKE: The epicentre of the earthquake was about 20 kilometres south of Mansfield, Victoria according to Geoscience Australia.

EARTHQUAKE: The epicentre of the earthquake was about 20 kilometres south of Mansfield, Victoria according to Geoscience Australia.

As well as the Riverina, tremors from the earthquake were also felt in Melbourne, regional Victoria as well as Sydney, regional NSW, the ACT, Adelaide and Launceston in Tasmania.

No reports of major structural damage have been received in NSW however there are reports of significant building damage in Melbourne.

Hospitals across the Murrumbidgee Local Health District enacted their emergency management plans following the quake, however no patient evacuations were required.

Some services were briefly paused at the hospitals while the situation was assessed and inspections of all facilities will take place.

The shakes were also felt by residents in Temora, Jerilderie, Griffith and Albury-Wodonga.