Earthquake hits Somerset region
AN earthquake measuring 2.8 on the scale has hit the Somerset region, north of Ipswich.
Police say the epicentre of the quake was somewhere in the vicinity of Scrub Creek Rd, Toogoolawah, and its effects were felt in Toogoolawah and the neighbouring Somerset town of Kilcoy.
The quake, which hit about 5.30pm Thursday, had a 20km depth.
There are no reports of serious damage.