A MAGNITUDE 3.9 earthquake has struck in the Indian Ocean off Western Australia’s Gascoyne coast.
The quake on Wednesday afternoon hit about 15km off Dirk Hartog Island near Denham.
The Bureau of Meteorology said there was no tsunami threat.
Geoscience Australia estimated the quake could have been felt by people up to 55km away.
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It was a long way south of where a magnitude 6.6 quake was recorded 210 kilometres offshore between Port Hedland and Broome on Sunday afternoon.