Magnitude 2.9 earthquake detected near Brendale, north of Brisbane, Geoscience Australia report

A magnitude 2.9 earthquake has struck Brendale, north of Brisbane, with people across south-east Queensland feeling buildings shake.   

Geoscience Australia reported the tremor was detected at 1:25pm. 

There are no reports of damage or people being injured. 

Geoscience Australia said more than 700 people reported that they felt the tremor, which had a depth of 10 kilometres. 

Initially it was reported to be a magnitude 3 quake with an epicentre reported to have been near Kilcoy, in D'Aguilar National Park near Mount Byron. 

Hadi Ghasemi, a senior seismologist at Geoscience Australia, said it was unlikely to have caused severe damage. 

A seismologist says any aftershocks would likely be of smaller magnitude 

Magnitude 2.9 earthquake detected near Brendale, north of Brisbane, Geoscience Australia report