There are some early signs of earthquake damage around Melbourne.
This photo was taken a few minutes ago in Chapel Street.
Early reports suggest the epicentre of the 5.8 richter earthquake appears to be the ski resort of Mount Buller.
Geoscience Australia says a second magnitude 4 earthquake was recorded near Mansfield, in northern Victoria.
The second quake was recorded about 15 minutes after the 5.8 magnitude tremor this morning.