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The 4.3 magnitude earthquake was recorded off the coast of Broome.
A Kimberley resident has told PerthNow an earthquake that struck early on Thursday morning 'felt like a huge truck had gone by.'

The epicentre of the 4.5 magnitude quake was located in the Indian Ocean about 70km north-west of Broome at 4.30am.

Originally reported as a 4.3 magnitude tremor, it was later revised up and Geoscience Australia said it may have been felt by people up to 102km away.

There has been no reports of damage.

Natasha Pacall, who works at Cygnet Bay Pearl farm and lives on the beach in Cygnet Bay, north-east of the epicentre, was woken by the earthquake.

"My whole shack wobbled and groaned," she said.

"At first it felt like a huge truck had gone by, but there is no road on the sea near me — just dunes and mangroves.

"I thought I dreamt it — it was weird and scary."

Ms Pascall said the quake only lasted about 60 seconds.

"We don't think there is any damage," she said.

"Some people actually slept through."

It comes days after a weaker 2.6 magnitude earthquake was detected in Meckering, 136km east of Perth on Sunday.