| Mystery 'Explosion' Rocks Gordonvale, Queensland Residents
Mystery surrounds the cause of a giant "explosion" in Gordonvale that was so powerful, it felt like a small-scale earthquake. Several residents in the vicinity of Warner and Crossland roads reported a loud bang and their homes being rocked shortly after 8.30pm on Saturday. Some suggested it may have been a clandestine drug laboratory exploding, while others who felt the earth shake as far away as Edmonton suggested it may have been a mini-earthquake. Emergency services do not have any record of explosions, fires or any other such event. And Geoscience Australia has no record of any major tremors in the area, with the closest recorded earthquake in the past 24 hours as far away as the Solomon Islands. Warner Rd resident Nickalaus Di Bella was at home with mates on Saturday night, playing loud music, when they heard a huge bang outside. "We all started freaking out," he said. "It shook the house. I was inside getting ready to have a shower and I thought someone was doing something stupid