On Wednesday 4 October at 10.21 am Fosterville Gold Mine registered a 2.4 ML mine induced seismic event.
The location of the event was approximately 1.0 km below the surface and 68m east of the underground mine workings.
Mine induced seismicity is a common phenomenon experienced across the underground mining industry and is caused by the redistribution of rock stress underground.
More information regarding mine induced seismicity can be found on our website.
We encourage any community members with questions or concerns to contact the FGM Community Team on 03 5439 9000 or FGM.Community@agnicoeagle.com