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2 Jun 2020 16:58
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  •   Home > News > Environment

    A 4.8 magnitude earthquake rocked the top of the South Island this morning

    A 4.8 magnitude earthquake rocked the top of the South Island this morning



    It struck 15 kilometres east of Seddon with a depth of 12 kilometres - at around 20 past one.

    Geonet reports the shaking was strongly felt in Nelson, Blenheim and Wellington - all the way up to Palmerston North.

    Nearly two thousand people checked in to say they felt the quake.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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