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14 Aug 2022 18:38
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  •   Home > News > Environment

    Dunedin residents have been jolted awake by a short, sharp earthquake this morning

    Dunedin residents have been jolted awake by a short, sharp earthquake this morning



    Otago Daily Times is reporting a weak earthquake struck before 1am, about 30 kilometres northwest of Dunedin.

    GeoNet listed the scale of the quake as magnitude 3.8 and 5 kilometres deep.

    More than 1000 people reported feeling the shaking, ranging from weak to moderate.

    One Twitter user described it as bouncy and bloody loud.

    © 2022 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

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     Today's News

    Environment:
    French climate activists fill golf course holes with cement, protesting against water ban exemption amid drought 18:09

    Business:
    New Zealand Rugby boss Mark Robinson is refusing to shed any light on the future of coach Ian Foster 18:09

    Rugby:
    North Harbour lead Manawatu in the second half of their NPC outing in Auckland 17:29

    Cricket:
    The Black Caps look unshakeable heading into their final dead rubber twenty20 against the West Indies tomorrow morning 17:09

    Law and Order:
    Auckland have survived against a valiant Southland outfit for a 24-23 NPC victory in Invercargill 16:49

    Rugby:
    Former All Black Mike Brewer believes coach Ian Foster will be axed in spite his team's stunning 35-23 win over South Africa at Ellis Park 16:39

    Politics:
    More than $10 million in assistance claims denied as Australians caught trying to rort flood support 16:09

    Rugby League:
    Cameron Ciraldo has inked a five year deal to take over as Canterbury Bulldogs head coach in the NRL 15:29

    Health & Safety:
    New Zealand has 2,618 community cases today - the lowest figures since February 14:49

    Law and Order:
    Black Caps paceman Matt Henry's been ruled out of the remainder of the West Indies tour due to a rub injury 14:49


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