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28 Jun 2022 16:00
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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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