MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Earthquake hits Wellington and Seddon

Two earthquakes rattled Wellington and the upper South Island this morning at around 10.40am. reported that they were assessed as being at a depth of 24kms and 20kms East of Seddon. They consisted of a 5.3 magnitude quake followed by a 4.4 some minutes after.

The Geonet website details can be viewed here.

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