Wellington New Zealand shaken by M5 earthquake

Author: Eamonn Sheridan | Category: News

Wellington, NZ is experiencing another earthquake, M5.1

  • Epicentre is off the east coast of the South Island
  • GeoNet reporting 15km SE of town of Seddon
  • Depth 11km
  • 'Severe' shaking near Seddon
  • Intensity of the quake rated as 'Severe'


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Wellington was hit hard by an earthquake in November, which took two lives
It was bigger than this quake, at M7.8: Earthquake of 7.8 magnitude hits New Zealand 

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