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  •   Home > News > Environment

    A rolling earthquake in the lower South Island has rocked residents in Dunedin, Queenstown and Wanaka

    A rolling earthquake in the lower South Island has rocked residents in Dunedin, Queenstown and Wanaka



    The 5.9 magnitude quake struck at a shallow five kilometres, 35 kilometres west of Milford Sound's coast at about 10.20am.

    GeoNet Seismologist Muriel Naguit says there's been a recent increase in quakes nationwide.

    She says we're one of the world's most seismically active countries - so we can expect to have some shaking.

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