Fiordland Quake

A moderately strong, shallow earthquake struck off the coast of Fiordland this morning.

Thursday 1st July 2010

A magnitude 5.1 earthquake struck off the coast of Fiordland, 180 km west of Invercargill, 120 km west of Tuatapere, at 9:26 this morning. The undersea quake, centred 30 km west of Puysegur Point at a depth of 33km, was felt in Southland.

[Compiled from data provided by the GeoNet project and its sponsors EQC, GNS Science and FRST.]

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