Milford Sound Earthquake

A moderately strong very shallow earthquake struck offshore near Milford Sound at 6:32 this evening, Friday the 15th of February 2008. The magnitude 5.0 quake was located 60 km north-west of Milford Sound at a depth of 5 km.

The quake was felt at Frankton, Queenstown and Witherlea.

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

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