26 Jul 2012

5.2 quake south of Dannevirke

10:04 pm on 26 July 2012

An earthquake measuring 5.2 has hit 30 kilometres south of Dannevirke.

GNS Science says the quake happened just before 7pm on Thursday and was 30 kilometres deep.

A smaller quake, measuring 4.2, struck 40 kilometres west of Whanganui at about 9.40pm. That one was 110 kilometres deep.