7 Apr 2009

Small quake in Nelson, no reports of damage

11:57 am on 7 April 2009

A small earthquake was felt in and around Nelson at 8.10am on Tuesday.

The jolt, measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale, was centered 50km southwest of Nelson at a depth of 90km.

The jolt was brief and there have been no reports of damage.