A moderate 4.6 magnitude earthquake has been recorded 30km east of Seddon and was felt all the way in Wellington.
GeoNet reports about 2900 people felt the quake at 4.10pm that was at a depth of 12km.
A M4.6 quake causing Moderate shaking occurred 30km east of Seddon. The depth was 12km. Over 3000 people from both sides of the Cook Strait filled in a felt report. Did you feel it? #eqnz https://t.co/ubvVNdIEa4 pic.twitter.com/txRQL53qBO— GeoNet (@geonet) August 22, 2019
When I moved to Auckland I was so pleased that I would never have to experience an earthquake in the RNZ Wellington building. I am here for ONE DAY and there is an earthquake #eqnz— Katie Scotcher (@katiescotcher) August 22, 2019