27 Apr 2020

Moderate, deep earthquake strikes near Te Anau

12:07 pm on 27 April 2020

Fiordland has been rattled by a 5.6 magnitude earthquake this morning.


A Geonet seismograph. Photo: RNZ / Alison Ballance

It was recorded just north of Te Anau a few minutes before 11am.

The quake was centred 40km north of the town and was 67km deep.