3 Jul 2015

Strong quake hits in Southland

8:44 am on 3 July 2015

GNS Science has recorded a magnitude 4.8 earthquake in Southland, 70 kilometres west of the town of Tuatapere.

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Photo: RNZ / Alexander Robertson

GNS described the quake, which was 14 kilometres deep, as strong.

It struck at 8.25am.