A 5.4 magnitude earthquake has been felt in Southland this morning.

The quake stuck at 8.07am, 130km west of Te Anau, at a depth of 33km.

Geonet said the quake was felt in Southland, with reports coming from as far south as Invercargill and north as far as Wanaka.

It was followed by a magnitude 4.4 tremor at 8.42am, 150km west of Te Anau at a depth of 30km.

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- HERALD ONLINE STAFF