Small earthquake shakes Nelson region

Two earthquakes hit northern NSW of a size that was unusual for the region, according to seismologists. Photo / Thinkstock
Two earthquakes hit northern NSW of a size that was unusual for the region, according to seismologists. Photo / Thinkstock

An earthquake measuring 3.8 on the Richter scale has shaken the Nelson-Marlborough region this morning.

It struck at 7.30am, 30 km south of Nelson and had a focal depth of 70km.

GNS science says it was felt around the Nelson region.

- Herald Online staff

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