Magnitude 3 earthquake strikes near Haast

By Heather McCracken

Photo / Thinkstock
Photo / Thinkstock

A magnitude 3 earthquake struck near Haast early this morning.

The 2.45am shake was centered 10km to the southwest of the town, at a depth of 5km.

The Mercalli intensity - how strongly the quake is felt on the surface - was 4.

- APNZ

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