Strong earthquake shakes top of South Island

The quake was felt across the Marlborough and Wellington regions. Photo / File
The quake was felt across the Marlborough and Wellington regions. Photo / File

A strong earthquake shook the top of the South Island this morning.

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The magnitude 4.7 quake struck at 9.24am, 35km east of Seddon and was widely felt across the Marlborough and Wellington regions.

GeoNet reported the quake's epicentre was 35km east of Seddon with a depth of 30km.

- NZ Herald

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