Pair of aftershocks hit central New Zealand

A 5.9 magnitude shock hit 30km north-east of Kaikoura, and, only a minute later, a 5.7 shock struck 20km south-east of Seddon. Photo / File
A 5.9 magnitude shock hit 30km north-east of Kaikoura, and, only a minute later, a 5.7 shock struck 20km south-east of Seddon. Photo / File

Two strong aftershocks have rattled the top of the South Island around 2.30pm today.

A 5.9 magnitude shock hit 30km north-east of Kaikoura, and, only a minute later, a 5.7 shock struck 20km south-east of Seddon.

More to come.

- NZ Herald

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