Fiordland has been rocked by a quake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale this morning.

The quake struck shortly before 5am, 120km west of Tuatapere and had a focal depth of 12km.


It was felt as far east as Waikiwi in Southland, according to the GNS website.

What the Richter Scale
actually means: here.

- NZ HERALD STAFF