31 Dec 2015

Quake felt in centre of country

9:23 am on 31 December 2015

A magntide 5.1 earthquake has just been felt across the centre of the country.

It was centred in French Pass in the Marlborough Sounds, at a depth of 125 kilometres.

On the GeoNet website more than 500 people have reported feeling the quake, which struck at about 8.50am.