20 Jan 2013

Quake rattles central New Zealand

5:21 pm on 20 January 2013

A 5.2 earthquake shook shaken central New Zealand on Sunday.

GeoNet says the earthquake struck 1.45pm on Sunday, 25 kilometres west of Waverley.

The quake was at a depth of 138 kilometres.

GeoNet says its intensity at surface level was light.