23 Jul 2011

Earthquake near Hanmer

1:26 pm on 23 July 2011

A magnitude 4.3 earthquake occurred in Marlborough on Saturday.

It was centred 50km north-east of Hanmer Springs at 12.33pm, 12km deep.

GeoNet says it was likely felt in the upper South Island.

A smaller quake measuring magnitude 3.2 was recorded 10km south-east of Hanmer Springs at 11.04am on Monday. It was at a depth of 8km.