4 Feb 2012

Another quake centred in Tasman Sea

11:07 am on 4 February 2012

There has been another earthquake to the west of New Zealand on Saturday morning.

A tremor measuring 5.0 was centred in the Tasman Sea, 70km north-east of Collingwood, and was felt in the capital Wellington.

It was 190km deep and happened at 5.16am.

The quake follows one on Friday morning measuring 5.7, slightly further north in the Tasman Sea, at a depth of 200km.