12 Nov 2015

Otago, Southland rattles by quakes

12:40 pm on 12 November 2015

Several earthquakes have rattled parts of Otago and Southland this morning

A 4.5 magnitude earthquake shook the region just after 9am and was centred 45 kms east of Haast at a depth of 15 kms.

It was followed about forty minutes later by a magnitude 4 tremor centred in the same area.

Light shaking has been reported in Wanaka and Queenstown.