15 May 2015

4.6 quake centred near Seddon

6:04 pm on 15 May 2015

A magnitude 4.6 earthquake centred just south of Seddon has been felt throughout New Zealand.

quake map

The 4.8 quake's epicentre was located close to Seddon. Photo: Geonet

GNS Science said the quake struck just after 5.30pm and was 43 kilometres deep.

The intensity of the quake has been rated as strong.