25 Jul 2017

4.7 quake in Fiordland

6:36 am on 25 July 2017

A 4.7-magnitude earthquake was recorded near Milford Sound, in Fiordland, this morning.

GNS Science says it struck about 4.20am and was centred 60km north-west of the sound.

The earthquake was 12km deep.

It was felt in the Queenstown and Wanaka areas of the South Island.

Milford Sound, Fiordland National Park.

The quake struck 60km from Milford Sound. Photo: AFP