Earthquake felt at central Dunedin 14:29 p.m.

GEONET NZ – First Indication
Region intensity strong
NZST Mon, May 4 2015, 2:29:10 pm
Depth 5 km
Magnitude 6.0
Location 30 km north-west of Wanaka [with map]


[click to enlarge]
QuakeMap NZ 4.5.15 at 2.29 pm

ODT: Large earthquake near Wanaka

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Posted by Elizabeth Kerr


Filed under #eqnz, Events, Geography, Media, New Zealand

3 responses to “Earthquake felt at central Dunedin 14:29 p.m.

  1. Peter

    A seismic event with an epicentre at the Municipal Chambers?

  2. Hype O'Thermia

    It’s all a mistake. What was felt was mass quivering in dread that any moment Lee Vandervis might turn up and speak loudly to someone.

  3. Elizabeth

    ODT: Quake no surprise

    Monday’s quake was felt across at least half of the South Island.

    ### ODT Online Tue, 5 May 2015
    Quake rocks and rumbles across South
    By Mark Price and Lucy Ibbotson
    Emergency crews trying to extract a man trapped inside his overturned four-wheel-drive looked up for a second and then got on with the job. And that pretty much summed up the response in Wanaka yesterday to a magnitude-5.8 earthquake that rumbled its way through the district, setting power lines, buildings and ornaments swaying, but appearing to cause little damage.
    Read more


    ### ODT Online Tue, 5 May 2015
    Aerial look at epicentre
    GNS Science geologists already working in the Queenstown area before yesterday’s quake near Wanaka are expected to fly over its epicentre today, weather permitting. […] The GeoNet website last night showed at least a dozen aftershocks near Wanaka. They were described as weak to moderate, ranging from magnitude-2.4 to 4.
    Read more

    See latest aftershock information at and

    NZ Earthquake Report for Monday’s magnitude 5.8 quake:
    NZ Earthquake Report (detail) Mag 5.8 Mon 4.5.15 at 2.29 pm [] [screenshot detail only – click to enlarge]

    For full report go to:

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