NZs Marlborough wine region rattled by earthquake

first_img Posted by Travelweek Group NZ’s Marlborough wine region rattled by earthquake << Previous PostNext Post >> Thursday, December 29, 2016 center_img Tags: Earthquake, New Zealand SEDDON, NZ — A 5.5 magnitude earthquake has rattled New Zealand residents on the South Island, in the Marlborough wine region.The quake struck at 3:30 this afternoon local time and residents reported tremors as far as away as Auckland, almost 800 kilometres north from the epicentre in Seddon.A 4.8 magnitude aftershock struck at 4 p.m. local time.This is the second earthquake in as many months for the South Island. The Kaikoura earthquake shook the island with a 7.8 magnitude on Nov. 14. Sharelast_img

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