5.5 MAGNITUDE HITS NEW ZEALAND

Willington, – A magnitude 5.5 quake hit the upper South Island and lower North Island of New Zealand but hasn’t done any damage.

The quake occurred at a depth of 12 kilometer and was centred 10 kilometer east of Seddon, a small town in Marlborough district.

It was followed by several smaller quakes. A 3.0-magnitude struck 25 kilometer south of Hastings. It had a 27 kilometer depth.

Source: Qatar News Agency