Wanganui Earth Quake Scared Residents
A large earthquake has been felt across the North and South Islands tonight.
The 7.0 magnitude quake was centred 60 km south-west of Opunake at a depth of 257 kilometres.
The earthquake was felt in Taranaki, Wellington, Napier, Manuwatu and as far south as Christchurch.
The earthquake was heavily felt in Wellington city.
The Wellington Region Emergency Management Office has said there is no tsunami threat from tonight's earthquake.
A Fire Service spokesman said there had been no reports of significant damage yet.
NZ Property Guide
Auckland New Zealand
Hawkes Bay NZ