6.0 Earthquake – New Zealand – Taupo Volcanic Zone
|Universal Time||December 7 2012 at 18:19:06|
|NZ Daylight Time||Saturday, December 8 2012 at 7:19:06 am|
|Latitude, Longitude||-38.35, 176.06|
|Focal Depth||175 km|
|Location||20 km south-east of Tokoroa|
North Island woken by earthquake
Last updated 07:32 08/12/2012
Two quakes have rattled the North Island this morning.
The first magnitude 5.8 quake struck 25 kilometres south east of Tokoroa at 7.16am, GeoNet reported.
It was felt as far north as Auckland and widely throughout the central North Island and in Wellington. It was also felt in Marlborough, at the top of the South Island.
A 6.3 magnitude #earthquake struck 20 miles SW of Rotorua, New Zealand.