after Australia last SeptemberThis month, it was New Zealand that felt some tremors. In fact, this morning, around 11 am, an earthquake of magnitude 5.9 was felt north of the island. The earthquake was recorded at a depth of 207 km and was felt as far south as Christchurch.
At this point, it is not yet clear whether he has caused any damage or injury. However, Ruapehu District Council said,No damage has been reported yet.”, locates the RNZ website.
Additionally, Geonet reports that more than 25,000 people have felt it.
A good tremor is now felt across the North Island and the Upper South Island, with the M5.9 earthquake 210 km below King Country. We have received more than 25,000 reports for iPad. To learn more about this earthquake: https://t.co/wsgI5Tls32 pic.twitter.com/O1nCKF5Kv8
– GeoNet (geonet) October 21, 2021
When Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern attended a press conference, she felt the tremors live on from the earthquake. A moment immortalized by RNZ.
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