Early Tuesday morning a magnitude 5.5 earthquake struck in the lower South Island at 3.29am.
According to GeoNet, sixty kilometres north-east of Milford Sound recorded at a depth of five kilometres.
The quake was felt across parts of the West Coast, Southland's western coastline and in Otago.
GeoNet's pinpoint map reports over a thousand users feeling the shake.
Out of the reports when this publication was published there were 567 submitted as light, 117 moderate and 8 strong.
M5.0 quake causing light shaking near Milford Sound https://t.co/doHw3F4BPw
— GeoNet (@geonet) July 4, 2022
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