Quake just north of French Pass


A 5.1 magnitude earthquake has just been felt in Nelson.

The ground started moving at 10.02am and already reports of people feeling the quake are flooding in.

The earthquake’s epicentre was 50km north of French Pass and 95 km deep.

GeoNet have registered the earthquake as light intensity but citizen reports range from weak to severe with 2967 people registering having felt the quake on the website.