Second earthquake hits New Zealand

By 9News |

New Zealand hit by second earthquake in two days –

A second moderate earthquake has struck New Zealand in as many days.

Thousands of Kiwis were rattled by a 5.2 magnitude earthquake on Tuesday around 12.30pm local time.

The epicentre was in the same part of the sea as Monday’s 5.8 magnitude tremor.

New Zealand has had two earthquakes in as many days.

New Zealand has had two earthquakes in as many days. (Supplied)

Both were 30 kilometres northwest of Levin, around 100 kilometres north of Wellington.

Monday’s earthquake came as Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gave a live interview.

“We’re having a bit of an earthquake here,” Ms Ardern said in an early morning interview with Newshub’s AM Show from Parliament.

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