Earthquake rattles New Zealand capital
WELLINGTON - Agence France-Presse
EPA PhotoA 6.2-magnitude earthquake rattled the New Zealand capital of Wellington on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of any damage or casualties.
The quake hit at a depth of 236 kilometres (146 miles) at 1036 GMT around 173 kilometres northwest of the city, USGS said. The quake was strong enough to be felt by residents in the city.