A 5.8 magnitude earthquake hits New Zealand near capital city
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern caught on camera as 5.8 magnitude earthquake hits near the capital city of Wellington.
A 5.8 magnitude earthquake just struck New Zealand. It caused buildings to rattle and shake.
When it took place, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was in the middle of a TV interview.
“We're just having a bit of an earthquake here Ryan, quite a decent shake here,” she said.
The epicenter of the earthquake was 46 kms deep and 25km northwest of Levin.
There have been no immediate reports of damage or casualties so far.