Residents in the top of the South Island have woken to a strong earthquake this morning.
The 4.5 magnitude quake struck 35 kilometres east of Seddon at a depth of 5km about 7.30am GeoNet described the intensity of the quake as "strong".
The aftershock is one hundreds felt in the area since a damaging 6.6 magnitude quake on August 16.
- © Fairfax NZ News
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