The quake was felt by more than 3,300 people, including citizens in Alexandra, Gore, Haast, Lumsden, Milford Sound, Queenstown, and Wanaka, according to local media. GeoNet reported it appears to have struck on the Alpine Fault. GeoNet are reporting a 5.2 magnitude earthquake 15km north-east of Milford Sound just after 10:30pm tonight. The quake struck just after 10.30pm local time 20km north-west of Milford Sound, on the country's South Island. A powerful earthquake struck Milford Sound late on Monday night, with thousands of Kiwis across the country reporting having felt the shake. A 5.5 earthquake has rattled Milford Sound early this morning and has been largely felt in the Queenstown and Wanaka areas. A 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck about 40 Km west of Milford Sound in New Zealand at 9:53 PM on October 24, as per United States Geological Survey. This can take up to 20-30 seconds. Citizens in Alexandra, Gore, Haast, Lumsden, Milford Sound, Queenstown, and Wanaka, felt the quake which â¦ A magnitude 5.5 earthquake has rocked New Zealand, according to GeoNet.. Wellington: A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck near Milford Sound in the southwest of New Zealandâs South Island on Thursday, government seismic â¦ As per the survey, the epicenter of the quake occurred at around 7:14 pm (UTC) at a depth of 33 kilometers. A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck near Milford Sound in the southwest of New Zealand's South Island on â¦ 3.3 earthquake - 35 km southwest of Milford Sound, Southland District, New Zealand, on Tuesday, 5 Jan 2021 6:07 am (GMT +13) Please wait while we search through millions of records. A 5.9 magnitude earthquake hits Milford Sound in New Zealand, with over 3,000 people reportedly feeling the earth shake. Milford Sound hit by magnitude 5.6 earthquake felt by thousands across country 24 Oct, 2019 09:02 AM Quick Read The magnitude 5.6 earthquake struck 40 kilometres west of Milford Sound. Mag. New Zealandâs GeoNet service, which monitors the countryâs geological hazards, reported a 6.0 magnitude earthquake near Milford Sound on June 25.. The quake struck 25 kilometres west of the Milford Sound in the nationâs southwest region. The 5.5 shake struck at 3:24am at only 5km deep, 40km northeast of Milford Sound. WELLINGTON (Reuters) - A magnitude 5.9 earthquake rattled Milford Sound, in the tourist hotspot of Fiordland in New Zealand's South Island on Thursday, government seismic monitor Geonet said. A 5.9 magnitude earthquake has struck 25 kilometres west of Milford Sound, southwest New Zealand, Geonet said on Thursday .