You are using an older browser version. Please use a supported version for the best MSN experience.

What they're saying about the quake

NZ NewswireNZ Newswire 1/09/2016

WHAT THEY'RE SAYING ABOUT THE EAST COAST QUAKE THAT TRIGGERED A TSUNAMI WARNING:

* "It was long and rolling, it just seemed to go on for like minutes. My message is: just be safe" - Gisborne Mayor Meng Foon.

* "It was a real good shake. There was banging and clattering from under my house but it wasn't severe enough to move things around. The rolling just seemed to go on" - Gisborne resident Murray Robertson.

* "The house rocked, it was as spooky as I've ever felt. I thought, man this is a big quake, gotta get out of here. We all went up the hill" - Te Araroa resident talking to RNZ.

* "That was one of the strongest shakes I've ever felt. Hope everyone on coast is ok and safe, esp Te Araroa" - East Coast MP Anne Tolley on Twitter.

image beaconimage beaconimage beacon