Magnitude 4.6 earthquake near White Island

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A magnitude 4.6 earthquake has been recorded 5km east of White Island.

The GeoNet website says the earthquake struck at 12:26pm and was at a depth of 103 km.

People from Whakatane, Opotiki, Hawke's Bay and Gisborne have registered "felt" reports on the GeoNet website.

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- Bay of Plenty Times

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