Two earthquakes were felt near White Island this morning.

The first, at 1am, was within 5 km of White Island and of light intensity.

GeoNet said the earthquake had a depth of 7km and a magnitude of 2.7.

The second, at 7.36am, was felt 25km east of White Island.

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It was of weak intensity with a depth of 57km and a magnitude of 3.6.