Quake shakes Hawke's Bay, felt widely

File photo / Getty Images
File photo / Getty Images

A magnitude 4.6 earthquake has struck in the southern Hawke's Bay this morning.

The quake struck at 8.21, 20 km south of Takapau and 30km east of Dannevirke, at a depth of 50km.

Geonet said the quake was felt in the southern Hawke's Bay and in the Wairarapa, with reports it was felt in Palmerston North and as far south as Foxton Beach.

- Herald Online staff

© Copyright 2015, APN New Zealand Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production apcf05 at 01 Feb 2015 00:22:45 Processing Time: 596ms