Quake shakes eastern Bay of Plenty

By Paul Harper

Photo / Thinkstock
Photo / Thinkstock

A magnitude 4.9 earthquake has shaken the eastern Bay of Plenty early this morning, GeoNet reports.

The quake struck at 2.12am and was centred 15km west of Te Kaha, at a depth of 32km.

It was reportedly felt from Te Kaha down to Marewa, Napier, and several people felt the quake in Gisborne.

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