Wellington shaken by 4.5 quake

Data recorded by GeoNet seismographs.
Data recorded by GeoNet seismographs.

A moderate earthquake rippled across the bottom of the North Island this afternoon.

The magnitude 4.5 quake struck at 3.12pm, GNS Science said.

It was centred 15km west of Paraparaumu and was 71km deep.

- APNZ

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