Magnitude 4.1 quake shakes White Island

The quake struck around 30km to the north-east of White Island. Photo / iStock
The quake struck around 30km to the north-east of White Island. Photo / iStock

A magnitude 4.1 earthquake has shaken White Island this evening.

The quake, which was 65km deep, struck around 30km to the north-east of the island.

White Island is located just under 50km off the east coast of the North Island.

A geonet report said the quake was "light intensity".

- NZ Herald

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