Earthquake hits central North Island

GeoNet said the light quake struck 20km southeast of Murupara. Photo / iStock
GeoNet said the light quake struck 20km southeast of Murupara. Photo / iStock

A magnitude 4.1 quake has shaken the central North Island this afternoon.

GeoNet said the light quake struck 20km southeast of Murupara, in remote southern Bay of Plenty, at 1.08pm.

The quake was 54km deep.

- NZ Herald

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