East Coast of North Island rocked by earthquake

A moderate strength tremor has rocked the North Island this morning. Photo / via Geonet
A moderate strength tremor has rocked the North Island this morning. Photo / via Geonet

Eastern regions of the North Island have been rocked awake by a moderate quake this morning.

The magnitude 4.5 tremor, was 30km south of Wairoa.

It struck at 5.53am.


Hundreds of people across Hawke's Bay and the East Coast have reported feeling it.

It was initially recorded as magnitude 4.9 but revised down to 4.5.

- NZ Herald

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