5.0 quake near Taupo


An earthquake registering 5.0 on the Richter scale was recorded near Taupo this morning.

The 6.36am quake was 150km deep and was centred 30km northwest of the town.

A magnitude 3.2 earthquake was recorded near Havelock North late last night, according to GNS Science.

The quake struck at 10:39 pm and was located 30 km east of Havelock North, at a depth of 30km.

 

- Rotorua Daily Post

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