An earthquake of moderate intensity was felt by over 50 people in Rotorua early this morning, according to GeoNet.

The earthquake happened at 3.26am, had a magnitude of 3.4, a depth of 8km and was located 25km south of Rotorua.

According to GeoNet there were a total of 56 reports of the earthquake.

For information on earthquakes around New Zealand visit www.geonet.org.nz.

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