Quakes rattle White Island

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White Island.  Photo/Ben Fraser
White Island. Photo/Ben Fraser

White Island was shaken by two earthquakes this morning .

A 3.3 magnitude quake hit within 5km of the active volcano at 9.17am at a depth of 5km.

Earlier at 9.13am a light shake measuring 2.8 on the Richter scale was registered.

White Island's volcanic alert level is currently sitting at one, meaning there is minor volcanic unrest.

- Rotorua Daily Post

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