The magnitude 3.3 earthquake struck 20 km south-east of Haveloc' />

A small earthquake near Havelock North shook Hawke's Bay early on Sunday morning.

The magnitude 3.3 earthquake struck 20 km south-east of Havelock North at 4:36am at a depth of 40km.

GNS Science said the earthquake was possibly felt in southern Hawke's Bay.