An earthquake measuring 4.1 has rattled Hawke's Bay.
The quake struck 15km north-east of Napier at 10.39am and was 19km deep.
Geonet described the tremor as "moderate". More than 1000 people have so far reported feeling it.
Commenting on the Hawke's Bay Today article shared to Facebook, locals described it as a quick, sharp and noisy jolt.
AdvertisementAdvertise with NZME.
"It made me leap a good 20 cm out of my chair!" said one local.
"Yep was a decent jolt with rumbling and swaying afterwards," another said.
Others reported not feeling a thing.
Today's jolt follows a "weak" 7.3 magnitude earthquake north-east of Gisborne which was felt by thousands around the country on June 19.