An earthquake has been felt in the Taupō area this morning.
GeoNet intially reported the quake as measuring 4.0 on the Richter Scale at a depth of 8km, 10km north of Taupō at 7.05am.
This has now been downgraded to 2.9.
One Taupō resident posted on social media: "A nice little shake to start the day here in Taupo."
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Another described it as a short sharp shake.