Early morning magnitude 4.5 Earthquake strikes North of White Island

Early morning magnitude 4.5 Earthquake strikes North of White Island

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GeoNet reported a magnitude 4.5 earthquake that shook Northeastern parts of the North Island and surrounding areas on Thursday morning at around 7:33 am.

The quake occurred North of White Island at a depth of 136 km and struck about 70 km north-west of Te Kaha

More than 200 people submitted a form saying they felt it with most ranking it as an intensity of light.

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174 reported it being weak while 39 said the quake was light.

Shaking was reportedly felt in Whakatane and Hawke’s Bay.

Image: SUPPLIED/GeoNet

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