Early morning magnitude 4.5 Earthquake strikes North of White Island

Early morning magnitude 4.5 Earthquake strikes North of White Island

Last updated:

Learn our story about how we are independent and what is needed to keep thisquality operating. You might be able to donate to us so we can inform and share what matters faster.

Learn Morearrow

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.

Advertisement
Advertisement

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

Have time to spare? If you liked this publication, please learn our story to support thisquality. Fund trustworthy news coming from official Government newswires and local voices inside communities.

Contributearrow
Subscribe
Notify of
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments