16 Apr 2014

Quakes in Bay of Plenty, Marlborough

7:27 am on 16 April 2014

Residents of Murapara in Bay of Plenty may have felt a jolt from a magnitude 3.8 quake in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

GNS Science says the quake at 1.20am was centred 35 kilometres east of Murupara at a depth of eight kilometres.

There was also 3.7 magnitude quake 15 kilometres south of Seddon just before midnight. The quake was at a depth of 19 kilometres.