Light quakes shake Wellington region

5:36 am on 19 July 2017

A light earthquake rattled the Wellington region early this morning.

Light quake in Wellington region

Photo: GeoNet

The 3.8 magnitude tremor, about 20km west of Wellington, hit at 3.46am.

Geonet recorded it as 45km deep.

About 600 people from Wellington to central Hawke's Bay reported feeling the tremor.