19 Jul 2009

Earthquake in Hawke's Bay

2:43 pm on 19 July 2009

A magnitude 4.3 earthquake has occurred in Hawke's Bay.

It was centred 40km south of Hastings, at a depth of 50km, at 12.03pm on Sunday.

It was the third recorded in the district since Thursday.

One was at 12.17pm on Friday. It measured magnitude 3.9, and was 40km south east of Havelock North at a depth of 25km.

Another measuring 3.6 was recorded 40km east of Waipukurau at 10.24pm on Thursday. It was at a depth of 25km.