14 Jan 2011

Earthquakes on the East Coast

7:30 am on 14 January 2011

Two earthquakes have occurred in the Gisborne region.

The first, at 1.04am on Friday, was magnitude 5.5. It was located 160km north-east of Ruatoria, at a depth of 70km.

The second was magnitude 4.2 at 5.31am. It was 10km north-east of Gisborne, at a depth of 30km.