30 Dec 2015

4.7-magnitude quake hits lower North Island

1:30 pm on 30 December 2015

A 4.7-magnitude earthquake has struck in the lower North Island.

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The quake hit 15km west of Pongaroa in the Tararua District, at a depth of 25km, at 12.36pm today.

GeoNet described the quake as moderate. It was felt from Whanganui to Southland.