Wellington Scoop

4.3 early-morning quake west of Paraparaumu

morning quake

A magnitude 4.5 earthquake was felt across the lower North Island early this morning. It was centred 30 km west of Paraparaumu.

Geonet records that the quake was at 3.51am.

It was at a depth of 33 km.

5906 people reported it to Geonet, and 50 of them said it had been strong. However a majority of 3184 people said it had been light.