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Magnitude 5.1 quake hits East Coast

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 19/04/2017

A 5.1-magnitude earthquake has hit New Zealand's East Coast.

Described as "moderate" by GeoNet, the quake struck at 3.08pm at a depth of 38km and 25km south east of Matawai near Gisborne.

Just over 750 people reported feeling it on the GeoNet website.

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