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Quake rattles Hawke's Bay, Gisborne

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 2/03/2017

A 4.5-magnitude "moderate" earthquake has rattled Hawke's Bay and Gisborne. © GeoNet A 4.5-magnitude "moderate" earthquake has rattled Hawke's Bay and Gisborne. A 4.5-magnitude earthquake has given the residents of Hawke's Bay and Gisborne a morning wake-up rattle.

The quake, off the coast and about 35km south of Wairoa, was 30km deep and struck just before 5.55am on Friday, Geonet says.

While more than 560 people, mainly around Napier and Hastings, registered feeling it on Geonet's website, most said it felt light or weak.

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