3 Aug 2012

5.2 quake shakes East Coast

6:09 am on 3 August 2012

An earthquake measuring 5.2 shook parts of the North Island's East Coast at 5.17pm on Thursday.

GNS Science says it was centred off the coast, 240km north-east of Gisborne and 180km east of Te Araroa. It was 56km deep.