21 Dec 2012

3.7 quake near Whanganui

7:44 am on 21 December 2012

A small earthquake has shaken Whanganui.

The 3.7-magnitude quake struck at 6.05am on Friday.

It was at a depth of 18 kilometres, 35 kilometres south-west of the city.

Staff at Whanganui police station say they heard a loud banging when the quake hit but have not received any reports of damage.