25 Oct 2011

Deep quake in Hawke's Bay

7:23 am on 25 October 2011

Northern Hawke's Bay has been rattled by a magnitude 4.5 earthquake.

The quake at 6.15am on Tuesday was centred 50 kilometres northwest of Wairoa at a depth of 50 kilometres.

GNS Science says it was probably felt in the northeast of the North Island.