5 Feb 2017

4.6 earthquake hits off Whanganui

6:27 am on 5 February 2017

A magnitude 4.6 earthquake struck off the coast of Whanganui last night.

It was centred about 65 kilometres out to sea at a depth of 77 kilometres.

More than 3000 people reported reported feeling it on the GeoNet website, when it struck about 11.30pm.