A magnitude-4.7 earthquake has shaken the lower North Island this morning.
The earthquake struck at 2.37am, was 35km deep and centred 25km south-west of Whanganui. Geonet reported the intensity of the quake as moderate.
The quake was felt in several places around Taranaki including, New Plymouth, Oakura, Waitara, Urenui, Inglewood, Stratford and Hawera.
It was reported as far north as Auckland and as far south as Picton.
- © Fairfax NZ News
Should the NPDC councillors get iPads?Related story: Tech-wary councillors hedge their bets