Light earthquake felt near Stratford, Taranaki

A 4.1 magnitude earthquake has been felt near Stratford.

A 4.1 magnitude earthquake has been felt near Stratford.

A light 4.1 magnitude earthquake has been recorded east of Stratford.

The quake struck at 11.09am on Friday, 45 kilometres east of the central Taranaki town at a depth of 26km.

Soon after the quake, 369 people took to the Geonet website to report feeling it, with the strength ranging from weak to moderate.

Stratford residents Hannah Topless posted on Facebook: "no, not my imagination and not the builders - that was an earthquake! Quick sharp jolt and all over rover".

 - Stuff

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