'Moderate' magnitude-4.1 earthquake felt near Gisborne

A magnitude-4.1 earthquake has struck this morning near Gisborne, Geonet reports.

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The quake had a preliminary magnitude of 4.1. Source: Breakfast

The quake was centred within 5 kilometres of Gisborne at a depth of 26 kilometres.

Geonet reports indicate it was mostly felt around the area of Gisborne, with a few scattered reports in Hawke's Bay and the Bay of Plenty.

A magnitude-5.2 earthquake was more widely felt in the same area on October 7.