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5.6 earthquake hits central North Island, aftershocks reported

The quake struck at 11.47pm last night at a depth of 5.6km, 20km south-west of Taupo.

One visitor to the area told DTNZ the shaking was ‘massive’.

Dozens of aftershooks have taken place since centred with epicentres throughout the central North Island. 5,000 people reported feeling the quake to GeoNet.

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