Three earthquakes have been recorded in parts of the country.
A 3.2 shake was felt in Canterbury at 10:19am, 10km east of Christchurch and 10km deep.
At 10:31am a small quake of 2.1 magnitude was recorded within five kilometres of Cromwell in central Otago, at a five kilometre depth.
And at 12:30pm a quake measuring 3.7 shook northern Hawke's Bay.
It was located 30km south of Wairoa at a depth of 33km.