Was having a late’ish dinner and thought that’s odd, felt like the house moved back & forth slowly several times… and it had! There was a Richter 3.7 – depth 6km quake about 20:30, a bit later one of Richter 4.5 – depth 15 km, both centred about 40km North of here. Not big, still noticeable, but quakes aren’t that common in Auckland.
UPDATE 23–02–2007: This explains it all
AUCKLAND 'QUAKE' NO-BALLED - Kiwi Herald
Civil Defence experts were today denying that Auckland had experienced three earthquakes yesterday saying that the shakes which had people running into the streets had been caused by an epidemic of chest-beating following NZ's 3-0 victory over Australia in the cricket…