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26 Jan 2020 17:01
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  •   Home > News > Environment

    There's been a 4.9 magnitude earthquake in the central North Island

    There's been a 4.9 magnitude earthquake in the central North Island



    GeoNet reports the earthquake struck 40 kilometres south-east of Turangi, at 7.12pm.

    It was 45 kilometres deep.

    There have been around 3000 reports on the GeoNet website of the shake being felt in the central and southern North Island.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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