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24 Feb 2020 6:31
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  •   Home > News > Environment

    A number of people have reported feeling an earthquake earlier this hour

    A number of people have reported feeling an earthquake earlier this hour



    GNS reports the 5.5 magnitude quake at 18 past 8 was some 300 kilometres east of Whangamata, and just over 300 kilometres deep.

    The earthquake was felt as far away as Hawkes Bay and Wellington.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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