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Series of small quakes across NZ

A 4.5 magnitude has struck off the East Cape this morning, GNS Science reports.

The quake struck at 6.14am, and was centred 30km northeast of Te Araroa, at a depth of 50km.

GNS Science said the quake would have been “possibly felt” on the Raukumara Peninsula.

The jolt followed a magnitude 2.9 quake at 3.55am, 10km northeast of Christchurch at a depth of 9km, and a 3.4 magnitude quake at 3.12am, within 5km of Eketahuna at a depth of 30km.



Did you feel any?  Post a comment below…


Margot on 9/11/2011 2:13am

The last 5 out of 8 in Canterbury have been here in View Hill Oxford. A bit too close to home thanks 🙁

ChrisMB on 8/11/2011 11:45pm

A 4.2 near Oxford at 9:22 this morning…which was a ‘sturdy’ shake here in Christchurch!

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