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Quake rattles central New Zealand

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 23/03/2017

A 4.8 magnitude earthquake has rattled central New Zealand.

Described as "moderate" by GeoNet, the quake struck at 8.51pm at a depth of 54km and 10km southwest of Paraparaumu.

Move than 11,000 people reported on the GeoNet website that they had felt it.

The Fire Service says there are no initial reports of damage.

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