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Quake rattles East Cape

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 2/11/2016

A magnitude-4.9 quake has shaken the East Cape area.

The offshore tremor, located 50km northeast of Te Araroa at a depth of 23km, was rated as strong on GeoNet's website after it struck just before 11pm on Wednesday.

It was widely felt in the eastern parts of the North Island.

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