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‘Moderate’ earthquake felt in the Bay

Posted at 3:19pm Wednesday 19 Apr, 2017

 

People in the Bay of Plenty are reporting feeling an earthquake this afternoon.

GeoNet has recorded a 5.1 magnitude quake about 3.08pm.

Whakatane District Council has since taken to Facebook saying its staff had felt the quake.

The 5.1 quake was 40km deep and struck 30km south-east of Matawai.


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