6.5 Quake Rattles North Island

Update 1

A “severe” earthquake has hit the east coast of the North Island this morning, being felt throughout most of the island.

The 6.3 magnitude quake struck at 11.33am, at a depth of 49km and 100km east of Te Araroa, Geonet reports.

The Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management says there is no risk of a tsunami as a result of the quake.

More than 2000 people have reported feeling the quake.


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