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5.5 shake up east of Tauranga

5.5 shake up east of Tauranga

Posted February 05, 2020
Environmental

A 5.5 magnitude earthquake struck 30 km east of Tauranga late last night.

Describing it as a light shake, GeoNet reported light shaking at 10:47 pm on Tuesday evening.

The 257 km deep quake was reported to have been felt by 11,282 people, mostly in the North Island, however it was also felt from as far south as Blenheim.

There were no injuries reported after the shake.