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23 Feb 2020 5:29
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  •   Home > News > Environment

    A jolt this morning for some Cantabrians

    A jolt this morning for some Cantabrians



    Nearly a thousand people have reported feeling a magnitude 4 earthquake just after 6.30am - 30 kilometres south of Oxford.

    Residents close to where the quake was centred say is was short and sharp.

    It wasn't felt everywhere though; some reported a still morning in West Melton.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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