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2 Jul 2020 18:47
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  •   Home > News > Environment

    A 5.2 magnitude earthquake has hit north-west of Levin

    A 5.2 magnitude earthquake has hit north-west of Levin



    Two minutes after it hit, just over six-thousand people reported feeling it.

    The earthquake was felt in Wellington, with noticeable shaking continuing for about 20 seconds.

    A strong 5.8 quake hit the same area yesterday, followed by more than 40 aftershocks.

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