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9 Jul 2020 1:56
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  •   Home > News > National > Upper North Island

    A magnitude 4.9 earthquake has hit near New Plymouth

    A magnitude 4.9 earthquake has hit near New Plymouth



    GeoNet says it struck at 2.35 this afternoon - and was recorded at a depth of 10 kilometres and was located about 35 kilometres north of the city.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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