Tuesday 30 October 2018

6.2 magnitude in central New Zealand

Strong 6.2-magnitude earthquake felt across central New Zealand

October, 2018

A strong, deep 6.2-magnitude earthquake that hit 20 km south of Taumaranui has been felt around the country.
The earthquake was centered 20 km south of Taumaranui.
The earthquake was centered 20 km south of Taumaranui. Photo: GeoNet

GeoNet has reported the quake was a magnitude 6.2, although it was centered at a depth of 207km.
Parliament has been suspended after the quake.
More than 11,000 people have already reported feeling the quake on GeoNet.

That was a very widely felt earthquake. We hope you are all okay. More information soon.

More to come.

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