Magnitude 5.2 quake shakes central North Island, near Taumarunui

A 5.2 magnitude earthquake has shaken parts of the North Island this afternoon, GeoNet reported.

The quake was recorded as moderate at 4.47pm.

It was recorded at a depth of 23km – about 45km southwest of Taumarunui.

The magnitude 5.2 quake was felt by more than 10,000 people.

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