Magnitude 4.7 earthquake near Stratford shakes most of lower North Island

Magnitude 4.7 earthquake near Stratford shakes most of lower North Island

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A magnitude 4.7 earthquake has shaken most of the lower North Island, Thursday.

The quake struck at around 1.10pm 40k east of Stratford and struck at a depth of 200k.

It was reportedly felt widely across the Wellington, Manawatū/Wanganui and Taranaki regions.

Over 680 people reported feeling it. Weak being 538, light 132 and moderate at 13.

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