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GeoNet reported a magnitude 4.9 earthquake that shook the lower South Island and surrounding areas on Thursday evening at 8.07 pm.
The quake occurred at a depth of 9 km and struck about 45 km southwest of Haast on the West Coast.
With few reports, being a ‘light' shake. Around 400 only submitted a form saying they felt it.
M4.6 quake causing light shaking near Haast https://t.co/95wuEYwPbi
— GeoNet (@geonet) April 22, 2021
The shake was first reported as 4.6 but was later revised to a 4.9.
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