Small quake strikes near Hunterville

23:50, Feb 03 2013

A magnitude 3.3 earthquake occurred in Rangitikei this afternoon.

The earthquake struck at 12.20pm, 5km east of Hunterville at a depth of 48km.

It comes two days after a magnitude 4.5 earthquake rattled a similar area on Saturday afternoon.

That earthquake was felt across Manawatu including Palmerston North.

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