Earthquake strikes North Island

Last updated 22:46 02/02/2014

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The central North Island was rocked by a light earthquake just before 10.30pm.

Geonet reports the 5.1 magnitude quake was centred 127km deep and centred about  35km north-east of Taihape.

The quake was felt in central Wellington but there were no reports of damage.

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- Fairfax Media

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