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21 Apr 2021 13:35
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  •   Home > News > Environment

    Residents on the North Island's east coast should expect aftershocks to continue following yesterdays 7.2 earthquake

    Residents on the North Island's east coast should expect aftershocks to continue following yesterdays 7.2 earthquake



    There have been a number aftershocks today, including a 6.1 magnitude quake 140km east of Te Araroa at 1.16 this afternoon, at a depth of 33 kilometres.

    GNS seismologist Dr Matt Gerstenberger says the shakes are normal.

    Dr Gerstenberger says it's not unusual to have a large number of four, five and six magnitude aftershocks following a big earthquake.

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