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4.5m quake strikes North Island

Published: 4:19PM Saturday February 02, 2013 Source: ONE News

  • A reading from a seismograph (Source: ISTOCKPHOTO)
    A reading from a seismograph - Source: ISTOCKPHOTO

A 4.5 magnitude earthquake has hit Lower Hutt this afternoon.

The quake struck 5km south of Hunterville at 3.59pm.

It was at a depth of 67km.

Dozens have reported feeling the quake.