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5.5 quake strikes off North Island coast

Published: 11:15AM Wednesday January 09, 2013 Source: ONE News

A 5.5 quake at a depth of 33km has been recorded off the coast of the North Island.

It struck 475 km north-east of Whakatane at a depth of 33km and was rated as 'strong' in intensity by GeoNet.

There have been no reports posted on GeoNet of people feeling the quake.