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Moderate quake recorded in NZ region

Saturday, November 25, 2017

Update: 5:08PM A 5.1 MAGNITUDE earthquake was recorded in the New Zealand region early this morning.

The Seismology Unit of the Mineral Resources department stated the moderate earthquake occurred at 3.11am at a depth of 148km.

The seismic activity was located at 366km Northeast from Whakatane, New Zealand; 436km East-Northeast from Auckland; 704km Southwest from Raoul Island, Kermadec Islands; and 1884km South-Southwest from Suva, Fiji.

The department cleared any tsunami threat to the Fiji region.

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