3 Oct 2020

Magnitude 4.0 quake shakes Taranaki

9:41 pm on 3 October 2020

A 4.0 magnitude earthquake rocked Taumarunui this evening.

Mount Egmont

File photo. Photo: RNZ / Rebekah Parsons-King

Geonet says the quake hit at 7.40pm, and caused generally weak shaking.

It was centered 45 kilometres south west of Taumarunui, at a depth of 18 kilometres.

The shaking was felt throughout the Taranaki region, and as far away as Palmerston North and Raglan.

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