Magnitude 5.2 quake strikes off coast of BOP

More than 2500 people reported feeling the quake. Image: Geonet

A magnitude 5.2 earthquake has struck off the coast of the Bay of Plenty early this morning.

The quake hit 120km north-east of Whangamata at 3.47am.

It was at a depth of five kilometres.

More than 2500 people reported feeling the quake, in the Bay of Plenty, Coromandel, North Waikato and Auckland areas. 




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1 Comment

risky

Posted on 29-08-2020 13:08 | By terry hall

somebody just bought a house on the water front mt beach road for millions, what a risk the geo’s say that a surnami will come but when, the shake this morning it could have happened its a time bomb

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