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Strong earthquake rattles New Zealand's South Island
Wellington, Sept 19, 2023 (AFP) - A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 rattled the South Island of New Zealand on Wednesday, said a government website.
The epicentre of the quake, which hit at 0914 local time (2114GMT), was 124 kilometres (77 miles) west of Christchurch at a depth of 11 kilometres, the New Zealand government's Geonet website said.
Via the website, around 15,000 people reported feeling the earthquake.
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