Deep earthquake shakes Taupo region

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A magnitude 5 earthquake has struck deep beneath the Taupo region this morning, GNS Science reports.

The quake struck at 6.36am, 20km south of Mangakino and 30km northwest of Taupo, at a depth of 150km.

Geonet has not yet received any reports the quake was felt.

- Herald Online staff

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