4.6-magnitude quake strikes near Opunake

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File photo / Getty Images

Tarankai has been rocked by a strong earthquake this evening, with a 4.6-magnitude quake hitting at 6.35pm.

The quake was centred 20 km north-west of Opunake, at a depth of 11km, according to GeoNet.

The same area was hit by two strong shakes in the early hours of New Year's Day.

- nzherald.co.nz

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