Several earthquakes strike near Wairoa

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There have been several earthquakes near Wairoa this evening.

The latest was at 5:45pm and registered 4.1 in magnitude.

It was located 35 kilometres south-east of Wairoa at a depth of 15 kilometres.

Two more struck only moments before - one a 3.7 shake and the other a 3.2.

Both of those were located south of Wairoa.

- Newstalk ZB

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