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5.6-magnitude quake hits east of North Island of New Zealand

Updated: 07 07 , 2015 15:29
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HONG KONG -- An earthquake of 5.6 magnitude jolted east of the North Island of New Zealand on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.

The epicenter, with a depth of 10.0 km, was initially determined to be at 35.677 degrees south latitude and 178.8103 degrees west longitude.