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6.2 magnitude earthquake strikes New Zealand

No immediate report of tsunami warning or damage as tremor hits 63km east of New Plymouth

Sydney: An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck on Tuesday on New Zealand’s north island, the United States Geological Survey said.

There were no immediate reports of a tsunami warning, damage or casualties from the quake, which hit 63km east of the city of New Plymouth, at a depth of 228km.

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