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On the morning of the third, New Zealand experienced an earthquake of 5.7 magnitude on the Richter scale. The epicenter was located 160 kilometers northwest of Wellington. The hypocenter of the earthquake was located 200 kilometers beneath the earth's surface. Many areas on both the northern island and northern part of the southern island were affected. Residents of Wellington say that the earthquake lasted for around seven seconds and that the effects were very noticeable.
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