A magnitude 5.9 earthquake rocked New Zealand at 10:58 a.m. local time on Oct. 22.
GeoNet reported that the earthquake struck 30 kilometer southwest of Taumarunui, a small town in the central North Island, with a depth of 210 kilometers.
GeoNet said it received a total of 24,738 felt reports from across the country.
“Large, deep earthquakes beneath the central and western North Island are not uncommon,” GeoNet said.
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