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Earthquake of 6.1 magnitude hits New Zealand

After Cyclone Gabrielle, New Zealand faced yet another disastrous natural calamity. An earthquake of 6.1 Ritcher shook the country. The epicentre was at a depth of 57.4 km and 50 km from Paraparaumu. According to the US Geological Survey, the epicentre was right at the Cook Strait. The strait divides the two main landmasses of ..