Second Earthquake in a row hit NZ near Levin

A magnitude 5.2 earthquake has struck near Levin, a day after the region was hit by 5.6 quake.

The quake hit 20 km north-west of Levin.

The quake hit 20 km north-west of Levin. Photo: GeoNet

According to GeoNet, the quake struck 30km northwest of Levin at a depth of 32km, at 12.34pm.

More than 20,000 people have reported feeling the jolt, ranging from as far north as Auckland, all the way down to near Invercargill.

Yesterday, a 5.8 magnitude quake hit in the same area just before 8am.

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