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Monday, October 02, 2006

Second quake shakes Mt Cook

CD Second quake shakes Mt Cook

"The Mount Cook region was shaken by two earthquakes in just over an hour tonight.

A quake measuring 4.6 on the richter scale struck at 10.02pm at a depth of 8km, 30km northwest of Mount Cook.

It followed a 4.3 quake at 8.48pm, at a depth of 5km, also 30km northwest of Mount Cook.

GNS Science said the second quake, like the first, may have been felt in the central South Island.

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