5.5-magnitude quake hits 30km SE of Blenheim, New Zealand

Wellington, Aug. 16 (Xinhua-ANI): An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale jolted 30km SE of Blenheim, New Zealand at 03:51: 35 GMT on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The epicenter, with a depth of 10.11 km, was initially determined to be at 41.7337 degrees south latitude and 174.1816 degrees east longitude. (Xinhua-ANI)

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