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New Zealand Jolted by Strong Earthquake

September 27, 1985|From Times Wire Services

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — An earthquake centered in the Pacific Ocean 450 miles north of Auckland shook many parts of New Zealand's two main islands Thursday, but there were no immediate reports of damage, a government scientist said.

Warwick Smith, director of the seismological observatory in Wellington, said the quake registered 7.0 on the Richter scale.

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