Earthquake: 3.2 earthquake recorded in Auckland

A 3.2-magnitude earthquake was reported Friday evening at 7:15 p.m. in Auckland, according to the US Geological Survey.

In the past 10 days, there have been two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.

An average of 234 earthquakes of between 3.0 and 4.0 magnitude occur annually in California and Nevada, according to a recent three-year data sample.

The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.9 miles.

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This story was automatically generated by Quakebot, a computer application that monitors the latest earthquakes detected by the USGS. An editor in the Times checks the post before publishing it. If you are interested in learning more about the system, visit List Frequently Asked Questions.

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