5.9-magnitude earthquake strikes near New Zealand's Raoul Island, says US Geological Survey

5.9-magnitude earthquake strikes near New Zealand's Raoul Island, says US Geological Survey
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  • calendar-gray 18 December 2019

 A 5.9-magnitude earthquake on Wednesday struck off the coast of New Zealand's Raoul Island, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said, APA reports citing Sputnik.

The earthquake was registered at 01:56 GMT. Its epicentre was located 80 kilometres (49.7 miles) to the southwest of the island, at a depth of 10 kilometres, the USGS added.

No casualties or damage have been reported.

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