Tuesday August 03, 2021

6.7-magnitude quake hits NZ´s Kermadec Islands

Published : 21 Jun 2021, 00:07

  DF News Desk

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) of New Zealand launched the third consecutive tsunami warning on March 5, 2021 after an 8-magnitude quake at the Kermadec Islands. Photo: Skykiwi/Handout via Xinhua.

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.7 jolted Kermadec Islands, New Zealand at 17:05:54 GMT on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, reported Xinhua.

The epicenter, with a depth of 51 km, was initially determined to be at 30.2 degrees south latitude and 177.3 degrees west longitude.