1. Magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes south of New Zealand

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes south of New Zealand

An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 magnitude struck in the remote Southern Ocean south of New Zealand on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

By: | Sydney | Updated: September 20, 2017 7:55 AM
new zealand earthquake, earthquake tradegy, earthquake mishap, new zealand tragedy, world news The quake, at a shallow depth of 10 km (6 miles), was recorded 211 km (140 miles) west of the sub-Antarctic Auckland Island, off New Zealand’s South Island. (Twitter/Ed Piotrowski‏)

An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 magnitude struck in the remote Southern Ocean south of New Zealand on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake, at a shallow depth of 10 km (6 miles), was recorded 211 km (140 miles) west of the sub-Antarctic Auckland Island, off New Zealand’s South Island, the USGS said. There were no tsunami warnings issued immediately after the quake.

(Further details awaited)

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