5.9 magnitude earthquake strikes Raoul Island near New Zealand


A 5.9 magnitude earthquake on Wednesday struck off the coast of New Zealand’s Raoul Island, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said.
The earthquake was registered at 01:56 GMT. Its epicentre was located 80 kilometres (49.7 miles) to the south-west of the island, at the depth of 10 kilometres, the USGS added. No casualties or damage has been reported.


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