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5.0 magnitude earthquake hits New Zealand's Kermadec Islands region

ANI | Updated: Mar 18, 2023 10:48 IST

Kermadec Islands [New Zealand], March 18 (ANI): An earthquake of magnitude 5.0 on the Richter scale hit the Kermadec Islands region of New Zealand on Saturday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported.
The earthquake occurred at 03:44:10 (UTC+05:30) and hit New Zealand's Kermadec Islands on Saturday, at a depth of 10 km, the USGS informed.
The earthquake's epicentre was 30.415°S and 176.629°W, respectively.

No casualties have been reported yet.
Further details awaited.
On Thursday too an earthquake of magnitude 6.8 hit the Kermadec Islands region at 06:25:58 IST, according to the National Centre for Seismology (NCS). (ANI)