Off the coast of New Zealand, an earthquake of magnitude of 6.2

© Flickr / Matt KatzenbergerСейсмограф. Archival photoOff the coast of New Zealand, an earthquake of magnitude of 6.2© Flickr / Matt Katzenberger

MOSCOW, may 16 — RIA Novosti. The earthquake of a magnitude of 6.2 occurred near New Zealand, reported by USGS.

The epicenter of earthquake was located 544 kilometers to the North-East of the town of Opotiki on the North island, his focus lies at a depth of 10.6 kilometers.

On victims and destructions are not reported. The threat of a tsunami has not been announced.

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