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6.8 magnitude earthquake strikes the Kermadec Islands region in New Zealand, however no fatalities have been reported

6.8 magnitude earthquake strikes the Kermadec Islands region in New Zealand, however no fatalities have been reported

According to the National Institute for Seismology, an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.8 struck the Kermadec Islands region of New Zealand on Thursday at 06:25:58 IST (NCS).

On Thursday, NCS tweeted, “Earthquake of Magnitude: 6.8, happened on 16-03-2023, 06:25:58 IST, Lat: -30.34 & Long: -175.17, Depth: 41 Km, Location: Kermadec Islands.

In -30.34 degrees latitude and -175.17 degrees longitude, the earthquake occurred at a depth of 41 kilometres.

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