Magnitude 5.3 earthquake strikes off New Zealand coast

  01 October 2019    Read: 643
Magnitude 5.3 earthquake strikes off New Zealand coast

A 5.3 magnitude earthquake was registered on Tuesday off the coast of New Zealand, European Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC) said. 

The quake occurred at 05:16 GMT, with the epicenter located 64 kilometers (40 miles) south of the country's northeastern city of Gisborne, the EMSC said. The epicenter was registered at the depth of 20 kilometers.

​No victims or damage in the aftermath have been reported so far.


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