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).
Earthquake of magnitude 7.0 strikes Kermadec Islands in New Zealand
Earthquake of magnitude 7.1 strikes New Zealand's Kermadec Island today
Quake topples Indonesia's Java island; at least 162 dead, hundreds injured
A great deal of world's history will be written in Indo-Pacific: Biden
Massive earthquake kills over 2,400 in Turkey, Syria; rescue ops underway
US urges Turkey to 'quickly' ratify Sweden's NATO membership after Finland
UN 'doing everything possible' for extension of Black Sea grain deal
Russia will extend Ukraine grain deal for 60 days not 120, says official
WHO rebukes Chinese officials of withholding data on Coronavirus' origin
Former US President Donald Trump returns to Facebook after 2-year ban
(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)