The Powerful earthquake hits New Zealand yesterday which is as per report is the massive one but thankfully there have been no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The quake was centred about 200 kilometres north-east of the capital Wellington, at a depth of 10 kilometres, the US Geological Survey stated this.

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The quake was centred about 200 kilometres north-east of the capital Wellington, at a depth of 10 kilometres, the US Geological Survey stated this.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre till now did not issue a tsunami warning.

Thousands of aftershocks have been registered since a magnitude 7.8 quake struck near Christchurch in the morning time of the November 14. New Zealand sits on the “Ring of Fire,” an arc of seismic faults around the Pacific Ocean where earthquakes are quite common and often happened regularly.

An earthquake in Christchurch happened five years ago which was deadly and it killed 185 people as per reports.

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