Kermadec Earthquakes

Two earthquakes struck the Kermadec Islands overnight.

The first quake struck at 5:20 p.m. on Wednesday 30th April 2008. The magnitude 5.3 event was located 235 km north-east of Raoul Island at a depth of 42 km. A magnitude 4.7 quake then struck at 1:06 this morning. This event was located 90 km south-west of Raoul Island at a depth of 176 km.

[Compiled from data supplied by the U.S. Geological Survey and its contributing agencies.]

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