Strong Quake, Southern Ocean

A strong, undersea earthquake struck the Southern Ocean this morning.

Friday, 9th September 2016

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck 28 km south-west of Macquarie Island at 9:46 this morning, New Zealand Standard Time. The U.S. Geological Survey reports that the quake was 10 km deep.

Geoscience Australia reports the earthquake as magnitude 6.3.

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