Southern Kermadec Quake

A moderately strong earthquake struck mid-way between the North Island and the Kermadec Islands this afternoon. The magnitude 5.0 quake, which struck at 3:24 p.m. on Monday 26th November 2007 (NZ Daylight Time), was located 550 km north-east of Gisborne (445 km south-south-east of L’Esperance Rock in the Kermadec Islands) at a depth of 35 km.

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

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