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Earthquake measuring 5.1 in magnitude erupts off the coast of New Zealand and Australia 


Earthquake measuring 5.1 in magnitude erupts off the coast of New Zealand and Australia

  • A 5.1 magnitude earthquake erupted off the coast of New Zealand and Australia
  • The earthquake occurred west of Macquarie Island in the Indian Ocean at 2pm
  • The epicentre had a depth of 10km and struck 1,320km south-west of Hobart

A 5.1 magnitude earthquake has erupted off the coast of New Zealand and Australia on Friday.

The earthquake occurred west of Macquarie Island in the Indian Ocean about 2.20pm.

The epicentre had a depth of 10km and is believed to have struck about 1,320km south-west of Hobart. 

The earthquake occurred west of Macquarie Island in the Indian Ocean about 2.20pm

The earthquake occurred west of Macquarie Island in the Indian Ocean about 2.20pm

The earthquake would only have been felt by a radius of 200km, meaning no one on surrounding land felt it.

The region has had multiple earthquakes in the past week, suffering a moderate 5.6 magnitude earthquake on Friday November 13.

The following day there was also a light 4.0 magnitude earthquake. 

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