In the Pacific Ocean earthquake with magnitude 6.1

© RIA Novosti.  Anna PrikazchikovaEarthquake of magnitude 6.1 occurred on Saturday in the Pacific Ocean to the north-east ridge of the Kermadec Islands of New Zealand, said in a statement on the website of U.S. Geological Service.
The epicenter occurred in 20.58 local time (04.58 MSK) the earthquake was 106 km to the south of the island Lesperance Rock and 762 kilometers north-east of New Zealand's Auckland City. The earthquake lies at a depth of 40 kilometers.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center did not announce a tsunami threat following the earthquake.
On the so-called Kermadec island arc of the local population is not the end of XX century. On the island of Raoul, which is the main island of the archipelago, researchers at the scientific station.

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