In New Zealand Earthquake

5.1-magnitude earthquake occurred today in the North Island of New Zealand.

The epicenter of earthquake was near Hawkes Bay, 20 km to the west of Porangahau, hearth lies at a depth of 30 km. Information on casualties or damage have been reported yet, according to ITAR-TASS.Every year in New Zealand and the surrounding Pacific waters is fixed to 14,000 earthquakes. Magnitude only 20% of them exceeds that in 5.0. However, due to the great depth of the epicenters of seismic tremors, usually does not lead to serious consequences.

Like this post? Please share to your friends: