Earthquake measuring 6.1 recorded near Antarctica

Crack in concrete Photo / Thinkstock
Crack in concrete Photo / Thinkstock

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake has struck the Pacific-Antarctic Ridge, 2570km southeast of Dunedin.

The quake struck at 3.09am NZ time, at a depth of 10km, and was centred 1029km northeast of Scott Island Bank, Antarctica.

No tsunami warning has been issued.


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