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Magnitude 7.3 quake hits off New Zealand

A powerful magnitude 7.3 quake hit off New Zealand's remote Kermadec Islands, the US Geological Survey reported on Monday.There was no immediate tsunami warning in the area.

 

The earthquake struck at 3:19 am on Tuesday (15:19 pm GMT, Monady) at a depth of 21.7 miles. (Reuters)