Saturday, April 26, 2008

Quake rocks southern New Zealand

An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter Scale struck southern New Zealand on Sunday, officials said.New Zealand government research body GNS Science said the undersea quake hit at 11:34 am (2330 GMT Saturday) some 430 kilometres (267 miles) southwest of the southern city of Invercargill.The quake was 10 metres deep, according to the US Geological Survey.The tremblor was felt in Queenstown, and was likely felt throughout the southern end of the South Island, the New Zealand Press Association reported.No tsunami warning was issued.
As in the days of Noah....

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