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Powerful quake rocks remote islands off New Zealand

A powerful 6.7-magnitude earthquake rocked the remote Kermadec islands north of New Zealand Saturday, seismologists said.

world Updated: May 16, 2009 07:29 IST

A powerful 6.7-magnitude earthquake rocked the remote Kermadec islands north of New Zealand Saturday, seismologists said.

The quake struck at 12:53 pm (0053 GMT), 10 kilometres (six miles) south of L'Esperance Rock at a depth of just 10 kilometres, the US Geological Survey said.