Major quake strikes off New Zealand`s Kermadec Islands: USGS

A major 7.2-magnitude quake struck off New Zealand`s Kermadec Islands early today, the US Geological Survey said, but the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said there was no widespread tsunami threat.

Strong quake strikes remote Pacific islands

A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake has struck near the remote Kermadec Islands in the South Pacific, US geologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued.

6.7-magnitude quake strikes remote Kermadec Islands

A 6.7-magnitude earthquake struck the remote, uninhabited Kermadec Islands today, but there was little chance of a Pacific-wide tsunami, officials said.