Quake of magnitude 6 strikes northeast of Australia's Norfolk Island: USGS

Quake of magnitude 6 strikes northeast of Australia's Norfolk Island: USGS

Stone ruins of the penal colony of Kingston in the Australian territory of Norfolk Island are seen
File photo of Norfolk Island. (Photo: AFP)

SINGAPORE: A shallow earthquake of magnitude 6 struck northeast of Australia's Norfolk Island on Thursday (Dec 6), the United States Geological Survey said.

There was no immediate tsunami warning and no reports of damage or casualties from the quake, which hit at a depth of 10 km (6 miles), about 681 km (423 miles) northeast of Norfolk Island.

Source: Reuters/hs

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