19 Jun 2020

Quake hits offshore NZ

From Morning Report, 6:38 am on 19 June 2020

As you slept last night a powerful offshore earthquake struck north of New Zealand.

Felt throughout the North Island and parts of the South island, the magnitude 7.4 jolt struck about ten to one this morning, south of the Kermadec Islands.

RNZ reporter Conan Young has more details.