Large earthquake near Christmas Island

Last updated 05:34 14/06/2013

Relevant offers

Asia

Nepal quake: 'I felt as if I would die' says rescued 101-year-old Rescuers find 100-plus bodies under Nepal avalanche International aid crucial to Nepal's rebuild effort Indian bus crash, fire claims 21 lives, 14 injured Nepal wants foreign aid workers to go home No signs of violent death on Thai mass grave bodies Nepal earthquake: 101-year-old pulled alive from rubble Three found alive eight days after Nepal quake Executed Myuran Sukumaran could have fled Indonesia Relief goods for Nepal quake victims held up at customs

A magnitude 6.7 quake struck in the Indian Ocean east-northeast of Christmas Island today, the US Geological Survey said.

The quake was recorded at a depth of 6.9 miles at a distance of 108 miles east-northeast of the Australian territory at 4.47am (NZ time), the USGS said.

There was no immediate report of a tsunami warning from the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

Ad Feedback

- Reuters

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content