A powerful earthquake of magnitude of 7.1 is recorded in coastal areas of Newzealand earlier on Friday said by the US geographical survey and they also said in their statements that there was no casualties or injuries found as of now.


They also further added that the earthquake hits 169km northeast of Gisborne, Newzealand and with the depth of 30km.

Twitter users from Newzealand said they have woken up on sensing this earthquake and it is said that there is no pose of tsunami right now in the coastal areas.The same was acclaimed by Canada and the Chilean Navy.

Earlier, the magnitude of earthquake was reported as 7.2 and Later it was downgraded to 7.1.