Magnitude 7.1 earthquake strikes off New Zealand

DEVELOPING: An earthquake of magnitude 7.1 struck off New Zealand, the U.S. Geological Survey reported Thursday.

The National Weather Service said there was no tsunami threat to the U.S. The quake struck roughly 105 miles northeast of Gisborne and 350 miles northeast of the capital city, Wellington, according to USGS.

There were no immediate reports of damage.

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