On Monday, the American Geophysical Union tweeted: “An M8.1 #earthquake off the coast of #NewZealand triggered an estimated 300 #landslides on #RaoulIsland, the largest of the #Kermadec Islands.
“The hilly island has been volcanically active in a geologically recent timeframe.”
The islands are located roughly 500 miles off the coast of New Zealand’s north island.
They are listed with the New Zealand outlying islands
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