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Earthquake interrupts the interview with the prime minister

An earthquake with a calculated size of 5.8 hit the Monday morning New Zealand's pacific.

however, It was not enough to get the prime minister Jacinda Ardern to waver, when the quake hit in the middle of a live television interview.

the Earthquake struck off the coast near the town of Levin shortly before o'clock eight in a depth of about 50 kilometers. Levin is located about 90 kilometers north of the capital Wellington.

It informs The U.s. Geological Survey (USGS).

According to the rescue service, St John Ambulance and police in New Zealand, there are no reports of damage or injuries. There were also not issued any tsunamivarsel.

the tremors could clearly be felt in Wellington, where the prime minister Jacinda Ardern was interviewed by morning tv from the european parliament's Beehive building, which is designed to withstand earthquakes.

- We experience just a little bit of an earthquake here, Ryan, said Ardern to the host on the AM Show Ryan Bridge, while she looked around in the room.

- It is a pretty noticeably trembling, in the event that you can see things move around me, continuing a smiling Ardern.

- It is just stopped. We have it fine. I do not stand under any hanging lamps or other, and it seems that I find myself in a secure building.

New Zealand is in the Pacific Ring of Fire. Ildringen is the term for the belt of volcanoes that are located along the asian and american stillehavskyster.

About four-fifths of all the world's earthquakes and volcanic eruptions take place in the belt.

Each year, there are about 15,000 earthquakes in the Pacific Ring of Fire. Around 100-150 are strong enough to be felt.

In 2011 there was an earthquake with an estimated size of 6.3 in the city of Christchurch in New Zealand sake in that 185 people died.

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