6.3-magnitudes earthquake hits New Zealand

6.3-magnitudes earthquake hits New Zealand

An earthquake of 6.3 magnitudes hit the coast of New Zealand, the US Geological Survey reports.

The earthquake was detected at 00:16 local time.

The epicenter of the tremors was located 181 kilometers from the city of Gisborne. The outbreak was located at a depth of nine kilometers.

Earlier, on March 5, four strong earthquakes in a row occurred in New Zealand.

First tremors with a magnitude of 7.3 were recorded in Gisborne, followed by quakes of magnitude 7.5 and 8. The last was an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5.

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