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.