A brand new 6.three magnitude earthquake stroke off New Zealand on Saturday following a sequence of highly effective tremors recorded earlier this week, the US Geological Survey (USGS) stated.
The earthquake was registered at 00:16 GMT, with the epicenter situated at a depth of 9 kilometers (over 5 miles) 181 kilometers northeast of the town of Gisborne.
There aren’t any reviews about any victims or injury brought on by the earthquake. No tsunami alert has been declared.
Throughout the previous a number of days, quite a lot of highly effective earthquakes have been recorded off New Zealand, together with a tremor with an 8.1 magnitude on late Thursday. The authorities advised residents of the coastal areas of the North Island to evacuate over a tsunami risk however no main waves hit the island.
(With ANI inputs)