(Eagle News) – A magnitude 6.4 quake struck New Zealand, with the epicenter traced at 140 kilometers northeast of L’Esperance Rock, Wednesday, 3 p.m. Manila time.
According to the United States Geological Survey, the quake had a depth of 10 kilometers.
The quake was around 909 kilometers from Ngunguru, Northland, New Zealand.
It was recorded at 7:01 a.m. UTC time (Coordinated Universal Time).
L’Esperance Rock is the southernmost islet in the Kermadec Islands, to the north of New Zealand.
There had been eight earthquakes with a magnitude greater than 3 in area in the past 10 days.