New Zealand was rocked by an earthquake

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An earthquake in the Pacific Ocean was recorded off the coast of New Zealand on Monday, April 5.

The European Mediterranean Seismological Center estimated the seismic activity at 5.8 on the Richter scale.

According to EMSC, the origin was located at a depth of 30 kilometers. Underground shocks were felt on the North Island.

Meanwhile, the U.S. Geological Survey reported that the earthquake of magnitude 6.0 was recorded. According to assessments of the agency, the epicenter was located at a distance of 192.9 km northeast of Gisborne. There were no reports about tsunami threat.

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