Magnitude 6.4 aftershock hits off New Caledonia: USGS

The earthquake that struck near New Caledonia measured 6.4 on the Richter Scale.
The earthquake that struck near New Caledonia measured 6.4 on the Richter Scale.PHOTO: USGS

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - An aftershock of magnitude 6.4 struck off the French Pacific territory of New Caledonia on Wednesday, a day after the archipelago was shaken by a magnitude 6.8 quake, the US Geological Survey said.