New Zealand earthquake: Magnitude 7.1 quake strikes Kermadec Islands

New Zealand earthquake: Hazardous tsunami waves are possible for coasts located within 300 kilometers of the epicenter,USGS says in a separate statement.

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First Published16 Mar 2023, 07:59 AM IST
New Zealand earthquake: There is no tsunami threat to Australia, the country’s Bureau of Meteorology said in a tweet.
New Zealand earthquake: There is no tsunami threat to Australia, the country’s Bureau of Meteorology said in a tweet.

A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck in Kermadec Islands region, located north of New Zealand, on Thursday morning, according to a USGS statement.

The quake was at a depth of 10 km. Hazardous tsunami waves are possible for coasts located within 300 kilometers of the epicenter, the agency says in a separate statement.

There is no tsunami threat to Australia, the country’s Bureau of Meteorology said in a tweet. 

 

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First Published:16 Mar 2023, 07:59 AM IST
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