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New Zealand: Magnitude 7.1 quake strikes Kermadec Islands, tsunami possible

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Mar 16, 2023 08:09 AM IST

New Zealand earthquake: The quake was at a depth of 10 km. Hazardous tsunami waves are possible for coasts located within 300 kilometers of the epicenter

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

New Zealand earthquake: The quake was at a depth of 10 km.(Representational)
New Zealand earthquake: The quake was at a depth of 10 km.(Representational)

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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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