New Zealand Issues Tsunami Warning After Powerful 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes off Northeastern Coast

After facing the global pandemic COVID-19, when the whole world just wants to try a new way, at that moment Newzealand is facing another big trouble. Just now, by the geological survey and Newzealand Government confirm that a major earthquake hits the northeastern coast of Newzealand.

So, in this article, we gonna talk about this incident and what may happen there in near future. If you are curious to know what is actually happened there, then read this article carefully.

Earthquake his Newzealand

According to the official confirmation, a major earthquake hits the northeastern coast of Newzealand on Thursday night. This earthquake is quiet major as compared to the other which we see in the last 2 or 3 years. This earthquake was measured at a magnitude of 7.3. On the other hand, the geological survey of U.S confirmed that it’s magnitude is 6.9.

This earthquake was centered at a depth of 10 kilometres or 6 miles and it was under the ocean about 178 km. The source of it isĀ  northeast of the city of Gisborne.

According to the local citizens, they feel a little to moderate shaking in the time of earthquake. The whole city and as well as country is afraid about the whole incident. Till now there is no report of any death or something like that.

Though the main earthquake end but there are still chances of aftershocks and Tsunami.

Tsunami warning

After this fatal incident, it’s quiet obvious that there will be a huge chance of a Tsunami in the coastal areas. The U.S. Tsunami Warning System predicts that there may be a Tsunami very soon where the waves may hit the height of 0.3 meter to 1 meter. The government of Newzealand is already declared a high alert throughout the country and trying to co-operate with their disaster management force to decrease the casualties.

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Now we have to watch what happened in the next two or three days. So just hope for the good.

That’s all for today. Stay tuned with Stanford Arts Review for latest updates.

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