Tsunami waves observed after New Zealand earthquake

Thursday, 04. March 2021 22:51

Tsunami waves were observed following several strong earthquakes near the Kermadec Islands in the Southern Pacific, media reported on Thursday.

The area was hit with three strong tremors during the day, with the last one registering 8.1 on the Richter scale.

"TSUNAMI WARNING issued following Kermadecs earthquake. People near coast from the BAY OF ISLANDS to WHANGAREI, from MATATA to TOLAGA BAY, and GREAT BARRIER ISLAND must MOVE IMMEDIATELY to nearest high ground, out of all tsunami evacuation zones, or as far inland as possible," the New Zealand National Emergency Management Agency said following the last earthquake.

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