7.1 Quake at sea near Ruatoria / Te Araroa, 30cm tsunami hitting East Cape [UPDATED]

NOTICE: ALL TSUNAMI WARNINGS CANCELED.

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UPDATE:

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Issued by Civil Defence

Issued by Civil Defence

 

And now for plain absurdity:

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At 4:37am today a magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck 100km off the coast of East Cape. The tsunami experts panel is active and is assessing the situation with the Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management (MCDEM)

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So far there are no reports of fatalities, injuries or significant damage, but power may be out.

The Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM) has issued a tsunami warning for East Coast of the North Island.

Aftershocks continue even now, some significant (M5+)

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Oh for crying out loud….

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People in Auckland are well served by their Civil Defense…

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East or West, Insert Time


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