Detail of the earthquake161 km east of Raoul Island of the Kermadec Islands. Theepicenter was at a depth of 20 km. Damage is almost not beenreported.
Tsunami warningThen the U.S. Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued atsunami warning for Kermadec Islands, Pacific Ocean nation ofTonga and New Zealand. And as a Civil Defense also issued atsunami warning for New Zealands Northland, Bay of Plenty,East Coast and Hawkes Bay.
Damage of tsunamiA small wave of between 60 cm and 1 meter were detected atRaoul Island.
ConclusionI think when any small tsunami can be caused, even if nomatter how small the possible of significant damage, tsunamiwarning should be formed to people.