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7.6-magnitude earthquake hits off NewZealands Kermadec Islands andtsunami warning issuedThere is earthquake 7.6 magunitude near New Zealand in 2011July. In 2011 March 11, earthquake happened in Japan. Sopeople was interested in earthquake.
About this earthquakeAn earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale jolted theKermadec Islands region of New Zealand at 1903 GMT onWednesday (07:03 New Zealand local time on Thursday), theU.S. Geological Survey said.It is said that the epicenter was at a depth of 20 km.
Tsunami warning systemThe U.S. Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has issued a non-expanding regional tsunami warning for the Kermadec Islands,New Zealand and the Pacific nation of Tonga.The Center said that this tsunami may have been destructivealong coastlines of the region near the earthquake epicenter.
New Zealands Civil Defense 1New Zealands Civil Defense has issued a tsunami warning forNew Zealands Northland, Bay of Plenty, East Coast andHawkes Bay.The National Crisis Management Center has been activatedand Civil Defense said the first wave to arrive will reach NewZealand at 8.52 a.m. on Thursday.
New Zealands Civil Defense 2Civil Defense said people in coastal areas should stay off thebeaches, stay out of the water and not go sightseeing.Civil Defense said it is not expecting a wall of water but isconcerned about strong currents in coastal areas.
East CapeEast Cape will be the first place to see the wave at about 8.52a.m., North Cape at 8.54 a.m. and Gisborne at 8.59 a.m. It isexpected to arrive in Auckland at about 10 a.m.
ConclusionIn this earthquake,Tsunami warning system was useful. Peoplealso may be interested in recently earthquake. So tsunamiwarning system worked. If people and country know abouttsunami measure, People can evacuate from tsunami.