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  1. 1. Earthquake in NewZealand and Tsunamiwarning<br />
  2. 2. Geography of New Zealand<br />The area of New Zealand is 268,680 square<br />kilometers. In New Zealand, there are main two<br />islands of North island and South island and a<br />lot of small islands.<br />
  3. 3. However, the volcanic activity is active. The highest<br />peak in North island is Mount Ruapehu of 2,797<br />m. South island is the big island of the land area. In<br />the central city, there is Christchurch.<br />
  4. 4. Earthquake in New Zealand<br />Earthquake happened in New Zealand. An earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale jolted the Kermadec Islands region of New Zealand at 1903 GMT on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.<br />
  5. 5. New Zealand‘s Civil Defense has issued a tsunami warning for New Zealand’s Northland, Bay of Plenty, East Coast and Hawkes Bay.<br />
  6. 6. Tsunami warning<br />In this case, Tsunami was happened by earth quake.<br />And then, Tsunami warning system functioned.<br />
  7. 7. There are two distinct types of tsunami warning<br />systems:international and regional. In the correct<br />operational paradigm, the seismic alerts are used to<br />send out the watches and warnings. Then, data from<br />observed sea level height are used to verify the<br />existence of a tsunami.<br />
  8. 8. http://news.xinhuanet.com/english2010/world/2011-07/07/c_13969781.htm<br />s1180195<br />TakamasaHirasawa<br />

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