The US Geological Survey (USGS) said that a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck the region of New Zealand (Kermadec Islands) earlier on the 16th local time.EarthquakeA tsunami warning has been issued with an estimated focal depth of 22 km.
The US Geological Survey today detected a magnitude 7.1 earthquake at a depth of 10 km in the Kemade Islands off the coast of New Zealand, but later revised it to a magnitude of 7.0 and a depth of 22.1 km.
Following the earthquake, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued a tsunami warning for coasts within 300 km of the epicenter. A tsunami of 0.3 to 1 meter is likely to occur off the coast of the Kemade Islands. Fiji, New Zealand,interruptedA 0.3 meter high tsunami may also hit the state, but no disaster has been reported so far.
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